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San Diego Opera Gala 2014

Leoncavallo's Pagliacci

"The Comedy is Over" but the season has just begun!


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The evening was bold with colors, filled with a circus aura of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci.

After a riveting performance, gala guests retreated to the Sala d’Oro at the Civic Theatre Complex.

Erna and Andrew Viterbi were honored, the Chairing Dow Divas; President Iris Lynn Strauss, Rusti Bartell, Barbara Bloom, Lee Clark, Karen Cohn, Valerie Cooper, Dawn Gilman, Lee Goldberg, Jennifer Greenfield, Joan Jacobs, Jeanne Jones, Lynda Kerr, Sheila Lipinsky, Mary Keough Lyman, Sarah Brenda Marsh-Rebelo, Colette Carson Royston, Debbie Turner, Lori Walton, Sheryl White, Faye Wilson and Pamela Wygod
added their priceless glamour and expertise.

A Chef Jeffrey Strauss dinner, and dancing to Eve Selis topped of the evening in the Pacific Event Productions ‘Big Top.’


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Mary Lyman in Oscar de le Renta with the Honorable Bill Black ** Ann Campbell with Jeanne Jones

Lynda Kerr amidst her designs in the 'Diva Salon' ** The Darling Diva herself, Iris Strauss

Iris Strauss showing her comedic flare by posing with a box of Cracker Jack with Pagliacci Flare... !! Love it Iris!

Principessa Debbie Turner seated on her 'royal throne' .... Your Highness!!

The meet and greet

Girls catching up...Jeanne Jones with Iris Strauss and Mary Lyman

The 2014 International Season Sponsors Debbie Turner and Conrad Prebys

(Have something in your closet or garage that has to go.... the Rancho Coastal Humane Society would be pleased to have a donation to support retired military dogs, animal adoptions, and aid seniors in need keep their pets)


Debbie and Conrad Prebys ** Lee Clark in Ralph Lauren Couture.... with husband of 'The World,' Jerry Pikolysky

Iris and Matthew Strauss who have dones so much for the San Diego Opera ** A peak at the dinner setting

Over the top, bravos to Jim Lennox of Pacific Event Productions for the decor....

Lee Goldberg in an enchanting Valentino gown


Scott Johnston with Kima's biggest fan, Conrad Prebys

Divas Iris Strauss, Karen Cohn, Sheryl White, Valerie Cooper, and Jeanne Jones

The San Diego Opera Gala 2014 Chairs (in alphabetical order after the President)

President Iris Lynn Strauss, Rusti Bartell, Barbara Bloom, Lee Clark, Karen Cohn, Valerie Cooper, Dawn Gilman, Lee Goldberg, Jennifer Greenfield, Joan Jacobs, Jeanne Jones, Lynda Kerr, Sheila Lipinsky, Mary Keough Lyman, Sarah Brenda Marsh-Rebelo, Colette Carson Royston, Debbie Turner, Lori Walton, Sheryl White, Faye Wilson and Pamela Wygod. (present and not present)

more soon!!




Proud to help out - helping another family locate their missing dog..... Looks like a turnover coming to a restaurant in La Jolla??

Quote of the Week: "Gravitation is not responsible for people falling in love." - Albert Einstein

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First Edition San Diego Social Diary Collector's Edition featuring Katerina and Darwin Deason is sold out!!

San Diego Collector's Edition First Book - Thank you to our Cover Couple,

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* Margo Schwab, MBA, more formally known as Margaret E. Schwab, has produced, written, interviewed and photographed for various media organizations since 1989. Schwab attended Holton Arms School, La Jolla Country Day School and La Jolla High School. Schwab has a B.A. from Scripps College, spent a business internship with S.A.I.C., Science Applications International Corporation, and earned a Masters of Business degree, M.B.A., from the University of San Diego by way of Claremont Graduate School . Schwab additionally took college courses from Harvard University, and Syracuse University. Schwab volunteers for numerous charity organizations. She also continues to support animal organizations and the prevention of people and animal abuse. Schwab is the editor and co-owner of The Social Diary.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston of The Social Diary Magazine are pleased to announce a partnerships with the San Diego Humane Society and SD METRO Magazine. They have also partnered with Country Friends and the San Diego American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are both members of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Margo Schwab since 1974) and both are now members of the University Club and its worldwide ClubCorp Compass Society. Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are Police Press credentialed by the Chief of Police, William Lansdowne.


San Diego's The Social Diary would like to say a special thank you to our advertisers.

Rancho Coastal Humane Society and Jim Silveira

San Diego Symphony

SNAP - Spay and Neuter Action Project

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Bowers Fine Jewelry

Juelerie - Pamela Pogue

JSylvester Estate Home Builders

Helen Woodward Animal Center sponsored by Tiffany and Jim Mahoney

San Diego Humane Society sponsored by Taylor Miller

Animal Fashion by Jordan

Giuseppe Restaurants and Fine Catering - Giuseppe Ciuffa

The University Club Atop Symphony Towers and ClubCorp - Eric Affeldt

Cafe Milano on Pearl Street La Jolla

The Marine Room - Chef Bernard Guillas

The Animal Hospital of La Jolla

Eugene Ladopoulos of Mistra Estates Olive Oil


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