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POST-GAZETTE, APRIL 8, 2011 Page 9 by dJilda M. Morrill Dr. S. Allen Counter, Director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations, welcomes actress Archie Panjabi to Harvard University. (Photo courtesy of The Harvard Foundation) First Lady of Fashion, Yolanda, third from left, poses with models from Maggie Inc., left to right, Lauren, Meghan, (Yolanda), Katlyn, Linda Cole, and Nikki wearing evening wear from Nieman Marcus. (Post~Tazette photo) Congratulations are in order to Greater Boston's one-and-only "First Lady of Fashion," Yolanda. We understand that the lovely "Queen of Glamour" was recently enthusiasti- cally welcomed as a personal shopping consultant at the Neiman Marcus Natick Collection during a festive luncheon fashion show. Showcased were elegant special-occasion gowns in both cocktail and evening looks from designers such as Escada, St. John, Armani, Badgley Mischka, Marchesa Couture, Teri Jon, Carmen Marc Vavlo, and more. A huge success, it was a grand time and fully sub- ii'hiz rn n lOrchestra1: ..... 02e/2egT/ Join us for a memorable evening complete with a full-course Italian Dinner and wonderful music by great Italian composers FEATURING SOLOISTS Diana McVey, Soprano Ray Bauwens, Tenor Celebrating the works of Vincenzo Bellini Eduardo di Capua - Pietro Mascagni Amilcare Ponchielli Giacomo Puccini Gioachino Rossini Giuseppe Verdi Thursday, May 19, 2011 Westin Hotel 70 Third Avenue - Waltham, Massachusetts Cocktails 6:00 pm - Dinner and Concert 7:00 pm $70 per person - $650 table often To purchase tickets, sponsor this special event or for more information, visit or call Sally Collura at: 781-838-1130 scribed. So if you weren't able to attend, Yolanda prom- ises that there will be many more fashionable events! We'll be sure to keep our "So- cially Set" readers informed. ....... We were delighted to learn that former Boston resident Angelique O'Neil, principal at Angelique O'Neil Enterprises/AOE in New York, handles branding and partnership marketing for the Emmy Award-winning actress Archie Panjabi of CBS' hit drama "The Good Wife." The fashion division of AOE also handles Ms; Panjabi's styling for public events, red carpet appear- ances and award shows. Angelique coordinated the recent appearance of Ms. Panjabi as the "Artist In Residence" at Harvard Uni- versity. The program was sponsored by tlie Office for the Arts, The Harvard Foun- dation for Intercultural and Race Relations and The Office of the Assistant to the President-Chief Diversity Officer. The highlight of Panjabi's Harvard visit was an open- to-the-public session in DIAMONDS 1 I eoLex . | ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jewelers Exch. BIdg Jim (617) 263-7766 Television and movie actress Archie Panjabi responds to a question from a Harvard student during the Actor's Studio-style format interview. (Photo courtesy of The Harvard Foundation) which students, in an Actor's Studio-style format, interviewed the television and movie star in front of a "live" audience in the New College Theatre, Cambridge. "We are honored and pleased to bring an actor of Archie Panjabi's caliber to Harvard University," said Jack Megan, Director, Office for the Arts at Harvard. "Students gain enormous insight into the creative process when interacting with professional artists, and Ms. Panjabi's work in film and television -- coupled with her involve- ment in philanthropic and humanitarian causes- [was] an invaluable learning experience." "The students and faculty of the Harvard Foundation are honored to have Ms. Panjabi come to Harvard University where her work in the film and television art is greatly a~ired and respected. The opportunity for Ms. Panjabi to share her artistic and cultural experi- ence and philosophy with our students is invaluable," added Dr. S. Allen Counter, Director, the Harvard Foun- dation and Professor of Neu- robiology, Harvard Medical School. "As a child, I had two ambitions; attend Univer- sity and become an actress. In this Harvard invitation, both aspirations have come together in an incredibly lovely full circle moment. It's my hope sharing the journey and the work will in some way help students ignite dreams of their own," Panj abi said. In her trademark high heeled, knee-high leather boots, Panjabi's charg~c~r on "The Good Wife" has all America talking. While Panjabi's rising star took a huge leap when she won the Best Supporting Actress Emmy Award for her Kalinda role, many more of her fans know her for her portrayal of Pinky Bhamra in "Bend It Like Beckham." She also received enor- (Continued on Page 13) JUSTINE YANDLE PHOTOGRAPHY 781.589.7347 JUSTINE.YANDLE@GMAIL.COM WWWJUSTINEYANDLEPHOTOGRAPHY.COM