Liza Minnelli will present Gianfranco Ferre with the Crystal Apple Award as part of his tribute by AIDS Project Los Angeles this year. The fashion show and dinner will be held at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles on May 10, and some of the event's co-chairs are David Geffen, Ron Meyer and Maurice Marciano.

The PEN American Center's annual literary gala at New York's Tavern on the Green last week was so chichi this year that even poet Allen Ginsberg--an icon of the Beat Generation--was wearing a tux. "A Buddhist fashion designer made it for me," he said, "and this is the first time I've worn it. And probably the last."

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