The East End was buzzing last weekend as the social set hopped from Hampton to Hampton, and even to Bellport, for a parade of parties. On Friday night, the usually quiet town of Sag Harbor came to life when a gaggle of drag queens pranced and posed in front of the Sag Harbor CInema for the premiere of "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert." While local folk gawked, pointed and giggled at "the girls," the likes of Yasmin Aga Khan, Carolina and Ana Luisa Herrera, Marisa Tomei and the film's star, Terence Stamp, filed into the theater. Calvin and Kelly Klein also turned up, but left in the middle of the film. The Kleins showed up late the following night at the East Hampton airport for the Take Off benefit for the Long Island Association for AIDS Care. Few celebrities had come and when Calvin and Kelly finally appeared, the paparazzi went off the charts, greeting them with a relentless barrage of strobe lights. The Kleins, along with Marci Klein and Sandy Gallin, made a fast exit. Earlier that evening, Beth DeWoody hosted a cocktail party in the garden of her Southampton house, along with Susan Soros and Sheila Wolfe. The party was a kickoff reception for the Parrish Art Museum's benefit auction on Sept. 17. And Deanna Annis opened the lawn of her Grey Dunes Estate in Bellport for the last time, for the eighth Sunday by the Bay benefit. Annis is selling the estate, so the fund raiser will have to move elsewhere. But for the final benefit on the great lawn, Carol Alt walked the runway and Wilson Pickett performed - "Dock of the Bay," appropriately enough.
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