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  • Dana and Hannah Tomlin

    RECAP: Beauty of Life 2015

    A lot can happen on an early weekday morning. While many people were still arriving at the office or to morning appointments this past Friday, close to one thousand people descended on the Hilton Austin for the annual Beauty of Life brunch, benefiting Hospice Austin. Chic boutiques from across the city assembled pop-up shops showcasing their wares, with a portion […]

  • Peter Jansen, Lesley Sanchez


    Combining a fun and engaging blend of art-meets-party on Saturday, ARTBASH brought local and international artists together for an evening to remember benefitting Art Alliance Austin. Curators Andrea Hyland and Seth Orion Schwaiger transformed The Belmont into a surreal dinner/party experience for Austin art supporters. The evening included an intimate dinner and performance by Dana Falconberry and a post-dinner dance party led […]

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    Pop Austin Art Show Is Here All Weekend

    As you walk up the stairs, a host opens the door to the dark room. Bass is thumping from a DJ duo on the other side of the wall and crowds surround glowing art tucked into pockets around the temporary art space. Such was the scene last night as the 2015 Pop Austin International Art […]

  • Tracy Aman, Tracy Hamilton, Lisa Rhodes, Nicole Rivas

    RECAP: Play Bingo Ladies Luncheon benefiting Center for Child Protection

    From the minute the elevator doors opened onto the Hilton Austin ballroom, the excitement of this event was palpable. With close to 1,000 women in attendance, the Play Bingo Ladies Luncheon, sponsored by Lexus Austin, was a fun-filled, woman-centric, bingo playing afternoon that was well spent benefiting the Center for Child Protection. With sponsors like Kendra […]

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    RECAP: Ballet Austin Fête & fête*ish

    As befits one of the true signs that fall is eminent in our fair city, Ballet Austin presented its annual Fête & fête*ish parties last Friday at the JW Marriott with great fanfare. Themed around Ballet Austin’s season opener, Hamlet, the scene was set as a regal dining experience and chic lounge. Fête chairs Ana and Alejandro Ruelas […]

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    RECAP: Excellence in Leadership Gala

    The Fall 2015 season got off to a roaring start with Concordia University Texas‘ ninth-annual Excellence in Leadership Gala at the JW Marriott. Energized by the new location, the crowd of heavyweight civic and education leaders delighted in the expanded space to socialize and catch up with each other about how they spent the summer.