Kevin Smothers

Kevin Smothers

Co-Founder and Editorial Director, Austin Social Planner

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    RECAP: Art on the Edge

    Planning a party on the first Saturday of SXSW seems like a risky decision to many social-focused Austinites. However, the Blanton Museum of Art certainly knows its demographic. Scheduling their Art on the Edge fundraiser on just such an evening not only succeeded … but likely exceed anyone’s expectations. A throng of art supporters filled […]

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    RECAP: Preludes and Accolades

    Last Tuesday, community leaders, donors and supporters packed Bauer House, the official home of UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven, for Preludes and Accolades, the kickoff to the annual St. David’s Foundation “Toast of the Town” party series. 2017 Chair Lesa Rossick and Vice Chair Tobie Funte Flannery were on hand as one of the biggest lineups for Toast of the […]

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    RECAP: Texas Medal of Arts Awards

    Earlier this week, Texas legends and luminaries including Kenny Rogers, Kris Kristofferson, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Lynn Wyatt, Scott Pelley, Yolanda Adams, plus Eloise and John Paul DeJoria were named the 2017 honorees for the Texas Medal of Arts Awards in Austin. The gala evening, presented by the Texas Cultural Trust, was held in the theater and in a tent outside of Bass […]

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    RECAP: CASAblanca Gala

    Last Saturday, nearly 650 of Austin’s brightest stars gathered at the JW Marriott for CASAblanca, an evening of fun, philanthropy and old Hollywood glamour, benefiting CASA of Travis County. This annual gala raised a record $645,000 for CASA, enough for the child-welfare organization to provide volunteer advocates for 430 children in the foster care system for […]

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    RECAP: Feed The Peace Awards

    The Feed The Peace Awards have become an impromptu kick-off for February’s “Love” holiday and Sunday night’s dinner and concert at the Four Seasons was yet another night to remember. The Nobelity Project manages to mix up just the right recipe of attendees from the worlds of music, film, television, and community supporters.   Musical entertainment ranged from The […]

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