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RSVP SEPTEMBER | PAGE 77 | 2014 SEPTEMBER DRESS FOR DINNER: SEASON VI KICKOFF PARTY When: Tuesday, September 2, 5:30 pm Where: David Peck Showroom Who: Chairs Leisa Holland-Nelson, Laura Max Nelson Note: Benefitting Recipe for Success; inaugural event at David Peck's new showroom; 20 percent of sales to be donated to the Foundation Tariff: Gratis but RSVP a must: Contact: Marisol Castro, 713.520.0443, DBSA HELP … HOPE … HEALING LUNCHEON When: Wednesday, September 3, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Jackie and Fred Dunlop; honorary chairs Phyllis and Jack Selber; underwriting co-chairs Shelley Bracken, Shelley Brazelton, James Jennings, David Underwood Jr.; honoring John S. Dunn Foundation Note: Benefitting Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Greater Houston; speaker NFL legend Terry Bradshaw Tariff: From $500; tables from $3,000 Contact: Elisa Dreghorn, 713.600.1133, 10TH ANNUAL EXCELLENCE IN NURSING AWARDS LUNCHEON When: Wednesday, September 3, 11:30 am Where: Royal Sonesta Hotel Who: Chair Richard Wainerdi Note: Benefitting Good Samaritan Foundation; luncheon and award ceremony recognizing nursing's best and brightest Tariff: Tables from $2,000 Contact: Michelle Hildreth, 713.529.4646, JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HOUSTON OPENING STYLE SHOWS: "DRESSED TO THE 9S" When: Thursday, September 4, 11:30 am and 7 pm Where: Junior League Who: Chairs Bethany Michiels Buchanan, Josie Godshall, Elizabeth Graves Love Note: Celebrating League's 90th anniversary; Tootsies fashion show; fare and full bar service; runway seats with swag bags Tariff: General admission $65, runway seats $90 Contact: 713.871.6673, tearoom_reservations@ TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR OPENING NIGHT When: Thursday, September 4, 6 pm Benefit Preview; 7:30 pm VIP Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Who: 70+ top-tier international, national and Texas dealers Note: Exclusive first access to art offerings; Opening Night benefits Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $100 (includes exclusive first-look, VIP Lounge, all VIP events plus three-day Fair admission) Contact: info@artmarket; HOUSTON PETSET SOIRÉE: FIERCE & FABULOUS When: Friday, September 5, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs John Evatz, Tena Lundquist Faust, Tama Lundquist; honorees Jana and Richard Fant, Debra and Mark Grierson Note: Benefitting Greater Houston Area animal welfare programs; reception; dinner; auction Tariff: From $250; tables from $5,000 Contact: 832.303.0270, LINKS & LYRICS When: Friday, September 5, 8 pm Where: Austin City Limits at Moody Theater Who: Honorary chair Eloise DeJoria; honoree TBA. Note: Benefitting Darrell K Royal Fund for Alzheimer's Research and Support; Grammy-winning singer Vince Gill joining long-time friends Edith Royal and Ben Crenshaw Tariff: From $59 Contact: Sarah Dixon, 866.946.3606 TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR When: Friday – Saturday, September 5 - 6, 11 am – 7 pm; Sunday, September 7, noon – 6 pm Where: George R. Brown Note: Fourth year; 70+ top contemporary dealers including preeminent Texas gallerists and museum and nonprofit partners; Fair bestows the $10,000 Texas Contemporary Award upon one worthy exhibiting artist; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $100 VIP ticket; one-day admission $25; multi-day admission $35 Contact: info@artmarket; LAURIE ANDERSON AT MITCHELL ARTIST LECTURE AT MOORES OPERA HOUSE When: Wednesday, September 10, 6 pm reception, 7 pm lecture Where: Moores Opera House, University of Houston Who: Performance artist Laurie Anderson Note: Discussing her collaborations with Wim Wenders, Bill T. Jones, Robert LePage Tariff: Gratis but must register at Contact:, MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER'S GOLD STAR LUNCHEON When: Friday, September 12, 11 am Where: Ice at The Galleria Who: Chairs/honorees TBA Note: Benefitting MD Anderson's Children's Art Project; honoring pediatric designers; presentation on childhood cancer research; catered by A Fare Extraordinaire Tariff: $75; tables from $750 Contact: Nicole Holub, 713.563.6660, SIMON LOOKBOOK LIVE PRESENTED BY CADILLAC When: Friday, September 12, 5 – 9 pm Where: Ice at The Galleria Note: Interactive Tariff: Free and open to the community Contact: 713.966.3550 HOUSTON SYMPHONY OPENING NIGHT CONCERT & GALA When: Saturday, September 13, 6 pm Where: Champagne reception at The Corinthian; concert at Jones Hall Who: Chairs Barbara and Pat McCelvey Note: Benefitting Houston Symphony's Education and Community programming; conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada leads concert with Alison Balsom, opening with Mozart's Overture to The Marriage of Figaro; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Alexandra Yates, 713.238.1485, specialevents@ SHADES OF ROSES DINNER When: Sunday, September 14, 5 pm Where: Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar Who: Co-chairs Kim Padgett, Jessica Rossman; honorary chair Foundation founder Cindi Rose; honorees Diane Caplan, Alex Martinez Note: Benefitting Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation for Houston Breast Cancer Treatment; cocktails, five-course dinner accompanied by jazz music; live and silent auctions; cognac and cigar tasting; cocktail attire Tariff: Young professional tickets $200; individual tickets $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Janice Burns, 832.641.6414, NURTURE & NOURISH LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, September 16, 11 am Where: Houston Country Club Who: Co-chairs Lorie Herod, Elizabeth Hogan, Susan Light Note: Benefitting Small Steps Nurturing Center; guest speaker Liz Murray Tariff: $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Brittany Amend, 713.236.0330; HOUSTON FINE ART FAIR PREVIEW PARTY When: Thursday, September 18, 6 pm Black Card, 7:30 pm VIP Pass Where: NRG Center Who: More than 50 international, national and Texas galleries; award presentation to Anne Tucker (Lifetime Achievement Award) and David Brauer (Inaugural Illumination Award for Achievement in Arts Education) Note: Benefitting Asia Society Texas Center; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Black Card Pass $100; VIP Pass $75 Contact: info@houstonfineart; RAZZLE DAZZLE PINK! KICKOFF SHOPPING PARTY When: Thursday, September 18, 6 pm Where: Kendra Scott at CityCentre Who: Co-chairs Sandy Barrett, Jo Lynn Falgout, Grace Kim Note: Benefitting Memorial Hermann Foundation; Kendra Scott to offer 10 percent discount on all merchandise; 10 percent of purchase to be donated to the Foundation Tariff: Gratis Contact: Cathleen Fishel, 713.242.4450; cathleen.fishel@ BEST CELLARS CELEBRITY WINE DINNER When: Thursday, September 18, 6:30 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chair Franelle Rogers; honorary chairs Jeanie and Jim Janke; wine host chairman Robert Sakowitz Note: Benefitting T.J. Martell Foundation; champagne reception, four-course meal prepared by chefs Mark Cox, Charles Clark, Ryan Hildebrand, Charles Carroll; wine from top collectors; auction; entertainment Ryan Kinder Tariff: From $750; tables from $7,500 Contact: Ellie Francisco, 866.366.5274, info@francisco; COMMUNITY ARTISTS' COLLECTIVE LUNCHEON: THE CREATIVE PROCESS When: Friday, September 19, 11 am Where: Junior League Who: Chairs Mary Holt Ashley, Gayle DeGeurin; honorary chairs Penelope Gonzalez, Lester Marks; honorees HJ Bott, Joseph Dixon, Reagan Flowers, Ann Johnson, Tim Walker Note: Marcia Brennan and Dr. John Lienhard to speak on the role of art in education; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $75; tables from $1,000 Contact: Michelle Barnes, 713.523.1616, HEARTS OF GOLD GALA When: Friday, September 19, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Co-chairs Karen Tellepsen, Elizabeth Torres Note: Benefitting The Health Museum; honoring women in health and medical science Tariff: From $350; tables from $3,000 Contact: Kate Thompson, 713.337.8443, development@ HOUSTON ANTIQUES + ART + DESIGN SHOW When: Friday – Saturday, September 19 – 20, 11 am – 7 pm; Sunday, September 21, 11 am – 5 pm Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Note: Formerly HADA, now reimagined; 100 exhibitors from the U.S., Canada and Europe in room settings offering antique furniture, decorative and fine arts representing movements from ancient through 20th-century modern; 1stdibs sponsor; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $15 Contact: Gordon Merkle, 954.563.6747, gordon@; HOUSTON FINE ART FAIR When: Friday – Saturday, September 19 – 20, 11 am – 7 pm; Sunday, September 21, 11 am – 6 pm Where: NRG Center Who: More than 50 international, national and Texas galleries Note: 70+ exhibitors from U.S., Latin America, Europe, Asia; highlighting 40+ museums, nonprofits and art institutions in region; media sponsor PaperCity Continued on page 80 TRUST PAPERCITY TO BRING YOU ALL THE VIDS (VERY IMPORTANT DATES) FOR THE SEASON'S TOP CHARITY EVENTS — WHICH MAKES THIS MUST-SAVE SECTION THE EQUIVALENT OF A PERSONAL SOCIAL SECRETARY. PRODUCED BY ERIN OPPENHEIM. EDITED BY CATHERINE D. ANSPON. FALL 2014 DATEBOOK # VPC Alley Theatre Gala, 1986 PHYLLIS HAND

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