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September 2014 - Houston

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SEPTEMBER | PAGE 84 | 2014 by Jackson and Company; entertainment New Orleans ELS Band; dancing; live and big board auctions; black tie optional; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Melissa Garlington, 713.535.7218, mgarlington@ ART LEAGUE GALA: FOUND & PROFOUND When: Friday, October 17, 7 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Gena Atwell, Jaci Day, Barbara and Marks Hinton, Victor Juarez and Wayne Blosat, Jo Reid; honorees Dan Havel and Dean Ruck of Havel Ruck Projects, Stephanie Smither Note: Benefitting Art League Houston and Smither Park at The Orange Show for Visionary Art; Havel Ruck Projects to be named Texas Artist of the Year; Stephanie Smither to be named Patron of the Year; dinner; dancing; silent auction of local artists' works; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Jill Nepomonick, 713.523.9530, ELVES & MORE BICYCLE BALL: PEACE, LOVE AND BIKES! When: Saturday, October 18, 6:30 pm Where: Hyatt Regency Houston Who: Chairs Tracy and Harry Faulkner Note: Benefitting underprivileged area children, who receive bikes for the holidays; cocktails; dinner; auction; entertainment The Boogies; dancing Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Rebecca Roberts, 281.460.3596, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON GRAND GALA BALL: FOUR SEASONS When: Saturday, October 18, 7:30 pm Where: Caroline Wiess Law Building Who: Chairman Frances Marzio Note: Videos by artist Jennifer Steinkamp; dinner catered by City Kitchen; live music; dancing; black tie Tariff: From $750; tables from $10,000 Contact: Ashley Sneed Dillard, 713.639.7523, grandgalaball@ FOUNDATION FOR TEEN HEALTH'S HOPE FOR THE FUTURE LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 21, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Co-chairs Kelli Cohen Fein, Michael McSpadden, Phyllis Williams; honorees Bobbie and John Nau, The Beck Family Note: Benefitting Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinics Tariff: From $150; tables from $1,500 Contact: Anne Van Horn, 713.256.6593, THE HUFFINGTON CENTER ON AGING WOMEN'S HEALTH SUMMIT When: Wednesday, October 22, 9:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Maryann Hoffer, Mary Ann McKeithan; honorary chairs Ralph Dittman, Terry Huffington; honorees Penny Loyd, Joella Mach, Reda Martin, Bain Pearson Note: Guest speakers Micki Fine, Janet Gurwitch, Dr. James Maas; keynote speaker Jane Pauley Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Diana Fincher, 713.798.3837, HOME SAFE HOME GALA When: Wednesday, October 22, 6:30 pm Where: Chateau Carnarvon Who: Chairs Cristina Espinosa Rodriguez, Michol Ecklund; honorary co-chairs Marie Bosarge, Lynn Kamin; honoree Joseph Jamail Note: Benefitting Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse; dinner by Houston area chefs; fine wine pairings Tariff: Sponsorships from $1,000 Contact: Chelsea Wade, 713.715.6902, THE HUFFINGTON AWARD LUNCHEON When: Thursday, October 23, 11:30 am Where: Hilton Americas-Houston Who: Honoree Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil Note: Benefitting Asia Society Texas Center; VIP reception and luncheon; guest speaker Andrew H. Card Jr. Tariff: From $150; tables from $2,500 Contact: Bronwyn Beauchamp, 713.496.9937; DECORATIVE CENTER HOUSTON FALL MARKET When: Wednesday, October 22, 10:30 am Where: Decorative Center Houston, 5120 Woodway Note: Keynote speakers Bradley Bayou, Laura Hunt; book signings with Cyndy Severson (Hill Country Houses) and Lloyd Princeton (Business of Design); holiday tablescapes; showroom presentations Tariff: Gratis but must reserve Contact: AURORA PICTURE SHOW AWARD DINNER When: Thursday, October 23, 6 pm Where: Aurora Picture Show Who: Chair Judy Nyquist; honoree Carolee Schneemann Note: Benefitting Aurora Picture Show; celebrating the art of Carolee Schneemann; award presentation; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $350 Contact: 713.868.2101, THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING CARD When: Thursday – Sunday, October 23 – November 2 Where: More than 700 Houston- area retailers Who: Chairs Price DuBose, Ashley Wright Note: Benefitting American Cancer Society; Holiday Card $75 (100 percent of proceeds go to ACS); shoppers get 20 percent discount at participating retailers Tariff: $75 Contact: Price DuBose, 713.266.2205, hschouston@cancer. org, CHILDREN AT RISK ACCOLADES LUNCHEON When: Friday, October 24, 11 am Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Denise and Mike Maher, Deborah and David Roylance, Dr. Joan Shook and Dr. Jeff Starke, Heather and Bob Westendarp, Janet and Bob Zincke Note: Guest speaker author Jonathan Kozol Tariff: From $350; tables from $3,500 Contact: Shannon Nunez, 713.869.7740, THE LIVING BANK'S CELEBRATE LIFE When: Friday, October 24, 6 pm Where: The Junior League Who: Chairs Kathi and Bill Rovere; co-chairs Nancy and Hans Strohmer; honorary chair Beth Wolff; honorees Mary Ann and David McKeithan Note: Cocktails; dinner; entertainment TUTS Humphreys School of Musical Theatre and Soiree Dance Trio; cocktail attire Tariff: From $350; tables from $3,500 Contact: Kelly Perdue, 713.961.9431, THE HOUSTON MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE GALA When: Friday, October 24, 6:30 pm Where: The Ensemble Theater Who: Honorees Bernard, Shirley and Khalil Kinsey Note: Cocktails and dinner by Langstead Catering; cultural chic attire Tariff: $500; tables from $2,500 Contact: Debra Ross, 713.526.1015, PROJECT ROW HOUSES' 20TH ANNIVERSARY GALA When: Friday, October 24, 7 pm Where: Project Row Houses Who: Co-chairs Cheryl Creuzot, Rebecca Trahan Note: Outdoor party; cocktails; dinner; art; dancing; backyard chic attire; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Cecilia Pham, 713.526.7662, BONE BASH When: Saturday, October 25, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel Derek Who: Co-chairs Rita Beckett, Marcie Berry; honorees Dr. Carolyn Farb, Dr. William Jay Bryan, Tucker Beau Note: Benefitting Arthritis Foundation; haunted casino with craps, roulette, blackjack; dinner; auction; inaugural Ötzi Award presentation to Dr. Carolyn Farb; costume contest Tariff: $250; sponsorships from $3,000 Contact: Janice Burns, 713.942.9063; HOUSTON MODERN MARKET When: Friday, October 24, 6 – 10 pm Preview Party; Saturday, October 25, 10 am – 6 pm; Sunday, October 26, 10 am – 4 pm Where: Winter Street Studios Note: Celebrating all things modern with lectures, films, tours and marketplace of fine art, jewelry, design, architecture and clothing; Preview Party offers first chance to buy coveted modern treasures, with drinks, light bites, entertainment Tariff: Market tickets $10; Preview party $50 Contact: Brian Hoffner, 281.463.8300, THE GALA: FOR A MILLION WOMEN, FOR A MILLION REASONS When: Saturday, October 25, 7 pm Where: Hilton Americas-Houston Who: Chairs Sarah Rabinow Pesikoff, Kathryn Rabinow Note: Benefitting Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast; excerpts never before made public from diaries of Katharine Hepburn, Pauline Brazelton, Margaret Sanger and other women's health champions; cocktail attire Tariff: From $1,000; tables from $6,000 Contact: Lisa Benitez, 713.831.6600, THE BASH: A HALLOWEEN HAPPENING When: Saturday, October 25, 8 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Newie and Mark Brinker, Francesca and Jeff London Note: Benefitting Easter Seals Greater Houston; dinner; entertainment Skyrocket and Disco Expressions; open bar; costume contest; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $200; tables from $3,000 Contact: Jenny Barnes, 713.838.9050, ext. 304,; ROCKIN' RESILIENCY LUNCHEON When: Sunday, October 26, 11 am Where: Hilton Post Oak Who: Co-chairs Stephanie Tamburello, Tamara Vogt Note: Benefitting The Women's Fund; guest speaker Elizabeth McIngvale Cegelski; education panel; shopping; raffle Tariff: From $250; tables from $1,500 Contact: Katherine Haneef, 713.623.6543, katherine@ THE HOUSTON DESIGN CENTER FALL MARKET WITH ROBERT COUTURIER AND NANCY BRAITHWAITE When: Tuesday, October 28, 11 am Where: The Houston Design Center, 7026 Old Katy Road, Alkusari Showroom, Suite 229 Note: Design panel and book signing with Robert Couturier and Nancy Braithwaite; books for sale at event; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Gratis, but RSVP a must Contact: 713.864.2660; ALLEY THEATRE'S WILD THINGS When: Tuesday, October 28, 6:30 pm Where: The Coronado Club Who: Chairs Trey Peacock, Stephen Morse Note: Men's evening with speaker TBA; wild-game dinner catered by The Coronado Club; black tie; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $1,000; tables from $10,000 Contact: Laura Woods, 713.315.3370, 16TH ANNUAL LAURA LEE BLANTON COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD DINNER When: Tuesday, October 28, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Holly and Art Smith; honorees Linda and Jerry Fields Note: Benefitting Houston Hospice; cocktails; dinner; raffle; awards presentation Tariff: Tables from $2,500 Contact: Cynthia Nordt, 713.677.7123, HOUSTON JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB HOLIDAY HAPPENING: BLESS A CHILD, BELIEVE IN MIRACLES When: Wednesday, October 29, 9:30 am Where: Omni Houston Hotel Who: Chair Mary Ellen Verbois Note: Benefitting Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, MFAH, Ronald McDonald House, Texas Children's Cancer Center at TCH, more; luncheon; style show; live, silent and big board auctions; holiday market Tariff: $175; tables from $1,750 Contact: Suzanne Farrow, 713.461.8550, HIGH TEA AND HIGH FASHION: DRESS FOR DINNER WITH SACHIN & BABI AT SAKS FIFTH AVENUE GALLERIA When: Thursday, October 29: cocktails and show 4:30 pm; dinner with designers 8 pm Where: Saks Fifth Avenue Who: Chairs Leisa Holland-Nelson, Laura Max Nelson Note: Benefitting Recipe for Success; Sachin and Babi Ahluwalia to present latest collection of luxury textiles; dinner with the designers catered by 51Fifteen Restaurant & Lounge Tariff: Cocktails and show $50; dinner with the designers $300 Contact: Marisol Castro, 713.520.0443, events@ MOORES SCHOOL OF MUSIC MOORES APLENTY FALL LUNCHEON When: Thursday, October 30, 11:30 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chair Marie LeNôtre; honorary chair Marie Bosarge; honorees Alan Austin, Shirley and Jay Marks, Nancy and Hans Strohmer, Patrick Summers, Blake Wilkins Note: Performances by Moores School students; award ceremony; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $150; tables from $1,500 Contact: Patricia Cooper, 713.743.1304, CRIME STOPPERS OF HOUSTON GALA When: Thursday, October 30, 6 pm Where: Omni Houston Hotel Who: Chairs Tissy and Rusty Hardin Note: Keynote speaker John Stossel; cocktails; dinner; live and big board auctions Tariff: $500; tables from $5,500 Contact: Allison Lewis, 713.521.4600, NOVEMBER TRUE BLUE GALA When: Saturday, November 1, 6:30 pm Where: Home of Paige and Tilman Fertitta Who: Chairmen Paige and Tilman Fertitta, Chief of Police Charles McClelland Jr.; honoree TBA Note: Benefitting Houston Police Foundation; live training demonstrations from HPD elite units; buffet dinner catered by Landry's, Inc. Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Charlene Floyd, 713.651.3122, THE ORANGE SHOW GALA: CELEBRATING THE HAND When: Saturday, November 1, 7 pm Where: The Heritage Center at Crowne Plaza Who: Chairs Jeff McKissack, John Milkovisch Note: Benefitting The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art; silent Continued on page 86 F A L L 2 0 1 4 D A T E B O O K Continued from page 80 Alley Theatre Gala, 1986 PHYLLIS HAND

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