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September 2016 - Houston

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ALLEY THEATRE'S SCENE OPENING ACT When: Friday, September 23, 7:30 pm Where: Alley Theatre Who: Chairs Elizabeth and Benjamin Smith Note: Benefitting The Scene, Alley Theatre Young Supporters; inside look at the Alley; '70s theme to celebrate 70th season; cocktails and hors d'oeuvres; silent auction; DJ; dancing Tariff: From $50 Contact: Haley Willis, 713.315.5413,, ROCO ON THE ROCCS DINNER GALA When: Saturday, September 24, 5 pm concert; 7:30 pm dinner Where: Concert at The Church of St. John the Divine; dinner at River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Ginni and Richard Mithoff; honoree Margaret Williams Note: Benefitting River Oaks Chamber Orchestra; conductor Mei-Ann Chen to lead dance pieces such as Shostakovich Ballet Suite #2, Glinka's Kamarinskaya, Texas premiere of Jennifer Higdon's Dance Card; ROCO musicians at every table; black tie optional Tariff: From $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Christine Stevens, 713.665.2700, CRAFTTEXAS ROUNDUP When: Saturday, September 24, 7 pm Where: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Who: Honorees Michelle and Frank Hevrdejs Note: Texas-themed barbecue party; craft spectacles by local artists; cocktails; silent auction; media sponsor PaperCity; rodeo's finest attire Tariff: HCCC member $125, non-member $150 Contact: Ana Rodriguez, 713.529.4848, events@, events/ctxroundup16 LEGACY COMMUNITY HEALTH SERVICES ANNUAL LUNCHEON When: Monday, September 26, 11:30 am Where: Wortham Theater Center Who: Chair Mary Ann McKeithan; honoree Kelli Cohen Fein Note: Benefitting Legacy's Little Readers; champagne; luncheon Jackson and Company Tariff: Tables from $3,000 Contact: 832.200.7150, legacy THE ART OF FOOD When: Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 pm Where: Four Seasons Hotel Who: Chairs Gracie and Bob Cavnar; curators Catherine D. Anspon, Eleanor Williams Note: Benefitting Recipe for Success Foundation; hors d'oeuvres prepared by 18 Houston chefs; boutique wines and craft beers; live music; poetry and performance art; original art on napkins by 20 important artists including those globally shown; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: $250; reserved seating from $500; private VIP salon seating from $1,000 Contact: Stephanie Hill, 713.520.0443,, BEST CELLARS WINE DINNER When: Wednesday, September 28, 6:30 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chair Franelle Rogers; honorary chairs Linda and Gene Dewhurst, Carolyn Faulk, Jeanie and Jim Janke; wine hosts chair Robert Sakowitz Note: Benefitting The T.J. Martell Foundation; champagne reception; seated dinner; vino from top wine collectors; live and silent auctions; entertainment Craig Campbell Tariff: From $750; tables $7,500 Contact: Ellie Francisco, 866.366.5274, MARY JO PECKHAM AWARD LUNCHEON & FASHION SHOW When: Thursday, September 29, 11:15 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Jenny Price, Betty Puryear; honorary chairs Ann Berry, Leila Gilbert, Liz Jameson, Walt Peckham; honorees Phyllis Holland, Leisa Holland-Nelson, Laura Max Rose Note: Benefitting Assistance League of Houston; fashion show Elizabeth Anthony; emcee Jan Carson Tariff: $150; tables from $2,500 Contact: 713.526.7983, HOUSTON ART FAIR OPENING NIGHT When: Thursday, September 29, 6 pm first look; 8 pm VIP pass Where: Silver Street Event Space Note: First look and acquisition opportunity with nearly 50 international, national, and Texas galleries; opening night benefits FotoFest Tariff: First look $100 (admits 2); VIP pass $75 (admits 2) Contact: MEDICAL BRIDGES ONE PEOPLE, ONE WORLD GALA When: Thursday, September 29, 6 pm Where: Hotel ZaZa Who: Chairs Kelli Cohen Fein, Barbara Van Postman, Peter Remington; honorary chairs Denise Castillo-Rhodes and Robert Sergesketter, Mary Ann and Bob Wilkins; honorees Tony Bradfield and Kevin Black Note: Cocktail reception; seated dinner; silent auction; speaker Dr. Paul Osteen Tariff: From $300; tables from $2,500 Contact: Dorothy Bolettieri, 713.748.8131, TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR PREVIEW AND VIP PARTY When: Thursday, September 29, 6 pm benefit preview raises funds for CAMH; 8 pm for VIP and all ticket holders Where: George R. Brown Who: Chairs John and Becca Cason Thrash Note: First collecting opportunity for year six; VIP pass includes invitations to collection tours, brunches, private parties during Fair weekend, as well as exclusive access to accelerated programming in VIP lounge designed by Gensler; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: Preview Pass $100; Collector Pass $500 (also provides insider access to museum tours and collectors' homes) Contact: HOUSTON ART FAIR When: Friday – Saturday, September 30 – October 1, 10 am – 7 pm; Sunday, October 2, 11 am – 6 pm Where: Silver Street Event Space Note: Rebranded fair with new design focus and fresh venue; nearly 50 international and national dealers and Texas galleries to present modern and contemporary artwork, including a new focus on design, plus a nod to history Tariff: $20 in advance; $25 at door Contact: tickets TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR When: Friday – Saturday, September 30 – October 1, 11 am – 7 pm; Sunday, October 2, noon – 6 pm Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Note: Seventy-plus top contemporary dealers including Texas gallerists and museum and nonprofit partners; return of "The Other Mexico," a program curated by Mexico City-based Leslie Moody Castro, in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico; Michael Chow signs Voice for My Father through PaperCity's Curate Bookshop, in conversation with Sotheby's Eric Shiner (former Warhol Museum director) Saturday, October 1, time to be announced; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: To be announced Contact: OCTOBER DOUBLEDAY'S NELTJE BOOK SIGNING AT BAYOU BEND When: Tuesday, October 4, 6 pm Where: Bayou Bend's Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center Note: American artist and Doubleday publishing heir Neltje to speak and sign North of Crazy: A Memoir; books for sale at event Tariff: Gratis, but RSVP a must Contact: (Continued from page 170) (Continued on page 174) 172 FA L L 2 0 1 6 DAT E B O O K Richard Flowers, Lynn Wyatt at Houston Ballet Ball FULTON DAVENPORT

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