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Southern Elegance Shines at the 2023 Houston Ballet Ball The Houston Ballet, channeling its upcoming offering, Summer and Smoke, raises $1.5 million at this year’s ball

A Beloved Fantasy Takes Wing at the Houston Ballet Opening Night and Onstage Dinner The Houston Ballet celebrates the opening of its 2022- 2023 season with a performance of Peter Pan and the annual Opening Night Onstage Dinner

RECOGNISING THOSE WHO MAKE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON HOUSTON CKW LUXE celebrates spring with its prestigious Top 20 Impact Makers Awards Gala

The Houston Ballet Receives a $10 Million Gift and Its Home Gets a Noteworthy New Name

Fun and Families Go Together The Ambassadors for Texas Children’s Hospital celebrates its 12th annual Family Fun Day to benefit Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development

Pastries, Chocolates, Lavender, and Thyme The 2022 Gaston LeNôtre Foundation gala, A Night in Provence, was a feast for the eyes and palate

Uniting Against Racism: Holocaust Museum Houston Hosts a Crucial Anti-Racism Conference Reminding Us There Is One Race: Human

Young Houston Professionals Have Fun Supporting Literacy The fourth annual Crawfish for a Cause raises $3,000 for literacy

The 2022 Houston Ballet Ball Bedazzles Ballet Enthusiasts The Ballet Ball makes a sparkling return to the Wortham Theater Center and raises nearly $1.4 million for Houston Ballet

Celebrities Own the Catwalk and Everything Italian is Celebrated to Help Those Most at Risk This year’s Una Notte in Italia celebrity men’s fashion show raises a record-breaking $438,000 for CHILDREN AT RISK

iWRITE Gives Young Authors and Illustrators The Opportunity to Shine The iWRITE Literacy Program honors 100 student authors and illustrators at the Page to Stage 12th Annual iWRITE Book Signing Gala

Houstonians Gather to Combat Hunger and End Food Waste The 15th International Risotto Festival raises over $135,000 to benefit Second Servings of Houston

Book Lovers Travel to Wonderland in Support of Literacy The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Young Professionals Group hosts its sixth annual Storybook Gala: An Evening in Wonderland

Museum Honors Punkin and Walter Hecht with 2021 Guardian of the Human Spirit Award HMH raised $700,000 to support education programs

New Orleans-style Jazz and Elaborate Fireworks Salute Those Who Protect and Serve The 13th annual Houston Police Foundation True Blue Gala, All That Jazz, raises over $770,000 for the Houston Police Department

Ghosts and Goblins Gather in Support of Houston’s Animals The Houston SPCA Howl-O-Ween Ball is a record-breaking success raising over $1 million for animals in need

The Future Shines Brighter Thanks to Child Advocates The annual Accolades Luncheon presents the Academy Awards of Child Advocacy to local and state-wide children’s advocates

Houstonians Fall in Love with Reading All Over Again The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild’s Sixth Annual Power of Literacy Luncheon is a resounding seasonally themed success raising over $430,000

Cyndi Lauper headlines the 24th Annual Houston Children’s Charity Gala, chaired by power couple Frances and Tony Buzbee, which raised a record-breaking $2.8 million

Ballet Is Back at the Wortham Theater Center The Margaret Alkek Williams Jubilee of Dance Onstage Dinner marks the triumphant return of the Houston Ballet to the Wortham Theater Center

Reality TV Royalty Mingle for the Benefit of Sea and Land Animals

Ars Lyrica Opera Circle Celebrates the Future

The Gordy Glitters Again for Its 2021 Gala

Holocaust Museum Houston Marks its Silver Jubilee with a Virtual Event and VIP Watch Party

Houstonians Come Together to Celebrate Houston Heroes

The Sky’s the Limit for Houston Animal Lovers

The Common Goal of Literacy Brings Houstonians Together Virtually and In Person

KNOWAutism Foundation Hosts 7th Annual “As I am” Luncheon and Inaugural Houston Heroes Awards

Art, Music, and Conversation Return to The Gordy Stages welcomes patrons back to The Gordy with Thursdays at The Gordy

The Legacy of a Literacy Giant Beyond the Pearls: Wit, Wisdom and Wonder of Barbara Bush, this year’s Power of Literacy Luncheon, came alive as a virtual event.

Finding a Way to Promote Literacy in Difficult Times The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation televises the 26th Annual A Celebration of Reading: A Vision of Literacy for All

Recognizing the Importance of Production Underwriters Houston Ballet honors the company’s production underwriters of its fiftieth anniversary season with a sumptuous dinner

Dr. Seuss Is Remembered with a Lively Birthday Celebration The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation celebrates Dr. Seuss’s 116th birthday while kicking off National Read Aloud Month

Chocolate, Champagne, and Cancan Come Together for the Ultimate Valentine’s Day Celebration The Culinary Institute LeNôtre held its annual Champagne & Chocolate Scholarship Galaon February 14

Keels & Wheels Uncorked Announces MCM Worldwide as Its 2020 Title Sponsor

Houston Ballet Marks a Momentous Anniversary with a Gilded Celebration This year’s Houston Ballet Ball honors fifty years of fundraising and a generous benefactor

Houston’s Young Dancers Add Even More Sparkle to the Moscow Ballet’s Production of Great Russian Nutcracker

Spiritual Health Is the Inaugural Topic of the New Body, Mind, and Spirit Luncheon Series CKW LUXE underwrites a new luncheon series that benefits The Women’s Home

Honoring Those Who Have the Greatest Impact on Houston CKW LUXE kicks off 2020 with its prestigious Top 20 Impact Makers Awards Gala

Philanthropic Houstonians Help Rebuild Homes and Lives after Disaster Strikes The Saint Bernard Project Holds Its Second Annual “Answering the Call” VIP Cocktail Party

Spreading the Joy of Reading Through the Holidays and Beyond The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation holds its annual A Celebration of Reading Author Reveal and Holiday Party

Championing Human Rights Holocaust Museum Houston Honors the Astros Foundation with the 2019 Guardian of the Human Spirit Award

Franco-American Medical Relations Are Alive and Well The American Hospital of Paris Foundation holds its annual gala in NYC

Making Dreams Come True The Saks Fifth Avenue Fashion Show and Luncheon and the 2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market, Clara’s Dream, get the holidays started

Keeping Dreams Alive The Macy’s Fashion Show and Luncheon and the 2019 Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market, Clara’s Dream, get the holidays off to a fashionable start

Stepping up to the Plate for Education TEACH hosts its seventh annual fundraiser, Grand Slam for Teach

Honoring Those Who Help the Homeless The 2019 Women of Substance Luncheon Raises Funds for the Mission of Yahweh

Two Solitary Worlds

A Bounty of Assistance Is Raised for Houston’s Hungry Children Kids’ Meals Hosts its 11th Annual Harvest Luncheon

Cake, Ice Cream, and Academy Awards CHILDREN AT RISK bestows its Academy Awards of Child Advocacy at its 30th birthday party

Hot Cars and Haute Fashion Omar Marcos exceeds expectations with the Runway Houston Season XI show, kicking off the 8th annual Lamborghini Festival

Some Like It Hot The Houston Professional Firefighter Association Charitable Foundation holds its second scintillating Red Hot Gala

Heartfelt Help for the Helpless Houston PetSet’s 15th Annual Fierce & Fabulous Soirée attracts many of the city’s animal lovers

Hollywood Comes to Houston for a Glamorous Celebration of the City’s Top Executives Everything glittered, including the gowns, at CKW LUXE’s 2019 Top 20 CEOs and Entrepreneurs Awards presentation

Spring Is in the Air Genteel garden scenes greet party-goers attending the 2019 Houston Symphony Ball: Vintage Music Garden

Chefs, Ballet Dancers, and Foodies, Oh My! Houston Ballet’s 9th annual Raising the Barre pairs ballet dancers with chefs to create one-of-a-kind dishes no foodie could resist

It Takes Two Two of Houston’s charities work together to provide a brighter future for many

Masks, Minuets, and Theatrics Come Together for an Evening of Parisian Intrigue The 2019 Alley Theatre Ball: La Grande Mascarade: Au Palais Royal attracts over 500 guests dressed to impress and beguile

No Place Like Home The 2019 Spirit of Hope Luncheon supports Ronald McDonald House Houston’s mission to provide a home away from home for the families of seriously ill children

Houston Philanthropists Support a Shining Anniversary The Houston Gulf Coast Chapter of JDRF celebrates its 20th Anniversary Platinum Promise Ball in style

The Sweet Sound of Music Houston Symphony treats its Junior Patrons to a musical morning in Candyland

Caring, Kindness, and Wisdom Bloom at CKW LUXE Event CKW LUXE Chooses a Garden Theme for Its Fourth Anniversary and Star Awards Celebration

Announcing the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild 2019-2020 Officers

Honoring a Memory Tiger Ball 2019 celebrates Asia Society’s 40th anniversary in Houston and pays tribute to Barbara Bush

Magic and Romance Take Center Stage A surprise wedding ups the romance factor at Ars Lyrica’s “A Mid-Winter Night’s Dream” Gala

Trail Mix Picnic for the Park, the annual gala supporting the work of Memorial Park Conservancy, celebrates the natural beauty of parks

Shades of Shakespeare Ars Lyrica Houston kicks off the upcoming A Mid-Winter Night’s Dream Gala

Hats Rule the Day for a Worthy Cause Nicole’s Garden presents the inaugural Mad Hatter’s Awards Luncheon in support of HealthFest Houston

William “Dabo” Swinney Is Awarded the Coach of the Year Award at the 33rd Annual American Heart Association’s Paul “Bear” Bryant Awards

A New Year’s Celebration Sparkles with Music, Dancing, and a Dazzling Backdrop Ars Lyrica rings in the New Year with Baroque Razzle-Dazzle and a view of the fiery Houston skyline

While the Music Plays, the Artists Will Create

Shining a Light on Houstonians Who Make a Difference CKW LUXE brightens up 2019 with its dazzling Top 20 Impact Makers Awards Gala

Magic Is in the Air Zane Carson Carruth launches the second title in her children’s book series The World’s First Tooth Fairy . . . Ever

A Very Literary Holiday Evening Sue and Lester Smith open their home to the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s 2018 A Celebration of Reading Author Reveal and Soirée

Rebuilding Hope and Homes The Houston Community comes together to support an organization that helps victims rebuild their homes and their lives after disaster strikes

Spreading the Message of Hope HOPE Clinic’s Sixteenth Annual Luncheon celebrates two of the institution’s most diligent supporters

A New Hotel Settles into the Community Houston CityPlace Marriott opens its doors with a spectacular fête that is in tune with its new partnership with Spring Independent School District

Fashion, Fun, and Food Get Together for the Perfect Afternoon Houston Symphony League hosts the Celebrate in Style! Luncheon at Neiman Marcus

Everything’s Coming Up Italian The Houston Area Women’s Center benefits from Una Notte in Italia

A Promise Is Made JDRF holds its kickoff event for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Platinum Promise Ball at Saks Fifth Avenue

Helping Heavenly Companions The 32nd Annual Celebrity Paws Gala: A Celestial Evening raises funds for Citizens for Animal Protection

Castle Capers Thrill Houston Opera Lovers Ars Lyrica Houston stages a vivacious rendition of Handel’s Agrippina

Bringing Color to the Forefront The 2018 Buffalo Bayou Partnership Gala: Color Outside the Lines honors two of Houston’s finest

A Taste Above The Periwinkle Foundation’s Iron Sommelier 2018, presented by AUTOSOL, attracts over 600 guests for tastings, fun, and charity

Reception for Dr. Peter Hotez’s Book, Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel’s Autism

A Storybook Tea Houston Grand Opera Launches The Armadillo’s Dream with the fanciful Armadillo’s Tea

Filling Tummies with Food and Hearts with Hope Hundreds turn out to support and celebrate Kids’ Meals 10th Annual Harvest Luncheon

Recognizing Child Advocates The 17th annual Accolades Luncheon helps at-risk children and honors top child advocates

The Triumph of Hope The 2018 Women’s Home reNew & reDo luncheon: A Triumphant Affair dazzles guests with a sumptuous parade of fashion

Safety First Crime Stoppers of Houston’s 2018 Gala: Leading the Way to a Safer Houston breaks all records

The Power of the Written Word The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation’s Ladies for Literacy Guild hosts the third annual Power of Literacy Luncheon: Let’s Launch Literacy

Intense Work Is Rest: A Seminar Given by A. Parthasarathy

X Marks the Spot The fashionable River Oaks District was the hot spot for the Fashion X Houston Saturday runways

The Heat Is On The Houston Professional Firefighter Association Charitable Foundation launches its sizzling Red Hot Gala

Providing Mental Health Support for Those Who Need It The re:MIND seventh annual luncheon celebrates 15 years of helping those affected by mental health issues

Speaking Up for Women The Women’s Voice celebrates accomplished Fort Bend women with the Accolade Awards

Role Models Walk the Runway for the Women Leaders of Tomorrow

For the Love of Fine Food Three venerable Asian chefs discuss their culinary careers, successes, and challenges at the Bank of America Women’s Leadership Series’ first luncheon of the 2018-2019 season

MAKING AN IMPACT ON HOUSTON CKW LUXE Celebrates Its 2019 Top 20 Impact Makers with an Elegant Announcement Party

Spotlight on the Piano The piano stars in Houston Symphony’s triumphant 2018-2019 Opening Night Concert and Gala

Sending a Clear Message George Springer's 4th Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit speaks up for youth who stutter

For the Health of the Community - The 9th annual Community Immunity Spring Luncheon fills the ballroom of the River Oaks Country Club

Everyone Loves a Mystery The Alley Theatre celebrates the opening of Holmes and Watson, the final Hubbard Theatre show of the season

Breaking BarriersThe 22nd Annual Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon brings the caring and the cared-for together

The 4th Annual Houston Astros George Springer All-Star Bowling Benefit gets a stylish kick-off party

FOR THE LOVE OF ART AND HUMANITY A Champagne cocktail party kicks off The Art of Stopping Human Slavery art auction

Warner Roberts’ New Book Attracts an Enthusiastic Crowd

Going for Gold: The second annual St. Jude Gold Luncheon was a philanthropic family event

Asia Society Fashion Panel

The Fifth Annual UNICEF Gala Houston Brought Out the City’s Best

Houston Symphony: 2018 Ball: The Balinese Room

2018 Alley Theatre Ball: Picasso and the Avant-Garde

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation: 24th Annual A Celebration of Reading

CKW LUXE Third Anniversary and Star Awards Presentation

Today’s Harbor for Children: Keels & Wheels Concours d’Elegance Uncorked, 2018

Stages Repertory Theatre: 2018 Gala Off the Ball: A Stages Cinderella Story

CHILDREN AT RISK and Houston Food Bank Host Spring Party: Big Apple Brunch

Easter Seals Greater Houston: 19th Annual Hats Off to Mothers Luncheon

Asia Society Texas Center: Tiger Ball 2018: Celebrating the Diversity of Asia

Houston Children’s Charity: Young Houstonians for Houston Children’s Charity Winter Mixer

Houston Ballet: 2018 Houston Ballet Ball: Swan Lake

CKW LUXE Valentine’s Soiree: Flamenco and Paella

Memorial Park Conservancy Annual Gala: Picnic for the Park

Main Street Theater: BigDO 2018 Celebrates Groundhog Day for a Good Cause

Alley Theatre: The Great Society Opening Night

Houston Symphony: 2018 Wine Dinner and Collector’s Auction: A Legendary “Symphony of Wines”

The Vintage Contessa’s 50th Birthday Bash Benefits KNOWAutism

Ars Lyrica: New Year’s Eve Celebration 2017

Alley Theatre Board Holiday Party

The Social Book Houston Treasures 2018 Announcement Dinner: Treasured Art

Asia Society Texas Center: Tiger Ball 2018 Kickoff

Alley Theatre: 11th Annual Deck the Trees . . . A Season of Giving

The 2017 Triumph Luncheon: Celebrating Victories Small and Large


CHILDREN AT RISK Accolades Luncheon 2017 Raises $175,000 For Children

The Second Annual Power of Literacy Luncheon Shines a Light on Literacy’s Importance

EVENT RECAP: Literacy Organizations Celebrates Texas History by Recognizing Over 75 Child Authors and Illustrators

Thanksgiving Is Celebrated Early at Boys & Girls Harbor

Huffington Award Luncheon Honors Congressman Kevin Brady

Houston Children’s Charity Young Houstonians for Houston Children’s Charity Fall Mixer


Houston Grand Opera’s 2017-2018 Season Opening Night Performance and Dinner

Ars Lyrica Houston Holds Post-Concert Reception for Sweet Philomela

The 2017 reNew and reDo Fashion Show

The 2017 reNew and reDo Fashion Show

Silhouette Artist Cindi Rose Celebrates Her Birthday with a Fundraiser for CAP

The George Springer Third Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit

Houston Children’s Charity: 21st Annual Chariots for Children Van Program Distribution

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Inaugural St. Jude Gold Luncheon

Local Author Book Signing

CKW Day: CKW Luxe Celebrates its Second Anniversary with Honors

The UNICEF Audrey Hepburn Society Ball, Featuring Michael Bolton, Raises $910K

Virtuosi of Houston: High Tea with Sarah, Duchess of York

Houston Symphony Ball 2017: Stir it up in Vegas

Nora's Home "Giving Back to the Future" Gala Benefits Transplant Patients and Families

ThayerONeal “Tees Off for Kids” and gives back to the community.

Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation: Tenth Annual Kentucky Derby Viewing Party

2017 Alley Theatre Ball: In the Groove

2017 A Celebration of Reading

2017 A Celebration of Reading

Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation: A Celebration of Reading

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Presents Rienzi Spring Party 2017

CKW LUXE Celebrates with an Appreciation Wine Dinner

Holly Rose Ribbon Foundation: Run for the Roses Warm-up Party

Daya Gala Luncheon, 2017: Around the World in 80 Days

Houston Area Women’s Center founder and first CEO Nikki Van Hightower thanks the crowd for recognizing her for her service

Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park 2017

Houston Symphony Children's Fashion Show Luncheon The Wizard of Oz

Real Beauty Real Women Launches Pucker Up For Change #pufc in Houston

David and Tara Wuthrich

David and Tara Wuthrich

Houston Symphony 2017 Wine Dinner and Collector’s Auction: An Intimate Wine Cave Experience

Terrence O’Rourke, Annise Parker, Larry Payne

Terrence O’Rourke, Annise Parker, Larry Payne

Children at Risk: Spring Party Main Street Theater Hosts the 2017 Spring Party

Ars Lyrica Roaring Twenties Gala: 1720s Meets 1920s

Art of the World Gallery

Art of the World Gallery

Julio Larraz Exhibition Opening Reception

Friendship CircleChabad OutreachChai Learning Center of West Houston team accepting their 2nd place

Friendship CircleChabad OutreachChai Learning Center of West Houston team accepting their 2nd place

7th Annual Houston Kosher Chili Cookoff

Champagne & Chocolat Gala: A Valentine’s Night of Giving for the Gaston LeNôtre Scholarship

Houston Grand Opera (HGOco) Creates a Day to Remember at the Boys & Girls Harbor

Smahrt Girl Foundation’s Second Annual Brunch & Ball Gowns Gala