2009 Washington Ballet Annual Spring Gala

7 01 2009

12 May 2009

Socialites, Vrai or Faux, understand that certain events are NEVER to be missed.

Allow The Faux Socialite© to introduce The Washington Ballet’s Annual Spring Gala.

Webre

Theme? Septime Webre’s World premiere rocketman

Location? The Harman Center

Dinner?  Fabu-delish©! At the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.

Tickets? Info? Sponsorships? Ici.

Faux Socialites, school’s out….that is all.





2009 Vienna Opera Ball

7 12 2008
19 February 2009

Swoon…!

The Vienna Opera Ball (Wiener Opernball), THE highlight of Austrian society…oh the dresses…sigh…the glamour….

 DPA

The entire WALTZ-I-NESS of it all!

Reuters

This beautiful gala– hosted at the Vienna State Opera on the Thursday preceding Ash Wednesday- is the capstone of the Viennese carnival season.

Reuters

Premiering in 1936, but suspended during World War II, the Vienna Opera Ball has been annually held (with 1991 as an exception due to the Persian Gulf War).

AP

The Vienna Opera Ball Chairwoman is Elisabeth Gürtler…a true socialite, bien sur!

Elizabeth Gurtler

Now where’s my tiara…?!?