Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball

13 01 2009

19 January 2009

We all know the well-worn phrases “Everything’s bigger in Texas” …along with “Miss Texas, the new Miss America…” and “President George W. Bush, from the great state of Texas…”.

Faux Socialites© , with this in mind, we can count on The Black Tie and Boots Ball being BIG. Larger than life. More fun than a bag of rattlesnakes…

Jessica the PA slaps The Faux Socialite© to arrest hysteria and corny phrases. The Faux Socialite© thanks Jessica the PA profusely. Jessica the PA is sent out for Kombucha.*

The Texas State Society is holding The Black Tie and Boots Inaugural Ball at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

CBS News

Currently, tickets are ONLY available to paid members of the Texas State Society!

Unless you take The Faux Socialite’s© advice and get a sponsorship (call Jackie Alafoginis at 202.237.0090, ext. 20 or e-mail  jackie@websterconsulting.com for additional details)!

Ticket information here!

*The Faux Socialite© gulps Kombucha. Literary diaster averted. Jessica the PA saves the day. Again.*





Health for All Blue Diamond Inaugural Ball

13 01 2009

20 January 2009

Health for All? THE Hope Blue Diamond? AND a Gala?

Hope Diamond - Smithsonian

Too much for The Faux Socialite’s© heart to handle!

The Health for All Blue Diamond Ball , to be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and home of the Hope Blue Diamond, features some of the heaviest hitters in international and American health:

Johns Hopkins University Gazette

Gala’s Purpose?

To draw attention to health in Hottie-Elect Barack Obama’s presidential agenda…a Do-Gooding BONANZA!

Info and tickets here!





2009 ARTINI Presented by the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society

13 01 2009

28 March 2009

*The Faux Socialite© gleefully giggles. Makes coveted beauty appointments. Alerts chicest friends.*

Darlings, The Faux Socialite©  on excellent authority, has discovered that The-Mother-of-All-Fun-DC Society-Events is in planning stage…!

Enter The Corcoran Gallery of Art’s 1869 Society ARTINI!

Artini

Bien sur, The Corcoran Gallery of Art 1869 Society -comprised of up-and-coming art patrons ages 25 to 42- is one of the MOST dynamic young professional groups in Washington  DC!

S’il vous plait, Yours Truly will update you ASAP with the fabu-delish© details as they become available!

Meanwhile…True Faux Socialites© take pains to educate and refine themselves at EVERY opportunity!

Do direct your attention to the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s Richard Avedon Collectionat least until 25 January!

Yes, I know. Quite welcome…





The Black List Inaugural Event

13 01 2009

17 January 2009

The Black List Inaugural Event – held at The Park at Fourteenth and hosted by Courvoisier Exclusif – is a celebration of the HBO documentary, The Black List.

This documentary film premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival avec positive reviews from Variety

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Renowned portrait photographer/filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and acclaimed NPR radio host, journalist and former New York Times film critic Elvis Mitchell have created a film with diverse interviewees such as:

  • Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate; 
  • Vernon Jordan, lawyer and former president of the National Urban League;
  • Faye Wattleton, current President of the Center for the Advancement of Women and former President of Planned Parenthood; 
  • Serena Williams, eight-time Grand Slam tennis champion; 
  • Thelma Golden, art curator at the Whitney Museum and now the Studio Museum in Harlem;
  • Slash, former Guns N’ Roses guitarist;
  • Sean Combs, mogul, actor and music producer;
  • Susan Rice, former Assistant Secretary of State and Barack Obama’s senior campaign advisor; 
  • Richard Parsons, former Time Warner CEO;
  • Dawn Staley, 3- time Olympic gold medalist and many others!

The Faux Socialite’s© Bottom Line?

Get those iPhones and Blackberrys ready to network at gorgeous Park at Fourteenth during the VIP Reception from 6-9p Darlings! 

Find tickets ici!





2009 NBA All-Star Game

12 01 2009

15 February 2009

The 58th NBA All-Star Game will be played in Phoenix, Arizona at the US Airways Center , with events at the Phoenix Convention Center and other locations, and TONS of fun events over the entire weekend!

 

12-15 February

  • NBA All-Star Jam Session by Adidas at the Phoenix Convention Center, is the world’s largest interactive basketball theme park, featuring over 450,000 square-feet of basketball entertainment for fans or the equivalent of 48 official-size NBA basketball courts or 18 million regulation-size basketballs.
  • NBA Cares  partners with local non-profit organizations in Phoenix to support the League’s grassroots and community youth initiatives.

Friday, 13 February

  • T-Mobile Rookie Challenge and Youth Jam (featuring the Rookies vs the Sophomores) at the US Airways Center

AP

Getty

Saturday, 14 February

  • Haier Shooting Stars Skills Challengefeatures top guards, NBA and WNBA, working against the clock to complete a series of passes, free throws, lay-ups and agility drills.
  • Foot Locker Three-Point Shootout 
  • Sprite Slam Dunk Contest at the US Airways Arena
  • NBA All-Star Practice by Toyota at the US Airways Arena with both the Eastern and Western Conferences preparing for the All-Star Game. Eastern Conference All-Stars will practice first, followed by the Western Conference squad.
  • McDonalds NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

thesportsjew.blogspot.com

Sunday, 15 February

58th NBA All-Star Game at US Airways Center!!!! 

More details soon!!!!

(The Faux Socialite© thinks a jaunt to the Golden Door Spa Scottsdale is in order! Just sayin…)





2010 World Cup

7 01 2009

11 June – 11 July 2010

Men. Lots of men. In shorts. Shorts showcasing muscular legs.

Legs honed by soccer/ football.

This one’s for the Ladies…and Gay Men. ;o)

2010safwc.com

Get your fill Ladies and Gents at the 2010 FIFA World Cup -hosted at various sites in South Africa – one of THE largest and most watched sporting events in the World!

Football-wallpapers.com

Reserve travel and accommodation NOW as The Faux Socialite© can GUARANTEE from personal experience that the entire country will be booked and sold out!

The V&A Waterfront and beaches at Cape TownGolden Mile at Durbanshopping and bustle of Johannesburg… Sigh…memories…

Anderson-online.co.uk

Bien sur,  The Faux Socialite© will update as more information becomes available!





2009 Super Bowl XLIII

4 01 2009

 1 February 2009

NFL.com

American Football: Parties…Cheerleaders…Excitement…Cheerleaders…Parties…

Luckily, since Superbowl XLIII will be held in Tampa, Florida at the Raymond James Stadium, The Faux Socialite© can leave the Sferra cashmere throw at home and enjoy sunny skies, balmy temperatures and fabu-delish© outdoor parties!

Teamsugar.com

Of course, club level Superbowl tickets are harder to acquire than a Hermès Birkin bag!

Don’t cry Darlings!

Ever resourceful, The Faux Socialite’s© contacts have disclosed a number of “must-do” parties, charities and gatherings with DAILYupdates! 

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

  • Moves Magazine Super Bowl Party
    Moves Magazine – an exclusive lifestyle mag for professional athletes, managers and entertainers- is hosting at The Venue in Saint Petersburg. Bien sur, this INVITE ONLY event will bring out athletes such as Steve Young, Reggie Bush and Ray Lewis! 

Thursday, 29 January 2009

  • The Good Life Experience
    Diddy, nom Sean Combs, (with friends Deion Sanders and Winky Wright) are hosting an event series – parties, breast cancer walk, charity golf, exclusives- termed The Good Life Experience. Need I say more…? Locations include: The Venue, Feather Sound Country Club and another SECRET VIP location (cough… Jacksons…cough…) The Faux Socialite© is in process of confirming or denying. Stay posted!
  • 1st Annual Dwight Freeney Super Billards Challenge Tournament
    Ah…a fellow Do-Gooder, Dwight Freeney of Indianapolis Colts fame, is hosting a celebrity billards tournament at Gameworks in Tampa! This event will benefit the Dwight Freeney Foundation, an organization dedicated to to fighting childhood obesity and diabetes through healthy living and communities. Listen up Faux Socialites©! Confirmed guests include Terrel Suggs (Ravens), Shaun Smith (Browns), DJ Clue and many others…! For Sponsorship, contact Toi Crawford & Associates at +1.310.358.1019
  • blu Magazine Launch Party hosted at The Florida Aquarium
    In celebration of the much-anticipated launch of Tampa Bay’s ultimate luxury lifestyle magazine, blu, and the Super Bowl, guests will experience live entertainment, celebrity appearances and tapas, courtesy of Cevicheblu -the Official Lifestyle Magazine Sponsor of the 2009 Tampa Bay Super Bowl Host Committee-will donate a portion of  ticket sales to Taste of the NFL, America’s Second Harvest of Tampa Bay and The Florida Aquarium.

Friday, 30 January 2009

Saturday, 31 January 2009

  • 24th Annual Super Bowl NFL Charities Celebrity Golf Classic
    The Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club in Palm Harbor is hosting the 24rd Annual Super Bowl NFL Charities Celebrity Golf Classic, as a team scramble tournament, pairing amateur golfers with current and past NFL players. Proceeds benefit the NFL Youth Education Town to be established in Tampa. More info? Ring Nick Nicolosi, Tournament Director, at +201.489.0049.
  • 2009 Taste of the NFL Party
    The Taste of the NFL , dubbed the most delicious Tampa party of the year, will be held at Tropicana Field to benefit Feeding America hunger relief organizations in NFL cities. With 31 top NFL city chefs, along with current NFL members or alumni, attendees will savor a variety of culinary delights, mingle with players and celebrity special guests, as well as participate in several live and silent auctions.
  • 2009 Playboy™ Superbowl Party
    NOBODY
    parties like Hef!  Of course, Playboy parties attract the who’s who of today’s hottest celebrities, sports stars and, of course, Playboy Playmates™. Will update you Faux Socialites© on precise location and time as more favors and info are called in! 

Sunday, 1 February 2009

  • SUPERBOWL SUNDAY!!!!!

Monday, 2 February 2009

  • Super Bowl Celebrity Golf Tournament
    Held at the Eagles Golf Club in Odessa, Tony Dungy, Doug Williams, and Danny DeVito are just a sampling of the celebrities expected to appear, along with a silent auction and great entertainment.

To Emperor Santana from Su “Esposa”! ;o)