MySweetCharity Opportunity: First Sight/First Night

According to First Sight/First Night Co-Chairs Dianne B. and Mark H. LaRoe, Two of the most captivating fundraisers of the fall are First Sight Fashion Show and Luncheon and First Night Pre-Performance Dinner and After Party, The Dallas Opera’s season kick-off events. Important revenue is raised and awareness is gained for the company’s splendid 2017-2018 programming. … [Read more...]

JUST IN: The Dallas Opera’s First Sight/First Night Plans Revealed With Dianne And Mark LaRoe At The Helm

While the queen bees may have flown to cooler places, the worker bees are hard at work churning out news. The latest comes from The Dallas Opera about its annual fall two-day fundraiser — First Sight/First Night. First, let’s get the basics down. The luncheon and fashion show will take place on Thursday, October 19, followed the next night [aka Friday, October 20] by … [Read more...]

Dallas Film Society’s 2017 Art Of Film Was A Double Header With Honoree Robert Benton And Dallas Star Awardee Faye Dunaway

Gary Cogill declared that Robert Benton was one of the nicest people in the film business. This claim took place on Wednesday, March 29, as guests like Co-Chairs Regina Montoya and Paul Coggins, Stacy Girard, and Haley Hamilton Cogill gathered at Sixty Five Hundred for the Dallas Film Society’s Art of Film honoring Benton for his multiple accomplishments in the film industry. … [Read more...]

Plans Announced For The Dallas Opera’s First Sight First Night As Part Of Its 60th Anniversary

Leave it to The Dallas Opera types to get ahead of the heat of summer. Word has it that DO General Director/CEO Keith Cerny and his team got those music loving Winspears (i.e. Ellen and Don) to chair this fall’s First Sight First Night fundraising for the DO’s 60th anniversary. Gee, it was three years before Don was even born and such names as Elsa von Seggern, Larry … [Read more...]

The Art Of Film Honoree Isabella Rossellini Once Again Charms Guests With Her Stories Of Family And The Film Industry

As the cars arrived at The Space on Oak Lawn, they bypassed a mini-red carpet and were directed to a group of waiting car parkers on Friday, November 20. Some fella was interviewing Dallas Film Society President/CEO Lee Papert. Others took a pass on the red carpet and headed into The Space with Andy Warhol artwork on all the walls. At one point someone claimed that The … [Read more...]