Galas/Fundraisers http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7411/more en Confetti: Magic's Act for the Music Center http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/confetti-magics-act-music-center <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Corporate Magic helps L.A.'s Music Center celebrate its 50th anniversary—and in perfect time</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/confetti-magics-act-music-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/confetti-magics-act-music-center#comments Galas/Fundraisers Sun, 01 Mar 2015 20:56:00 +0000 21901 at http://specialevents.com Photo by Craig T. Mathew for The Music Center Infinite Romance: Ideas Designs the 2015 San Francisco Ballet Gala http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/infinite-romance-ideas-designs-2015-san-francisco-ballet-gala <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Ideas comes up with brilliant ideas to create &quot;Infinite Romance,&quot; the utterly elegant 2015 San Francisco Ballet Gala.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/infinite-romance-ideas-designs-2015-san-francisco-ballet-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/infinite-romance-ideas-designs-2015-san-francisco-ballet-gala#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Silver Wed, 11 Feb 2015 12:01:00 +0000 21311 at http://specialevents.com Star Power: Oscar Ball 2015 to Key on Vintage Hollywood http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/star-power-oscar-ball-2015-key-vintage-hollywood <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The event team behind the 87th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball--the high-wattage gala following the Oscars ceremony on Feb. 22--will reach into the Academy's archives to create an evening of vintage Hollywood glamour. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/star-power-oscar-ball-2015-key-vintage-hollywood" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/star-power-oscar-ball-2015-key-vintage-hollywood#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Fri, 06 Feb 2015 00:15:00 +0000 21251 at http://specialevents.com <p>An image of Academy Award winner Hattie McDaniel looks over the Oscar waiter uniforms.</p> Grand Gala: Blueprint Studios Oversees the S.F. Symphony Opening Night Gala http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/grand-gala-blueprint-studios-oversees-sf-symphony-opening-night-gala <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>One of the biggest nights in the City by the Bay, the opening night gala 2014 for the San Francisco Symphony gets the grand treatment from Blueprint Studios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/grand-gala-blueprint-studios-oversees-sf-symphony-opening-night-gala" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/grand-gala-blueprint-studios-oversees-sf-symphony-opening-night-gala#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:25:00 +0000 19401 at http://specialevents.com 7 Tips for Successful Fundraising Galas http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/7-tips-successful-fundraising-galas <div class="field-deck"> Gala expert Alison Silcoff shares secrets to fundraising success </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alison Silcoff, longtime mastermind of the Canadian Cancer Society's Daffodil Ball—a perennial Gala Award winner—offers her tips on the "never to be broken" rules for fundraising galas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/7-tips-successful-fundraising-galas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/7-tips-successful-fundraising-galas#comments Galas/Fundraisers Wed, 03 Sep 2014 03:20:00 +0000 19171 at http://specialevents.com <p>The fanciful Alice in Wonderland theme at the 2012 Daffodil Ball, a Gala Award-winner for Alison Silcoff Events and team.</p> Party at the Phillips: The 2014 Gala is All 'Glitter and Glam' http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/party-phillips-2014-gala-all-glitter-and-glam <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Washington society turns out for the annual opportunity to dine among masterworks at the Phillips Collection. The 2014 theme: fun, flashy "Glitter and Glam" a la 1970s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/party-phillips-2014-gala-all-glitter-and-glam" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/party-phillips-2014-gala-all-glitter-and-glam#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:37:00 +0000 18871 at http://specialevents.com Living Color: 2014 Emmy Ball Keys on Color Theme http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/living-color-2014-emmy-ball-keys-color-theme <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Sequoia Productions team takes the 66th Emmy Awards Governors Ball out for a spin on the color wheel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/living-color-2014-emmy-ball-keys-color-theme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/photo-galleries/living-color-2014-emmy-ball-keys-color-theme#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:33:00 +0000 18651 at http://specialevents.com Pompeii Party: The California Science Center Goes A-Roman at the 16th Discovery Ball http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/pompeii-party-california-science-center-goes-roman-16th-discovery-ball <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The California Science Center celebrates the 16th annual Discovery Ball with a trip back to ancient Rome. Photos by Nadine Froger Photography.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/pompeii-party-california-science-center-goes-roman-16th-discovery-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/pompeii-party-california-science-center-goes-roman-16th-discovery-ball#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Wed, 28 May 2014 17:42:00 +0000 17811 at http://specialevents.com <p>Gladiators pose in front of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the 16th annual California Science Center Discovery Ball. Photo by Nadine Froger Photography.</p> Happy Haunting: Shiraz Events Stages UNICEF Masquerade Ball http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/happy-haunting-shiraz-events-stages-unicef-masquerade-ball <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Spirits were high at the UNICEF Haunted Venetian Masquerade Ball in New York staged by Shiraz Events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/happy-haunting-shiraz-events-stages-unicef-masquerade-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/galasfundraisers/happy-haunting-shiraz-events-stages-unicef-masquerade-ball#comments Galas/Fundraisers Photo Galleries Themed Events Wed, 06 Nov 2013 10:30:00 +0000 15271 at http://specialevents.com TV Star: Sequoia Productions Previews the 2013 Emmy Governors Ball http://specialevents.com/lighting/tv-star-sequoia-productions-previews-2013-emmy-governors-ball <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Veteran Emmy Ball producer Sequoia Productions gives a preview of the 2013 event, which transforms a cavernous hall at the L.A. Convention Center into an enchanted forest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/lighting/tv-star-sequoia-productions-previews-2013-emmy-governors-ball" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/lighting/tv-star-sequoia-productions-previews-2013-emmy-governors-ball#comments Decor Galas/Fundraisers Lighting Photo Galleries Thu, 19 Sep 2013 22:07:00 +0000 14422 at http://specialevents.com