Ball 'n Chain

 


2013 Ball 'N Chain Gala, February 1, Fresh Arts
Your presence is requested at the fete commemorating the union of two of Houston's most dearly beloved arts organizations! Fresh Arts and Spacetaker already walked down the aisle, but we're ready to throw the b'all and end all of receptions to celebrate our gettin' hitched.

 

ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED

TICKETS ($100) WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR!

CASH, CREDIT, or CHECK

 

Twitter savvy? Use the hashtag #BallnChain2013 !

 

 

HONOREES

George Lancaster,
Arts Advocate

 

Mathew Dirst,

Ars Lyrica

&

Sixto Wagan,

Diverseworks

 

Rich Levy, Inprint

 

 

CHAIRS

Eleanor & Dan Gilbane,

Jennie & Justin Segal, and

Mark Sullivan

 

 

HOST COMMITTEE

Sofia Adrogue' & Sten Gustafson

Linda & Tony Aguilar

Michelle & John Arnold

Allison & Brian Bagley

Elaine & Jay Becraft

Jonathan Beitler

James Bell

Luba & Alan Bigman

Eva & Beau Bisso

Kelli & Eddy Blanton

Katie & AJ Brass

Kristen & David Buck

Jane & Robert Cabes

Renee Lewis & John Cary

Estela & David Cockrell

Stephanie & Ernie Cockrell

Claudia & Roberto Contreras

Susie & Sanford Criner

Isabel & Danny David

Carolyn & Chris Dorros

Jennifer & David Ducote

Farley & Steve Erikson

Marita & JB Fairbanks

Karen & Stephan Farber

Colleen Dippel & Mike Feinberg

Allie & Jay Fields

Jennifer & Lance Gilliam

Liz & Tom Glanville

Marcus Sloan & Shannon Hall

Kelly and Russell Hamman

Jamil & Carter Higley

Margaret & Thad Hill

Christine & Ty Hoffer

Sis & Hasty Johnson

Ashley Wehrly & Jared Kearney

Tama & John Klosek

Alexandra & Brady Knight

Rainey Knudson &

Michael Galbreth

Sally Kolenda

Sheldon Kramer

Caroline & Jared LeBlanc

Tiffany & Charles Masterson

Elisabeth & Brian McCabe

Arielle and Harry McMahan

Lauren & Brad Morgan

Meg & Nelson Murray

Kathryn Lott Neumann

Cabrina & Steven Owsley

Michael Landrum &

Pepper Paratore

Nicole & Jim Perdue

Kristi & John Schiller

Rachel & Ed Schipul

Raquel & Andrew Segal

Lisa & Russell Sherrill

Leigh & Reggie Smith

Julie & Drew Sudduth

Karen & Harry Susman

Amy M. Tanner

Becca Cason & John Thrash

Ann & Richard Vaughan

Molly and Coert Voorhees

Matthew Wettergreen

Elizabeth & Barry Young

Kelley & Donnie Young

 

 

Fresh Arts' Annual Gala



Ball 'n Chain

Friday, February 1st | 8 -11 PM

Winter Street Studios

 

[click here for map]

 

:: Complimentary Valet ::

: Live Entertainment ::

:: Silent Auction ::

:: Open Bar & Complimentary Fare ::

:: Costumes Welcomed but Not Required ::

 

Come sashay down the aisle at Winter Street Studios for Ball n' Chain: 2013. Skip the vows, bypass the in-laws and raise a glass with the wildest wedding party in town... with fabulous costumes, a silent auction, libations, light fare, and dancing 'til it starts raining rice.

 

Don't miss the most marvelous marriage of the year!

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Dress

Best Bridesmaid Dress Disaster | Celebrity or Odd Couples | Cheesy Wedding Singer | Bridezilla! | ...or?

 

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Entertainment

CHECK OUT THE FULL DETAILS HERE!

VEGAS BABY!

Wedding reception hits via the eight-piece musical extravaganza Klockwork

 

A whole lotta shakin' by Houston Metropolitan Dance Company

 

Special "Cake-topper" Burlesque by Tifa Tittlywinks of Dem Damn Dames Showgirls

 

and The King!

 

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THE UNDERWRITER BOLLYWOOD LOUNGE

Bollywood-inspired dance

 

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ODE DE POSSUM, SHOTGUN WEDDING!

Armadillo races

(yes, you read that right)

 

Banjo serenades by the infamous Geoffrey Muller

(of Grandfather Child, Sideshow Tramps, Trio Musette, etc.)

...........

 

THE BACHELOR // ETTE LOUNGE

Kiki (of Kiki's Sordid Sideshow) presents:

The Final Fling Show (burlesque)

YET Torres & Zubi Puente's (of Kushbu Studios)

erotic Valentine Market

 

DJ Grahamaphone

 

Silent Auction

An incredible selection of fun lifestyle packages and

one-of-a-kind work by local artists!

 

 

 
Check out photos from the last gala here!
Thank you to our generous Underwriters!
 

Wedding Singer

Laura & John Arnold

Kelli & Eddy Blanton

Kristen & David Buck

Marita & JB Fairbanks

 

Bridezillas

Claudia & Roberto Contreras

Carolyn & Chris Dorros

Eleanor & Dan Gilbane

Cabrina & Steven Owsley

Jenni and Justin Segal

Julie & Drew Sudduth

Becca Cason Thrash & John Thrash

Wedding Crashers

Sofia Adrogué & Sten Gustafson

Vicki & Brad Beitler

James Bell

Harry L. Bowles

Jane & Robert Cabes

Susie & Sanford Criner

Colleen Dippel & Mike Feinberg

Karen & Stephan Farber

Melissa & Albert Grobmyer

George Lancaster

Margaret & Thad Hill

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph F. Meyer, V

Raquel & Andrew Segal

Andy & Liz Stepanian

Amy Tanner

Ann & Richard Vaughan

Mark Wawro & Melanie Gray

In Laws

Eva Cambre Bisso

Kathy Britton

Jennifer & David Ducote

Steven Erikson

Alexandra & Brady Knight

Rainey Knudson & Michael Galbreath

Erica & Benjy Levit

Andrew McFarland

Lauren & Brad Morgan

Tom Randt

Bryan Scrivner

Lisa & Russell Sherrill

Leigh & Reggie Smith

Karen & Harry Susman

Westside Lexus

Vanessa & Eduardo Sanchez

2013 Ball 'N Chain Sponsors

About Fresh Arts

Thank you for supporting Fresh Arts: a 501[c][3] nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and inspiring artists, strengthening Houston's arts organizations and creative community, and deepening public participation in the arts in our community.

 

Fresh Arts helps artists and arts organizations...

Grow - Equipping artists with the skills required to

succeed in the business of art.

Thrive - Providing opportunities to generate income.

Connect - Facilitating collaboration, peer-to-peer feedback, and

connections with the community at large.

Reveal - Through marketing support, collective advertising and promotional efforts, showcasing the best of the art scene...

off the beaten path.

 

www.FreshArts.org