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Arty Party:

December 19, 2011

ACAC Fab Gala

Art and ‘50s Swank

  • Main photos by Jeff Slate, photo booth photos by Jason Travis

Art patrons channeled the Mad Men era for Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s Fall Benefit

ACAC Artistic Director Stuart Horodner with Dames Aflame ACAC Artistic Director Stuart Horodner with Dames Aflame

The VIPs

ACAC Artistic Director Stuart Horodner played host

The Venue

The ACAC in Westside

The Highlights

Gene Kansas (right) with friend Gene Kansas (right) with friend

A Mad Men, ‘50s vibe was conjured for the night with martinis shaken and stirred, vintage bites like pigs-in-a-blanket courtesy of Dennis Dean, a party photo booth courtesy of photographer Jason Travis, DJ Ching Dong providing the tunes and special performances by the glittery Dames Aflame cabaret dancers. Guests, many clad in vintage attire, also enjoyed art exhibits and bid on exclusive art and luxury packages. Among the items on auction:  a stay at the fabulous new Aria resort in Las Vegas and a five-course dinner with wine pairings for six at Woodfire Grill

The Scene-Makers

Among the festive crowd: Saskia Benjamin, Scott Ingram, Gene Kansas, John Eckel, Liz Torres, Uri Vaknin, Liz Lapidus, Elizabeth Willett, Paul Hagedorn.

Corporate Sponsors

Dennis Dean Catering Company, ScoutMob, The Willett Group of Morgan Keegan, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Homrich Berg, Real Estate Valuation Inc., Thompson Hine, Burnaway

The Cause

Proceeds from the evening benefitted the Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art

John Eckel, Liz Torres John Eckel, Liz Torres

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