FOR THE TEXAS
Texas Film Awards co-chairs Suzanne Court
and Lesya Milam hosted a preview
the celebrity-filled event with a grand holiday
celebration at Ethan's View at The Backyard,
where more than 150 guests, supporters, and
friends of the Austin Film Society turned out.
They enjoyed food from Milam's forthcoming
Bloom restaurant, slated to open in 2018, and
drinks from 9 Banded Whiskey and Strange
Land Brewery. The dance floor was packed
thanks to outstanding sets from Ephraim
Owens followed by Tameca Jones. The
Texas Film Awards take place March 9 (SEE
RIGHT FOR DETAILS).
Sylvia and Jeff Thomas
Suzanne Court, Michael Mankins,
and Tameca Jones
Blake Miller and Christie Ingram
Amanda Sprague, Sam Davidson,
Lesya Milam, Victoria Corcoran,
and Celeste Quesada
OPPORTUNITIES TO GIVE.
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
The Celebration of Life luncheon will feature a
spring trends fashion show from Neiman Marcus
and stories from breast cancer survivors. With this
year's theme, "Where Hope Takes Flight," all
funds raised will benefit the Seton Breast Care
Center and the ZTA Foundation.
Date: March 7
Venue: J.W. Marriott
Time: 11 AM–1:30 PM
Contact: Cynthia L. Harkness, 512-527-3064;
TEXAS FILM AWARDS
The Texas Film Awards brings together legends
of cinema and television for an evening of
festivities inducting industry icons into the Texas
Film Hall of Fame. All the proceeds benefit the
artistic and educational programs of the Austin
Film Society. Tickets start at $600; austinfilm.org
Date: March 9
Venue: Austin Studios, Stage 7, 1901 E. 51st St.
Time: 6 PM
Contact: Charlotte Hill, email@example.com
BLANTON ART ON THE EDGE
Art on the Edge will celebrate the reinstallation
of the Blanton's permanent collection in the
the renovated upstairs galleries. Guests will
be the first to see Nina Katchadourian: Curiouser.
Proceeds support the museum's annual programs.
Tickets start at $125; blantonmuseum.org
Date: March 11
Venue: The Blanton Museum of Art, 200 E.
Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Time: 8 PM–12 AM
Contact: Sarah Burleson, 512-475-6013;
ANDY RODDICK FOUNDATION
Hosted by Brooklyn Decker and Anna Dukes
Delic, this luncheon supporting the Andy Roddick
Foundation will include a panel discussion with
Mayor Steve Adler, Kendra Scott, Brett Hurt of
Data.World, Charles Thornburgh of Civitas
Learning, and Andy Roddick.
Date: April 8
Venue: Austin Hilton, 500 E. Fourth St.
Time: 11 AM–1 PM