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Kate Benz is the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Fanfare columnist. Kate Benz can be reached via e-mail or at 412-380-8515

Pittsburgh Zoo’s Fashion for the Wild raises $40K

By Kate Benz
There was a slim chance that curator Henry Kacprzyk’s admirers could resist withholding moral support ahead of his runway debut. “Some of the guys were ...

Rooneys host patron party for Pittsburgh Park Conservatory’s Spring Hat Luncheon

By Kate Benz
With only a few weeks remaining until the Pittsburgh Parks Conservatory’s Spring Hat Luncheon, it was inevitable that the April 9 patron party at the ...

South Side warehouse in Pittsburgh ‘bare’ly contains Dirty Ball festivities

By Kate Benz
With Attack Theatre poised to unleash the 10th inception of its Dirty Ball in an abandoned South Side warehouse on April 11, tender eyes had ...

Flash!: Champagne Soiree, Scholarship Ball

By Tribune-Review
What else has been happening in the area? Check out these snapshots. ...

The Hot List: Galas, balls and parties brighten Pittsburgh’s spring social calendar

By Kate Benz
It’s time to put all of that fashionable footwear to good use and kick old man winter straight to the curb. The social season is about to go full bloom, and we’ve weeded through an enviable list of party invites ...

The Gathering: Pittsburgh’s Celebration of Life at Rivers Club at Oxford Centre

By Kate Benz
Determined to shine a glimmer of hope through the dark lens of an ever-present newsfeed filled with violent crimes, April 4’s The Gathering: Pittsburgh’s Celebration ...

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force marks 30th year

By Kate Benz
It was a party by name, but the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force benefit on March 26 was in essence a remembrance of beloved friends. ...

Gifting Gala attendees tell of Family House’s support system

By Kate Benz
The ties that bind were the driving force behind Family House’s Gifting Gala on March 28, a concept that drew no shortage of admiration from ...

20-plus eateries participate in sold-out Glass Slipper Ball in Cranberry

By Kate Benz
Orange Thai chili duck tacos from Walnut Grill, apple fig ravioli from Bella Frutteto, honeycomb cheesecake with lavender mousse from Cioppino ... it was easy ...

Pig plays her part in Boys & Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania fund-raiser

By Kate Benz
The fairy tale promises a happy ending after locking lips with a fair amount of frogs. Might the same fate be derived from the sweet ...

Flash!: ‘Bowling with the Bus’; Dreams of Hope fundraiser

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What else has been happening in the area? Check out these snapshots. ...

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