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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

The play’s the thing at Child Health Association of Sewickley’s ball

By Kate Benz
With big hair and leather pants at the crux of the Child Health Association of Sewickley’s I Love Rock and Roll ball and corresponding play, ...

1879 Founders’ Circle Dinner gives preview of Sigo Falk Collections Center

By Kate Benz
Leave it to the Senator John Heinz History Center to host an intimate party for its most esteemed supporters that would end with everyone’s jaw ...

Festive evening salutes Salvation Army’s good works

By Kate Benz
“Salvation Armys literally touch every ZIP code in America with some kind of service,” said Israel Gaither, commissioner and retired national commander,before greeting 430 guests ...

Shadyside Splendor Holiday Home Tour takes in 6 historic houses

By Kate Benz
A breathtaking tour through some of the East End’s grandest homes delighted a swell of nearly 2,000 admirers on Nov. 23 during the highly anticipated ...

Flash!: Alliance Française de Pittsburgh; “Come Fly With Me” gala

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Polamalu’s Polynesian Luau entertains with fire dancers, auction

By Kate Benz
For 400 guests of Troy and Theodora Polamalu’s Polynesian Luau, the mere sight of their beloved No. 43 unleashed the kind of excitement typically reserved ...

Flash!: LHAS’ Art in Autumn; In the Pocket with Charlie Batch

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society honors O’Connor Foundation

By Kate Benz
The enthusiasm that Pittsburgh’s late Mayor Bob O’Connor showed for his beloved city was returned tenfold by a crowd that came out en masse Nov. ...

Pittsburgh’s Red Shoe Ball’s guests enjoy Monte Carlo theme

By Kate Benz
“It’s one of those charities that has no negatives, and there are so many negatives in this world,” said Pirates pitching legend Steve Blass during ...

Designer Days in Swissvale revolves around ‘thrill of the find’

By Kate Benz
“I’ve seen mad rushes to the door, I’ve seen people run through the aisles, I’ve seen mannequins stripped bare,” said Henry Krakovsky as the floodgates ...

Flash!: WYEP 40th anniversary; Kiski kickoff event

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