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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

18 debutantes carry on tradition at Pittsburgh’s Cinderella Ball

By Kate Benz
Carrying on a storied tradition established in 1924,  18 debutantes made their debut to society on the evening of Jan. 24 during the 89th annual ...

Pittsburgh Film Office warms up with pre-Oscar party

By Kate Benz
The Pittsburgh Film Office ushered in the weekend with an infectious vibe as supporters descended 400 strong on the J. Verno Studios on Jan. 23 ...

Beatlemania rocks Jefferson Hospital gala held on Pittsburgh’s North Shore

By Kate Benz
Just the mere presence of four lads channeling their inner John, Paul, George and Ringo were enough to put the vast majority of guests at ...

Flash!: Big Brothers Big Sisters; Triple Indulgence

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

Party at Pittsburgh’s Warhol museum inspires entrepreneurs to relax while they network

By Kate Benz
The kicked-back atmosphere at the North Side’s Andy Warhol Museum on Jan. 15 proved to be a deceiving front for a guest list brimming with ...

Fans toast revered Scottish poet during Burns Bash in Pittsburgh Golf Club

By Kate Benz
Plaid was the new black for the Highland Dress set on Jan. 16, when a nod to beloved Scottish poet Robert Burns brought 200 to ...

‘Mourners’ turn out in style as Pittsburgh’s Chatham Baroque marks 300th anniversary of Louis XIV’s death

By Kate Benz
You never know how guests are going to embrace a party teased as a “macabre fantasy,” but Chatham Baroque struck gold when it took ...

Pittsburgh Opera rings in 2015 with grand party at Carnegie Museums

By Jean Horne
On New Year’s Eve, the Carnegie Museums in Oakland looked like a glamour capital — a magnet and mecca for buffed up powerbrokers and Beautiful ...

All Service Academies Ball lauds Pittsburgh area’s military personnel

By Kate Benz
Cadets and midshipmen of the U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, Coast Guard Academy, Merchant Marine Academy and Air Force Academy were lauded Dec. 27 during ...

14 area high-school students receive kudos at Jack and Jill ball

By Kate Benz
Fourteen area young people — Dorian Anderson, Ashley Bridges, Candace Burgess, Dawson Davis, Darrien Hopkins, Wesley Johnson, Joel Macklin, Madison Morrissey, L. Braxton Swann, Madison ...

2014’s best parties begin with Pittsburgh Public Theater’s ‘British Invasion’

By Kate Benz
1. Pittsburgh Public Theater Gala: A British Invasion May 16 For some, it was the sight of Pittsburgh Public ...

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