SWIRL takes you inside some of Charlotte’s best parties, galas and fundraisers. View more party pictures in SouthPark magazine.
World Affairs Council of Charlotte Crown Ballroom at NASCAR Hall of Fame
The World Affairs Council of Charlotte celebrated the work of Bank of America chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan in June. Laura Wellman was also honored for her commitment to broadening the dialogue on world affairs. Photographs by Daniel Coston.
Speedway Children’s Charities Gala Ritz-Carlton Hotel
Legends such as football great Marcus Allen hobnobbed with Bubba Wallace and other NASCAR stars during the 40th annual fundraiser. Photographs by Daniel Coston.
Catalyst: Voices Amplified benefiting Levine Museum of the New South
Guest speaker Valerie Jarrett spoke with Kieth Cockrell about her time in the White House and the journey that led her there for this special presentation at Byron’s South End in June. Photographs by Daniel Coston.
Blumey Awards Belk Theater
A full house cheered on the best and brightest of local high school musical theater. Concord Academy’s production of Newsies won Best Play for Tier 1 competition, and Central Academy of Technology and Arts’ production of Heathers the Musical: Teen Edition won Tier 2. Photos by Daniel Coston.