Swirl: A monthly guide to Charlotte’s parties and galas
September 30, 2021
Queen Charlotte’s 1st Annual Ball
This new gala was a celebration of Queen Charlotte, with a runway show presented by Luis Machicao while raising money for several local charities. Monique Douglas, co-owner of Studio 229 on Brevard was honored with the Socialite Humanitarian Award. May 29. Photographs by Daniel Coston.
Jeff Wallin, Grazia Walker, Victoria Schweizer, Berhan Nebioglu and Luis Machicao Sebastian Klos and Ringo Chipa. Meghan Clemmons and Mike Anderson CheQuelle Brown and Tempestt Harris Lavida Rosa greets old friends Easter daRosa, and Leo daRosa Melissa Couts and Jessica Couts Lizabeth George, Debbie Butson and Joye Palmer Lizabeth George, Berhan Nebioglu, Debbie Butson and Joye Palmer Lavisha Johnson, Michael Gallis and Berhan Nebioglu Monique Douglas and William Wilson Monique Douglas with her award Fashion show Fashion show Luis Machiaco and Jeff Wallin Vincent Voci, Sandra Voci, David L. Cook and patron Models Luis Machicao and Berhan Nebioglu with models Adrian Chu Redmond and Paul Hastings Jeff Wallin and Michael Gallis Denis Simmons and Melanie Simmons William Wilson Fashion show Fashion show Fashion show Fashion show Fashion show Fashion show
It Takes a Village – Mint Museum Randolph
Art patrons gathered for the first event of The Mint Museum’s It Takes a Village exhibition highlighting works by local artists. June 12. Photographs by Daniel Coston.
Natalie Frazier-Allen and Dammit Wesley. Raymond Grubb, Natalie Frazier-Allen and Tom Thoume. Pam Isaacks and Susan Lee Mackey. Philip Kowalski and Isabella Dahlke. Lisa Bond, Donnie Uzelac and Sally O’Harrow. Patrons listen to the talk. Burnita Branch and Clarence Branch. It Takes A Village. Ruth Fairweather, Hannah Fairweather and Douglas Fairweather. Barbara Overcash, Larry Overcash, Terry Fohletter and Lois Fohletter. DJ Fannie Mae. Nancy Reynolds and Mark Reynolds. Lilly Whitman, Georgel Kenyonietu, and Maddie George. It Takes A Village. Amy Herman of Goodyear Arts. de’Angelo Dia. It Takes A Village. Hannah Fairweather and Sam Guzzie, of Brand The Moth. Carla Aaron-Lopez, Will Jenkins and Dammit Wesley of BlckMrktCLT. Brand The Moth and Black Market Charlotte. Birdsong Brewing is ready to serve. Natalie Frazier-Allen and Jen Edwards. It Takes A Village. Hannah Fairweather and Sam Guzzie, with Sam’s son. Group photo.