*O* HAPPY DAY!
The Audubon Place home of Dathel and Tommy Coleman was the elegant backdrop of the annual Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “O What a Night” patron party and auction preview. About 250 guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres from Justin Devillier, chef of La Petite Grocery and Balise. Board president Allison Kendrick offered a heartfelt toast to this year's Opus Award recipient, Fran Villere.
The National Breast Cancer Foundation and local art-lovers are the beneficiaries of “Women in Art: A Celebration.” The new exhibit at Alltmont’s Fine Custom Framing celebrates the talent of local creatives including Nancy Lavie, Logan Ledford, Frances Beck Rodriguez, Audra Kohout, and Olivia Grey Pritchard. Owner Jeffrey Alltmont and the artists are donating 20 percent of sales to the foundation.