Every year, right around the time Mardi Gras celebrations are being held elsewhere,Â the Boutwell Auditorium of Birmingham is transformed into a carnivalâ€style ballroom to celebrate the annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball. The Krewe celebrated its 48th ball this past February, during which 29 young women of Birmingham made their debut into society. The Krewe doesn’t
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This time-lapse video shows Boutwell Auditorium become the beautiful setting for the Krewe Ball.
Boutwell Auditorium was transformed into a Mardi Gras-style carnival in February for the 47th Annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball. King David McCoy Millhouse and Queen Alison Bradford Gorrie descended on their thrones, followed by the presentation of Ladies in Waiting Elizabeth Douglass Corey, Carolyne Foster Nix, Mary Addison Powell and Winston Ryding Powell as well
Reigning over the pageantry of the 47th Beaux Arts Krewe Ball on Feb. 28 were King David Millhouse and a beautiful Queen Alie B. Gorrie. The Krewe Ball benefits the Birmingham Museum of Art. The queenâ€™s identity was not known to her subjects until she entered the ballroom at Boutwell Auditorium. Also revealed that night
David Millhouseâ€™s volunteer duties at the annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball usually are behind the scenes. But this year, heâ€™ll be front and center when he reigns as king at the Kreweâ€™s 47th annual event, set for Feb. 28 at Birminghamâ€™s Boutwell Auditorium. Like most other Krewe members, Millhouse is accustomed to pitching in to