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How the Beaux Arts Krewe Ball Began

Every year, right around the time Mardi Gras celebrations are being held elsewhere, the Boutwell Auditorium of Birmingham is transformed into a carnival‐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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King David Millhouse and Queen Alie B. Gorrie

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

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Queen Alie B. and King David reign over the 47th Beaux Arts Krewe Ball

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 queen’s identity was not known to her subjects until she entered the ballroom at Boutwell Auditorium. Also revealed that night

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