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Beaux Arts Krewe Ball returns, to mark 50th year

It’s a scene out of a 16th-century fairy tale. The king, in an immense train, welcomes revelers to the annual ball while the community, dressed in brilliant reds and deep purples with gold accents, watches as young ladies in bright white gowns are presented to society by their fathers. And while it sounds like fantasy,

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Retiring From the Royal Court: Beaux Arts Krewe Corresponding Secretary Retires After 33 Years

Winston Carl of Mountain Brook can recall nearly the entire history of Birmingham’s Beaux Arts Krewe, because her mother was there for its beginning and then passed along her position to Carl. After holding the slightly undefinable job of corresponding secretary/liaison between the ball’s king and queen, Carl is retiring from the volunteer position she

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Krewe in the News

From the Birmingham Museum of Art Newsletter: The Birmingham Beaux Arts Krewe, founded in 1966, is a major supporter of the collection of the Birmingham Museum of Art. Each year, the Krewe donates a substantial amount to the Krewe Acquisition Fund, which has enabled the Museum to purchase important works for the collection over the

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