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Beaux Arts Krewe Ball honoring Queen Carolyn McCalley and King Tommy Amason

Carolyn Davis McCalley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winston Tilley McCalley,reigned as Queen over the pageantry of the 49th annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball alongside King Tommy Amason. Queen Carolyn’s identity was kept secret until the coronation Feb. 5 at Boutwell Auditorium. A full house attended the revelry surrounding Queen Carolyn and King Tommy, with

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A Whole New World: Krewe Ball Queen Carolyn McCalley, King Thomas Amason Reign Supreme

Guests were transported to an Arabian night in Agrabah at the 49th annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball. The Aladdin-themed event was held Feb. 5 at Birmingham’s Boutwell Auditorium and benefitted the Birmingham Museum of Art. This year, 30 young women were presented, escorted by their fathers and members of the Krewe. Though they didn’t arrive

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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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