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A Houston street riot: This Warehouse Carnivale brings the craziness home with hot-pink trees and more

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6 Andrea White, from left, Barry Silverman, Shara Fryer and Bill White at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Andrea White, from left, Barry Silverman, Shara Fryer and Bill White at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
16 Scott Evans, left, and Jeff Henry at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Scott Evans, left, and Jeff Henry at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
17 Terry Wayne Jones, left, and Greg Fourticq Jr. at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Terry Wayne Jones, left, and Gregory Fourticq at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
14 Sami and Danielle Shbeeb at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Sami and Danielle Shbeeb at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
15 The scene at Silver Street Warehouse at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
The scene at Silver Street Warehouse at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
11 Laura Nelson and Ben Rose at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Laura Nelson and Ben Rose at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
10 Joanne King Herring and Andresson Blom at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Joanne King Herring and Andresson Blom at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
9 Jenny Rizzuto, left, and Monica Hartland at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Jenny Rizzuto, left, and Monica Hartland Blaisdell at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
4 Paul-David Van Atta and Warner Roberts at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Paul-David Van Atta and Warner Roberts at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
5 George Lancaster, from left, Leisa Holland Nelson, Laura Nelson and Scott Evans at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
George Lancaster, from left, Leisa Holland Nelson, Laura Nelson and Scott Evans at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
3 Erin Hicks and Shepard Ross at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Erin Hicks and Shepard Ross at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
2 Dr. John Mendelsohn and Anne Mendelsohn, from left, and Molly and Jim Crownover at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Dr. John Mendelsohn and Anne Mendelsohn, from left, and Molly and Jim Crownover at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
1 Brittany Zucker and Miami Johnson at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Brittany Zucker and Miami Johnson at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Kim Coffman
8 Ian Clowes, from left, Shane Meyer, Gretchen Holmes, Taylor DeMartino and Keith Barnett at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
Ian Clowes, from left, Shane Meyer, Gretchen Holmes, Taylor DeMartino and Keith Barnett at the Social Book Launch Party. Photo by © Jenny Antill
6 Andrea White, from left, Barry Silverman, Shara Fryer and Bill White at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
16 Scott Evans, left, and Jeff Henry at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
17 Terry Wayne Jones, left, and Greg Fourticq Jr. at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
14 Sami and Danielle Shbeeb at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
15 The scene at Silver Street Warehouse at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
11 Laura Nelson and Ben Rose at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
10 Joanne King Herring and Andresson Blom at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
9 Jenny Rizzuto, left, and Monica Hartland at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
4 Paul-David Van Atta and Warner Roberts at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
5 George Lancaster, from left, Leisa Holland Nelson, Laura Nelson and Scott Evans at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
3 Erin Hicks and Shepard Ross at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
2 Dr. John Mendelsohn and Anne Mendelsohn, from left, and Molly and Jim Crownover at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
1 Brittany Zucker and Miami Johnson at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014
8 Ian Clowes, from left, Shane Meyer, Gretchen Holmes, Taylor DeMartino and Keith Barnett at the Social Book Launch Party February 2014

What: The Social Book 2014 launch party featuring the 2014 Houston Treasures.

Where: At Silver Street where Paul-David Van Atta's PDV Special Events partnered with social book honchos — Scott Evans, Jeff Henry and Sami Shbeeb — in creating the "Warehouse Carnivale — A Street Riot of Color."

The 411: More than 800 revelers joined the indoor street festival at which Houston Treasures founder Warner Roberts introduced the honorees. Contributing to the party atmosphere for VIPs were bites from French Corner Catering, wines by Denman Moody and Gloria Ferrer and music by Richard Brown's new string quartet and DJ combo, which performs under the name Flashdrive. The captivating warehouse decor, courtesy of Linda McIngvale’s A Memorable Event, included groupings of trees dressed in hot-pink crystal LED lights and 20 LED tree branch “chandeliers” in multiple changing colors.

The decor went on and on with various vendors providing their best in party props. Twelve food stations, a Mardi Gras float cum bar and a lounge set-up by Todd Events made for one visually stimulating night.

Who: The party crowd included George Lancaster, Andrea and Bill White, Monica Hartland Blaisdell, Nino Shbeeb, Anne and Dr. John Mendelsohn, Shara Fryer, Jana and Scotty Arnoldy, Soraya and Scott McClelland, Vanessa Sendukas and Richard Wainerdi.

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