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Art and conversation mingle: Nonstop chatter is a welcome thing at City ArtWorks luncheon

Nonstop chatter is a welcome thing at City ArtWorks luncheon

Bill Stubbs, from left, Mariquita Masterson and Beth Wolff at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Bill Stubbs, from left, Mariquita Masterson and Beth Wolff. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
Tom Wolff, from left, Chase Untermeyer and Ursula Muenzel at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Tom Wolff, from left, Chase Untermeyer and Ursula Muenzel. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
Mary Alice Parmet, from left, Joann Crassas, Mariquita Masterson and Cynthia Christ at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Mary Alice Parmet, from left, Joann Crassas, Mariquita Masterson and Cynthia Christ. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
Dr. Kelli Cohn Fein, from left, Mady Kades, Bobby Dees and Misti Pace-Krahl at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Dr. Kelli Cohn Fein, from left, Mady Kades, Bobby Dees and Misti Pace-Krahl. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
Evelyn and Dan Leightman, from left, with Billie Sue Parris at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Evelyn and Dan Leightman, from left, with Billie Sue Parris. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
Jonathan Sandy, from left, Beth Wolff and Ernie Manouse at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Jonathan Sandy, from left, Beth Wolff and Ernie Manouse. Photo courtesy of © Alexander's Fine Portrait Design
Bill Stubbs, from left, Mariquita Masterson and Beth Wolff at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Tom Wolff, from left, Chase Untermeyer and Ursula Muenzel at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Mary Alice Parmet, from left, Joann Crassas, Mariquita Masterson and Cynthia Christ at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Dr. Kelli Cohn Fein, from left, Mady Kades, Bobby Dees and Misti Pace-Krahl at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Evelyn and Dan Leightman, from left, with Billie Sue Parris at the Art of Conversation November 2014
Jonathan Sandy, from left, Beth Wolff and Ernie Manouse at the Art of Conversation November 2014

What: City ArtWorks' "The Art of Conversation."

Where: The Junior League of Houston.

The 411: More than 300 guests filled the ballroom for the fundraiser chaired by realtor Beth Wolff and interior designer Bill Stubbs and honoring artist and jewelry designer Mariquita Masterson

Among the 30-plus conversationalists that kept the luncheon discussion lively at the various tables were Alley Theatre managing director Dean Gladden, artist Patrick Palmer, philanthropist Shrub Kempner, KTRK Ch. 13 news anchor Melanie Lawson and venerable diplomat Joanne King Herring.

Who: Liz Glanville, David Wuthrich, Patsy and Mike Andrews, Ginni Mithoff, Nancy Dinerstein, Kathi Rovere, Suzanne and Bucky Farrow, Sharon Michael Owens, Cherri Carbonara and Bruce Padilla.

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