Boston Event Photography Annual AANE Charity Gala

May 20, 2014

The stars were out at the annual gala for the Asperger’s Association of New England (AANE), and we were so thrilled to be a part of this glamorous event to help out a good cause. The AANE is a wonderful local organization committed to building meaningful and connected lives for people with Asperger Syndrome and similar autism spectrum profiles. Their annual gala featured a raffle and silent auction to help raise funds for all of the great work that the AANE does, and this year’s theme was a star-studded “Star Light Star Bright” event!

The Cyclorama was transformed for the evening into a beautiful dinner reception, with classic colors of white, silver, and blue in both the linens and floral centerpieces. Dana Markos Events created the fabulous design, which featured a mixture of high and low floral bouquets, star light stencils projected on the walls, and a cluster of twinkling silver stars hung from the ceiling high above the crowd. A mix of blue, purple, and red lighting was projected into the Cyclorama’s stunning dome ceiling, and a series of purple uplights lined the white-draped walls for an elegant splash of color.

Guests arrived at the Cyclorama on a red carpet fit for the stars, and were interviewed by a Joan Rivers look-alike before entering the party. While they enjoyed dinner and dessert, they were entertained by the incomparable Edwards Twins — celebrity impression masters! The twins popped up on stage several times throughout the night, disguised as Neil Diamond, Bette Midler, and Sonny & Cher. This was a truly entertaining event for a great cause, and we were honored to have been a part of it.

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Special thanks to the AANE, the Cyclorama, and all of the other event sponsors — Dana Markos Events, Rentals Unlimited, and Tables of Content Catering


AANE Annual Gala at the Cyclorama | Boston Event Photography by Jill Person Photography – Jill Person and Laurén Killian are located at 162 Newbury Street in the Back Bay – Boston, MA 02116 and can be reached via phone at 617.236.1662 or email at: [email protected] and [email protected]