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The Blacks’ Annual Gala 2012

Blacks' Annual Gala 2012Saturday, March 24, 6:30pm-1am – Fontainebleau, 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

The 18th annual charity gala hosted by The Real Housewives of Miami’s Lea Black and her husband, famed defense attorney Roy Black, for the benefit of The Consequences Charity and Foundation and a host of other not for profit concerns, took place at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on March 24th, 2012.  Miami’s finest philanthropists, business leaders and legal minds gather at The Blacks’ Annual Gala every year for world-class entertainment, a five-star dining experience, auctions and more to benefit at-risk youth. The event kicked off with celebrity red carpet arrivals, a cocktail reception with auction items and luxury couture shopping to benefit charity, followed by a four course gourmet fine dining experience while watching extraordinary performances by Grammy winning / platinum selling artists. Grammy winners Queen Latifah and Tony Bennett performed a duet of “Who Can I Turn To.”  The event also recognized Beatrice & Dr. Sanford Ziff as honorees for their commitment to helping those less fortunate for over 50 years. Guests in attendance include Mario Lopez, Joanna Krupa, Adriana de Moura, Alexia Echevarria, Gabrielle Anwar, Sammy Sosa, Deborah Cox, Emilio Estefan, Joe Francis, and many more. Angelina Jolie’s red carpet pose at the Oscars is still a trending topic. Sponsors for the event included: Grey Goose Vodka, The Collection, David Yurman and many many more.