Wednesday, February 8, 2012

5th Annual Masqueray Ball - "Setting The Stage" - Saturday, May 5th @ Aria at The Jeune Lune

The 5th Annual Emmanuel Masqueray Ball presents..
"Setting The Stage"
Saturday, May 5, 2012 @ Aria at The Jeune Lune
To Benefit The Basilica Landmark
The 5th Annual Emmanuel Masqueray Ball presents.."Setting The Stage." This theater of purpose will feature a kaleidoscope of visual and aural delights. Ethereal ambiance and celestial artists performing in a visually stunning venue will create an unforgettable evening to celebrate our beloved historic Landmark - The Basilica of Saint Mary. Proceeds benefit needed capital improvements for The Basilica and its Campus. As members of the cast, guests will browse fabulous silent auction items, dine on an exquisite three-course-meal, sip fine wine and sit in awe of their heavenly surroundings, from music in spine tingling harmony to entrancing angels and aerialists dangling from above, with many surprises in store throughout the evening. Black tie is encouraged.
Tickets can be purchased for the entire evening or just the "Encore." Beginning at 8:30 p.m., guests will enjoy our signature cocktail - The Showstopper along with Minneapolis' own The R Factor, who will take the stage and keep revelers dancing into the wee hours. At a reduced ticket price, Encore guests will still play a significant supporting role in the preservation and restoration of this historic Minneapolis Landmark. Please dress to impress.

Please visit: for more information. If a lead role is desired, consider becoming a sponsor of this year’s event by contacting Meghan Gustafson at 612.317.3428 or
Saturday, May 5th, 2012

5:00 pm - Pre-event VIP Reception for Sponsors
6:00 pm - Registration for "Setting The Stage" and Silent Auction Begins
9:30 pm - "Encore"

*Minneapolis live band The R Factor:
*Performers from Cirque du Volo:

Aria at Jeune Lune
105 North First Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Pre-event VIP Reception, "Setting The Stage" and "Encore" - $500 Per Couple
"Setting The Stage" and "Encore" - $195
"Encore" - $45-55
Tickets can be purchased at: and are tax deductible. For more info, please call 612.317.3421.

The Basilica Landmark is a nonprofit organization that builds awareness and raises funds to ensure The Basilica of Saint Mary remains a spiritual home and center for community activities and social welfare for generations to come. The Basilica Landmark preserves and restores the historic architecture of America's first Basilica, encourages the use of The Basilica as a center for the cultural arts and develops and conducts educational and historical programming. For more info, please visit:

Natalie Auger
VimLab Promotions


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