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Page 6 POST-GAZETTE, JANUARY 3, 2014 ..... i! : :i i ::: i: ! :i ? :: ((i ;'i: ;ii((:!i: i:;ii :(i :, 8ociall U Scene by 5?Ingela Cornacchio Rough House Style put the holidays behind and look into Spring 2014 fashion with a collaboration show with The Women of Boston at Emerald Lounge in the Revere Hotel. (Photo courtesy of Ancelis Nunez Photography) Socially Scene Reviewed .... The day after Christmas I walked :into CVS and behold there' Were Valentine and Easter candy on the shelves! Since the world of fashion is always looking forward and now with the holidays gone the industry is concentrat- ing on springtime and the runway shows have begun. Last week Rough House Style teamed up to help launch The Women of Bos- ton with a collaboration show at the Emerald Lounge at the Revere Hotel. Rough House Style is a brand with a focus on roughed up denim. Owner and designer Jamie Longo took a new approach to her Spring 2014 Collection with adding superior leather to her look. The Women of Boston is a premier network for business women in Bos- ton and officially took the stage that night with mem- bership information, an- nounced supporters that do- nated to the show and intro- duced invited guests such as Denise Hajjar in attendance. Longo is also a ground-floor member of the group and was happy to take her well- known label to help this up-and-coming powerhouse group get the ladies in the city interested. The show was all I expected it to be with gorgeous models, one of a kind styles and pro- fessional photography by Ancelis Nunez Photography. The Women of Boston and Rough House pulled out all the stops with heavy hitters putting their two cents in on the show. Models carried "The Kitchen Sink Bag" de- signed by Helena Grant, hair courtesy of Blo South End, makeup by 437 and even Longo's brother Frank put together a little something for the gentleman in atten- dance with his own NOBULL hats for men. The swag bags sponsors like: Scene Magazine, Eye Star Lashes, Greyfree.com and Dream- look had me going home with a fantastic smile from the lip gloss! Even though this was what they referred to as a "soft" show, I sure had a great time and was im- pressed with the trends and professionalism from Rough House Style and The Women of Boston. They have both struck an interest in myself for spring attire and mem- bership to networking events. Rough House looks forward to their next show this spring and can be contacted at www. roughhouses tyle. com. The Women of Boston are planning on a Masquerade Ball in February and monthly events for the business lady to have fun while still doing Real Estate Matt6o Gallo Appraisals Sales & Rentals 376 NOrth Street Boston, MA 02113 (617) 523-2100 Fax (617) 523-3530 a little networking in their line of work. You can find more information at www. 7*neWomenOJBoston.corn. Broadway in Boston ... Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musi- cal, Once is a truly original Broadway experience. Fea- turing an impressive en- semble of actor/musicians who play their own instru- ments onstage. Once tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sud- den interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemis- try between them grows, his music soars to power- ful new heights ... but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your every- day romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, Once draws you in from the very first note and never lets go. It's an unforgettable story about going for your dreams, not living in fear and the power of music to connect all of us. With Valentine's Day just around the corner why not go see this intense on stage production that will have you gushing about love and the dreams we pursue. Once, will be in theatre from Janu- ary 7 tb through the 19 th at the Boston Opera House located at 539 Washington Street, Boston. For more details visit www.boston.broadway.com or call 866-523-7469. Jazz It Up Boston ... The Regatta Bar in the Charles Hotel is Boston's premier i DIAMONDS 1 ROLEX ESTATE JEWELRY Bought & Sold Jewelers Exch. Bldg. Jim (617) 263-7766 The Broadway hit "Once" will take stage at Boston's Opera House January 7th-19th and this performance will have you glued to the seat. (Photo spot to find some of the hot-' test Jazz acts out there and the upcoming acts are ones to catch! January 15 th with a show time of 7:30 pm the East Gipsy Band from Budapest featuring saxophonist Tim Ries. East Gipsy Band repre- sents a new color on the Hungarian music scene, as well as in world music. Its members come from first- rank jazz and gypsy musi- cians. Their music is an adventure within the tradi- tions of Roma music with a great spin on jazz. Improvi- sation and characteristic features of jazz are central to their music. The band, formed by J6zsef Balazs -- who himself is one of the most talented piano players of the young generation, hav- ing played with Erik Truffaz, Stephane Belmondo, Bobbie Watson, Charlie Mariano, Robin Eubanks and Steve Houben, among others, -- plays well-known French, German, Italian, Hungarian and Roma tunes with unique scoring. Their debut album was released in May 2011, featuring the great jazz saxo- courtesy of examiner.com) phone and keyboard player Tim Ries. January 17 th at 7:30 pm Joe Louis Walker will hit the stage. Better known as JLW is an American musi- cian, best known as an elec- tric blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer. A feature of his work is his recourse to older mate- rial or playing styles, which revealed his knowledge of blues history. Joe Louis Walker wrote or co-wrote five of the dozen tracks on Between a Rock and the Blues, including one of the album's most powerful songs, "If There's a Heaven," which manages to combine both blues and; gospel in one amazing brew. Other upcoming perfor- mances are January 23 ra at 7:30 pm Steven Feifke Septet and January 24 th at 7:30 pm is Medici Musica. To find out :more on these and other Shows you can visit www.regattabaoazz.com or by calling 617-395-7757. Thefamed venue is located On the" third floor of The Charles Hotel at One Ben- nett Street in Cambridge. The East Gipsy Band from Budapest and Tim Ries will rock the Regatta Bar at the Charles Hotel on January 15 th. (Photo courtesy of prae.hu)