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Dita Von Teese Headlines Spectacular Monte Carlo Goes Burlesque Gala

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Kudos go to Co-Chairs Valerie Cooper and David C. Copley

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Fashion Highlights:

Valerie Cooper in a beaded Jenny Packham and very killer Louboutin's, May Zawaideh in a side corseted Malgorzata Couture, Scott Johnston in an official Dita shirt and Burlesque tassel enhanced leather vest, Abeer Hage in Chanel, Judith Harris in ropes of pretty rubelite, Sarah Dolgen in a Halston-esque Alice + Olivier dress, and Rocio Flynn in a de-boned dress by Alexander Wang.

More Great Support From: Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods, Sharon and Sami Ladeki, Maryanne and Irwin Pfister, Faye Hunter Russell, Lisette and Michael Farrell, Brent Nestor of Van Cleef & Arpels, and Brenda Sorosky of Gucci.

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Burlesque Co-Chair Valerie Cooper in Jenny Packham and feathery concoction from London

Giuseppe's Fine Catering 'Opening Act' of Cherokee Heirloom Tomatoes and Dulcinea Cantaloupe Spheres with Basil infused Olive, Aged Sherry, and Fig Anise, Levain, Whole Grain by Bread & Cie



Lee Clark with Rusti Bartell

A KeyHole Gal with a beautiful pair of earrings donated by H. Moradi Fine Jewelers.... a fabulous and generous opportunity drawing prize

Lee Clark with Michael and Melissa Bartell

Nancy Browar on the right.... Monte Carlo Gala Chair 2009

That Burlesque Purse....

Valerie Cooper chatting with guests

Margo Schwab's 'The Burlesque Purse' .... with the very fun George Hage

Jeanne Larson of The Collector Fine Jewelry

An amazing Filet Mignon by Giuseppe's

Lynda Kerr

David Copley graciously thanking his co-chair Valerie Cooper and introducing the star headliner of the evening.... Dita Von Teese!

Dita Von Teese performing her famous Opium Den to a very captivated audience

Photo Credit: Doug Gates

Dita Von Teese trapped in the Opium Den

photo credit: Doug Gates

Above and Below, Rick Ross... the maestro of piano and song

Lou and Judy Ferrero on the right

Judy Ferrero 'spicing' it up at Rick Ross's piano bar....

Scott Johnston in the center with Dr. Emad Zawaideh and May Zawaideh

Seductive Dita Von Teese at the end of her second performane - The Martini Dance..... Cheers!

photo credit: Doug Gates

Greg and Lauren Gabarcz

Roy Porello with Scott Johnston

Quality Social display for the After Party

Giuseppe and Salem Ciuffa of Giuseppe's Fine Catering .... Bravo for a superlative catering job! ...

and Happy Anniversary!!

And the party rocked on in the Boom Boom Room!!!....

Reporting live....

Valerie Cooper very happy that all of the guests are having a blast

Organic eggs with caviar.....

Kathryn Kanjo, MCASD Chief Curator and Head of Curatorial, and her husband David Jurist with Valerie Cooper

With 'Fanfare' designer Malgorzata

Ted and Malgorzata Slocumb

Guest with Harry Cooper and Scott 'Burlesque' Johnston

Sarah Nicole Dolgen of Body Sculpt by Sarah in an Alice + Olivia dress ** Valerie Cooper

Scott and 'D' Man, Darren

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A special thank you to our handsome driver, Peter Charlton, who got us home safely.

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* Margo Schwab, MBA, more formally known as Margaret E. Schwab, has produced, written, interviewed and photographed for various media organizations since 1989. Schwab attended Holton Arms School, La Jolla Country Day School and La Jolla High School. Schwab has a B.A. from Scripps College, spent a business internship with S.A.I.C., Science Applications International Corporation, and earned a Masters of Business degree, M.B.A., from the University of San Diego by way of Claremont Graduate School . Schwab additionally took college courses from Harvard University, and Syracuse University. Schwab volunteers for numerous charity organizations. She also continues to support animal organizations and the prevention of people and animal abuse. Schwab is the editor and co-owner of The Social Diary.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston of The Social Diary Magazine are pleased to announce a partnerships with the San Diego Humane Society and SD METRO Magazine. They have also partnered with Country Friends and the San Diego American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are both members of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Margo Schwab since 1974) and both are now members of the University Club and its worldwide ClubCorp Compass Society. Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are Police Press credentialed by the Chief of Police, William Lansdowne.


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