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    Hostess Charlotte Mott with Metropolitan Opera singer Janinah Burnett.
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    David Hinds and Emily Urbanek.
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    Chaya Chetty and James Meena, Opera Carolina’s general director and principal conductor.
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    Joe and Heidi Povinelli.


Posted: Thursday, Jun. 07, 2012

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Olivia Fortson

Olivia Fortson is social editor of the Observer and SouthPark magazine. She loves shining the light on those who know the art of living an elegant life. Email her at

Photos by Daniel Coston

THE REASON: An auction of fine wine and art to benefit Opera Carolina.

THE BUZZ: Hosted by Charlotte and Arthur Mott, guests were impressed with the magnificence of their estate in Waxhaw…event chair Mary Anne Gauthier along with Deidre Grubb, Jim Alexander and Jeff Huberman put together an amazing selection of art and wine for the auction, presided over by auctioneer Ernest Perry…guests, including a host committee that read like a who’s who list, were serenaded by Metropolitan Opera soprano Janinah Burnett.

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