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LAXArt Gala, a night of art-magic and mystery at Greystone Mansion
LAXArt Gala, a night of art-magic and mystery at Greystone Mansion

“Would you like to waltz?” asked the stranger in a Venetian carnival mask, white gloves and a Renaissance-style suit. Then he wrapped a blindfold around my eyes and led me into a pitch-black ballroom filled with other masked dancers leading other blindfolded guests in a waltz. It was quiet except for what sounded like live viola music and the communal swooshing of ballgowns and feet on the hardwood floor. The piece, Liz Glynn’s “Waltz No. 9 (Blindness),” was one of several experimental interactive art installations Saturday night at the LAXArt Gala. The evening of art and excess, held at the lavish Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills, with tickets costing...

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