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Celebrity Models and Vocalists Entertain Sold Out Crowd during Opera Guild Fashion Show at Blue Window Bistro Sunday

on June 11, 2012 - 3:20pm

Anna Caspersen, left, her celebrity model husband Roland Caspersen and Opera Guild President Mary Cummings at The Blue Window Bistro during Sunday's musical fashion show. Julia Fair, Alicia Solomon and Jess Cullinan performed at the elegant event at which 11 local celebrities modeled fashions by Uli's. The Blue Window Bistro partnered with the Los Alamos Opera Guild and the Guilds of Santa Fe Opera on this event, providing savory hor d'oeuvres, desserts and a variety of wines. Proceeds from the sold out event benefit the Opera Guilds. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Janet McMillan modeled during the two-hour event Sunday. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Charlie McMillan took photos of his wife and the other models during the Opera Guild fundraiser at the Blue Window Bistro Sunday afternoon. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Several of the models in their outfits from Uli's Fashions enjoy the singing portion of the event, which benefits the Opera Guild. The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera, Inc. is the "umbrella" organization for the six opera Guilds, which exist throughout the state of New Mexico. It is a separately organized 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, which oversees the work of its member Guilds including Albuquerque, Espanola, Las Vegas, Los Alamos, Santa Fe and Taos. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Julia Fair performed during the Opera Guild fundraiser, acommpanied by Brian Huysman. The Los Alamos Opera Guild was founded in 1957 and is the first and oldest Guild of The Santa Fe Opera. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Los Alamos Superintendent of Schools Gene Schmidt models an eyecatching outfit from Uli's Fashions. The Guilds of The Santa Fe Opera hatch new plans, forge new partnerships and bring new energy and ideas into the Opera's endeavors. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Janet Bettinger of the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities models an off the shoulder number from Uli's Fashions. The Guild's year-round volunteer services and financial support have launched and expanded some of the Opera's most successful activities including "Opera Insider Days' and the backstage tour program. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Longtime Opera Guild members Marge and Lew Agnew with Los Alamos Opera Guild President Mary Cummings. The Guild offers a variety of programs, both social and educational; hold special fundraising events for the Opera's Education and Community Programs; work behind the scenes on Youth Nights at the Opera, the Spring Opera Tour throughout the state and the unique Pueblo Opera Program and host preview buffet dinners. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Alicia Solomon and Jess Culinan perform accompanied by Brian Huysman. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

LANL Director Charlie McMillan chats with his wife Janet McMillan following her modeling activities for the Los Alamos Opera Guild fundraiser. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Blue Window Bistro Owner Melissa Paternoster with Retired Sen. Steve Stoddard who attended Sunday's event with his wife Barbara Stoddard. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Uli Campbell of Uli's Fashions. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

The buffet table was filled with hor d'oeuvres and desserts at the Blue Window Bistro Sunday for the Opera Guild fundraiser. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com


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