The martinis fairly screamed “drink me,” and the wall projection of a psychedelic forest full of giant toadstools lent an appropriately trippy ambience to the Children’s Hospital League Gala, held at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront and featuring an “Alice in Wonderland” theme.
Prominent among the throng: gorgeous co-chairs Amy Roberts and Tanja Tatelman, WBZ babe Lisa Hughes and her debonair other half, Mike Casey, the criminally handsome Alex Peselman and his gorgeous wife, Diana, Russian Bond girl Irina Aguirre and her dashing husband, Pascal, silver fox Evan Kushner, financial guru Lew Pearlson and the achingly lovely Heidi, and, as always, the insane clown posse that makes up the hospital’s Clown Care unit.
Cocktails were followed by dinner and a live auction that garnered gasp-inducing amounts of money, while the “Through the Looking Glass” theme prompted such arch remarks as “She clearly doesn’t own one,” and “There’s one pill that makes you smaller. It’s called Adderall.”
Meanwhile, the evening’s most groan-worthy comment came from the man who said to his date, “That dress looks great on you. But it would look better on my bedroom floor.”