The Boston Landmarks Orchestra had its annual gala at the Royal Sonesta in Cambridge on Wednesday night. The evening’s honoree was overseer (and “The Literati Scene” producer) Adelaide “Smoki” Bacon. Honorary co-chairs of the celebration were Mayor Marty Walsh, former US ambassador Swanee Hunt, Ted Cutler, Governor Deval Patrick, and first lady Diane Patrick.

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