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Hamilton Star Turns Heads in Texas

Top High School’s 40th Anniversary Gets Some Celebrity Power

BY India Pougher // 05.30.17

What: 2017 Flyinghorse

Where: Dallas Arts District

PC Moment: Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts has served as the starting point for some of art’s most notable performers (Edie Brickell, Erykah Badu, and Norah Jones to name a few). So its no surprise that the school’s Flyinghorse fund-raiser has garnered its own star status.

With a 40th anniversary to toast, partygoers turned out in force for a full playbill, which included cocktails at the Dee & Charles Wyly Theatre, before heading to the Montgomery Arts Theatre for the main attraction: a student showcase, featuring everything from Italian opera to flamenco dancing, and the headline performance from Booker T. alum, Miguel Cervantes, who is a lead cast member for Hamilton in Chicago. Talk about ovation-worthy.

Who: Chair Courtney Sinelli; Heather Esping; Rachel Baldwin; Ed Stead; Henny Wright; Gillian Breidenbach; Schiermayer; Jane Rozelle; Matt Humphrey; Amy Hofland; Jessica and Gary Wilson; Scott Hofland; Lisa Lawrence Walker; Amy Klion; Howard Klion; Brandon Taylor; Nathan Meyers; Lindsey Collins; Fern Tresvan; Lisa Fleisher; Randy Fleisher; Lynn McBee; Nick Evan; Mike Masters; Joe Marie Lily; Sally Roam; Jeff Jackson; Jeff Thomas; Scott Tatum; Scott Rudes; Tim Adair; and Josh Baggett.

Holiday Gifting

  • Wayne Smith
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston
  • Loeffler Randall - Shoes
  • Cle Du Peau - Nail Polish
  • Bond No 9 - Perfume
  • Mariquite Masterson
  • Asher Gallery
  • Cle Du Peau - Lip Gloss
  • Cotton Club
  • Elaine Turner - Felicia Stole in Magenta
  • Elaine Turner - GiGi Flats
  • Oscar De La Renta - Clutch
  • Cotton Club
  • Wayne Smith
  • Loeffler Randall - Clutch
  • Bond No 9 - Candle
  • Oscar De La Renta - Earrings
  • Mariquite Masterson

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