Austin Social Hour
April 2017

Photographs by Miguel Angel

Texas Medal of Arts Awards

February 22, 2017

On February 22, Texas legends and luminaries including Kenny Rogers, Kris Kristofferson, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Lynn Wyatt, Yolanda Adams, Eloise and John Paul DeJoria, and more were named the 2017 honorees at the Texas Medal of Arts Awards. The awards were hosted by 2001 honoree and legendary performer Debbie Allen. Special performances and presentations included past honorees The Gatlin Brothers and Ray Benson, GRAMMY award-winning Conspirare, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and a once-in-a-lifetime performance featuring many of the honorees together on stage.

Jane Boone Pelley & Scott Pelley
Jane Boone Pelley & Scott Pelley
Christine & Louis Messina
Christine & Louis Messina
The Gatlin Brothers
The Gatlin Brothers
Kenny Rogers, Jack Ingram, Jennifer Ransom Rice, Kris Kristofferson, Charlie Sexton & Ray Benson
Kenny Rogers, Jack Ingram, Jennifer Ransom Rice, Kris Kristofferson, Charlie Sexton & Ray Benson

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