Best Gala Event in a Doomed Structure

Blue Lapis Light's Opening Night Gala for "Requiem"

On a breezy night in October, the heavens were lit up with the lighting magic of Jason Amato, and the air was filled with the haunting sounds of Graham Reynolds and the Golden Arm Trio. It was the Opening Night Gala for Sally Jacques' encore of Requiem, a site-specific dance composition designed for the Intel shell, which would be torn down two weeks after the run of the show ended in early November. It was the first gala event held for the dance company with Honorary Chair Anne Elizabeth Wynn, and engineered by development director Deborah Hamilton-Lynne (also a playwright and author). Music by Pamela Hart filled the air before the performance, which took place on the concrete columns and over the edges of the floors of the five-story structure. Sitting under the stars and watching the heavenly action, all was right with the world, and Blue Lapis Light entered a new era.

Blue Lapis Light Studios
10331 Old Manchaca Rd, Unit B, 512/280-6688
bluelapislight.org

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