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Flying Horse II, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts' annual fundraiser, will feature Dallas-based band The Polyphonic Spree and award-winning R&B artist Erykah Badu as well as several Booker T. performers and ensembles on Saturday.

The event is part art festival part fundraiser and occurs at the recently remodeled arts magnet campus inside the Dallas Arts District on Flora Street. For $125, patrons can watch students perform African drums, harps, in string quartets, and on-stage alongside world-class performers.

Tickets are scarce, so snap them up fast. 

For more information or to purchase tickets to Flying Horse II, visit bookertflyinghorse.com or call 214-468-8642. 

 

Projected Schedule for the Evening (subject to change):
 
OVERVIEW:
6pm
ARRIVAL
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts
Super Tasty Snacks + Beverages + Student Performances
Incl. African drummers, Meistersingers, Latin Ensemble and More…!
 
7:30 pm
MAINSTAGE PERFORMANCE in the Montgomery Arts Theatre
Feat. Polyphonic Spree + Booker T’s Creative Revolutionaries
 
9pm
HOP ON THE SHUTTLE to THE MASON BAR where the party rolls on
2701 Guillot
 
PERFORMANCE DETAILS:
6 – 7:30pm     
 
STUDENT PERFORMERS                                                                                                BTWHSPVA Lobby and Foyer                      
 
• African Drummer                                                                                                                       6:10 – 6:50pm/on – off
• Instrumental  (harpist or an electric synth.)                                                                             6 – 6:15pm
• String Quartet
• Meistersingers  (approx. 21 students)                                                                                      6:30 – 7pm         
• Latin Ensemble                                                                                 GreenRoom/Outdoor Amphitheater
                                                                                                                                                       6:45 – 7:15pm
 
MAINSTAGE Performance                           Montgomery Arts Theater                                        7:30pm
 
• Growth (A Part of a Bigger Picture)                                         
        - choreography by Dwight Rhoden
        - BTWHSPVA dance students Dominique Harris and Mason Manning
• ELLIOTT SKINNER    BTWHSPVA music student
• POLYPHONIC SPREE
        - With guest artists/BTWHSPVA students
                • Rachel Dupard                   Voice
                • Mike Mitchell                    Percussion