Casino Night at the House of Blues Dallas
The Better Than Ezra Foundation hosted a Casino Night Benefit at House of Blues Dallas sponsored by Raising Cane’s, L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge and L’Auberge Casino & Hotel Lake Charles on Friday, August 30th. The event featured an intimate acoustic set by Better Than Ezra, with casino games including: Texas Poker, Roulette, Black Jack and Craps tables, Complimentary Drinks + Buffet and a chance to win a grand prize 2 night trip courtesy of L’Auberge Casino & Hotel! Proceeds from the event benefitted the Better Than Ezra Foundation and their continued support of under privileged children at Bethune Elementary located in the Holly Grove neighborhood of New Orleans. A portion of the proceeds were donated to the Booker T Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas.
• ABOUT BOOKER T WASHINGTON HIGH SCHOOL
FOR THE PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
Built in 1922 as Dallas’ first African-American high school, BTW became the Arts Magnet High
School in 1976, with a mission to teach a comprehensive curriculum in academics and the arts.
Students must audition to be admitted to BTWHSPVA; to remain they must maintain exemplary grades in their academic studies. Four departmental areas focus on music, dance, theater and visual arts, while all students must complete the required courses mandated under Texas state education standards. This unique curriculum has made the school a center for excellence in the Dallas ISD and an award-winning prototype for similar programs around the world.