A Tribute to George Rodrigue

Staff Writer
The Destin Log

A one-of-a-kind evening, part of a national tour for the 1913 Rodrigue Steinway “Blue Dog Piano,” pays tribute to the Louisiana artist and creator of the infamous Blue Dog series, George Rodrigue from 6:30-10 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa.

Evening features a gourmet wine dinner, a live auction, wine pull and concert with five pianists — Sean Dietrich (Jazz), John Ripley (Rock n’ Roll), David Seering (Broadway), Donnie Sundal (Hip Hop, Funk) and Bobby Van Duesen (Ragtime).

Tickets are $150 or a preferred MKAF member rate of $135 per person. Purchase tickets online at www.mattiekellyartsfoundation.org or call 850-650-2226.

Proceeds benefit the cultural and student educational outreach programs of Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation and the George Rodrigue Foundation for the Arts.