City Social Magazine

SEP 2014

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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30 30 r e A d u S o n l i n e A t w w w . C i t y S o C i A l . C o m 30 The latest print from the George Rodrigue Estate, Take Five, was unveiled at The Cook Hotel at Louisiana State University. Over 100 people attended the private reception, which featured the Rodrigue Steinway Piano, a 1913 Steinway model grand piano painted by George Rodrigue donated by Hall Piano. The print features the iconic Blue Dog, the lush landscape of Louisiana and the rich musical heritage of the LSU School of Music. George Rodrigue designed the silkscreen before he passed on December 14, 2013. After the unveiling, the print became available for $500; the proceeds support the George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts and the LSU School of Music. The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts is a non-profit organization advocating the importance of the arts in the development of youth. GRFA encourages the use of art within all curriculums and supports a variety of art educational programs such as Louisiana A+ Schools, an annual Art Contest & Scholarship program and George's Art Closet. Take Five Unveiling From the George rodrigue estate

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