Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gala
February 7 • Kennedy Center, Opera House
The opening night gala at the Kennedy Center for one of the
world's foremost dance companies. The evening, underwritten by Southern
Company, consisted of three events: a pre-show seated dinner, an energetic
performance, and an after-party in the South Gallery. Proceeds will help support
Ailey's local outreach dance scholarship programs.
The hot spot of
the night was defi nitely the after-show dance fl oor, where guests showed standout
performer Alicia Graff they had a few moves of their own.
of Congress James Billington, Bruce and Tawana Gordon, Dr. and Mrs. Aaron
Jackson, Ann Jordan, Kay Kendall, Septime Webre, Anthony Lewis, Ralph and
Katie Neas, Rep. Cliff B. Stearns, Lolo Sarnoff and Katharine Weymouth.
PHOTO S BY KYLE SAMPERTON