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September 2016 - Houston

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IN THE LAND OF SUBMARINES Matthew Ramirez relaxes and floats downstream. Photography Wilson Parish. 60 This year's Glassell Benefit, dubbed "Yellow Submarine: All You Need is Glassell," saluted the Beatles and their psychedelic era. A vintage Volkswagen bus, painted by Holly Ross, welcomed 250 guests to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's Caroline Wiess Law Building. Inside, Cullinan Hall channeled the animated film Yellow Submarine via polka-dot projections, brightly colored linens, and kaleidoscopic flower arrangements atop every table. Ticket to Ride Benevolent benefactors Nancy and Rich Kinder (he's MFAH board chair), Mary and Bernie Arocha, Rania Daniel, Aliyya Stude, gallerist María Inés Sicardi, Bridget and Patrick Wade, Leslie and Brad Bucher, Claire and Doug Ankenman, Sima Ladjevardian, Laurie Morian, Heidi and David Gerger, Carla Knobloch, and submarine commanders, MFAH director Gary Tinterow and Glassell director Joe Havel. Come Together Patron Judy Nyquist and artist Trenton Doyle Hancock, sporting bright yellow specs, served as chairs • DJ Senega spun a set of throwback '60s tunes • A Fare Extraordinaire tapped into Beatlemania with "I am the Eggman" deviled quail eggs, "Sgt. Lemon Pepper Chicken," "Strawberry Fields Forever" and "Octopus Garden" salads • More than $300,000 was added to the Glassell School of Art's coffers. Aliyya Stude Joe Havel Carla Knobloch Christopher Gardner Elizabeth Kidd Albert Kidd Gary Tinterow Lisa Sherrill Russell Sherrill Erin Dorn Adrian Page Rich Kinder Nancy Kinder Janwa Sikhtian Chair Judy Nyquist JooYoung Choi Chair Trenton Doyle Hancock Sverre Brandsberg -Dahl Carrie Brandsberg -Dahl Lester Marks Penelope Marks Heidi Gerger Emily Church David Gerger Sima Ladjevardian

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