Divine disco is theme for event

Photo courtesy of the African American Museum, Dallas

The African American Museum, Dallas’ Disco Gala and Auction is set for Saturday, Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel. In its 35th year, the event serves as a fundraiser to maintain and expand the Museum and its offerings through programs, workshops, summer camps, lectures and other educational services that will facilitate awareness and understanding of African American history and culture. This year’s event marks a milestone for the African American Museum, Dallas as it celebrates the 30th anniversary since opening its new building in Fair Park. The event includes a seated dinner and entertainment by The Dennis Edwards’ Temptation Revue. Velena McRae (pictured) is the event chair. CBS 11 anchor/reporter Steve Pickett will serve as emcee. Dress is cocktail — or divine disco — attire. For more information, go to aamdallas.org/tickets. — Taylor Mayad