Philanthropist and attorney Thomas J. Henry launched a new art and music experience entitled “Austin Elevates,” in Austin, Texas. The two-day event was free to the public and benefited local nonprofit organizations SAFE Alliance, Superhero Kids and St. David’s Foundation Community Fund.
To kick-off the two-day event, contemporary street artist Alec Monopoly publicly unveiled a new mural dedicated to the Lone Star State on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Parlor and Yard. Monopoly’s work has received international recognition by leading luxury brands, art galleries and celebrities. The mural unveiling was followed by an exclusive invitation-only afterparty at Summit Rooftop Lounge, with a special performance by G-Eazy.
Notable guests included: Thomas J. Henry, Alec Monopoly, G-Eazy, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Jennie Garth, Brandon Marshall, Maddy Belle, Courtney Tailor, Alvin Jones, Erika Gray, Elaine Thi, Meghan Gilbert, Jarrod Richardson , Kinsey Sue, Khloe Terea, Ciara Price, Bri Teresi, Katie Teresi, Monica Lee Sims, Alexa Dellanos, DJ Quick, Jenna Jenovich, Vitaly Zdorovetskiy, and Dylan Marer.
“I am completely taken aback and honored by the positive reaction we’ve received from the community for ‘Austin Elevates,’” said Thomas J. Henry. “It was my mission to not only bring a unique event tailored to this amazing city but to raise awareness and funds for the local nonprofits making a difference in the lives of so many every day.”