Luncheon with Texas Legend Red Steagall

Filed under: Community |

Author, musician, and Cowboy Poet making rare appearance: NCPA

Dallas, TX (May 3, 2016) – Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame member and 2006 Poet Laureate Red Steagall will share his poetry and his ideas on agriculture and the economy at a May 4th luncheon for the National Center for Policy Analysis.

steagallRed intends to use “a few jokes and a couple of poems” to emphasize the importance of agriculture, which he considers “essential to our common well-being.”

Red enjoyed a career in Agricultural Chemistry after graduating from West Texas A&M University with a degree in Animal Science and Agronomy. His entertainment career as a recording artist, songwriter, and television and motion picture personality began shortly after, spanning 45 years and crossing the globe from Australia to the Middle East, to South America and to the Far East.

He has performed for heads of state including a special party for President Reagan at the White House in 1983, headlined for Reba McEntire, and has completed three overseas tours for the United States Information Agency to the Middle East, the Far East, and South America.

Red is the recipient of numbers awards for his various works – including the prestigious Spirit of Texas Award – and was named the Official Cowboy Poet of Texas in 1991 and the official Cowboy Poet Laureate of the City of San Juan Capistrano, California.

Space is limited. Individual tickets are $32 and tables of 8 are $212.

WHAT:
Agriculture – The Lifeblood of the Economy: A Luncheon with Texas Legend Red Steagall

WHEN:
12:00 – 1:30pm, May 4th, 2016

WHERE:
Bent Tree Country Club
5201 Westgrove Dr.
Dallas, TX 75248

INFO: For more information about the event and to purchase tickets:
http://www.ncpa.org/events/agriculture-the-lifeblood-of-the-economy-a-luncheon-with-texas-legend-red-steagall