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16, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 5802, Emmitt Smith, Gene Jones, Jerry Jones
Emmitt Smith , Gene Jones , Jerry Jones Photo by Jon Shapley
23, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 5912, Eva Longoria
Texas Medal of Arts Award recipient in from Hollywood for the evening. Eva Longoria Photo by Jon Shapley
71, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 6879, Charles Yang, Steve Miller and Ray Benson
This trio brought the house down at Long Center in Austin with the rendition of "Texas." Charles Yang , Steve Miller , Ray Benson Photo by Jon Shapley
3, 5675, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, Nancy Bass, Richard Fagin, Linda Gibbons, Elizabeth McElroy
A number of Dallasites joined the party in Austin. Nancy Bass , Richard Fagin , Linda Gibbons , Elizabeth McElroy Photo by Jon Shapley
11, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 5739, T. Boone Pickens, Toni Brinker, Charlotte Jones Anderson, Gene Jones, Jerry Jones
The award team arrives together for the Texas Medal of Arts Awards gala. T. Boone Pickens , Toni Brinker , Charlotte Jones Anderson , Gene Jones , Jerry Jones Photo by Jon Shapley
Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, Tricia Dewhurst, David Dewhurst, Stacey Branch, Dan Branch
The lieutenant governor and his wife, left, serve as honorary chairs of the awards program. Tricia Dewhurst , David Dewhurst , Stacey Branch , Dan Branch Photo by Jon Shapley
14, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 5762, Emmitt Smith, Marita Fairbanks, Kelli Blanton, Pat Smith
The Smiths flank the gala chairs, both from Houston. Emmitt Smith , Marita Fairbanks , Kelli Blanton , Pat Smith Photo by Jon Shapley
10, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 5728, Jesus Moroles, Susan Budge, Charmaine Locke, James Surls
Honorees past, far left, and present, right. Jesus Moroles , Susan Budge , Charmaine Locke , James Surls Photo by Jon Shapley
33, Texas Medal of Arts, March 2013, 6105, The Art Guys
Houston-based The Art Guys perform their hijinks in white jumpsuits and cymbals to the sounds of the William Tell Overture. Photo by Jon Shapley