Monday, July 09, 2007

Orbert Davis Headlines UIC Scholarship Benefit July 19th

Jazz trumpeter Orbert Davis will headline the 2007 Scholarship Benefit for the UIC School of Architecture and the Arts, which provides significant support for the school's student scholarship program. The evening will also include theater selections from Cheryl Lynn Bruce, an exhibition of works by artists affiliated with the college, a buffet dinner, and refreshments. A silent auction will include over "20 objects and experiences" from architects Doug Garofalo and Dan Wheeler, artists Maurice Blank and Phyliss Bramson, and architectural tours from Martha Pollak and Peter Hales, among other offerings.

The event will take place Thursday, July 19th, from 6:00 - 9:00 P.M., in the Art and Design Hall, 400 S. Peoria. Ticket prices range from $35.00 to $200.00, and can be ordered by contacting Consuela Marie Sanchez, by email, or by calling.312-355-0480. More information can also be found on the benefit's website.

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