Benefiting The Chicago High School for the Arts
May 7, 2014, 6-9pm
Tickets $250/ $500 VIP
Co-Chairs: Francia Harrington and Mirja Haffner
Kerfuffle! is ChiArts' annual fundraising event featuring performances and exhibitions by Scholar-Artists from the Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts conservatories at ChiArts . The evening will feature four "Arts Partner All-Stars" representing some of the 72 Chicago arts institutions that partner with ChiArts as well as a reception with a strolling Cabaret Dinner. Proceeds benefit the arts conservatory programs at ChiArts, Chicago's first and only public high school for the arts.
The Sun-Times Foundation and The Chicago Community Trust have generously pledged to match donations to ChiArts Kerfuffle! up to a total of $5,000 through June 30th. Up to $1,000 can be matched per individual donation. For more information or to make a matching gift, click here.
2014 Arts Partner All Stars include:
DANCE: Ashley Wheater, Artistic Director, and Greg Cameron, Executive Director, The Joffrey Ballet
MUSIC: Welz Kauffman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ravinia Festival
THEATRE: Martha Lavey, Artistic Director, and David Hawkanson, Executive Director, Steppenwolf Theatre Company
VISUAL ARTS: Douglas Druick, President and Eloise W. Martin Director, The Art Institute of Chicago
Kerfuffle! 2014 Sponsors:
John Hart and Carol Prins
David Herro and Jay Franke
Julie and Tom Hurvis
Anne L. Kaplan
Jim and Kay Mabie
Helen and Sam Zell
Marge and Lew Collens
Sidney and Sondra Berman Epstein
Sandy and Jack Guthman
Betsy and Arthur Holden
The Jayaraman Family
Michael and Jacky Ferro
Sylvia Neil & Daniel Fischel
Pam and Russ Strobel
Joo and Stephen Boe
Marilynn and Ronald B. Grais
Mirja and Ted Haffner
Edwin and Gwynda Jones
Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett
Pierce & Associates, P.C.
John and Mary Raitt
Sandra and Earl Rusnak, Jr.
1. (NOUN): A COMMOTION OR FUSS
2. (TRANS VERB) TO PUT INTO DISORDER OR DISARRAY; RUFFLE OR DISARRANGE
SYNONYMS: BROUHAHA, HOOPLA, OUTBURST, RUCKUS
[FROM SCOTTISH CURFUFFLE, CARFUFFLE, FROM SCOTTISH GAELIC CAR (TWIST, TURN) + FUFFLE (TO DISARRANGE)]
THE EVENING WILL BE A KERFUFFLE OF DANCE, MUSIC, THEATRE, AND VISUAL ARTS FEATURING THE SCHOLAR-ARTISTS OF THE CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS.