Kerfuffle! | Chicago High School for the Arts

Kerfuffle!

Kerfuffle!

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: 

Top Performing: 


Exelon Logo

 

Best Supporting: 

Anonymous

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


 

 

Producers: 

Catamaran

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


Stars: 

Joo and Stephen Boe

Deloitte LLP

Gensler

Marilynn and Ronald B. Grais

Mirja and Ted Haffner

Alan Jagiello

Edwin and Gwynda Jones

Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett

Pierce & Associates, P.C. 

John and Mary Raitt

Sandra and Earl Rusnak, Jr.


Event Partners: 

KERFUFFLE [KER-FUHF-UHL]

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.

Kerfuffle Co-chairs