Kerfuffle! | Chicago High School for the Arts

Kerfuffle!

April 14, 2016, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

The Chicago History Museum, 1601 N Clark Street

Kerfuffle! 2016 Co-Chairs: Lori Gray Faversham, Pam Strobel, and Elissa Hamid Efroymson

 

About Kerfuffle!

Kerfuffle! is ChiArts' annual fundraising event featuring performances and exhibitions by Scholar-Artists from the Creative Writing, Dance, Music, Theatre, and Visual Arts conservatories at ChiArts . The evening will begin with a cocktail reception, including a ChiArts short film premiere in the The Robert R. McCormick Theater, followed by an elegant dinner buffet. Throughout the evening, guests will enjoy student performance "exhibits" and other entertainment on the museum's second floor. ChiArts student ambassadors will be on hand to share their many experiences and personal accomplishments.

 

 

Event Sponsors*

Presenting:

 

Top Performing:


Best Supporting: 

Elissa Hamid Efroymson and Adnaan Hamid

Howard L. Gottlieb Foundation

Lori Gray Faversham

John Hart and Carol Prins

David Herro and Jay Franke

ITW

Jim and Kay Mabie

Pam and Russ Strobel

 

Producers:

 

Shawn M. Donnelley and Christopher M. Kelly

Sondra Berman Epstein

The Feitler Family

Sylvia Neil and Dan Fischel

William and Anne Goldstein

Marilynn and Ronald Grais 

Sandra and Jack Guthman

Betsy and Arthur Holden

Alan and Lisa Jagiello

The Jayaraman Family

Stars:

Heiji Choy Black and Brian Black

Joo and Stephen Boe

Deloitte LLP

Lois & Steve Eisen

Charles Gardner

Mirja and Ted Haffner

Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett

Denis and Martha Pierce

Alice and John Sabl

John Shea

Neal Zucker

 

Digital Media Partner:

Kerfuffle! 2016 Host Committee*:

Monika and Rajeev Bahri
Dana and Lyle Berkowitz
Heiji Choy Black and Brian Black
Sara and Tony Chavarria
Peg and Dave Cooney
Janette Cortes-Duewel
Lori Efroymson-Aguilera and Sergio Aguilera
Sondra Berman Epstein
Margie and Rich Feitler
Mirja and Ted Haffner
John Hart and Carol Prins
Vivek and Carolina Garcia Jayaram
Anne Kaplan
Susan Lichtenstein and John Rokacz
Molly Morse Limmer
Radha and Amit Parekh
Wendy Pashman and Michael Patrizio
Cynthia Plouché
Shalini Sharma and Pradip Patiath
Lisa Simmons and John Street
Marcia Turner and Albert Bennett
Dia Weil
Danielle and Martin Zimmerman
Neal S. Zucker

 

 

*List as of 3/11/16

 

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, CREATIVE WRITING, MUSIC, THEATRE, AND VISUAL ARTS FEATURING THE SCHOLAR-ARTISTS OF THE CHICAGO HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS.