The Kitchen Spring Gala honoring John Cale & Lawrence Weiner

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The Kitchen Spring Gala Benefit
Honoring John Cale and Lawrence Weiner
Monday, April 17, 2017

The Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom
311 West 34th Street, NYC

Honorary Co-Chairs
Kathryn Bigelow, Willem Dafoe, Peter Gordon, Alanna Heiss, Betsey Johnson, Michael Zilkha

Gala Co-Chairs
Melanie Shorin and Greg S. Feldman, Christina Topsoe and James Murphy, Melissa Schiff Soros

6:00 pm Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres 
with a special tequila tasting by Tequila Casa Dragones Blanco

7:30 pm Dinner and  performances by Joan as Police Woman and Jonathan Richman

9:00 pm to 12:00am Concert and After-Party with drinks and dancing

Performance by
Yemen Blues with Ravid Kahalani

DJ sets by Kindness and SHYBOI

After-Party hosts Brittany Asch, Daniel Askill, Lorin Askill, Jordan Askill, Bryce Dessner, Laia Garcia, Milk, Nico Muhly, and James Murphy

Drinks and Dancing

Lead Sponsor
Manhattan Center Sm

Media Sponsor
Creators Blk

Gala Talent

Images (L-R) Ravid Kahalani by Dean Avisar; SHYBOI; Kindness; Joan as Policewoman by Stephanie Sidjakov; Jonathan Richman by Angelina Castillo

Tickets: Benefactor ($2,500), Producer ($1,500), and Patron ($550, limited availability).

Tables: Lead Sponsor ($25,000) and Sponsor ($20,000) levels seat 12 guests and receive premium seating. Benefactor ($15,000), Producer ($10,000), and Patron ($5,500, limited availability) tables seat 10 guests.

Concert and After-Party  Tickets are for 9pm entry and include a special concert, followed by drinks, djs and dancing.  Pre-sale tickets $100. 

For more information, please contact Caitlin Gleason (212) 255-5793 ext.13 or caitlin@thekitchen.org.

Unable to attend? Please consider making a fully tax-deductible donation 

Benefit Committee

303 Gallery Mia Jung and Scott M. Lawin
Marla Mayer and Chris Ahearn Louise Lawler
Jennifer and Jonathan Allan Soros Ralph Lemon
Laurie Anderson Barbara London
Augusto Arbizo Barbara Sukowa and Robert Longo
Roland Augustine Kristen Lorello
Kyra and David Barry Lawrence Luhring
Kevin Beasley Sarah Michelson
Dara Birnbaum Nico Muhly
Marianne Boesky Gallery Jenni Muldaur
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery Oliver Newton
Judith L. Church Sukey and Mike Novogratz
Jane and James Cohan Annie Ohayon
Nina del Rio and Aaron Cohen Dr. Catherine Orentreich
Paula Cooper Viktoria Modesta and Benjamin Palmer
Katie Cusack Brian Phillips
Polly Motley and Molly Davies Shaun Caley Regen
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Garland Hunter and Matthew Ritchie
Bryce Dessner Cecile Barendsma and Tracey Ryans
Arthur Fleischer, Jr. Aki Sasamoto
Charlotte Feng Ford Carlota Schoolman
Sandy Tait and Hal Foster Cindy Sherman
David Friend / Vanity Fair Xaviera Simmons
Liam Gillick Robert Soros
Marian Goodman Gallery Lynne Tillman
Julie Graham Sam Tsao
Agnes Gund Mila and Tom Tuttle
Wade Guyton Sofia and James von Moltke
Douglas Hand Dr. Illya Szilak and Chris Vroom
Hilary and Peter Hatch Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner
Maria Hassabi John Emr and Scott Wasserman
Hauser & Wirth Ann Goldstein and Christopher Williams
Laura Hoffmann Suzy Coue-Wilson and Edward Wilson
Lisa Ivorian-Jones Debra Singer and Jay Worthington
Joan Jonas Anicka Yi
Cristina Enriquez-Bocobo and Michael Kantrow Lori Zippay
Chum Langhorne

Special Thanks

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Photos: John Cale in performance at The Kitchen in 1982, photographer unknown; The making of Lawrence Weiner's Do You Believe in Water at The Kitchen in 1976, photo © Daniel Buren.

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