Media Alert - Business for the Arts Awards Black-Tie Gala & the All New Arnold After-Party!



    TORONTO, Oct. 20 /CNW/ -

    WHAT - ESTEEMED ARTS SUPPORTERS FROM THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO BE
HONOURED AT THE BUSINESS FOR THE ARTS AWARDS GALA, FOLLOWED BY NEW PARTY
THROWN IN HONOUR OF THE FIRST ARNOLD AWARD, CELEBRATING THE NEXT GENERATION OF
BUSINESS LEADERS IN THE ARTS!

    The gala will be held October 20th, starting with a media opp at 5:30pm,
followed by the gala dinner and awards presentation from 6-9pm. Entertainment
to include Juno-award winning jazz singer, Sophie Milman, paying musical
tribute to CLAUDIA MOORE, winner of the first Arnold Edinborough Award, and
Tafelmusik, paying musical tribute the HON. HENRY N. R. JACKMAN, winner of the
Edmund C. Bovey Award.

    WHO ~ VIP's scheduled to attend include: the HON. HENRY N. R. JACKMAN,
Mr. Javier San Juan, L'Oreal Canada's President & CEO, St. Joseph's Media CEO
Tony Gagliano, Don Tapscott (author of Wikinomics), The AGO's CEO Matthew
Teitelbaum, Karen Kain, Soulpepper's Albert Schulz, LIGHTS, Jian Gomeshi and
more!

    
    WHEN - Monday, October 20th, 2008

           5:30pm Media Opp & VIP cocktail
           6:00pm Gala Evening with Awards Presentation & Entertainment
           9:30pm The Arnold Party night of artistic revelry begins
           featuring:
                  - Shannon Butcher, jazz quartet
                  - Group of 27, Chamber Group
                  - Random Acts of Dance
                  - Musical performance by LIGHTS
                  - Iconic You photography
                  - Emerging Artists Art Auction
                  - DJ George Chaker

    WHERE - The Carlu, 444 Yonge St, 7th Floor, Toronto

    SPECIAL MEDIA PASSES AVAILABLE For: Media Op & VIP cocktail: 5:30PM &
9:30pm for Arnold Party @ the Carlu
    





For further information:

For further information: And to R.V.S.P. - Jennifer Gordon, Media and
Public Relations Manager, (647) 342-5822, j_gordon@businessforthearts.org,
www.businessforthearts.org

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