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Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears... and More African Folk Tales
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I Got Freedom Up Over My Head: Portraits by Julie Moos
March 30, 2013 - June 15, 2013 - These portraits — from the Bank of America Collection — feature a series of 14 photographs of the senior sisters of Birmingham, Alabama’s New Pilgrim Baptist Church. Canadian photographer Julie Moos captures a generation of women w...
32nd Annual Jazzy Holiday Luncheon
November 30, 2012, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Westin Charlotte Hotel
Costs: This event has sold out
Jazzy Holiday Luncheon is the Gantt Center’s major annual fundraiser. The luncheon is one of the longest running annual traditions in Charlotte and trumpets excellence in the arts, culture, history and community. The proceeds from the event benefit the Gantt Center Annual Fund which enables the Center to provide programming to present, preserve and celebrate the arts, history and culture of African-Americans and those of African descent.
IMPORTATNT EVENT DETAILS: The 2012 Jazzy Holiday Luncheon is being held at the Westin Charlotte Hotel. Registration will begin at 11:00 AM; all guests must check in at the registration table to receive table assignments; lunch follows at 11:30 am. Parking is available in the Westin Hotel parking deck for $8.00, payable upon entry into the deck. We ask that you allow sufficient time to travel, park and register as the program and luncheon will begin at 11:30 am.
We'll share the year’s highlights and key accomplishments and present 2012 Gantt Center Awards to three recipients who have made tremendous contributions to the Gantt Center and the broader Charlotte community. Join us in celebrating our 2012 award recipients!
2012 Gantt Center Award Recipients
Click images/names to view full bio of each award recipient.
Jeanne M. Brayboy
Community Leader, Arts Patron and Retired Arts Educator
Quentin "Q" Talley
Award-winning Theatre Professional and Poet
Purchase Event Tickets
We encourage you to join us for this important fundraiser and recognition event. You may purchase your seats to this event in advance. Individual seats are $125. Click the "Buy Tickets Now" button below to secure your seat at this year's luncheon and awards event. To purchase tables or for group accommodations, please call (704) 547-3762.
This event has sold out. Seat purchases have ended for the 32nd Jazzy Holiday Luncheon.
Corporate Event Sponsorship
Corporate event sponsorship is currently available for the Jazzy Holiday Luncheon. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please download the participation form at the end of this page or contact Tiffany Graham, Director of Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org or (704) 547-3700. Thank you for your interest!
Lead 2012 Luncheon Sponsor - $25,000
Gold Level - $10,000
Silver Level - $5,000
Bronze Level - $2,500
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