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The Gordon Parks Foundation’s 2017 Awards Dinner & Auction
June 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
On Tuesday, June 6, at Cipriani 42nd Street, The Gordon Parks Foundation will host its Annual Awards Dinner and Auction, honoring Parks’ legacy and those who continue to impact the world of performing and visual arts and humanitarianism including: The Honorable Congressman John Lewis, philanthropist Alexander Soros, singer and activist Mavis Staples, musician Jon Batiste, American Express Chairman and CEO, Kenneth Chenault and his wife, philanthropist Kathryn Chenault. This year’s dinner and auction will feature a special performance by Grammy and Academy-Award Winning Recording Artist Common.
Guest presenters for the evening include Late Night with Stephen Colbert host, Stephen Colbert; historian and Harvard University professor, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; and singer, Usher Raymond IV (additional presenters to be announced at a later date).
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