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Open Doors Gala 2011
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Open Doors Gala 2011

Honoring: Linda Johnson Rice, chairman of Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., with the inaugural Chicago Legacy Award*

Please join us for a gala evening of exhilarating and unpredictable performance from Columbia’s community of emerging artists. Columbia students--who learn in an immersive creative environment where they fully live what they love--will be presenting an urban showcase of music, dance, spoken word, and more! The celebrated Redmoon Theater, with which Columbia has a long-standing relationship, is the creative partner and guide for the evening's performances.

Saturday, November 5, 2011
6:00-10:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception: Half-Past Five O'Clock

Dinner and Program: Seven O'Clock

Attire: Red Carpet Black Tie

Media Production Center
1600 S. State St., Chicago, IL

*The Chicago Legacy Award honors those who have made a significant impact in the Chicago community and helped open doors for future generations.

Ticket prices:

Individual tickets are $1,000. 

Tables of 10 start at $10,000.


Contributions will provide scholarships for Chicago Public Schools graduates to attend Columbia.

Gala Co-Chairs: Richard P. Kiphart and Sylvia Neil

For information about purchasing tickets or tables, please contact Brent Caburnay at bcaburnay@colum.edu or 312.369.8188.