2002 Annual Gala of the Russian American Cultural Center

Exhibition & Silent Auction of the works of New York's most premier contemporary artists.

Event Venue:

The Consulate of the Russian Federation
9 East 91st Street
New York, NY

Event Date:

October 25, 2002

Friday, October 25, 2002, 6:30 - 10 PM

Regina Khidekel, Founder and Director of the Russian-American Cultural Center

The Honorable C. Virginia Fields, Manhattan Borough President
The Honorable Alan Gerson, City Councilman
The Honorable Vyacheslav Pavlovsky, Consul General of the Russian Federation
request the pleasure of your company at
the Annual Gala of the Russian-American Cultural Center
to benefit our cultural and educational programs and to celebrate a spirit of revival in New York City

Join us for a spectacular award ceremony, concert and reading by new and rising Russian-born stars in America:
Gary Shteyngardt, author of the New York Times' bestseller "The Russian Debutante's Handbook"
Philip Quint, 2002 GRAMMY Award Nominee Violinist
Lera Auerbach, composer, pianist and poet

Exhibition & Silent Auction of the works of New York's most premier contemporary artists

Presentation of the International Channel Network's original documentary
"In America, The Russian Story" featuring Dr. Regina Khidekel
Interviews for NTV International by Rustem Galitch
Honored Guest Andrew Eristoff, Candidate for New York State Senate
Committee Chairman Audrey Beeber David and live music all night long by various young musicians and entertainers
A lavish Russian-style buffet and cocktails will be served to our guests.
Festive attire is requested.

TICKETS (tax-deductible)
Junior Guest (under 35) $100
Appreciated Guest $150
Supporter $500
Sustainer $1,000
Angel $5,000

Kindly RSVP to 212.744.6168 or khidart@aol.com
Send check or money order to: The Russian-American Cultural Center
55 John Street 14 Floor, New York, NY 10038