The 8th Annual An Artists’ Affair took place on Thursday May 11, 2017 at The Carlu in downtown Toronto. The intimate evening glowed with an Oscar Peterson ambiance and bluesy jazz undertones.

The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, UHN and Artists’ Health Alliance are the beneficiaries of this annual artistic affair.

Event Co-Chairs, Dr. Michael Baker and Lynda Hamilton welcomed many returning sponsors including; RBC Capital Markets, The A & M Green Foundation, Burgundy Asset Management, CIBC Wood Gundy, Yamaha and Himel Family. An Artists’ Affair was thrilled to welcome many new sponsors including Dolce,  La Fondation Emmanuelle Gattuso and Florence Minz.

Master of Ceremonies Sheila McCarthy, dazzled the eighth annual extravaganza, held at The Carlu.

The gala’sArtistic Director, Veronica Tennant, C.C. created a completely unique, dynamic programme paying homage to the great Oscar Peterson, featuring performances by The Willows, a new work created for An Artists’ Affair by Gadfly Dance Theatre, Molly Johnson sparkled during her Oscaresque piece featuring Robi Botos, and Oscar’s former Bassist, Dave Young.  George Koller charmed with crowd with his impeccable bass skills and Kelly and Celine Peterson stole the show with fond memories of the late Oscar Peterson.

This is the eighth year that The Al & Malka Green Artists’ Health Centre at Toronto Western Hospital and Artists’ Health Alliance worked together on this extraordinary fundraising event.

For more information, please contact:

Laura Sawyer
416-340-4800 ext. 7482 | laura.sawyer@uhn.ca
Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation | R. Fraser Elliot Building, 5th Floor, 5S-801
190 Elizabeth Street | Toronto ON   M5G 2C4

AN ARTISTS' AFFAIR

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