The Ruth Page Center for the Arts will hold its annual Ruth Page Gala at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Saturday, May 16. The evening begins at 5:45 p.m. with a VIP Reception, followed by dinner and entertainment from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Gal Co-Chairs are Sasha Gerritson and Sara Stewart Schumann. The evening, hosted by WGN News Anchor Micah Materre, will include two award presentations, the Cultural Ambassador Award presented to Mesirow Financial for “Mesirow Financial Presents!,” and the Community Partner Award presented to the Union League Boys and Girls Clubs; live performances by Artist In-Residence Ruth Page Civic Ballet; and a live auction presented by auctioneer, Bart Darfler. A highlight of the live auction will be a trip for two to Cuba as part of a cultural exchange program between the Ruth Page School of Dance and Cuba’s Escuela Nacional de Ballet.
Gala tickets begin at $175 and proceeds from the 2015 Gala support the educational, outreach and artistic programs and services provided by the Ruth Page Foundation and its arts center, the Ruth Page Center for the Arts. To purchase tickets, make a donation or for more information, please visit www.ruthpage.org.