You are invited to our 2009 Holiday Celebration!

Preston Bradley Hall at the Chicago Cultural Center

The  Fulbright Association-Chicago Chapter and the International Institute of Education (IIE)  invite you, your family, friends and colleagues to attend our Holiday reception and a cabaret-style concert by Fulbrighter flutist Lyon Leifer (India, 2005-2006) and his special guests.*

Thursday, December 10 2009
Reception: 5:30-6:30 pm
Performance: 6:30 – 7:20 pm and 7:40 pm – 8:30 pm.
Hors d’oeuvres and holiday cheer will be served throughout the performance.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Preston Bradley Hall
Chicago, IL 60602

Admission FREE

Green box street parking and numerous Self Park options are available.  Underground parking is available beneath Millennium Park.

RSVP required by December 8 2009, with your name, contact information and affiliation

If you are a Fulbright scholar please RSVP to Megan Spillman at
If you are a member/friend of the Fulbright Association-Chicago chapter or a Friend of Fulbright please RSVP to Margo McFarland at

Lyon Leifer, flutist and bansuri player

The cabaret style concert will consist of two sets. *Lyon Leifer has pioneered both Indian classical and Western classical music, and has brought together an exciting ensemble for this performance that includes noted musicians Ron Dewar, tenor saxophone; Rob Clearfield, piano; Patrick Mulcahey, bass; Kalyan Pathak, drum set; Shankachur Lahiri, tabla and Shruti Joshi, tambura.  Each set is intended to go about 40 minutes.

Happy holidays and we look forward to seeing you on Thursday, December 10th!

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