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

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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 MSpillman@iie.org
If you are a member/friend of the Fulbright Association-Chicago chapter or a Friend of Fulbright please RSVP to Margo McFarland at margoruth@gmail.com

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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