Cabaret Evening PR Photos

A Night in Paris, 1913

On Friday, April 12, a sellout crowd celebrated the Memorial Art Gallery Centennial with French food, wine and entertainment.

Photos by Ria Tafani.

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abductress.jpg 416KB Highlight of the evening was the premiere of a two-act operetta, “The Polite Abductress,” composed by Douglas Lowry, the Joan and Martin Messenger Dean of the Eastman School of Music. Pictured, left to right: The abductress Emmanuelle (Natasha Drake) and her maid (Liz Lang) plot against the blindfolded Henri (Tom Lehman), who has made a fortune selling subprime mortgages.
swetts_grosodonias.jpg 692KB Marion Robinson Swett, Al Swett, Laura Swett (event co-chair), Michael Grosodonia, Joanna Grosodonia (event co-chair)
seligman.jpg 644KB Marianne Zeitlin, UR President Joel Seligman, Essie Germanow
table1.jpg 717KB Jeff Metzger, Robin Hamilton, Kathy Cleary, Mark Cleary, Barbara Nino
table2.jpg 757KB Brian Thompson, Elinor Lerner, Dr. Hobart Lerner, Debby Wilson, Charlie Owens, Jennifer Leonard
table3.jpg 877KB Vince Buzard, Theresa Mazzullo, Don Mazzullo, Ann Burr
greenes.jpg 559KB John & Gwen Greene by the “Eiffel Tower”
gallinas.jpg 542KB Karen & Andy Gallina
durfees.jpg 685KB Vickie & Jim Durfee
damandas.jpg 499KB John & Kathy D’Amanda
burns.jpg 528KB Collene Burns, Neal Burns, Samantha Johnson
RCB-tango.jpg 319KB Ian Buchanan and Emma Hodson of Rochester City Ballet performed an excerpt from Jeff Tyzik’s “NY Cityscapes.”
singers.jpg 615KB Les Chanteurs de Rochester serenaded guests.
push.jpg 845KB Mime performance by PUSH Physical Theatre (Darren & Heather Stevenson).