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Detroiters enjoy Tony Bennett arts gala in NYC

By February 21, 2018 No Comments

Tony Bennett and his wife, Susan Benedetto, hosted the 11th annual Exploring the Arts 2018 gala Tuesday night at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC and honored Richard Bressler, president, COO and CFO of iHeartMedia Inc. and TedSarandos, chief content officer of Netflix. Bennett closed the evening with a showstopping performance, singing a medley of some of his timeless classics. The event included welcome remarks by Ryan Seacrest and special guest performances from Broadway legend Brian Stokes Mitchell. Among the VIP guests were Detroit’s own Ed Welburn and Jessie Elliott. “It was an amazing evening, and always great to see my dear friend, Tony Bennett,” says Welburn. “He’s created a wonderful organization, and I’m proud to serve on the Exploring the Arts Inc. board of directors.”

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