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Hylton Center 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration

When/WhereSaturday, Jul 18, 2020 6:30pmOnline

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Join us virtually as we celebrate the Hylton Performing Arts Center's 10th Anniversary and honor Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. Don’t miss this extraordinary evening online, featuring:

  • Performances by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. and George Mason University’s own Darden Purcell
  • A tribute to our honorees, Odin, Feldman, & Pittleman, P.C.
  • Raise Your Paddle for the Hylton Center Education Initiative

About the Artists

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., are the voices, original stars and lead singers of the legendary group, The 5th Dimension, before leaving the group in 1975.  After leaving The 5th Dimension, Marilyn and Billy recorded "You Don't Have to be a Star (to Be in My Show)," a chart topping number 1 record, won them their own Grammy Award and a television series on CBS.  They are named by Billboard, "The First Couple of Pop and Soul."  Billy devoted his efforts to a successful gospel music career, and Marilyn performed in television's "Solid Gold." They have received a total of 7 Grammy Awards, earned 15 gold and 3 platinum records.  Darden Purcell is a Washington, D.C. based jazz vocalist, multi-faceted musician, band leader, vocal instructor, and active featured soloist with symphony orchestras, big bands and small ensembles across the country.  Dr. Purcell is the Director of Jazz Studies and Jazz Voice at George Mason University.

Tickets

$50: Individual " view-only" ticket (no meal)

$300: Individual ticket includes catered dinner and bottle of wine delivered to your home* (Limited tickets available. Tickets for this package must be made by June 26)

Participants will receive a private event link following registration.

*Catered Dinner:

First Course: Spinach and strawberry salad with goat cheese, pecans, champagne vinaigrette, and corn madeleines

Entrée: (choose one per guest)
Balsamic grilled hanger steak OR salmon with balsamic shallot sauce
Corn pudding and Haricots verts with lemon-thyme butter

Dessert: Warm chocolate buttermilk fudge cake with chocolate ganache and miniature cookies

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