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Speaking of getting all dressed up and going to some artsy-fartsy socialist fete

The National Arts Centre is thrilled to announce that the legendary Tony Bennett, famously described by Frank Sinatra as “the best singer in the business”, will be the special guest at the next NAC Gala on Saturday, October 4. Tony Bennett and his quartet will give a one-hour command performance in the second half of the Gala. And, to launch this night of glamour and style, Pinchas Zukerman will lead the NAC Orchestra in a complementary classical programme. One evening with twice the enchantment – guaranteed to make you leave your heart at the NAC!

The NAC Gala is a benefit for the National Youth and Education Trust, investing in young Canadians through the performing arts. The NAC is delighted to announce that Janet Yale, TELUS’ executive vice president, Corporate Affairs, has agreed to chair the Gala Committee for a third year, and that Mrs. Laureen Harper will be the Gala’s Honourary Chair.