Photo by Melissa Blackall

50th Anniversary Gala

Co-Chaired by Barbara Lee and Bill Emery

Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is proud to present the 50th Anniversary Gala: Where Artists Take the Stage, kicking off a year-long celebration of the first 50 years of BCA and looking forward to our vibrant future. While BCA has hosted extraordinary celebrations in the past, this year’s Gala promises to be completely unique to BCA audiences and Boston’s most discerning arts supporters.

Our event includes an elegant dinner catered by Max Ultimate Food, followed by a dynamic performance weaving together dance, fashion, music, and visual art. Our celebration continues with an Encore Dance Party culminating in a truly unforgettable one-night-only experience.

Date: Saturday, April 3, 2021

What to Expect:
6:30pm Cocktails, art sale, and artistic performances
8pm Dinner
9pm Show
10pm Encore Dance Party

Vibe: Fabulous

Host Committee

Amanda Accardi
Julia Albert
Jason Allukian
Franny Andahazy
Robert Bagshaw
Richard Baiano & Craig Tevolitz
Neal Balkowitsch & Donald Nelson
Theresa Baybutt
Mark Bombara
Mark Bracken
Sue Brady-Harrington
Robert M. Caro
Rachel Carruth
Christy and Jay Cashman
Alberta Chu & Murray Robinson
Chris Clair
Steven Cohen & Bruce Withey
Michael Cummings
Dr. Susan DeCoste
Jane Deery
Kenneth D. Dietz
Suzy & Brian Enyeart
Michael Fitzpatrick
Elizabeth & Peter Georgantas
David L. Goldman & Jacques R. Abatto
Abigail Ross Goodman
David Guerra
David Hacin & Tim Grafft
Rick Hajjar
Susanne Hatje
Kat Hess
Ashley Hess
Carlos Hildago
Linda Holliday & Bill Belichick
Sabra Katz
Linda & Jonathan Kay
Rachel Kay
Mary Nobile King
Julia & Philip Knuepfer
Kimberly & Milan Kosanovich
Barbara Krakow

George & Lizbeth Krupp
Joyce Kulhawik & Andrew Cohen
Julie Lancia
Susan Lanoue
Judith & Peik Larsen
Daniel Lattanzi
Jon Lee
Norman & Sondra Levenson
Polly & Wyndham Lewis
Philip W. Lovejoy & James M. Moses
Dan Mathieu & Tom Potter
Tonya & Ben Mezrich
Ellen Miller
Paul R. Miller
Peter Panagiotopoulos
Tim Pappas
Shannon & Alex Pastuszak
Lisa Pierpont
Michael D. Poirier
Juan Prieto
Francesca & Pat Purcell
Barbara & Jorge Quiroga
Jeanne Racioppi
Cheryl Richards
Frank & Sharon Roop
Stephanie Rossi & Jerome Picca
Alam Shah
Emma & Harrison Shulman
Leslee Shupe
Richard Siegel
Jonathan Soroff
Lulu St. George
Melissa Steffy
Michael Tilly & Peter Griglick
Bernie Toale & Joe Zina
Cedric Tonello
Sarah D. Walsh
Ari Weber
Melissa Wilmoth
Andrew Witkin
Alina & Jay Wolhardt
Michael Wong

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