Kravis Center hits jackpot with Young Friends season opener
Coming off the success of the annual “Reach for the Stars” benefit this past spring, the Young Friends are excited to move their event to the fall this season, taking place Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m., to kick off the social season in ‘Royale’ style.
“Kravis Royale: Cha Cha Ching Party!” will be an evening filled with entertainment, gourmet food and cocktails on all four floors of the Kravis Center’s Dreyfoos Hall lobby. Table games, live Latin music and dancing will set the festive backdrop for the event, which benefits the Kravis Center’s S*T*A*R (Students and Teachers Arts Resource) Series and education programs.
Celebrity blackjack dealers manning tables are Tim Byrd “The Byrdman,” Josh Cohen, Jamie Gold, Erin Guy, Deena Lang, Bill Adams and Jay Zeager.
Local restaurants will host stations throughout the lobby area featuring eats and drinks, including Aioli, Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, Brio Tuscan Grille, Cabo Flats Cantina and Tequila Bar, Café Chardonnay, Del Frisco’s Grille, Echo, Flagler Steakhouse, Havana Restaurant, PB Catch Seafood & Raw Bar, Paneterie, Pistache French Bistro, Serenity Garden Tea House & Restaurant and more.
Platinum sponsor is Marcie Gorman-Althof and gold sponsor is Jane M. Mitchell.
“The Young Friends of the Kravis Center is a giving group of young professionals, 25ish to 49ish, committed to supporting arts and culture in Palm Beach County,” said co-chair Zachary Berg. “Our group organizes events throughout the year to support education programs, which enable the children of our community to be exposed to the arts.”
Centrally located in West Palm Beach, the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is one of the premier performing arts centers in the Southeast. Established as a leading force in the social fabric of the community, its many outreach programs are as broad and varied as the community itself. To date, the center has opened the door to the performing arts for approximately 2 million school children.
Tickets for the benefit are $60 per person and $50 for Young Friends members. For tickets, visit kravis.org/reachforthestars or contact the Kravis Center Box Office at 561-832-7469.