Tonight: Harvard for Haiti concert at Sanders Theatre

Harvard for Haiti concertHarvard for Haiti concertStudents at Harvard University have organized a Friday, Feb. 12 concert that will raise funds for Partners in Health. The event will be staged from 7-8:30 p.m. at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. Tickets: $10 student, $25 regular admission (buy here or at the Harvard Box Office in Holyoke Center; all proceeds go to Partners In Health (PIH).
If you can't make it: There will be a live webcast of the event, so you can still watch and donate here.
To end your evening: Mingle with performers and speakers after the event downstairs at Cambridge Queen's Head Pub at SAGHAH's* Gateway to Global Health!
Performers and speakers include: President Drew Faust, Dean Evelynn Hammonds, PIH Executive Director Ophelia Dahl, Mass. State Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative Director Michael VanRooyen, award-winning internationally acclaimed violinist Ryu Goto, internationally acclaimed pianists Charlie Albright and Malcolm Campbell, Harvard Glee Club, the Pan-African Dance and Music Ensemble, the Caribbean Club Dance Team, Kuumba, and more.
Donations are accepted before, during, and after the concert.

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