At the event, BCBC will honor outgoing Brooklyn College President Christoph M. Kimmich with the Cultural Leadership Award. The evening will include a silent auction, hors d'oeuvres, and a performance by Akers. All proceeds will go towards supporting BCBC's arts education, dance, theater and music programs.
Akers received a Tony nomination for her performance in Nine, and also appeared in the original Broadway cast of Grand Hotel. She is a well known cabaret performer, and the recipient of the 2005 NY Nightlife Award for "Outstanding Female Cabaret Vocalist in a Major Engagement." Her CD's include "If We Only Have Love," "Feels Like Home," "Live at Rainbow & Stars," "Unchained Melodies," "In a Very Unusual Way," and "Simply Styne."
Individual tickets are $275 each or a pair for $500; corporate packages and tables are also available. To purchase tickets, call 718-951-4600 x 21.For more information, visit www.BrooklynCenterOnline.org.