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2013-10-08 08:24:17

More than 400 guests attend the annual gala in support of arts education in NYC and LA public high schools NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto, hosted the 7(th) annual gala event for Exploring the Arts which raised more than $1M for arts education in public high schools in New York City and Los Angeles. Gayle King, Co-Anchor of CBS This Morning and editor-at-large for O, The Oprah Magazine, hosted the evening with special...

2013-09-17 08:28:07

Pre-Order Tony Bennett Live At The Sahara: Las Vegas, 1964 Now on iTunes NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM/Columbia/Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the long-awaited first-time stand-alone release of Tony Bennett Live At The Sahara: Las Vegas, 1964, an era-defining concert recording, on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. Available for pre-order now at iTunes.com/TonyBennett. Tony Bennett's fabled Tony Bennett Live At The Sahara: Las Vegas, 1964 set was originally recorded...

2012-11-13 08:28:14

NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- RPM/Columbia Records announce the release of the DVD version of THE ZEN OF BENNETT, an intimate portrait of legendary singer Tony Bennett, on November 19. The film, which premiered to strong critical and audience reactions at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, also debuted in theaters in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco among others this fall. The DVD version includes exclusive bonus footage of deleted scenes, including clips of Tony...

2012-10-04 14:21:15

Katie Couric Hosted Gala Program which Featured Performances by Sting and Tony Bennett Held Tonight in NYC NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett and his wife Susan Benedetto, hosted a gala event for Exploring the Arts tonight which raised over $1.2M for arts education in NYC public high schools. 17-time Grammy winner Sting opened the evening with a performance followed by gala host Katie Couric, who conducted an on stage interview with students...

2011-09-19 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 700 invited guests toasted the evening's honoree Tony Bennett, in celebration of his 85th Birthday, at the Exploring the Arts (ETA) annual benefit gala on Sunday, September 18. The event, which opened with Tony's sold-out debut at the Metropolitan Opera House, raised $2.5M for ETA, the non-profit organization established in 1999 by Tony his wife, Susan, to fund arts education in NYC public high schools. (Photo:...

2011-09-13 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Tony Bennett makes his debut at his sold out performance at the Metropolitan Opera House on Sunday, September 18, he will be joined by Aretha Franklin, Sir Elton John and Alejandro Sanz for special duet appearances. Franklin, John and Sanz all recorded with Bennett for his Duets CD projects: Elton John appeared on the first CD, DUETS in 2006; and Aretha Franklin and Alejandro Sanz recorded with the singer for the forthcoming follow up CD,...

2010-09-27 20:00:00

Non-profit Arts Organization Strengthens the Role of the Arts in New York City Public Schools by Expanding Programs to Seven Schools This Year NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 500 guests attended Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto's Exploring the Arts (ETA) gala tonight at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The evening raised $1 million for Bennett's non-profit Exploring the Arts organization that supports arts education in public schools. Honored at the event were the...

2009-09-21 13:34:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto welcomed over 200 guests this morning at the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new permanent site of the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts (FSSA), the public arts high school founded by Tony Bennett in partnership with the NYC Department of Education and located in Tony's hometown of Astoria, Queens. The morning celebration featured speeches by FSSA founders Tony Bennett and Susan Benedetto, Nancy Sinatra, Chancellor of...

2008-09-24 00:00:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 500 guests attended Susan and Tony Bennett's Exploring the Arts (ETA) gala tonight which was held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The evening raised over $1.2M for the Bennett's non-profit Exploring the Arts organization that supports arts education in public schools. Honored at the event were Reed Hastings, Chairman, President and CEO of Netflix Sumner Redstone, Executive Chairman of Viacom and CBS Corporation, and Steve Wynn, Chairman of...