Beloved singer/songwriter Paul Simon takes the stage for a special event in New York City to support Richard Leakey’s vision for the Turkana Basin Institute.
When: May 2, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Highline Stages, 440 West 15th St., New York City
Simon will perform a selection of music from his legendary career to a limited engagement of 300 guests at Highline Stages in Manhattan. In addition to Simon’s performance, guests will enjoy cocktails, dinner and live auction featuring the following items:
- A luxury safari in Kenya
- A deluxe Antarctic voyage
- Original artwork from a renowned Kenyan artist.
Proceeds from the evening will be matched dollar-for-dollar by Jim and Marilyn Simons and the Simons Foundation through a $5 million challenge grant, and used to complete construction of the Turkana Basin Institute research campuses at Lake Turkana, Kenya.