WFUV Set For Annual Spring Gala Event
April 12, 2012 at 9:06 AM (PT)
FORDHAM UNIVERSITY Triple A WFUV/NEW YORK has revealed the details of its 2012 GALA event at GOTHAM HALL on THURSDAY, MAY 10th.
This year’s honorees are CHRIS ISAAK as WFUV Artist of the Year; journalist CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR as recipient of the Charles Osgood Lifetime Achievement Award in Broadcast Journalism; and sportscaster AL MICHAELS as recipient of the Vin Scully Lifetime Achievement Award in Sports Broadcasting.
For the first time, there will also be a Community Service Award being presented to MICHAEL DORF. DORF, founder of the KNITTING FACTORY and owner of CITY WINERY, started the Tribute series at CARNEGIE HALL in 2004. That same year he also founded TRIBECA HEBREW AND DOWNTOWN ARTS DEVELOPMENT, which produces the NEW YORK JEWISH MUSIC & HERITAGE FESTIVAL.
The evening will include a cocktail hour, live auction, awards presentations, dinner and a performance by ISAAK and his band. Proceeds go toward supporting WFUV.