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The 2022 WBUR Gala

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Please join us for Bright Nights, WBUR's 2022 Gala, a three-night series of exciting conversations in our state-of-the-art venue, CitySpace at The Lavine Broadcast Center.

May 24, May 25, May 26
In-person: 6-9 p.m.
Virtual: 7:25-9 p.m.
CitySpace at The Lavine Broadcast Center
In-person guests will attend one evening in person and have the option of attending the other two nights virtually. Separate virtual tickets are also available.
Sponsor a table here. 

    • SOLD OUT! May 24: Anita Hill and Nina Totenberg will discuss how the changing makeup of the Supreme Court is impacting the country, as well as Hill's new book “Believing” on ending gender violence.
      • Musical performance by Fabiola Mendez


    • May 25: 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner and journalist Maria Ressa is traveling from the Philippines to talk about the threats to independent journalism around the world and her quest to save it.


    • May 26: Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, former Director for European Affairs for the United States National Security Council, will share his perspective on current global affairs.





Please review complete sponsorship packages and ticketing options by clicking here.

  • For the safety and comfort of all guests and staff, we’re asking for those attending the gala to be fully vaccinated in advance of the event. We’ll check proof of vaccination at the door.
  • Out of respect for the well-being of each other, we are suggesting that guests take an at-home rapid test the day of their event. While masks are not required, those who prefer to wear a mask are welcome to do so.

Interested in learning more or have questions? Please contact Clint Cavanaugh at ccavanau@wbur.org or (617) 358-0422.


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

CEOS

Elizabeth & Phill Gross
Cathy & Jim Stone and Plymouth Rock Assurance

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS

Linda C. Black
Dinah Buechner-Vischer
Margot & Jonathan Davis
The Gannon Family Charitable Foundation
Margaret & Clinton Harris
Fredericka & Howard Stevenson
Robert and Jennifer Waldron Civic Fund

PRODUCERS

Doug Rauch
Molly Shannon

DIRECTORS

Nancy Benchoff
The Boston Foundation
Melissa & Trevor Fetter
Penny & Bruns Grayson
Bob Hildreth
Barbara & Amos Hostetter
Income Research + Management
Barbara R. O’Connor
Judith Obermayer
Allison Picott & Michael Goldstein
Regina S. Pyle
Susan & Matt Ryan
Elizabeth Shelburne
State Street Corporation

DANIEL SCHORR JOURNALISM PRIZE PRESENTERS

Nancy & Jim Bildner and The Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

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