All-Time Favorites On Song List For “Hope, Harmony & Healing” Concert

Proceeds to benefit underinsured and uninsured North Carolinians with breast cancer

April 8, 2010 (RALEIGH, NC) – General Assembly Chorus, the Southeast’s premier men’s chorus, has announced the song list for “Hope, Harmony & Healing,” the April 24th Spring Concert in Raleigh to benefit Pretty In Pink Foundation.

The list will serve up a slew of popular standards and favorites.

Emceed by WRAL-TV’s Debra Morgan, the matinee and evening concerts will open with a set that includes “Happy Days Are Here Again,” Wait Till The Sun Shines, Nellie,” “The Story of the Rose (Heart of My Heart),” “Follow the Flag,” and “When I Lift Up My Head.”

The second set will offer “It’s Only A Paper Moon,” “Smilin’ Through,” “Sittin’ On Top Of The World,” “When I Fall In Love,” and “L-O-V-E.”

The final set of the concert will include “A Thousand Thoughts of You” and “Who’s Sorry Now.”

Joining General Assembly Chorus for the a capella concert will be International Barbershop Quartet Champions “The Acoustix” and the 2009 Sweet Adelines’ Silver Medalists “Jackpot!”

“Hope, Harmony & Healing” will take place Saturday, April 24, in the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts, Meymandi Concert Hall, in downtown Raleigh. The matinee performance will start at 2 p.m. The evening concert will begin at 7:30.

Proceeds raised through tickets sales and the corporate sponsorships will benefit the Pretty In Pink Foundation, a North Carolina 501(c)(3)  Reserved tickets are $25; $20 general admission. Tickets for children under 12 are $15 reserved, $10 general admission. A $2 Senior Discount is available for those 55 and over. Tickets may be ordered by calling 919-741-6582, or by going online at www.generalassemblychorus.org.

For more information on Pretty In Pink Foundation, visit www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org.

About Pretty In Pink Foundation:

Pretty In Pink Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides financial resources for uninsured and underinsured North Carolinians who are diagnosed with breast cancer and have limited financial means. Founded in 2004 by Dr. Lisa Tolnitch, a breast cancer surgeon, Pretty In Pink Foundation is positioned to have a point of presence in every state by 2020. Committed to providing hope, health and healing, Pretty In Pink Foundation has a growing network of healthcare professionals and quality of life partners. For more information on fundraising events, ways to help and how to become a volunteer, visit the website at http://www.PrettyInPinkFoundation.org, or join the Pretty In Pink Foundation Fan page on Facebook.

Take the CHAIR Trail for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County

Purple Armchair has announced the hosts for the chairs-turned-art for Habitat for Humanity of Wake County’s 2008 CHAIRity Gala & Auction, to be held October 11, 7-11 p.m. at Purple Armchair, 600 N. West St., in downtown Raleigh.

From now until October 10, the 30-plus chairs that area artists “recycled” into works of original art can be seen at:
The Cupcake Shoppe – Glenwood South
Turkish Delight – Glenwood South

Kohn Associates – Glenwood South

Edge Office – Glenwood South

Helio’s – Glenwood South

Hardtimes Café – Glenwood South

The Globe – Glenwood South

FM – Glenwood South

Catch 22 – Glenwood South
Little Art Gallery – Cameron Village

Antiques Emporium – Cameron Village
Visual Art Exchange – 325 Blake Street in City Market
Flanders Gallery –  18 Seaboard Avenue

Margaux’s (4 chairs) – 8111 Creedmoor Road

Humble Pie – 316 S. Harrington Street

The George – Glenwood South

Local Color Gallery – Glenwood South
Raleigh Downtowner offices – 617 W. Jones St.

Downtown Raleigh Alliance offices – 120 S. Wilmington St.

Modern Times gallery – 10 E. Hargett St.

Purple Armchair – 600 N.West St.

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