June 16th event will honor Betsy Corry, Tarik Moody, and the Peck Foundation, Milwaukee LTD and feature a special performance from Grammy®-nominated Cheyenne Jackson.

MILWAUKEE (April 11, 2023) – In a one-of-a-kind arts and culture event, Milwaukee-area business and community leaders will come together for the 18th Annual BASH on Friday, June 16 to raise funds for the Marcus Performing Arts Center’s education and community engagement programs. Honorary Chairs for the 18th Annual BASH are Janan and Waleed Najeeb and Cindi and Damani Short.

Award honorees are community influencer Betsy Corry, dynamic leader Tarik Moody, and dedicated philanthropists the Peck Foundation, Milwaukee, LTD. The evening will include an exclusive performance from multi-talented actor, singer, and songwriter Cheyenne Jackson.

New this year, the event will include a cocktail reception with interactive food stations, entertainment, and beverages throughout the building. A live auction, program, and exclusive performance from Cheyenne Jackson in Uihlein Hall will culminate the celebration. A versatile and celebrated performer, Cheyenne will share a thrilling and exclusive evening of music highlighted by powerhouse showstoppers, musical gems, and more.

MPAC Vice President of Development Megan Huse is excited about the changes to this year’s BASH. “This year’s format changes celebrate the Marcus Center’s commitment to serve as an arts and cultural anchor in the community. We are opening the full building to interactive food stations and entertainment, allowing us to bring more of the community together to celebrate and support the arts at this important fundraising event.”

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