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The 16th Annual Gala Moulin Rouge
Friday, October 8 At 6PM
Taylor Dayne
with a special performance by Multiple GRAMMY®-Nominee TAYLOR DAYNE
Proceeds To Provide Access To Arts Education At The Marcia P. Hoffman School Of The Arts At Ruth Eckerd Hall
Presented by Copperhead Charities / Valspar Charities


The theme of this year’s event is inspired by the hit Broadway musical Moulin Rouge.  Guests will enjoy custom cocktails and a seated gourmet dinner presented by Ruth Eckerd Hall’s in-house chef to the stars.

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The French-inspired menu will include Salad Nicoise, Lobster L’Armoricaine, Grilled Delmonico Steak with Gorgonzola and Sauce Soubise, along with Balsamic Roasted Brussel Sprouts.  There will be an auction featuring one-of-a-kind memorabilia from the Ruth Eckerd Hall vault.  The proceeds from the Gala will provide access to arts education at the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall.

For more than 30 years, GRAMMY®-nominee Taylor Dayne has been known as the queen of dance pop.  With one of the most powerful female voices of our time, her huge hit singles include Love Will Lead You Back, I’ll Always Love You and With Every Beat of My Heart.  In addition to her two GRAMMY® nominations, she has won an American Music Award, multiple New York Music Awards – including induction in to the New York Hall of Fame and was ranked #18 on Rolling Stone’s list of the best female dance artists of all time.  In 2016, Billboard magazine ranked her the 28th most successful dance artist of all time.