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Whoopi Goldberg Hosts [email protected] Event in Harlem

From Hollywood to Harlem, America’s favorite hostess, hands down, is Whoopi Goldberg (pictured left). After a wild night of outlandish costumes and momentous precedents at this year’s Oscars, the actress/comedienne is set to emcee Jazz at Lincoln Center’s inaugural spring-fling benefit gala, Comin’ Home to Harlem, at the historic Apollo Theatre. The benefit will raise funds to support [email protected]’s many educational activities, concert programs, and broadcasts.

Wynton Marsalis, of course, will be there performing some of his own favorites with his septet, as well as sitting in on performances by the beloved Stevie Wonder and the lovely Vanessa Williams. Tap dancer Savion Glover will be there, gettin’ down to new music by Marsalis and his band. Sir Roland Hanna is also scheduled for the event. Other celebrities expected to attend include Harry Crosby, Alfonse D’Amato, Maurice DuBois, Ahmet Ertegun, Peter Jennings, Glenn Close, Al Roker, and mister Oscar himself, Denzel Washington.

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