Tickets are now available at $125 for Marlene Yu's 80th Birthday Gala on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Sales will benefit the Marlene Yu Museum at 710 Travis Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101. Individuals planning on attending should RSVP to (318) 717-9111 or www.MarleneYuMuseum.org by September 27. Those who RSVP by September 16 will receive 2 free raffle tickets.
The evening gala features a themed dinner by Chef Anthony Felan, cyr wheel acrobatics and fire poi spinning by Spinner Entertainment, sword-balancing tribal bellydancers of Port Belly Project, the debut of a local parkour jumper from All Angles Martial Arts, full open bar, raffle and door prizes.
Director Stephanie Lusk says, “Experience the culinary artistry of Chef Anthony Felan’s multi-course feast for the eyes and palate with Marlene Yu’s new 20-by-40-foot masterpiece and large works.”
Chef Anthony Felan adds, "To celebrate Marlene Yu, we will merge Southern food with Taiwanese food, highlight all of her exhibits from Forces of Nature to Elements of Life, step outside of our regular restaurant settings, and bring it all to life on a plate to showcase the art, the food, and the whole background of Marlene Yu for one night: her 80th birthday."