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Press Release-A Night in Havana

 Carriage Barn Arts Center Hosts Inaugural Benefit on May 17, 2014


A Night in Havana’s” Premier Sponsor: William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty
(William Larkin and Fatou Niang pictured with Havana chairs and Carriage Barn co Directors).

From left to right: Stacey Essex (Trustee, NCSA/Co-Chair “A Night in Havana”),William Larkin (William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty),
Fatou Niang (William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty), Serena Gillespie (President, NCSA/Co-Chair “A Night in Havana”),Eleanor Flatow (Co-Director, Carriage Barn Arts Center), Arianne Faber Kolb (Co-Director, Carriage Barn Arts Center), 
not photographed – Barbara Calaba and Rebecca Stedman, (Co-Chairs “A Night in Havana”)

NEW CANAAN, Conn. (April 1, 2014) – The Carriage Barn Arts Center is pleased to host its inaugural benefit A Night in Havana on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 7pm.

The gala will feature Cuban food, cocktails, a silent auction and music by Manchado, an Afro-Cuban Jazz band comprised of local musicians who have played with the Allman Brothers, John Scofield, Deep Banana Blackout and Martin Sexton. The evening will showcase the Absolut Kuba! exhibition: a private collection of contemporary Cuban art on view at the Carriage Barn Arts Center from April 24 through June 1, 2014. This exhibition features works by emerging and established Cuban contemporary artists.

William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty is the Premier Sponsor of “A Night In Havana.” Fatou Niang, Realtor: “Supporting ‘A Night in Havana’ event and the Carriage Barn Arts Center in general is important to William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty and me because the Carriage Barn is part of what makes New Canaan so unique! Right in the heart of Waveny Park, the Carriage Barn brings free New York quality exhibits and artists to New Canaan. It is one of the hidden treasures of our community that attracts New Canaanites, surrounding town visitors and New Yorkers alike.” Official sponsors also include: Fitwell Group, Ferrari-Carano, Ron Barcelo, Moffly Media and NewCanaanite.com.