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FRIDAY, 26 JANUARY 2018


SKYLIGHT MODERN
537 W 27th Street, New York, NY

6.30pm Cocktails | 7.30pm Dinner
10pm - 12am After Party

Black Tie



MASTER OF CEREMONIES 

 

 

HUGH SHERIDAN

Hugh Sheridan is one of the world's most authentic entertainers with dancing, singing and acting entwined into his DNA.  He has had four sell out Australian tours and performed over 60 shows with his hugely successful band, The California Crooners Club, a fusion of swing, R&B and soul.  Hugh has also enjoyed acclaim for his acting ability winning a Silver Logie Award for “Best Actor” on Australian television four years in a row.  He has had the honor of performing on Time Square, sung for world leaders, belted alongside Lisa Minnelli, Rebel Wilson and George Michael, crooned to crowds in excess of 70,000 people and has had two sell out seasons for his one man show, Newley Discovered at the Sydney Opera House and the Adelaide Festival. 

Hugh Sheridan will be hosting the 2018 Australia Day Arts Awards.

 
 
HONOREES
 
 
NAOMI WATTS
Two-time Academy Award nominee
 
Two-time Academy Award nominee Naomi Watts has garnered several impressive accolades throughout her career. Her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress was for her performance in Alejandro Gonzalez Iñarritu's “21 Grams" where she starred alongside Sean Penn and Benicio Del Toro. Her performance also garnered Best Actress Awards nominations from the SAG Awards, BAFTAs, Broadcast Film Critics and Golden Satellites as well as Best Actress honors from multiple critics' associations. 

 


 


LAURA BROWN
Editor in Chief
InStyle


Laura Brown is the Editor in Chief of InStyle, one of the world’s most successful fashion media brands reaching 30-plus million women. Since her appointment in August of 2016, Brown has led a refresh of InStyle’s print and digital franchises, expanding the breadth and variety of the contributors and giving voice to a new group of fashion, beauty and celebrity influencers and thought leaders. Her social media sensibility and stylish, relatable voice have vastly extended the reach and relevance of InStyle beyond the page, and she has been heralded as ushering in a new generation of Editor in Chief.





CHASE ATLANTIC
Warner Bros. Records Recording Artist

Australian band, Chase Atlantic, has enjoyed packed-out venues across both Australia and North America with their electric live performances. The trio of two brothers, Mitchel & Clinton Cave and longtime friend, Christian Anthony, personally produce, perform and passionately conjure up their blend of alternative pop punctuated by rock and R&B. Join us in celebrating Chase Atlantic as they receive the “AAA Rising Star Award” and give an acoustic performance on the night on their way to becoming household names in 2018.


Joel Madden
, record producer and lead vocalist for the American pop punk band, Good Charlotte, will introduce Chase Atlantic.



 

DJ

 

 

GRANT SMILLIE

 

As a two-time ARIA award recipient and host of the highest rated dance radio show in Australia on the Nova network for a 10 year period - it’s fair to say that ‘G’ as his friends call him is one of the leading voices of Australian electronica.

Grant Smillie will DJ the after party so be sure to bring your dancing shoes!




TICKETS

Supporter | $1,000
Young Patron (35 years and under) | $500

Ticket price includes reception with passed canapes & open bar; chef created three-course dinner showcasing Australian food, Bird In Hand wine & sparkling rose, entertainment and after party complete with music, dancing and open bar.

TABLE SPONSORSHIP

Banjo Paterson, Sir Robert Helpmann, Arthur Boyd & Peter Allen table packages are available
Prime Seating & Program Listing
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CONTACT

Email: georgina.duckworth@aaanyc.org
Tel: (212) 338-6860 x212


 
Contributions are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 
The non-deductible portion is $100 per ticket. All bookings are final.

Check payments: payable to American Australian Association. 
Mail to 50 Broadway, Suite 2003, New York, NY 10004. 
Please include your name, address, email, phone number and names of attendees.
                                                 
                            
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