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Charitable Giving and Naming Rights: The Case of the New York Philharmonic

When wealthy philanthropists donate, should they expect anything in return? The question has been batted back and forth for years, and this past week it came to the forefront again when media mogul and philanthropist David Geffen officially promised $100 million to the renovation of Avery Fisher Hall, the home of the New York Philharmonic. 387 more words


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The food offerings near Lincoln Center have gotten pretty stellar in the past few years. Bar Boulud, The Smith, and Rosa Mexicano have been some of my standbys, but I’m happy to add a new spot to the rotation: … 204 more words

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Guest Blog Monday - Caileigh Scott

It gives me huge pleasure to introduce something that I have wanted to do for a long time – a Guest Blog feature!

SOME SERIOUSFUN… 793 more words

Avery Fisher Hall

Donation Wins David Geffen Naming Rights For Lincoln Center Performing Arts Hall

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Entertainment industry executive David Geffen will see his name on the performing arts building at Lincoln Center, after donating $100 million. 272 more words


Lincoln Center As OK Corral? David Geffen Will Face Down David Koch Across $200 Million Plaza

Call ’em the Dueling Daves. They may not sling guns, but ultraconservative activist and philanthropist David Koch will soon be glaring directly into the defiant face of liberal-cause supporter David Geffen. 313 more words


Avery Fisher Hall to be renamed after David Geffen donates to Lincoln Center

NEW YORK (AP) — Entertainment industry executive David Geffen has donated $100 million to New York’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

The performing arts building — long known as Avery Fisher Hall — will be renamed David Geffen Hall in September. 63 more words


Avery Fisher Gets a New Name

Avery Fisher Hall will be renamed after David Geffen, founder of Geffen Records and a leading figure in the entertainment industry who has donated $100 million to the renaming and refurbishing of the hall. 28 more words