Tibet House Announces Eighth Annual Benefit Auction
The event always attracts high profile supporters. This year's Honorary Chair Committee includes Christy Turlington Burns & Ed Burns, Donna Karan, Yoko Ono Lennon, Sandra & Eric Ripert, Martin Scorsese, Trudie Styler & Sting, Uma Thurman, and Arden Wohl. The auction features some tempting offerings such as a $10,000 shopping-spree at Donna Karan's Urban Zen store; a Precision Bass guitar autographed by Sting; two VIP tickets to see His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the 2010 Newark Peacemaking Summit; a cooking class personally conducted by Chef Eric Ripert for ten people at Le Bernardin or in the winner's home, and an opportunity to join the Chef behind the scenes on one of his TV appearances; a private jet to the destination of your choice; memorabilia from Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Jim Morrison, Martin Scorsese and others. You can also bid on exotic travel adventures, contemporary art and photography as well as jewelry and a large selection of Tibetan antique and ceremonial objects, rugs, tangka paintings, statues and more. Pre-bidding on select items starts November 19 on Charity Buzz http://www.charitybuzz.com/auctions/tibethouse. Tickets to the cocktail reception and auction start at $175 and can be ordered online.