Stephen Lewis will be celebrating his 75th birthday and with that said The Stephen Lewis Foundation just announced with excitement of the second annual Hope Rising on Wednesday, November 7th 8:30 at Roy Thomson Hall. Legendary Singer-Songwriter, Philanthropist and political activist Anne Lennox will head line they event. (SO EXCITED) Alongside Anne, Grammy Award Artist Angelique Kidjo will be performing and they evening will be hosted by Jian Ghomesh
“As a passionate AIDS activist, I’m delighted to be performing at Hope Rising!. I share the conviction of the Stephen Lewis Foundation that community-based organizations in Africa, and particularly the women who are at the heart of the grassroots response, are playing a critical role in turning the tide of AIDS,” said Lennox. “I look forward to sharing the evening with African grandmothers, Angelique, Stephen, and other friends to shine a celebratory spotlight on the powerful work being done in Africa, and the powerful message of hope it brings all of us!”
Tickets go on sale TODAY and are available via Roy Thomson Hall at www.roythomson.com, by phone at 416.872.4255, or in person at Roy Thomson Hall box office.