entertainment

Jenny Bae

Jenny Bae’s dazzling performances have wowed international crowds for over a decade, performing solo and with artists such as Luciano Pavarotti, Eric Clapton, Elton John and Andrea Bocelli. The Juilliard trained Bae has captivated audiences which have most notably included the British Royal Family, Crown Princess of Saudi Arabia, George Clooney and Mikhail Gorbachev.

Jenny will be performing with members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

“Transforming the lives of those who suffer in pain and disability is the mission of Arthritis Research Canada. I am pleased to share my music to benefit this incredibly important work.” – Jenny Bae


co-emcees


Fred Lee
CBC, Vancouver Courier and The Province’s Man About Town


Fred Lee’s fabulous sense of humour and unique style makes him our ‘Man About Town.’ The Social Butterfly steps out with Rick Cluff every Monday morning on CBC Radio One’s The Early Edition to share all of Vanhattan’s A-list happenings, red carpet parties, must-attend galas and fabulous fundraisers. Fred’s weekly social column ‘Fred UnLEEshed’ appears in the Vancouver Courier Thursdays and his ‘Fred Lee’s Social Network’ column appears every Sunday in the Province Newspaper.

Fred, along with fellow CBC colleague Margaret Gallagher, hosted the national CBC Radio One food show Flavour of the Week. Fred has also contributed to the National Post, BC Business, TV Week, Vancouver Magazine and PINQ.ca. When not gala-vanting or globetrotting, Fred is the Director of Alumni Engagement at the University of British Columbia. Fred has also served on numerous committees and community initiatives. He is currently a board member with Chor Leoni and is on the community advisory for UBC’s CampOUT, a leadership summer camp for LGBTTQ youth and their allies. Fred was recently inducted into the BC Restaurant Hall of Fame.


Robin Gill
Global National’s weekend anchor and British Columbia correspondent


Gill began her career as a writer and researcher at BCTV (now Global BC). That led to a job as a reporter and anchor in a small town in Saskatchewan. From there, it was back to Vancouver for a reporting job at CBC. Gill later joined A-Channel Calgary (now Citytv) for the station’s launch in 1997, where she was a reporter and morning show co-host.

Since arriving at Vancouver’s national newsroom in December 2008, Gill has reported on some of the biggest news stories across Canada and around the world. Prior to Global National, Gill spent eight years reporting and anchoring at Global Toronto. She also appeared on American television networks such as NBC and Fox, reporting live on those events

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