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An Evening With Harry Belafonte, an hour long, PBS-TV live-to-tape interview program provided a rare look inside the life and times of the legendary Harry Belafonte. Taped on November 2, 2000 at The Art Institute of Chicago, entertainer and humanitarian Harry Belafonte was interviewed by his friend and fellow actor/humanitarian, Danny Glover. Mr. Belafonte has appeared in countless performances and has been honored throughout his life with many awards. Seldom, if ever, had he been interviewed about his life story prior to this An Evening With... event.


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  • Albert, Whitehead, P.C.
  • American Airlines
  • Ariel Capital
  • Bank One
  • Capri Capital
  • Jamie Howard
  • The Jacoby Dickens Foundation
  • Peoples Energy
  • Raymond McGaugh and Associates
  • Seyfarth, Shaw, Fairweather & Geraldson
  • Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon

Honorary Chairs

  • The Honorable Emil Jones, Jr.
  • Walter Massey
  • Clarence Avant


Event Co-Chairs

  • Veranda & Jacoby Dickens
  • Cheryl Mayberry
  • Vernon Jarrett
  • Rhona Hoffman

Benefit Committee

  • Pamela K. Anderson
  • Kaye’y Assem
  • Barbara Burrell
  • Carmen Caldero
  • Roslyn Chapman
  • Alfreda Bradley-Coar
  • Sharon Morrow
  • Sabrina Poole
  • Christopher Rabb
  • Dana Rice
  • Dee Robinson
  • Chester Singleteary
  • Laurel Stradford
  • Deborah Thomas
  • Phoebe Tree
  • Susan Webb
  • Jacqueline Williams
  • Darice Wright

Date and Time

Thursday, November 2, 2000


The Art Institute of Chicago
111 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60603
United States