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Nov. 11 Joslyn concert to feature David Foster, Michael Buble and Gladys Knight 
Joslyn Art Museum will commemorate its 75th anniversary with a gala celebration and entertainment event by music producer and songwriter David Foster. Foster will be joined by internationally acclaimed big band singer Michael Buble and legendary soul singer Gladys Knight. A 14-time Grammy winner, Foster is one of the music industry's premier keyboardists and has played with such stars as John Lennon, Diana Ross and Barbra Streisand. Founder of 143 Records, Foster has produced and written several No. 1 singles, platinum-selling soundtracks for Ghostbusters and Footloose, as well as songs for Natalie Cole, Celine Dion and Toni Braxton. The Canadian crooner Buble has earned worldwide fame for his take on musical standards from various eras. Produced by Foster, Buble's releases include a 2003 self-titled first album, 2005's "It's Time," and his latest release, "Caught In the Act." Knight is best known for the hits she recorded during the 1960s and 1970s with her group "Gladys Knight & the Pips," who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. The group hit the top of the pop charts in the 1970s with the song, "Midnight Train to Georgia." The song earned the group a Grammy in 1973. The concert at Josyln begins at 5:30 pm with buffet dining and viewing of the exhibition "Legends of the West: The Foxley Collection." The honorary chairpersons of the Gala are Suzanne and Walter Scott. The event chairwoman is Barbara Call. Reservations are $250 per person. For reservations, call the Joslyn Art Museum at 342-3300.

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