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Who: Artistic director Philip Glass, the Flaming Lips, Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal, Ashley MacIsaac, and more performers to be announced, with honorary chairpersons Chuck Close, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, Uma Thurman, and Arden Wohl
What: Twenty-fifth annual concert raising funds for the nonprofit Tibet House US, celebrating the Year of the Wood Sheep and Tibetan New Year
Where: Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, 881 Seventh Ave. at 57th St., 212-247-7800
When: Thursday, March 5, $35-$200 (special packages with meet-and-greets and dinner reception start at $500), 7:30
Why: Tibet House US was founded in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama, “dedicated to preserving Tibet’s unique culture at a time when it is confronted with extinction on its own soil”; the annual benefit concert is always one of the cultural highlights of the year in New York City (for a look back at past concerts, including full setlists, go here)

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