Stars To Headline Japan Fundraiser In West Village

Jazz musician Wynton Marsalis and his quintet will join domestic diva Martha Stewart to headline a local fundraiser to benefit the victims of Japan’s earthquake and tsunami.

The benefit called, “Love for Japan,“ will take place at En Japanese Brasserie in the West Village on Wednesday night. The menu for the evening features sake, beer and hors d’oeuvres inspired by the most affected regions: Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima.

Marsalis said the images in Japan reminded him of Hurricane Katrina. The New Orleans native helped his hometown rise up; he said he wanted to do the same for the people of Japan.

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