More Details About First Lady's NATO Plans Emerge

First Lady Michelle Obama will host two events in Chicago during this month's NATO Summit, the White House confirmed Monday.

The First Lady has invited spouses of NATO leaders on a tour of the Gary Comer Youth Center on Chicago's south side, followed by a private dinner at the Chicago Art Institute.

The visit to the youth center will include performances by the South Shore Dance Drill Team, dancers from the Muntu Dance Theater and musicians from the Soul Children of Chicago. Following the performance, Mrs. Obama and the other spouses will sit down for a private lunch created by Chef Paul Kahan. Kahn will work with Gary Comer Youth Center youth members in preparing the meal.

The Gary Comer Youth Center is about two blocks from the apartment where the First Lady grew up, the White House said in March.

Prior to the Chicago visit, however, Mrs. Obama will host the spouses of G8 leaders at the White House for a guided tour and a lunch. The G8 leaders will be meeting at Camp David.


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