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EFA Project Space

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Elastic City Spring Benefit
323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018


May 23rd, 2013 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
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EVENT TYPE:  
Other
WEBSITE:  
http://www.efanyc.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
hell's kitchen
EMAIL:  
projectspace@efanyc.org
PHONE:  
212-563-5855 x244
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday through Saturday, 12-6pm
TAGS:  
Fundraiser, party, Benefit, gala
COST:  
$40 - admission to the event with open bar; $150 - admission to the event with open bar, a fantastic gift bag, a gift certificate for 2 spots on any Elastic City walk, and an 8x10 photo of your liking for our archives
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Elastic City is pleased to announce its first-ever in-person benefit on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 7:30pm–10:30pm at EFA Project Space, a program of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor; Manhattan)

Purchase tickets here: http://elasticcity.brownpapertickets.com

In the spirit of participation and collective experimentation, the evening will feature a playful array of activities, including:

*Mini-walks through the venue by Elastic City walk artists luciana achugarAndrés Andreani,Isabella BrunoNancy NowacekAnne PercocoNiegel Smith and Ben Weber

*Live drawing by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast

*A play on the traditional photobooth by Benjamin Frederickson and Juan Betancurth with help from Andrija Petrovic and Julian Chams

*Sound artists Maria Chavez on the turntables and Daniel Neumann on the boards

*The creation of signature Elastic City cocktails, crowdsourced then mixed by well-known Brooklyn bartenders [Timothy Miner and Dave Nurmi (The JakeWalk) and Brad Farran (Clover Club andDeath and Company)]

*Lighting designed by John Torres (lighting supervisor, "Einstein on the Beach")

*A special take-away from designer Riley Hooker (This is Our Work). He designed the image above, too!

There will be an open bar, a raffle and a silent auction. 

Raffle items include contributions from: Beggars GroupFrankies 457 SpuntinoJoe's PubKings County Distillery and Shakespeare in the Park.

The silent auction will feature works by: Rebekah Goldstein, Charlie Mylie, Dannielle Tegeder and A Guest Bartender Shift at The Jakewalk. More to be announced soooon.

Hors d'Oeuvres by: Nadia's Moroccan Kitchen

Desserts by: BabyCakes NYC

Beer sponsor: Genesee Brewing Company

Liquor sponsors: Tito's Handmade Vodka

Wine sponsor: Smith & Vine

Special gifts from: Naked Wines

Tickets:

$40: This provides admission to the event with open bar.

$150: This provides admission to the event with open bar, a fantastic gift bag, a gift certificate for 2 spots on any Elastic City walk, and an 8x10 photo of your liking for our archives

Purchase tickets here: http://elasticcity.brownpapertickets.com


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