Elastic City is pleased to announce its first-ever in-person benefit on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10:30pm at EFA Project Space, a program of the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts (323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor; Manhattan)|
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 achugar, Andrés Andreani, Isabella Bruno, Nancy Nowacek, Anne Percoco, Niegel Smith and Ben Weber
*Live drawing by New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast
*A play on the traditional photobooth by Benjamin Fredrickson and Juan Betancurth with help from Andrija Petrovic, Julian Chams and Martin Camacho
*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 and Death 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: Aerial Arts NYC, Beggars Group, Frankies 457 Spuntino, Joe's Pub, Kings County Distillery, Lynford Family Charitable Trust, Manhattan Theatre Club & 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.
Hors d'Oeuvres by: Butterfield Market, Stinky Bklyn & Trader Joe's
Desserts by: BabyCakes NYC
Beer sponsor: Genesee Brewing Company
Liquor sponsors: Tito's Handmade Vodka
Wine sponsor: Smith & Vine
Special gifts from: Kiehl's, Naked Wines & 'stache media
$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
Benefit Committee: Juan Betancurth, John DeCicco, Jamie Freed, Nora Hennessy, Riley Hooker, Heather Janoff Johnson, Alison Malone, Timothy Miner, Caitlin Ruttle, Todd Shalom, Niegel Smith, Carla Sosenko and Ben Weber
EFA Project Space (View)
323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|