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Elastic City Spring Benefit
EFA Project Space
New York, NY
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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
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EFA Project Space (View)
323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
United States

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Arts > Performance
Arts > Visual

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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