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We've two sets of photos from our benefit on May 23rd. Check em!



Elastic City Spring Benefit

Elastic City Spring Benefit 2013

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 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).

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, 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

Hors d'Oeuvres by: Butterfield Market, Stinky Bklyn and 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 and 'stache media

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

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, Ben Weber

Can't make it? You can also donate securely via PayPal or with a credit card. Thanks!

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Andrew Mount reveals photos from Character

Andrew Mount reveals photos from Character

In June, visual artist Andrew Mount led participants on a way through Manhattan, as part of "Character." See here for the results!