Friday, November 30, 2012

Magic Show to Benefit Newly-Revamped LaunchPad Tonight

As most folks know already, LaunchPad has undergone some big changes in the last few weeks, with It Takes A Village! occupying the space during daytime hours and the guys from Slap Dash taking over evening events management. They're still offering a great slate of arts programming, from readings to concerts to visual and performance art pieces, but like any non-profit org in this economy, they could use a boost from locals who benefit from their programming. In the interest of having some fun and raising some money, they're hosting a fundraiser - Magic Show! - to benefit the space tonight at 8pm, accepting donations on a sliding scale. If you're around, check them out this evening. Complete information from their website is copied below.

Magic Show! A Fundraiser to Benefit LaunchPad
The creative team behind the Slap Dash series presents an art party/fundraiser for their home base, LaunchPad.

Magic Show centers around a new magic-inspired art exhibition featuring local artists, curated by Jess Worby. In the tradition of the Slap Dash series, the multimedia evening will also feature magical performances, video art, screenings and readings. All of the proceeds will benefit LaunchPad, a creative gathering place focused on the arts, community programs, technology, and anything else that ca
ptures the imagination.

Visual Artists: Chi Birmingham, Nathan Bulmer, Josh Burggraf
Philip Cheaney, Rob Corradetti, C.M. Duffy, Ray Jones, Keren Katz, Victor Kerlow, Pat Kinsella, Brendan Leach, Haejeon Jessica Lee, Hye Su Lee, John Malta, Joey Parlett, Gant Powell, Matt Rota, Jess Ruliffson, David Sandlin, Erin Supinski, Dasha Tolstikova, Jen Tong, Andrea Tsurumi, Jess Worby

Animations curated by Tom Stathes

Magic and Mind Reading by Vinny DePonto

Video Art by Jason Martin

721 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn
2,3,4,5,C to Franklin Avenue station
8p gallery opening | 10p performances
$5 to $20 sliding scale donations

1 comment:

  1. Magic show adds lot of charm to any variety show whether its main purpose is to raise fund or sole entertainment. It is a good choice.