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A Preview of This Year’s Art in the Public Eye Fundraiser

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Art in the Public Eye Pays Tribute to Andy Warhol

Go Pop and Support a Great Organization

APE's 2011 Fundraiser. Photo by Leif Alexander BernardYou got plans for Saturday night?

No? Well then, why not stop by this year’s Art in the Public Eye Fundraiser, celebrating the legacy of Andy Warhol’s Factory.

An annual tradition, APE always puts on a great party. Running from 7-10pm this Saturday, November 17th at Samantha’s Café and Catering (a great place, if you haven’t been) at 11 Broad Street in Glens Falls, this year’s event is a great way to unwind, have a few drinks and help support a good cause. And as a tribute to Warhol, you can dress in Pop Art Style or come as you are!

APE’s mission is to cultivate a partnership between the area arts community and local businesses, promote established and emerging artists and local commerce, and create greater access to the arts through cultural activities and public exhibitions. All funds raised at this year’s event will be used to help fund public arts programs including the Third Thursday Glens Falls Art Walk, Chalk Fest, Outdoor Cinema, Gallery 99 and Art Cart – Mobile Arts Center.

Not only will there be great food and wine on hand, but there’ll also be a silent auction with a bevy of great prizes, including:

-4 Tickets to Adirondack Theatre Festival’s 2013 Season

-Glens Falls Symphony Tickets

-Membership to The Hyde Collection

-VIP Passes to Rock Hill Bakehouse

-Cupcake-A-Day for a Year at Samantha’s Cafe

-One Day Arcade Pass to FUN WORLD & Gift Certificate to Pizza Jerks

-Bread for a Year from Rock Hill Bakehouse

-2 Pairs of Tickets to the Charles R. Wood Theater

-4 Hours of Private Chef Services by Donnah Digan-Lewis

-Set of Three Vinyltap Record Bowls by Courtney Nettleton

-East End Eatery Gift Certificate

-Fine Art Print by Kate Austin-Avon

-Handmade Bracelet by Kate Austin-Avon

-”Caldrea Aromatherapeutic Homekeeping” Gift Basket by Sterling & Company

-A Private Concert by Gisella Montanez-Case, Music to Remember

Tickets for this year’s event are $25 and are available at www.artinthepubliceye.com, through their Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/events/477974958899667/ and at the door (each paid admission receives a $5 gift certificate to UnCorked!).

For more info, call Liz Wilcox at 518-744-7471.

–By The Free George Staff. Photo by Leif Alexander Bernard

The Free George is the online magazine and visitors’ guide of Upstate NY, covering things from Albany to Lake Placid, including Saratoga, the Lake George region and the Adirondacks. Check out our City Blogs section for our extended coverage areas as well.

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