Tues - Sat, 1 - 6 and by appt.
Havin' A Ball: ASK Celebrates the Arts, will take place on Saturday, May 19th from 5 pm - 9:30 pm at The Steel House, 88 East Strand, Kingston, New York. ASK is proud to have Jane Bloodgood-Abrams, Philippe Petit and Peter Schickele as our special guest honorees.
Your evening will include a Silent Auction starting at 5 pm, hors d'oeuvres by Joaia, dinner, cash bar, and performances by: Woodstock Youth, Castaway Players, Got 2 Lindy, and Brandon Chrisjohn.
Woodstock Youth Theater is proud to present one of their actors singing Somewhere over the Rainbow; Got2Lindy will be performaning one of their amazing dance routines; Castaway Players will be performing a scene from one of their upcoming performances, and the finale performance will be a local artist who is painting to music and then auctioning off the painting at the very end of the show.
Currently the silent auction items are over 50 items including local artwork, handmade jewelry, gift certifcates, and more!
For an invitation to this event, please send an email titled "Gala RSVP" to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to sponsor this event, please download the forms listed below:
Silent Auction I Sponsor Packet I Gala Ad
Universal poet laureate of the high wire, Philippe Petit was born in France and took his first steps on the wire at age 16. Performing on five continents, ha taught himself Spanish, German, Russian and English, and developed a keen appreciation for architecture and engineering. Using his wire to extend the boundaries of theater, music, writing, poetry and drawing, he has become an inimitable High Wire Artist.
Composer, musician, author and satirist, Peter Schickele is internationall recognized as one of the most versatile artists in the field of music. His works, now well in excess of 100 for symphony orchestra, choral groups, chamber ensembles, voice, movies and television, have given him "a leading role in the ever-more-prominent school of American composers who unselfconciously blend all levels of American music." - John Rockwell, The New York Times
A Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America and listed in "Who's Who in American Art," in 2002 Jane Bloodgood-Abrams was inducted into the National Association of Women Artists. Her work has been chosen for numerous regional, national and international exhibitions, including the New York State Biennial at the New York State Museum in Albany, as well as exhibitions in Austria, Italy and Germany.