FEASTIVAL is coming! (photo courtesy of FEASTIVAL)
FEASTIVAL is a fundraiser for the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe. Co-hosted by Stephen Starr, Michael Solomonov, and Audrey Claire Taichman, it marries dynamic performance with food from some of the city’s most acclaimed restaurants.
Returning for a second year on Wednesday, September 14, FEASTIVAL 2011 will be held at Pier 9 on North Columbus Boulevard. Attendees will be treated to live performances by choreographer Brian Sanders, live painting by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program and a circus performance by Montreal’s 7 Fingers whose nationally touring show Traces will make its Philadelphia premiere at the Live Arts Festival from September 15-18. (More on that soon.)
Some of the restaurants that have signed on to participate so far include 10 Arts, a.kitchen, Audrey Claire, Barclay Prime, Bistrot La Minette, Capogiro, Federal Donuts, Fish, Fork, Lotus Farm to Table, Sampan, Vetri and many, many more.
In addition to showcasing great food and performance, FEASTIVAL 2011 will also honor Former Governor and Mayor Edward G. Rendell for his role in Philadelphia’s cultural community, as well as for his significant city and statewide contributions.
Tickets are on sale now and can be bought by phone or online. VIP tickets are $350 and include early admission, a preview of the auction and private bar service. General admission is $250.
When: Wednesday, September 14, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Pier 9, 121 N. Columbus Boulevard
More info: www.phillyfeastival.com