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The unGala: 10-Year-Anniversary Bash & Dance Party @Infinite Monkey Theorem
Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 11:30 PM (MST)
Raise your glass, experience some things you’ve likely never seen at an event like this, and hit the dance floor to celebrate 10 years of PlatteForum’s award-winning programs that serve artists, underserved youth, and the community.
The unGala will feature live artist demonstrations by many of PlatteForum’s 70 past creative residents, a deliciously creative menu provided by the iconic Denver Italian restaurant Carmine’s on Penn, dessert treats by the Denver Cupcake Truck, the fabulous wines of Infinite Monkey Theorem, the sounds of local latin jazz outfit Conjuntos Colores, several surprise pop-up performances and special appearances, and a community mural project, before breaking into an all-out dance party led by current PlatteForum creative residents DJs Memetic and Pho to close out the night. Each ticket includes all food, entertainment, and two complimentary glasses of wine before a cash bar kicks in.
Did we mention we’ll close out the night with the best dance party ever?*
Wear your funky, wear your fresh, wear your fancy, but be there!
$75 General Admission ($85 at the door if tickets remain)
$140 Duo General Admission ($150 at the door if tickets remain)
$700 for an "unTable" of 10 tickets
$45 Artist/Student (shoot a quick email to email@example.com to unlock this code; $50 at the door if tickets remain)
@ the Infinite Monkey Theorem urban winery
3200 Larimer Street in Denver
6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Performances and live demonstrations will include DJs Memetic and Pho (PlatteForum's spring 2013 artists in residence), and past creative residents Homare Ikeda, Theresa Anderson, Tara Rynders, Lisa Michot, Andrea Moore, Conor Hollis & Amorette Lana, Laurie Lynnxe Murphy, and Michael Gadlin.
The unGala is very generously sponsored by Carmine’s on Penn, Brooke Gordon, Vectra Bank, LewisGraham Art Consultants, GE Johnson Construction Company, Ernst and Young, and Foster Graham Milstein & Calisher law firm. Host committee members for the unGala include Brooke Gordon, Stacey Schultz, Liz Graham, Amy Cara, Cynthia Treadwell, and Stephanie Blake.
*Don’t forget dancing shoes. Very important. But if you do, you can probably just kick your shoes off in the corner.
Early-bird prices are available until February 9, 2013. Cash bar available. Check back here for the latest news about the unGala. All proceeds support PlatteForum’s programs. All are invited to this age 21+ event. Dress is fancy and funky or whatever you want!
If you would rather order your unGala tickets over the phone, give us at call at PlatteForum at 303-893-0791 and we'll be happy to do that for you.
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Presented by PlatteForum
PlatteForum is an award-winning and innovative arts, youth-development, and artist-in-residence program in Denver that teams underserved, at-risk urban youth (K-12) with contemporary master artists in intensive, structured, and long-term creative learning environments. Youth work side by side with resident artists to collaboratively plan, produce, and exhibit a body of work in an environment in which artistic excellence is highly valued. Youth in PlatteForum’s programs delve into a variety of art forms, confronting challenges and obstacles and making life-changing discoveries about who they are, what they are capable of achieving, and where they belong in the world. Our programs are grounded in a belief that the arts are one of the primary means through which we can develop a vibrant and thriving community of healthy, compassionate, and innovative individuals. PlatteForum supports the professional lives of artists through a curated, internationally competitive residency in which each resident is provided the time, space, and support to pursue and exhibit their work while closely collaborating with youth. The artist-youth relationship is a special opportunity for both in which residents experience unique inspiration from working side by side with youth, and youth gain a deep understanding of the artist's process and method. Through PlatteForum's programs that engage, educate, and enrich both youth and adults in our community, artists take their work to the next level, youth gain a sense of pride by learning what they can accomplish, and community grows richer from the expansion of the arts and contribution of youth as they build productive lives.
PlatteForum is the proud recipient of the 2011 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award and the 2006 Mayor's Award for Excellence in the Arts
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a creative lab at PlatteForum
you + creativity + cocktails
no experience necessary
make. is a series of fun creative workshops led by professional artists that combine artmaking and great company! Featuring a different artistic form at each workshop, make. includes professional instruction, materials, great music, fun, adult beverages, and a personal work of art you create and take home at the end of the night.
All proceeds from make. workshops directly support PlatteForum's programs for artists and underserved youth, so you can feel good about learning a new art form and enjoying a glass of wine while supporting a great cause!
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