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UAG 1st Annual Gala "Back in the Black"
Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)
UAG 1st ANNUAL GALA!
Back in the Black
(Black and White attire encouraged)
Feb 25th 2012
Normanside Country Club 150 Salisbury Rd. Delmar, NY 12054
6p-10p Champagne Preview 5p-6p
$100 ea Honorary Committee; Includes Champagne Preview and reserved seat at a table, name listing in program, Drink Ticket
$50 ea Champagne Preview (Complimentary Champagne donated by Empire Merchants North)
$35 ea, $60 for 2
$20 ea, Discount for artists who donate/display art
We will offer admission at the door on the night of the event at the following prices:
Honorary $110, Champagne $55, Gala $40.
Food & Beverage: Grille One Six Five at Normanside Country Club has graciously donated the hors D’ oeuvres and displays, Cash Bar.
5:00-6:00pm: Champagne preview with Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York
6:00-6:45pm: Acoustic stylings of guitar picker Matt Durfee
6:45–8:40pm: DJ OFI, Poetry by Local Poets Dan Wilcox & RM Engelhardt
** Auctions Close (Approx 8:40 pm)
8:40-10:pm: C Ryder Cooley and Stompin’ Jug Ramblers
MC: Corey Aldrich
Sponsors for the event:
Normanside Country Club/Grille One Six Five
Empire Merchants North
The following groups/artists will have a “booth” to showcase their art. Some 100% to UAG, some 50/50 Artist/UAG; Susan Hales, Dorthea Osborne, Mary Fronk, UAG, Thomasa D. Nielsen, Kimberly Schaller, Remsen St. Studios, Fulton Street Gallery, Photography Center of the Capital District, Existing Artists, Albany Poets
Auctions: Original Artwork, Gift Certificates for Local goods & Services.
BUY IT NOW option will be available during Champagne Preview.
Here is a list of the auction items so far:
Artwork donated by William Hetzer , Dorthea Osborne, Steven Rolf Kroeger, Kimberly Marks, Thomasa D. Nielsen, Gary Masline, John Connors, Mary Fronk, Elizabeth Maloney, Kimberly Schaller, Ami Lahoff, Rebecca Schoonmaker, Nina Stanley, Bob Anderson, Alison Corbalis, Marcus Kwame Anderson, Onna Adams, Rebecca Rentz, Blinko Glass, Lady K, GL Gould, Deb Adams, Jason Martin, Jen Wojtowicz
Gift Certificates & Items donated by; SPAC, CAP COM Federal Credit Union, Mendelssohns, Fly Boutique, Midtown Tap & Tea Room, Perfect Blend & Make Me A Cake Next Door, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Lark Tattoo , Spectrum 8/New World Bistro, Arlene's Art Supplies, The Downtube, Albany Aqua Ducks, Albany Spiritual Seekers, Lark Street BID, Headlines Ltd, Tassawassa Ridge Fiber Farm and Sanctuary, Romeo's Gifts, Viva Lark Vegas, Sukathai, Little Budda, Soho Pizza
Cash and Checks are the preferred method of payment at the event.
Credit Card processing will eb available through PayPal that evening.
Donated Items (so far): Dorthea Osborne, William Hetzer, Kimberly Marks, Steven Rolf Kroeger, Thomasa D. Nielsen, Gary Masline, John Connors, Mary Fronk, Elizabeth Maloney, Kimberly Schaller, Ami Lahoff, Rebecca Schoonmaker, Nina Stanley, Bob Anderson, Perfect Blend & Make Me A Cake Next Door, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Lark Tattoo 278 Lark St., Fly Boutique, SPAC, CAP COM Federal Credit Union, Spectrum 8 Theatre, New World Bistro, The Downtube
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: Grille One Six Five at Normanside Country Club, METROLAND, The Werks, Empire Merchants North, Morgan Linen
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Upstate Artists Guild
The Upstate Artists Guild is a not-for-profit volunteer organization, open to all, which promotes the appreciation, practice, and enjoyment of art. Our mission is to promote art education and artistic endeavors throughout the community; to maintain a space in which to meet for the purpose of exhibitions, lectures, and instruction; and to work with the community to stimulate an interest in the arts.