upcoming events

THE LITTLE OPERA THEATRE OF NEW YORK
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2017
583 PARK AVENUE

Description

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) is a chamber opera company exploring uncharted corners of music both old and new. Their goal is to strip the artifice away from opera and present it as an intimate experience, enabling the audience to reconnect with the music, performers, and story. MF Productions will produce their 2017 Gala at the magnificent 583 Park Avenue, a New York event venue reminiscent of a bygone era. The evening will celebrate the New York City premiere of Carlisle Floyd’s Prince of Players, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

To purchase tickets for this event please contact MF Productions.

For more information on little OPERA theatre of New York, please visit http://www.lotny.org/


ONASSIS FOUNDATION USA
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017
ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTER OF NEW YORK

Description

MF Productions will produce The Onassis Foundation USA’s Spring Exhibition Opening on March 8, 2017. The Onassis Foundation USA explores Greek culture from antiquity to today, through a diverse program of exhibitions, events, and online engagement for audiences of all ages and interests. A World Full of Emotions: Ancient Greece, 700 BC – 200 AD, will be on view exclusively at the Onassis Cultural Center New York through June 24.

The exhibition will introduce audiences to the significance of emotions in Greek culture, approximately from the time of Homer to the end of Antiquity. It will present a variety of works of art and objects, including masterpieces of Greek sculpture and vase painting ranging from life-size statues from the Athenian Acropolis to grave reliefs from cemeteries, to magical texts, oracular inquiries, and theater masks. The exhibition aims to highlight the importance of emotions in our world and to show why the study of emotions in Classical Antiquity may help us better understand our contemporary social and cultural environments.

The event is invitation only.

Please visit the Onassis Foundation USA website for more information http://www.onassisusa.org/


THE SHIELD INSTITUTE
THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
THREE SIXTY

Description

MF Productions will produce The Shield Institute’s Annual Spring Gala, Paint the Town Brown, an all out celebration of leadership, creativity, and passion, which will support their Pure Vision Arts program. By working with families and communities, The Shield Institute enables children and adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities to lead full lives that include a chance to work and contribute to communities and societies. The event will include a formal dinner, silent auction, and a Pop-Up Shop. The evening will honor President of The Shield Board, Beth Anisman and celebrated artist from Pure Vision Arts studio, Susan Brown and her family.

To purchase tickets for this event please contact MF Productions.

For more information on the The Shield Institute, please visit http://www.shield.org/


QUEENS MUSEUM
THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017
QUEENS MUSEUM

Description

For the third year in a row, MF Productions will produce The Queens Museum’s Annual Gala on April 27, 2017. The event will celebrate the incredible programming of the Museum and civic, cultural, and business leaders throughout the Queens neighborhood. The Queens of Culture Gala will feature a cocktail reception, honoree program, dinner and a live performance. The cocktail reception will celebrate the diversity of Queens by serving food donated by local restaurants and bakeries. The event mirrors the Museum’s work and their dedication to the cultural diversity of the borough of Queens.

To purchase tickets for this event please contact MF Productions.

For more information on Queens Museum, please visit http://www.queensmuseum.org/


PROJECTART
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017
KIMPTON HOTEL EVENTI

Description

ProjectArt is an award-winning, New York City based, youth arts nonprofit organization that is building the largest free arts school for youth in America. ProjectArt transforms public libraries into vital cultural hubs that offer children year-round visual art classes. Their goal is to put paintbrushes into the hands of as many children that don’t have adequate access to arts education as possible.

The Benefit will include a spirited cocktail reception, followed by a live auction and performance. The weekend-only exhibition - ProjectArt Presents: My Kid Could Do That! is a unique celebration that will feature childhood artworks by artists such as: Grimanesa Amoros, Daniel Arsham, Sanford Biggers, Cecily Brown, Will Cotton, Olafur Eliasson, Urs Fischer, Terence Koh, Rashaad Newsome, Laurie Simmons, Wendy White and Dustin Yellin, among others. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday, April 30.

The Benefit will have a spirited cocktail reception, followed by a live auction and performance. Rachel Chandler will DJ at the event. There will also be a Children’s Art Workshop on Saturday, April 29. The event will include interactive workshops with some of the participating artists.

To purchase tickets for this event please contact MF Productions.

For more information on ProjectArt, please visit http://www.projectart.org/


services for the underserved
TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2017
Kimpton hotel eventi

Description

For the second year in a row, MF Productions will produce the Services for the UnderServed (SUS) annual Dinner for a Better New York. Services for the UnderServed is on a tireless mission to give every New Yorker the tools they can use to lead a life with purpose. Funds raised from the Dinner go directly to the organization. The event’s food offerings include multiple renowned chefs to provide a unique and creative meal. The Dinner is curated by SUS Board Member and chef, Andrew Zimmern.

Last year, the Dinner For A Better New York focused on SUS's Urban Farming Program. SUS Urban Farms touches over 300 individuals each year, providing therapeutic horticulture, nutritional programming, and employment opportunities to the individuals they serve – through workshops, field experiences, and their network of community farms and garden spaces.

To purchase tickets for this event please contact MF Productions.

For more information on Services for the UnderServed, please visit http://www.sus.org/


THE KITCHEN
MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017
HAMMERSTEIN BALLROOM

Description

MF Productions has worked with The Kitchen in producing their Annual Spring Benefits since 1998. The Kitchen is New York’s foremost presenter of performance art. This year’s Annual Spring Benefit will be held at Hammerstein Ballroom. The event will honor musician John Cale and artist Lawrence Weiner. The evening will also include special music performances curated by Bryce Dessner of The National, renowned composer Nico Muhly, and James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem.

To purchase tickets for this event please contact MF Productions.

For more information on The Kitchen, please visit http://www.thekitchen.org/