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Who: FutureArt 2015 presented by Bai Bubbles (www.drinkbai.com) will feature a special live music performance by Brainfeeder recording artist, Taylor McFerrin (www.TaylorMcFerrin.com), three innovative and engaging art presentations, and an awards ceremony recognizing key supporters of the arts in New York City. FutureArt 2015 will also feature live performances from student participants of B.E.A.T.’s programs in local public schools. Participating artists’, guest judges, and special guests to be announced shortly.

What: FutureArt 2015 presented by Bai Bubbles is a special event asking five of New York City’s rising artists to step outside of their comfort zone, by collaborating with fellow artists to create an interactive, emotional work of art, pulling together from unlimited possibilities to express their art including music, dance, spoken word, film, painting, and other forms of fine art.

After six weeks of collaboration, artists will present at FutureArt 2015, where a special guest panel of judges, alongside the event’s audience, will select one artist to take home the event’s grand prize including the FutureArtist 2015 Award, a prize package from the event’s sponsors, a one-year public relations contract with NY-based corporate communications firm Lawrence Blake Group Int’l., and a special performance tour sponsored by Flavorpill (www.flavorpill.com).

Where: New York City’s renowned 1 OAK | 453 West 17th Street | NYC 10011

When: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015. Doors open at 7PM, and show begins at 8PM, with a special closing reception to follow. Red carpet arrivals begin at 7:45PM.

Why: Each year, there are countless events that take place and benefit the arts, but unfortunately, there are still students here in New York City without access to vital arts education programs and opportunities to grow within their perspective craft. New York City’s public school teachers, nonprofit arts organizations’ staff, and the supportive business community are eager for opportunities that allow for a collaborative review of the current state of the arts. The aim of FutureArt 2015 to establish a network of support that will live much longer than the event itself.

How: FutureArt 2015 is proud to support arts education for youth in New York City’s public schools, with a portion of proceeds benefiting nonprofit partner B.E.A.T. NYC (www.beatnyc.org). Tickets for FutureArt 2015 will be available for purchase beginning December 8th, 2014. Tickets start at $40 for general admission per person, and $100 for reserved seating per person and includes complimentary 1-hour open bar and hors d’oeuvres, as well as special recognition during the event.

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Special thank you to FutureArt 2015′s event partners, including our headline sponsor Bai Bubbles (www.drinkbai.com), as well as supporting sponsors 1 OAK NYC (www.1oaknyc.com), Skillshare (www.skillshare.com), Uber (www.uber.com), Krave Jerky (www.kravejerky.com), Host Committee (www.hostcommittee.com), and Flavorpill (www.flavorpill.com), Fforward (www.fforward.in), and Blue Apron (www.blueapron.com).

FutureArt 2015 is produced as a philanthropic effort by Lawrence Blake Group Int’l. (www.lawrenceblake.com).


Future Art 2015

The Future of Collaboration

January 6th, 2015 | 1 OAK | 453 West 17th Street | NYC 10011

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Bridging Education and Art Together (B.E.A.T.) is a nonprofit organization in New York City that creates and operates extracurricular programs for urban youth.

The mission and purpose of B.E.A.T. is to create compelling programs for underserved communities and underprivileged, overlooked students that live in them. B.E.A.T. currently produces 3 programs: Beat Rockers, Beat Breakers, and Beat Rhymers.


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