FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Date: June 24, 2012
DC’s Premiere Artist Publicist
Contact: Sandro & Tati | T: 202-841-6441
3rd ANNUAL MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12th 2012 | 7PM-12AM
Midsummer Night’s celebration of Washington Harbour’s new fountain with fantasy body art show and theatrical performances.
Washington, DC—This August Art Soiree, Nick’s Riverside Grill, Tony & Joe’s Restaurant, Roche Salon, MRP Realty at Washington Harbour, and a group of talented local artists use the magic of art to transform the heart of Georgetown into an enchanted wonderland of Midsummer Night’s Dream. Locals and guests of town are invited to celebrate the summer and immerse into a fantastic, fairy-laden setting of color, art, music and performance Sunday, August 12th at Washington Harbour, Georgetown Waterfront, Nick’s Riverside Grill 3050 K Street NW, Washington DC.
This will be a follow up show to the infamous Art Metamoprhosis Gala that took place June 14, 2012 at the Washington Harbour attracting over 3,500 people including DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray. This time, the Harbour complex will highlight in all its beauty with the Bellagio-style dancing fountain in action and painted canvases coming to life. Thirty different model creations painted by some of the best local artists, with whimsical hair pieces created by Roche Salon, will walk in a fantasy runway show. The night will include a musical program featuring live performance by DJ FoTiFo accompanied by live cello, saxophone and trumpet improvisations and graphic video installations of Riki Kim. The highlight of the evening will be live performance by DC’s premier physical theater–SYNETIC THEATER, with pieces from the upcoming season’s program and favorites from the past.
Kim Reyes, Katya Krupko, Vian Shamounki, Shanna Lim, Mounir Afrangi, Abramowitz Jeremy, Margret Kroyer, Jamie Delawder, Nancy Flores, Seb Lorenzo, Natalie Cartner, Nena Nicoli, Tania Kabir, David Camero.
Date: August 12th 2012 7pm – 12am Location: 3050 K Street NW, Washington DC
7:15PM– DJ FoTiFo feat live cello, saxophone and trumpet improvisations atop the fountain tower
7:45PM– Synetic Theater performance in the courtyard
8:30PM– Live drums performance by KAMAJIAN and whimsical show by TRIFECTA group
9:00PM– Model Fantasy Runway Show in the courtyard 10:00PM – Yvetter Rivers Jazz Quartet at
10:00PM – Yvetter Rivers Jazz Quartet at Tony & Joe’s and DJ with video projections at Nick’s Riverside Grill
Nick’s Riverside Grill and Tony & Joe’s Seafood Restaurants will be open for food and beverage service.
Tickets: $10 – 20 available at http://artsoiree-midsummernight2012.eventbrite.com/
Parking: Free street parking; Garage parking available at Washington Harbour’s Colonial Garage at 3000 K Street
Portion of the proceeds benefiting SYNETIC THEATER
Synetic is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili. It is DC’s Premier Physical Theater, whose mission is to be the premier American physical theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and music, by producing world-class physical theater for all ages. Synetic has received a total of 92 Helen Hayes Award nominations and 24 Awards.
Midsummer Night’s Dream event is part of the Art Soiree’s greater artistic events program with mission of enriching lives with art, while promoting local talents.
ABOUT ART SOIREE™
Founded in September 2009 by two ambitious art lovers, Art Soiree’s goal has been to showcase emerging talent in the visual arts, short film, music, literature and performance art. With a mission to cultivate a greater awareness, understanding and appreciation of art in its many forms through production of multiple art events Art Soiree has become DC’s premier artist publicist. Offering its services to artists on a fee and commission free basis, Art Soiree is a limited liability company that uses its for-profit efficiencies to achieve socially beneficial goals and support local arts and charitable organizations. http://www.theartsoiree.com