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Help Us Celebrate the Opening of the Orpheum Theater!

Date: Saturday, July 16, 2011
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Orpheum Theater, Main Street, Tannersville
More Information/Reservations: Contact Candy McKee at mckeec@catskillmtn.org or call (518) 263-2001

2011 Benefit

Image: "O" by Elena Patterson

The CMF's annual benefit raises funds that enable us to present year-round programming in music, theater, dance and literature and to host arts residencies at our facilities. This year we celebrate our partnership with the National Dance Institute and welcome their Celebration Team of young dancers to be the first to perform at the new Orpheum Theater.

Benefit Levels

Diamond Club - $5,000 - includes eight tickets to the benefit, one theatre seat for the new Orpheum and one "paver", both with your personalized inscriptions, plus two complimentary Thai-Italia dinners at the CMF's Fresh Harvest Cafe and two movie passes to a Hollywood feature film
Platinum Club - $2,500 - includes four tickets to the benefit and two "pavers" with your personalized inscriptions, plus two complimentary Thai-Italia dinners at the CMF's Fresh Harvest Cafe and two movie passes to a Hollywood feature film
Gold Club - $1,000 - includes two tickets to the benefit and one "paver" with your personalized inscription, plus two complimentary Thai-Italia dinners at the CMF's Fresh Harvest Cafe and two movie passes to a Hollywood feature film
Producer's Club - $500 - includes two tickets to the benefit plus two complimentary Thai-Italia dinners at the CMF's Fresh Harvest Cafe and two movie passes to a Hollywood feature film
Director's Club - $250 - includes one ticket to the benefit plus a complimentary Thai-Italia dinner at the CMF's Fresh Harvest Cafe and a movie pass to a Hollywood feature film.
Patron - $125 - includes one ticket to the benefit.
Junior (age 30 and under) - $75 - includes one ticket to the benefit.

The CMF's annual benefit raises funds that enable us to present year-round programming in music, theater, dance, literature and film and to host arts residencies at our facilities.

This year we celebrate the first performances at the Orpheum with dance and music.

National Dance Institute (NDI) Celebration Team Dancers
The Celebration Team of dancers from NYC will perform two pieces: a pas de deux, Single Petal of a Rose, music by Duke Ellington, choreography by Christopher d'Amboise, and Appalachian Clog Dance, a melding of Irish Step Dancing, African and Native American Indian Dance traditions.

Grande Finale - Roots and Blues
Professor Louie (vocals, piano) and Miss Marie (vocals) will perform two original songs, including their award-winning "Melody Of Peace". They will be accompanied by Greg Dayton on acoustic guitar and Gary Burke on drums.

This year we are honoring several individuals and one organization who have made extraordinary contributions to the Orpheum Performing Arts Center.

Skip Pratt
Chuck and Deborah Royce
Senator James L. Seward
Catskill Watershed Corporation

Cocktail supper generously provided by:

Astor House
Bagels & More
Bear Creek Landing Restaurant
Bistro Brie & Bordeaux
Brandywine Restaurant
Chateau Belleview
China Pavilion
Curran's
Karen Gardner, Culinary Institute Chef
Last Chance Antiques & Cheese Café
Maggie's Krooked Cafe
Mill Rock Restaurant
Neapolis Restaurant
Onteora Club
Pancho Villa's
Platte Clove Community
Rock'n Mexicana
Tannersville General Store
Thai-Italia at the Fresh Harvest Café
Tuscan Grille
Van Winkle's Restaurant
Vesuvio Restaurant
Villa Vosilla
Village Bistro
Washington Irving Inn

Mionetto Prosecco Cocktails courtesy of Mionetto, USA

 

 

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