Artful Dining

Artful Dining

You are invited to join Artful Dining, a dynamic series of private performances and intimate events designed to further the dialogue between our artists, curators, and patrons. Each event will convene no more than 25 guests in one of our gracious hosts’ homes, giving everyone present the opportunity to delight and engage in a memorable evening.

October 12-December 3, 2012

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For full descriptions of each event, visit our ticketing page.

Putting It Together: Music and Art with David Leisner
Friday, October 12 at 6:00pm
Cocktails in the home of David Leisner and Ralph Jackson, co-hosted by Judy Saffer

The Table Comes First: Adam Gopnik on Family, France, and Food

Tuesday, October 23 at 8:00pm
Cocktails in the home of Melanie Katzman and Russell Makowsky, co-hosted by Claire and Larry Aidem

President, Assassin & Demon Barber: The Musical Chameleon Michael Cerveris
Interviewed by Ted Chapin
Sunday, October 28 at 11:30am
Brunch in the home of Lou Bernstein and Barbara Weinstein

An Evening with Joyce Carol Oates
Thursday, November 1 at 6:30pm
Cocktails in the home of Elise and Jerry Pustilnik

A Comedian’s Matinee with Robert Klein and Marshall Fine
Saturday, November 3 at 12 noon
Brunch in the home of Lori Zabar and Mark Mariscal

The Artist’s Natural Habitat with BD Wong
Wednesday, November 7 at 7:00pm
Dinner in the home of BD Wong

Oscar Hijuelos on Oscar Hijuelos
featuring an interview and readings by Sonia Manzano
Thursday, November 8 at 6:30pm
Cocktails in the home of Susana Torruella Leval

Night Out with the Two Funniest Women in New York: Patricia Marx and Roz Chast
Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30pm
Cocktails in the Norwood Club, hosted by Penny and Thomas Jackson

Karen Russell’s Adventures in Swamplandia!
Wednesday November 14 at 6:30pm
Dinner in the home of Susan Beckerman

Ask Aasif Mandvi Anything!
Tuesday, November 27 at 7:30pm
Dinner in the home of Ann Passer

Martha Mooke Electrifies the Upper West Side
Monday, December 3 at 7:00pm
Dinner in the home of David Foster and Mina Samuels

Thanks to our generous hosts, who are welcoming us into their homes, all proceeds will directly support Symphony Space’s arts and education programs.

For more information about attending or to purchase tickets to Artful Dining, please contact Rebecca Ackerman at 212.864.1414 x 286.