The Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre
401 West Livingston Street Orlando, FL
Orlando, FL 32801
7:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013
Celebrate the kickoff of Central Florida’s art and cultural season with the 9th Annual Red Chair Affair on Saturday, August 24, 2013!
Celebrate the kickoff of Central Florida’s art and cultural season with the 9th Annual Red Chair Affair on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Your ticket to sample 2013-2014 season highlights, this extraordinary evening is held at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre and includes performances from a variety of genres and organizations.
IKEA has partnered with Red Chair Affair for the IKEA Red Chair Silent Auction. Various arts organizations and corporate partners donate artistically decorated child-sized chairs that are combined with unique package experiences. The online auction will go live onAugust 1, 2013 and can be found at www.biddingforgood.com/redchairaffair2013. The highest online bid will begin the silent auction held during the VIP Reception for Red Chair Affair. Additionally, all of the chairs will be on display and can be viewed for free at CityArts Factory from July 18 – August 10.
There will be 13 main stage acts that will present a short performance that showcases the best of what they will offer during the 2013-2014 season! Both general admission and VIP tickets are available for the event. General Admission patrons will enjoy arts and cultural preshow activities in the lobby of Bob Carr from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. The 90-minute performance on the Bob Carr stage begins at 8:00 p.m. and will feature over some Central Florida’s arts organizations. General Admission tickets are open seating and cost $22 per person, $15 for students/seniors.
Red Chair Affair VIP tickets include a pre and post event reception backstage as well as complimentary food, beer, wine from some of Orlando’s finest restaurants, and valet parking. VIPs also have the opportunity to bid on the IKEA Red Chair Silent Auction and enjoy the best seats in the house for the main stage performance. The VIP reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and patrons are encouraged to dress in their best red (cocktail or formal). VIP tickets are $225 each and corporate packages are available.
The 9th Annual Red Chair Affair is sponsored by United Arts of Central Florida and Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs.
Red Chair Affair:
When: August 24, 2013 – Doors open at 7:00 p.m., Performance begin at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre, 401 West Livingston Street, Orlando
Cost: General Admission $22
*VIP tickets are $225 each (corporate packages are available)
*VIP Reception begins at 5:30 p.m.
Tickets available on www.RedChairProject.com.
IKEA Red Chair and Visual Art DISPLAYS:
When: July 18 – August 10
Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: CityArts Factory, 29 South Orange Avenue, Orlando
IKEA Red Chair Online Auction:
When: will be live August 1 – 18 (until 11:59 p.m.)
Red Chair Affair Performances and Entertainment By:
Art & History Museums, Maitland
Brass Band of Central Florida
Central Florida Community Arts
Central Florida Sounds of Freedom Band and Color Guard
Crealdé School of Art
Florida Opera Theatre
Florida Young Artist Orchestra
ME Dance, Inc.
NuLook School of Performing Arts
Orlando Aerial Arts
Orlando Gay Chorus
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Orlando Repertory Theatre
Orlando Science Center
Orlando Shakespeare Theater in Partnership with UCF
SAK Comedy Lab