NYWC’s Fifth Annual Red & Black Party returns!

Monday, February 7, 2011red-and-black-party-invite-for-web 6-8 pm

Stacy Abramson, Anaheed Alani, Jennifer Belle, Amanda Bernard, Erin Ehsani , Kara Gilmour, Frank Haberle, Shaina Feinberg and Jennifer Weitsen invite you to join us at NY Writers Coalition’s fifth annual Red & Black Party at the beautiful Soho home of Deborah Clearman (featured in The NY Times Habitats column).

Come celebrate your love:

  • of great music, with a live performance by critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche!
  • of potent cocktails, made of three parts passion, one drop regret. Served straight up by our very own Cupid!
  • of degenerately purchasing raffle tickets to win  prizes like a singing telegram by phone from movie star Jack Black and tickets to The Daily Show!
  • of drunkenly bidding on incredible silent auction items including a drink with This American Life’s Ira Glass, original sheet music signed by Philip Glass, and many more items donated by people not named Glass (details below)!
  • of NY Writers Coalition’s unique and powerful creative writing workshops for at-risk youth, incarcerated youth and adults, veterans and others!

Cocktails and hors d’ouevres!
Festive red and/or black attire optional.

To RSVP, print and return this form with your check, or click the button below and select a price from the drop down menu to purchase a ticket via credit card or PayPal. You may also choose the homebody offer and support NYWC from the comfort of your home with a $100 donation!

Most of the cost of your ticket is tax-deductible!  Address/directions will be sent upon ticket purchase.

Buy Red and Black Party tickets!

Red and Black Party Tickets!


All tickets from donors at the $500 level or higher will be matched by our secret valentine. So open your hearts.

Purchase a raffle ticket online or at the party, and you’ll have a chance to win these amazing prizes! You need not be there to win!

Grand prize – Singing telegram by phone from movie star Jack Black!

Second prize – Four VIP tickets to The Daily Show!

Third prize – Four books signed by bestselling author David Rakoff!

Raffle Tickets are a $10 donation each, or 6 for $50 or a Baker’s Dozen (13) for $100!

Buy Raffle Tickets!


Silent Auction items to bid on at the party:

* A drink with This American Life’s Ira Glass

* Freaks and Geeks box set autographed by Judd Apatow

* Autographed books by Michael Chabon

* Autographed sheet music by Philip Glass

* Mad Men pilot script autographed by star Rich Sommer

* Buffy The Vampire Slayer box set autographed by Joss Whedon

* Autographed books by Chuck Klosterman

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