Evening Hosted by celebrated political humorist Kate Clinton
Thursday May 16, 2013
7pm: Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
Special Performance by STREB Company
Location: The STREB Lab for Action Mechanics
51 North 1st Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249
to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
to the 9/11 Memorial Museum Pavilion,
this inspired groundbreaking work
identifies these novel and brilliant architects.
Join us as we celebrate our
An original. A person that breaks the rules, re-interprets or establishes new parameters of their craft. New artistic, educational, scientific visions. A risk taker. A hero.
The Action Maverick Award Benefit celebrates the bravery, strength, courage, openness and interdependence that both SLAM and STREB embody. It manifests the possibilities inherent in a unique place like SLAM. Funds raised from the Action Maverick Benefit support free and low cost SLAM programming, numerous community partnerships and creative collaborations that change lives. Each year at SLAM, 7,000 artists and students of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds push internal and external boundaries to create a unique and growing community through Extreme Action.
Previous Action Maverick Award Recipients:
2012 Bettina Drummond
2011 Diana Nyad
2010 Trisha Brown
2009 Cheryl Stearns
2008 Hugh Herr
2007 Noe and Ivan Espana
2006 Philippe Petit