The Lot at Kaufman Astoria Studios 35th Avenue between 35th & 36th Streets
Tuesday June 6, 2017
Master of Ceremonies
Honorable Jimmy Van Bramer
NYC Council Majority Leader
Chairman, Committee on Cultural Affairs
Queens Borough President
Performance By Yanira Castro / a canary torsi
The Taste of LIC is The Chocolate Factory Theater’s Annual celebration of LIC’s cultural and culinary excellence, for 1,200 of our closest friends, now on The Lot at Kaufman Astoria Studios.
We thank Long Island City, Astoria & Western Queens businesses, residents and visitors for helping us celebrate our great community while raising funds to keep the arts live in LIC! Proceeds help us to pay salaries, commissions to artists and present performance premieres at our 49th Avenue venue.
See additional restrictions, incremental price increases & instructions below. Advanced tickets available through Sunday, June 4.
Two Tickets to the Exclusive First Hour from 5:30-6:30pm and you’ve just contributed an extra $100 to support contemporary performance in LIC! Yes, please stay for the whole event until 8:30pm! Thank you for being an Arts & Community Patron!
One Ticket to the Exclusive First Hour from 5:30-6:30pm! Yes, please stay for the whole event until 8:30pm! Thank you for being an Arts & Community Patron!
One Ticket to Taste of LIC from 6:30-8:30pm.
$75 June 6th at the door after 4:30pm.
Newborns and babes in swaddling are free. Ages 3-11 are just $25 when accompanying an adult. Please email TasteofLIC@chocolatefactorytheater.org for more info.
After-Party at The Astor Room! Drink Specials & Dancing for all ticket holders!
Amazing Raffle at the event!
Includes jetBlue travel vouchers, gift certificates to all of your favorite LIC haunts, performances throughout NYC, and much more!
Please keep in mind that parking is very limited in the area. It is highly recommended that you take public transit.
N/W to 36th Avenue (5 minute walk from station)
Take the N or W trains to the 36th Avenue station. You will exit onto 31st Street and 36th Avenue. Walk one block north to 35th Avenue; make a right and walk 4 blocks. Kaufman Astoria Studios will be on your left.
M/R to Steinway Street (5 minute walk from station)
Take the M or R trains to the Steinway Street station. You will exit onto Steinway Street at 34th Avenue. Walk one block south to 35th Avenue; make a right and walk 3 blocks. Kaufman Astoria Studios will be on your right.
Gala Committee (in formation):
Gala Committee (in formation, as of 5/1): Chris Ajemian & Sara Juli, Jake & Sarah Atwood, Anna Azrieli, Ivy Baldwin & Michael Grossman, Michelle Boule, Barbara Bryan, Michael Cairl, Tracy Capune, Ursula Eagly, Diane & Barry Eisenstat, Stephen Facey, Daniel Fish, Vallejo Gantner, Marcus Hagenbarth, Steven Hitt, Sam Kim, Jonathan Kratter, Tommy Kriegsmann & Shanta Thake, Sheila Lewandowski, Mary Rose Lloyd, Katinka Locascio & Nelson Downend Jr., Leslie Nilsson, Jimena Paz, Stanford Makishi & Jon Kinzel, Juliana May & Tzachi Slonim, Danielle V. Porcaro, Carla Peterson, Brian Rogers, Carl & Laurie Rogers, Alex Rosenberg, Soniah T. Saleh, Svea Schneider, Martha Sherman, Linda Sue Stein & Paul Vidich, Ryan Suda & Julie Weprin, Karinne Keithley Syers, Lucien Zayan.
Restrictions & More:
Advance ticket sales close on Sunday, June 4th.
Limited number of tickets available due to occupancy restrictions.
Children’s pricing available for ages 3-10.
Please email for the code.
Under 3 years of age in the arms of an adult may enter
free of charge.
Strollers are not permitted in the tent.
Stroller-Check is available FREE at the door.
Tax-deductible portion of all purchases is the amount that the purchase exceeds $50 per attendee.
Sponsorships are still available.
Contact Sheila @ 718-482-7069 or via email.
Press inquiries: please contact Brian Rogers, (718) 482-7069
"Annual Taste of LIC Moves to Kaufman Studios After 8 Years on Waterfront" - Jeanmarie Evelly, dnainfo