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“Street ARTini” event will benefit the arts in Central Oklahoma

: From left to right; Trevor Bruner, Lindsay McIntyre, Deborah McAuliffe Senner and Joseph McIntyre attended ARTini 2011. Lindsay and Joseph McIntyre are the 2012 ARTini event co-chairs. Photo provide by Bryan Cook

By Darla Shelden

Contributing Writer

Catalyst, Allied Arts’ young professionals group, is gearing up for this year’s ARTini fundraiser to benefit the arts in Central Oklahoma. The event will be held on Friday, April 20 from 7 to 11 p.m., at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, 311 S Klein, Oklahoma City. It will bring people together for martini tastings and appetizers from several of central Oklahoma’s most popular restaurants.

Hosted by Catalyst, this event is making waves in the Oklahoma City art scene. Catalyst, formerly known as Young Patrons, is Central Oklahoma’s premier arts patron organization for young professionals. Single membership to Catalyst for donors age 40 and younger is $300 and couple membership is $500.

“ARTini is such a fun event and an easy way to help support the arts in our community,” said Kristy Blosch, Allied Arts Manager of Marketing. “There’s a little something for everyone – from live music and visual arts, to delicious food and drink, and even great raffle prizes. We’re hoping to have another record-breaking event to provide even more support and resources to our member agencies and the central Oklahoma arts community.”

ARTini will include live entertainment from the band SquadLive. There will be raffle prizes and a silent art auction be purchased by visiting, call 405-278-8944 or stop by the Allied Arts office at 1015 N. Broadway, Suite 200.

New this year, there will be a special VIP section reserved exclusively for sponsors.

For more information about tickets or becoming a sponsor contact Allied Arts at 405-278-8944 or visit

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