By Hadas Kuznits 

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Tickets are now on sale for the Philadelphia Fringe Arts Festival’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

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‘Feastival’ co-host Audrey Claire Taichman Friedberg says in one day, they will most likely raise $500,000 for next year’s Fringe Arts festival:

“Audi Feastival, our main fundraiser for the Fringe Arts will be held at The Hub, at the home of the Fringe Arts on September 17th.”


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Friedberg says this years 6th annual event takes place September 17th:

“This year, we have gotten so lucky , the city has been amazing by letting us close off Race Street from 2nd to Columbus. So we have that entire street, plus our corner and it’s going to be filled with over 80 restaurants, great performances.”

She explained how the event melds the culinary arts with the performing arts and this year, there are both old favorites and new surprises.

“We’ll have ‘Strange Fruit’ from Australia with us again, they are the phenomenal acrobats that sway in the air with these crazy costumes on. We’re gonna have ‘Red Forty And The Last Groovement’, that’s a Fringe Arts resident band and they are so funky and cool! A lot of hand pick contemporary dancers in full body paint; very sexy and some other performances!”

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