Goodbye To The “Old” CF Outdoor Quasi-Mini-“Festival”

June 26 + 27, 2021

Outside The Future Former Factory Theater
5-49 49th Avenue, LIC

FREE. Open to all. Just show up.

To celebrate the closing of our 49th Avenue space – home to The Chocolate Factory Theater since 2004 – we’re hosting an outdoor mini-“festival” as part of the NYC Open Culture Program.

Participating artists (subject to change): Justin Allen, Anna Azrieli, Maria Bauman, Laurie Berg, Ayano Elson, Daria Faïn, Keely Garfield, Jon Kinzel, Heather Kravas, Aaron Landsman, Abigail Levine, Melanie Maar, Juliana May, Silas Riener, Melinda Ring, Marion Spencer, Anna Sperber, Yackez.

On Sunday June 27 at 4pm, The Chocolate Factory’s Co-Founder / Executive Director Sheila Lewandowski will lead a farewell processional from the ‘old’ CF on 49th Avenue to ‘new’ CF on 24th Street, accompanied by LIC locals Liftoff Brass. Liftoff brass is: Satish Indigo (trumpet), Vin Sciala (drums), Martin Kelley (saxophone) and Harry Phillips (tuba).