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Baldwin Cultural Crawl passports now on sale
Baldwin Cultural Crawl passports now on saleMarch 17, 2008Sara Millersemortim@syr.edu
The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY has teamed with Syracuse University, SUNY Upstate Medical University, National Grid and local cultural organizations and businesses along the Connective Corridor for the first Baldwin Cultural Crawl (BCC), April 25 and 26. Planned in collaboration with the Syracuse International Film Festival and the cultural venues of Th3, a citywide art open in Syracuse, this exciting two-day event will celebrate the cultural richness and business diversity Syracuse has to offer. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY Inc.
Passports for the crawl are now on sale at the following locations along the Connective Corridor:
- Landmark Theater, 362 S. Salina St.
- Erie Canal Museum, 318 Erie Blvd. E.
- SU’s Schine Center Box Office, 303 University Ave.
- Syracuse International Film Festival office at the Hotel Syracuse, 500 S. Warren St.
- Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St.
- The MOST, 500 S. Franklin St.
Passport prices are $20 for an individual, $10 for college students (must show current college I.D.) and $15 with MetroMail coupon.
The passports will offer unique access to a special array of cultural, dining and shopping opportunities. More than 40 participating restaurants, shops and cafes will offer free samples and other specials to showcase their businesses. Patrons can have their passports stamped at each venue they visit and turn in their passport at a designated drop-off site at the end of the event to be eligible for a prize valued at more than $2,300.
The Connective Corridor is a community-wide effort to link the vast array of arts and cultural happenings, businesses and neighborhoods in the city of Syracuse. The Corridor includes the areas of downtown Syracuse and the University Hill, home to three educational institutions and more than 20 arts and cultural venues — all within one mile of each other.
For more information, contact the Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of CNY Inc. at 672-5288.