The SYNERGY Events Proudly Presents 'One Canvas': an Entertaining Fusion of Live Art Show, Music, Poetry, Couture, Dancing and Social Networking

New York City, NY, June 15, 2008 --( On June 28, 2008, The SYNERGY Events will host an epic evening highlighting a dynamic fusion of diverse art forms at The Audrey Café and Cherry Lounge at the W New York – The Tuscany Hotel located on 39th street and Lexington Avenue, New York between 7:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.. The event, One Canvas, will comprise of guest networking, impromptu on-stage art creation, a silent auction, a spontaneous live musical performance, a fashion ensemble by an independent local designer, poetry recitation, DJ sets and an after party. Attendees will have the opportunity to view an ingenious group of emerging artists and subsequently be a part of the creative process.

Sameera Yousuf, the presenting artist of the live art show, has won many awards and has displayed her creations in several Art Galleries in the Princeton area over the years. Her work includes mixed media such as watercolor, pastels, acrylic, collage and 3-D sculpture. Yousuf also does Graphic Design work, as well as print making.

Other representing artists from The Afghan Communicator and Fareen Butt will also illustrate their works in the exhibit. Butt, a pointilist painter and film maker based in New York, creates work largely influenced by Vedic philosophy and the writings of Surawardi (a Sufi saint). Her paintings have been shown in New York including MOMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and various galleries throughout the city. The Afghan Communicator is a non-profit art and culture organization that aims to revive the arts of Afghanistan, help it grow and support artists.

The works created by the artists will be made available for sale in a silent auction that will be coordinated by the new Miss Pakistan World, Natasha Paracha. Miss Paracha, an honors graduate from the University of California, Berkeley is currently working at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. The auction is set to commence at 10 p.m.

The show will serve as a distinct opportunity for art lovers and collectors to attain original pieces of work to their collection. The CEO of The SYNERGY Events, Reaz Hoque stated that, “This event is intended to stir the minds of viewers and broaden their concept of what encompasses art.” Visitors will have the chance to engage in thought provoking conversations with the artists while exploring the works that will be on view.

The event will also comprise of a poetry recital by New York based Palestinian-American poet, writer and editor Remi Kanazi. Kanazi is the co-founder of the political website, and the editor of the forthcoming anthology of poetry, Poets For Palestine. Also adding to the spirit of the evening, there will be a live musical performance by the band Kundalini Shock Attack self-described as “desi post-dancefloor deconstructionalism”.

A portion of the funds raised from the sale of the artwork will benefit The Third World Hunger Foundation.

A limited number of tickets are still available and may be purchased online:

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About The SYNERGY Events

The SYNERGY Events is the premier event planning company based in New York and Boston. Collaborating with local businesses, the company produces strategic themed events that focus on fashion, music, art, culture and social networking. These events are designed to deliver the ultimate nightlife experience to a target of young, high-end professionals. The company partners with various luxury product companies to help brand their products at these themed events.

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