New York New York at Art Van Art Van!!! Step Right Up and Get Your Tickets for an Evening Like No Other to Benefit Henry Ford Health System

Oct 07, 2010, 15:56 ET from Art Van Furniture

WARREN, Mich., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Visit the Big Apple without ever leaving Metro Detroit!  Thursday, October 21, Art Van Furniture is turning their Headquarters in Warren into the city that never sleeps.

Complete with the New York City Rockettes, and replicas of the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building, the stage is set for the gala event of the year.  Broadway artists will perform scenes from Dreamgirls, Jersey Boys and Wicked.  Art Van is creating this one-of-a-kind affair to raise funds for Shoot for a Cure which benefits the Neuroscience Institute and the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at the Henry Ford Health System.

Little town blues will melt away as you stroll through New York City neighborhoods remarkably recreated with big city food, drinks and entertainment.  Subway stops include:

Soho: with a DJ, fashions, models, signature cocktail and sushi bar

Chinatown: Hundreds of red paper lanterns, Chinese finger foods, geisha dancers and custom fortune cookies

Little Italy: Cafe tables, gourmet Italian foods and crooners

Central Park: Greenery, park benches, soft pretzels with gourmet dipping sauces, and vendors for ice cream and hot dogs

Financial District: Stock tickers, the Wall Street Journal and fun foods served on skewers

Entertainment includes a piano man, caricaturist, saxophone player, and performers bringing to life a 30-minute performance of the hottest musicals on Broadway.

Be a part of it! Tickets are available now from $175 to $1,000.  Art Van Furniture is underwriting the majority of the expenses for the event, with ticket proceeds going directly to benefit the programs at the Henry Ford Health System.

The Henry Ford Neuroscience Institute includes a National Institutes of Health stroke care and research center, an epilepsy and Parkinson's disease treatment and surgery program, one of the largest neurosurgery spine programs in Michigan, and the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center.

Art Van Furniture's Tech Plaza is located at 6500 East 14 Mile Road in Warren.  For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Gloria Sirosky at (313) 874-6139 or or go to

About Art Van Furniture

Art Van Furniture is Michigan's largest furniture retailer and America's largest independent furniture retailer.  The company operates 34 stores in 33 communities throughout Michigan, a full service e-commerce website, plus three freestanding Art Van PureSleep bedding stores in Canton, Troy and Rochester Hills, Michigan.  Founded in 1959, the company is family-owned and headquartered in Warren, Mich.

SOURCE Art Van Furniture