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Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 6–11 pm

Join us for an artistic evening, theatrically directed by The Crucible’s founder, guest, and soirée honoree Michael Sturtz. This 15th anniversary celebration includes a delicious dinner, live and silent auctions of collectible pieces from contemporary industrial artists, and dazzling displays of the work that has made The Crucible so compelling since 1999. Your purchase of a ticket or table helps to keep our youth and adult industrial arts education programs thriving, and is partially tax-deductible. Please email us with any questions.

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Thank you to our sponsors (partial list updated daily)

PLATINUM $25,000

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GOLD $12,500

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  • Christopher Bently

SILVER $5,000

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  • AB&I Foundry
  • Lapis Group, Inc.
  • Renee Ventimiglia

Featuring performances by:

  • Aziz
  • Ben Burke
  • Brendan Barthel
  • Danielle O’Dea
  • Dwoira Galilea Scheffer
  • David Glowacki
  • Herringbone Orchestra
  • Janine Fondiller
  • Kinetic Arts Center
  • Stanford Aerial Arts
  • The Von Stilt Family
  • Trapeze Arts’ Performance Company: Les Aerielles
  • Womack and Bowman
  • Superstars of The Crucible Faculty
  • Theatrically directed by Michael Sturtz

BRONZE $2,500

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  • Lauren & Steve Adams
  • Warren Breslau & Frances Hellman
  • CASS, Inc.
  • Bill and Matt Ciaschini
  • Jeremy Crandell
  • Lori & Skip Fogarty
  • Hondoman & The Phoenix
  • Elizabeth Meier
  • NetTempo, Inc.
  • Charles Olson & Yoko Watanabe
  • One PacificCoast Bank, FSB
  • John A. Samuels
  • Schnitzer Steel
  • David Shulman
  • The Tagami Family, CCIG, and Oakland Global Rail Enterprise
  • Pasha and Laney Thornton


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Auction Items

Please scroll through the program for detailed views of the auction items for the evening.

To place pre-auction bids on items, please contact Lauren Ekman.