Photo Shoot for a Cure
A Photography-Inspired Cocktail Party Benefiting
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

Saturday, september 22, 2018 | 6-10pm | district hall, boston

 Photo by Natasha Moustache

PHOTO SHOOTS

General Admission tickets ($75) include access to photo booths for headshots, press photos, fashion+style photos, portraits with family and friends and more! Update your LinkedIn photo, grab a new family portrait, and drop by our fashion-inspired shoot to show off your latest look -- all in the same place, and all for an important cause.

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POP UP GALLERY

Enjoy a pop up gallery from seven Following//Boston photographers, featuring gorgeous landscapes and detail photographs from Boston. 100% of sales go to Team Fox. Presented by Big Picture Framing.

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MAKEOVERS

VIP tickets ($150) include General Admission, plus: one 15 minute mini-makeover by Sephora Prudential Center, one 15 minute light hair styling session by James Joseph Salon, and one 15 minute manicure by Polished Nail Boutique. Or, choose the Braid & Pony Bar Add-on ($35) for a 15 minute session from Blo Blow Dry Bar Seaport!

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SPEAKERS

Listen to speeches from people on the front-lines of Parkinson's research. Last year's speakers including Dr. Kara Smith, UMASS Memorial Medical Center, Morgan Bell, District Representative, Congressman Moulton, Rick Batycky, Acorda Therapeutics, Cindy Bittker and Diana Levine. 

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SILENT AUCTION

Last year's Silent Auction featured items from: The Red Sox, The Celtics, Johnny Cupcakes, Volante Farms, Bombas, Lovepop, Craft Beer Cellar, Sweet Basil, Juniper, Bertucci's, Whole Foods Market, Not Your Average Joe's, Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, Phantom of the Opera, Yotel Boston, Hunt's Photo & Video, and Leica Store Boston. 

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AND MORE!

When you need a break from being in front of the camera, enjoy an Art Showcase from The Art Cart, featuring artwork created by people living with Parkinson's disease, appetizers from The Briar Group,  music, sponsor booths, and a cash bar

Our Partners

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Meet Your Glam Squad: 

Our VIP tickets ($150) include mini-makeovers from Sephora Prudential Center, James Joseph Salon, and Polished Nail Boutique. Or, you can choose the Braid & Pony Bar ticket ($105) for a session with Blo Blow Dry Seaport in addition to all of the General Admission fun!

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 SEPHORA PRUDENTIAL CENTER

SEPHORA PRUDENTIAL CENTER

 POLISHED NAIL BOUTIQUE

POLISHED NAIL BOUTIQUE

 JAMES JOSEPH SALON

JAMES JOSEPH SALON

 BLO BLOW DRY BAR SEAPORT

BLO BLOW DRY BAR SEAPORT

 The Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox

 Sonos

Sonos

 Volante Farms

Volante Farms

 Flour Bakery + Cafe

Flour Bakery + Cafe

Multiple photo booths, featuring:

Fashion + Style photos
Press photos
Headshots
Family portraits
Photos with friends
Social media photos
+ more!

Presented by Big Picture Framing

Our party features a pop up gallery by six incredible Following//Boston photographers. The gallery is presented by Big Picture Framing, and 100% of sales go directly to Parkinson's research. Featuring:

Susan Flaherty
William Mann
Sydney Claire
Jack Daryl
Eran Shaysh
Michael Kalish

Meet Our Host Committee

Jess Aker Archer
Gail Achin
Sarah Bastille
Debbie Barron
Cindy Bittker
Elyse Atkind Brock
Caron Bleich
Irene G. Brettman

Christina Cobb
Jack Daryl Cohen
Stephanie Duncanson
Lauren Bleich Feldman
Mark Gilday Jr.
Jenna Gleason
Dan Harvey
Kate Holtzen

Heather Wallace Kang
Erin Keaveney
Jenn Keaveney
Brian Lauritsen
Julie Lauritsen
Janelle Leroux
Diana Levine
Angela Messmer-Blust

Chad Moir
Dianna Moore
Alaina Pleatman
Marissa Robinson
Lindsay Scarcella
Saba Shahid
Marcella Sliney
Dr. Kara Smith

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Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors! 

If you are an individual or family who would like to support Photo Shoot for a Cure's mission to speed a cure for Parkinson's, please visit the link below to view our Benefactor Levels. Benefits include ticket packages, recognition at the event, and more. All Benefactor donations are made directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation, a 501(c) charity.

 

About Mark Gilday Jr.

We are so grateful to Mark Gilday Jr., who will be filming Photo Shoot for a Cure for the 2nd year in a row. Mark is an independent video producer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Mark’s passion for crafting visually stunning, narrative-driven films has led him to produce video content for organizations like Sperry, Boston University, and Deutsche Bank, to name a few. In addition to corporate films, Mark’s portfolio of work includes music videos, political campaign ads, and promotional videos for non-profits. 

Mark's knack for pairing cinematic visuals with engaging storytelling and quality design gives his work a distinct look and feel. His attention to detail and quality delights his clients who come to him for video content that can effectively communicate a message, while simultaneously enhancing their brand. 

 

About Diana

Photo Shoot for a Cure is produced by advertising and editorial photographer Diana Levine. Diana's Mom, Cindy Bittker, was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease in her 40s, and is the inspiration behind her work with Team Fox. 

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Diana has photographed notable personalities, such as: Kim Kardashian, Alicia Keys, Usher, President Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, President Obama, New Kids on the Block, One Direction, Hanson, Elvis Costello, Ludacris, Billy Corgan, Ed Sheeran, and John Legend, among others.

Her clients include: Rolling Stone, Converse, Billboard, MTV, Boston Globe Magazine, Boston Magazine, Spotify, The New York Times, The Clinton Foundation, Columbia Records, MIT, and Harvard, and many more.

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The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease through an aggressively funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's today.

100% of donations made to Team Fox go directly to Parkinson's research. You can get involved by donating to research, starting your own Team Fox team, or participate in a clinical trial

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