The Institute of Audio Research has submitted an application for a music showcase to take place in the South Plaza of Union Square Park on Saturday, September 24thWHEREAS, The Institute of Audio Research has submitted an application for a music showcase to take place in the South Plaza of Union Square Park on Saturday, September 24th; and
WHEREAS, The event will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, with set-up beginning at 11:30 am and breakdown concluding by 5:00 pm; and
WHEREAS, The event will be free and open to the public and consist of a number of students performing 1 to 2 songs each; and
WHEREAS, The sound for the event will be kept within the perimeter of the South Plaza; and
WHEREAS, No food will be sold although brochures and information about the school will be distributed; and
WHEREAS, The Institute for Audio Research is a long-term resident of the Union Square area, being located at 64 University Plaza; and
WHEREAS, The school has non-profit status so the event cannot be construed as a commercial venture; and
WHEREAS, The timing and footprint of the event can be viewed as an opportunity to bring additional members of the public to Union Square; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That Community Board Five recommends approval of the application for the Institute for Audio Research "IAR Records Live" event.
The above resolution passed by a vote of 30 in favor; 0 opposed; 1 abstaining.