The back story of Feastival

It's not easy being an arts group in 2010, so when the Philly Live Arts Festival and Philly Fringe realized earlier this year that $125,000 in grant money was going away, organizers knew they had to do something.

Restaurateur Audrey Taichman, a board member, suggested bringing the arts and restaurant communities together for a gala.

A gala? For the Fringe? 

Feastival, as tonight's sold-out event is called, is expected to raise more than $200,000.

Read how it went down.

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