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chashama to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




chashama, a non-profit that nurtures artists by transforming unused property into affordable studios, galleries, and event and performance venues, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Anita Durst, Founder and Artistic Director will ring the Closing Bell.

The bell closing also kicks off chashama's June 9, 2014 Gala, to take place at 132 West 43rd Street, 6 p.m. between the Bank of America tower and the Condé Nast Building. For more information about the gala, visit


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd& Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, June 9, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET  

chashama Contact:

Anna Chan

(917) 558-4840

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

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About chashama:

chashama, which means "to have vision" in Farsi, nurtures artists by providing them with affordable live, work, and presentation space. Working in close partnership with the real estate industry, chashama transforms unused properties into creative spaces for artists, allowing works and ideas to flourish. Currently, chashama manages 125 artist studios, six galleries, five curated office lobbies, two performance venues, and provides affordable artist housing. In the past year, chashama distributed over 250,000 sq. ft. of donated space, supporting all artists and their visions. A connector of art and real estate since 1995, chashama has placed more than 12,000 artists into 60 revitalized spaces, and presented over 2,500 free events reaching an audience of over 2 million across New York City. To learn more, visit

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit


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