On March 18, the Meatpacking District Improvement Association will host its first annual "Open Market" fundraiser, hosted by co-chairs Diane Von Furstenberg and Andrew Rosen, Founder and CEO of Theory. The event will direct 100% of it's proceeds to the MPIA's efforts to improve the neighborhood. Hosted at the Highline Stages, the night will include booths from local restaurants and bars, as well as sample sales, a silent auction, and DJ sets from acts including The Misshapes and NANCY (LCD Soundsystem/DFA). Click through for our interview with MPIA Executive Director Lauren Danziger on what to expect.