Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Tonight in Cleveland (2/10): Art for Haiti Benefit at Arts Collinwood

Join us Wednesday February 10 from 6pm – 10pm at Arts Collinwood for the Art for Haiti Benefit, including a live art auction from top local and national artists, food, cocktails and live jazz music. Proceeds will go directly to the Haiti Emergency Village Project. Arts Collinwood is honored to be hosting this event.

6 – 7pm: Mingle/cocktails/food/browse silent auction items and live auction items in the Arts Collinwood Gallery and Cafe
7- 8:30pm: Live art auction
8:30 – Live Jazz by the Will Mason Trio in the Cafe
Arts Collinwood Cleveland + The Haiti Emergency Village Project
In conjunction w/ NEONAC+ Cleveland Tapes$10 suggested donation

THE HAITI EMERGENCY VILLAGE PROJECT (HEVP) is a consortium of organizations working towards the building of emerging villages in Haiti that will provide housing, infrastructure and other aspects of what constitutes a community. This group brings to Haiti transferrable lessons learned from Katrina. HEVP has been conceived, organized and put into action by New Orleans residents, supporters and rebuilders, and Haitians on the ground, most with longstanding ties to New Orleans, to create a model for recovery.

Attendees will have a chance to bid on art from amazing artists including Keith Marlowe, Amy Casey, Dan Tranberg, Julius Lyle, Dana Depew, Bridget Caswell, Sunia Boneham, Paul Sydorenko, Jacob Wesley Lang, David Wilder, Tary Yu, Petroucha Moise to name a few!

The Auctioneer for the evening will be Voice Legend and Art Provocateur Lawrence Daniel Caswell">Lawrence Daniel Caswell.

PLUS a SILENT AUCTION of AN AMAZING ARRAY OF Donated items from local Merchants +venues including Macback’s Bookstore, Beachland Ballroom, Visible Voice Books, House of Blues, Playhouse Square, and the Grog Shop!

The Cafe at Arts Collinwood will be open for a wonderful list of fresh hot/cold Tapas and a Cash Bar!


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