I've been checked out due to over-commitment. But this is one important commitment. Along with artists/musicians/students, I am co-organizing an art/music/dance SPECTACLE to help raise funds for those in need in Haiti. See below for event details.
SPREAD THE WORD, EVERYONE!
January 18, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Love 4 Haiti: A spectacular night of art, music, and dance to raise funds for Haitians in need, January 23, 2010
(Charlottesville, VA, USA) - A team of Charlottesville's artists, musicians, and students, with the support of local food and book vendors, are coming together for an art/music benefit event to raise funds for the people of Haiti on Saturday January 23, 2010, at Random Row Books.
Love 4 Haiti will be an evening of music and art offerings from local artisans. A silent auction of art works, gift certificates, and dance lessons will begin at 5pm. A kaleidoscopic program of Charlottesville's performing talent follows, including: Fire in the Belly (bellydance), Dzian! (world surf rock), Jdavyd Williams and the Basement Bhaktis (kirtan), Natty Peeps (roots reggae), Shootin Moon (acoustic), Matt Jones (acoustic), Secretly Y'all (storytelling), and many more. Delicious food options donated by local restaurants will also be available for purchase.
All the proceeds will be donated to organizations behind the earthquake relief efforts including Partners in Health (PIH), International Rescue Committee (IRC), UNICEF, and GHESKIO. This event is co-sponsored by Random Row Books, UVa's Global Development Organization, The Bridge PAI, and HzCollective.
Love 4 Haiti
Saturday January 23, 2010
5pm - midnight
Random Row Books
315 W. Main St (Main St and McIntire Rd)
Wendy Hsu [firstname.lastname@example.org] | Peter Traub [email@example.com]
Press Release: Love4Haiti, 1/23 - a Spectacular Night of Art, Music, and Dance to Benefit for Haitians in Need