Posted by Cate Riegner (188.8.131.52) on October 22, 2002 at 14:18:06:
Three arts-related fundraisers are coming up in the next month
that deserve your special Angel-attention!
* Headlands Center for the Arts - Mystery Ball - October 26th
* Best Buddies - Celebration of Art & Friendship - November 14th
* The Crucible - Phoenix Fund Drive - November 21st
Please come and support these worthy organizations.
HEADLANDS CENTER FOR THE ARTS - MYSTERY BALL - OCTOBER 26
Mystery Ball is Headlands Center for the Arts' annual
fundraising benefit. An enchanting evening of art, entertainment
and sumptuous fare, Mystery Ball is a unique event unmatched in
the fundraising circuit. Artists transform our main building
into a visual delight, and party-goers attend in outrageously
creative attire. Premonition is an exclusive pre-party and dinner
held immediately preceeding the ball. Mystery Ball raises significant
funds for the programs of Headlands Center for the Arts.
Saturday, October 26, 2002
PREMONITION TICKETS: $150
MYSTERY BALL TICKETS: $75
To purchase tickets please call: 415/331 2787 x 27
Tickets are available to purchase by telephone or mail order.
Please send checks payable to "HCA" to: Mystery Ball,
Headlands Center for the Arts, 944 Fort Barry, Sausalito, CA 94965
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Become enchanted! At this exclusive pre-party you will enjoy a
fabulous dinner, cocktails, aerial performances, jugglers,
improv artists, fortune tellers and a special auction preview.
8:00PM - MIDNIGHT
Dance to the music of Vivendo de Pão & DJ Twins: Bishop + Lone Pine,
delight in creatively costumed revelers, artist performances, video,
floral & art installations, and the electric live art auction.
Indulge in dessert and a host bar.
Silent Auction 6:00 - 10:30 PM
Live Art Auction 9:00 -9:30 PM
Auctioneer: Stephen Tourell
The lots can be viewed online at
Headlands Center for the Arts provides an unparalleled environment
for the creative process and the development of new work and ideas.
Through artists¹ residencies and public programs, we offer
opportunities for reflection, dialogue and exchange that build
understanding and appreciation for the role of art in society.
For more information: http://www.headlands.org
BEST BUDDIES BAY AREA - CELEBRATION OF ART & FRIENDSHIP - NOVEMBER 14
Best Buddies California invites you to celebrate the spirit
of friendship at the First Annual Celebration of Art & Friendship.
An evening of expression, style and purpose hosted by:
The Meyerovich Gallery, Roy's Restaurant and Iron Horse Vineyards
Thursday, November 14th
The Meyerovich Gallery
3007 Jackson Street, San Francisco
Event festivities include dinner, drinks, entertainment,
a silent auction, and most of all FRIENDSHIP.
Jim Dine, Robert Rauschenberg and Romero Britto are some of
the artists that have created an image of friendship exclusively
for the Best Buddies Fine Art Collection and will be available
at the auction.
Items from Alec Baldwin, William H. Macy, Estella Warren and
more will also be included. Matt Phillips, a renowned artist
from the Bay Area is creating his own image of friendship
exclusively for Best Buddies, which will be unveiled that evening.
Best Buddies is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated
to enhancing the lives of people with developmental disabilities
by providing opportunities for socialization and employment.
More information: www.bestbuddies.org
Contact: Jill Steinhauser, Best Buddies California 310/253-5470
John Doffing, a longstanding bonafide "Art Angel", and
Cate Riegner are on the host committee of this event. Please join us!
THE CRUCIBLE - PHOENIX FUND DRIVE - NOVEMBER 21
artAngels is pleased to present an exclusive event in support of
The Crucible at the private home of Deborah Chalsty. The evening
will be filled with art and artists, in a most amazing setting.
This exclusive evening will include:
:: A private tour of the remarkable urban loft and roof garden designed
by Maria McVarish and recently featured in the Examiner Magazine
:: A talk by Jim Melchert: Artist, Former Director of The Academy of Art
in Rome, UC Berkeley Art Department, Visual Arts Program of the National
Endowment for the Arts and friend of The Crucible
:: A talk by: Ann Hatch: Founder, Capp Street Project and The Oxbow School
and friend of The Crucible
:: A formal introduction to The Phoenix Fund Drive and The Crucible, an
educational facility that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and
Community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible
promotes creative expression, re-use of materials, and innovative design
while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public.
For more information: http://www.thecrucible.org
Thursday, November 21, 2002
6:00 to 10:00pm
292 Ivy Street, No. E, San Francisco
(located between gough & franklin and hayes & grove streets)
Garage parking available on a first come, first serve basis, on grove street, between franklin and gough
Fine wines and canapés in the private home of Deborah Chalsty,
a remarkable urban loft and roof garden designed by Maria McVarish
and recently featured in the Examiner Magazine
:: Jim Melchert
Artist, Former Director of the Academy of Art in Rome, UC Berkeley Art
Department, Visual Arts Program of the National Endowment for the Arts
:: Ann Hatch
Founder: Capp Street Project and the Oxbow School
:: Art auction of sculpture by leading crucible artists
:: Live performances by ultra gypsy and bruce sherrod
:: This is an invitation only event
Please contact Cate Riegner if you would like to attend:
cate@artAngels.org | 415/647.2876
$100.00 per individual
$175.00 per couple
Work of Art Catering
The Crucible volunteers and staff
Invitation design by Jay Kravitz
Deborah Chalsty, Host
Siri and Bob Berg
A Non-Profit Organization Working to Connect
Emerging Arts Organizations with Bay Area Art Patrons
"Giving is Part of the Art"
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