[MarignyBywater] [Reminder] NoLA Rising Paint Party @ Sat Jul 26, 2008 ("Marigny Board")
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"Marigny Board", this is a reminder for
Title: NoLA Rising Paint Party
Time: Sat Jul 26, 2008 (Timezone: Central Time)
Where: XO Studios - 2833 Dauphine Street in the Marigny
Calendar: "Marigny Board"
Description: Drawing by G*Rat
Who? Anyone interested in being a member of a community and perhaps
would like to paint
What? A Paint Party. We come out and we paint on salvaged wood or
canvas. Then, it's left behind and NoLA Rising distributes it out to a
network of non-profits or people who just need artwork after their long
road home. We're currently working to use all of this artwork to sell
at a show to buy art supplies for selected New Orleans public schools.
So, come help us help someone else.
So, grab some acrylic paint at your locally owned art store (National
Art & Hobby at 5835 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70115, (504)
899-4491 has always been very good to NoLA Rising) and come and join
us. We have some paint, but we usually also rely on donations. Also,
still working on your house and have scrap wood...bring it too!
When? Saturday, July 26th, from noon until sunset. Yep, the dog days
of summer. No one said living in New Orleans during the summer is nice.
Where? XO Studios in the Marigny. 2833 Dauphine at the corner of Press
(right where the train tracks are)
Why? Why not? We love our community, we love to paint, we love to be
a part of something that is uniquely New Orleans. You don't have to be
an artist to come and join us. In fact, most of the best talents we've
discovered had never even picked up a brush in their entire life.
But if you resist, we have evening plans scheduled too. For those of
you that make it out to the paint party, go home and shower first, you
stinky freaks! The rest of you, here's an event that is important to
the New Orleans spirit of community...see the following:
For those of you who aren't familiar with Ashley Morris and his
contribution to this city's Cast of Colorful Characters or of his
devotion to The Saints:
Chris Rose: We'll miss the Blogger next door
The Ashely Morris Blog
Remember Ashley Morris
Dirty Coast Press, The Rising Tide and the Big Easy Roller Girls Present:
FYYFF It's Black and Gold Forever
A Fund-raiser for the Ashley Morris Memorial Foundation
The Big Easy Roller Girls
The Other Planets
Simon Lott, Helen Gillet, Justin Peake , Diamond Kinkade,
Fleur de Tease "Nude Is Nice" performance
and emcee Andrew Ward - The Reverend Pysch Ward.
DEFEND NEW ORLEANS T-Shirts
Proceeds from the raffle and the auction as well as the T-Shirts will
be donated by the Morris family to the Ashley Morris Memorial
Foundation which will be used to present FYYFF Awards at later dates.
Saturday July 26
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