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The Seattle’s Art Community Joins Forces with Lucid Live Jazz Lounge in L’ Union Fait La Force…Strength Through Unity Silent Art Auction. Gala Bent, Adriana Grant, Allison Manch, Emily Pothast, Studio Narvaez, Laura Wright, Specsone, and more…

A time to heal, a time to pray, a time to celebrate and remember lives lost from the recent tragedy in Haiti.  Lucid Live Jazz Lounge is pleased to present L’ Union Fait La Force…Strength Through Unity Silent Art Auction, February 10, 2010 from 5:30-8:00, bidding 7:00-8:00 at Lucid Live Jazz Lounge.  This auction is a fundraiser to support the rebuilding of several hard hit communities in Haiti, but it’s also a celebration of resilience and unity. The event will feature a diverse lineup of Seattle based artists, and live jazz throughout the evening. No Cover or Ticket.

The story of David Pierre-Louis, Lucid Owner was recently reported by Katie Couric on CBS news. They followed David as he left Seattle in search of his Mother in Haiti only 3 days after the quake hit.  He has since held several fundraisers to support his goals to bring water filtration, and medical supplies back to those who need it most.

Following the auction, guests are invited to enjoy the vintage sounds of 1920s jazz with Miss Rose & Her Rhythm Percolators. The Seattle-based quartet will play from 8-11pm and will continue with the evening’s fundraising efforts by donating all of their tips to Union Fait La Force…Strength Through Unity.

Lucid Live Jazz Lounge
5241 University Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 402-3042          


Penguins On The March Auction at Greenwood Collective

by Joe McDonald on August 11, 2009

The Greenwood Collective invites Seattle area residents to the Penguins on the March silent auction on Friday, August 14th, between 6 – 9pm, during the monthly Art Up Greenwood-Phinney art walk.

Woodland Park Zoo, Greenwood Collective, Seattle Penguins on the March, silent auction Fifty-four Seattle artists of all ages and experience levels painted, embellished and decorated fabricated penguins. This community celebration of art and wildlife conservation is inspired by Woodland Park Zoo’s brand new Humboldt penguin exhibit, which opened in May.

These penguins have been migrating through Seattle neighborhoods including Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Ballard, Fremont and Wallingford since early June. About 30 of these penguins will be auctioned off to benefit Woodland Park Zoo’s field conservation program. Woodland Park Zoo supports 38 wildlife conservation projects in 50 countries worldwide, including the Humboldt Penguin Conservation Center at Punta San Juan.

WHEN: Friday, August 14, 2009 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Auctions close at 8:00 and 8:45 p.m. Winning bids will be announced and distributed by 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Greenwood Collective 8537 Greenwood Ave N, Suite 1, Seattle, WA 98103

FREE: Open to the public during Art Up Greenwood-Phinney monthly art walk

EVENT: The Greenwood Collective Silent Auction

DETAILS: Featuring 30 penguins, Many artists will be present – Select penguins will be featured in two different areas at The Greenwood Collective – Auction will close at 8:00 p.m. (China Room) and 8:45 p.m. (Main Room) – Guests who purchase a penguin will be able to take it home that evening – Cash, check and credit card will be accepted for all silent auction purchases – Artist interviews available at The Greenwood Collective (upon request)

Need a creative workspace or event venue? The Greenwood Collective provides monthly memberships for their awesome work & event spaces. Be sure and tell them sent you! :)