Art Whino and The International Lifeline Fund ("ILF") present Life Essentials, a four-city tour that brings together the best Visual and Musical Artists in support of ILF's ground-breaking humanitarian and environmental projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The exhibit will feature the works of over 100 artists from across the country and around the globe. The tour will kick off in Washington, D.C. with a two-night event on Thursday and Saturday, September 24 and 26. Following the D.C. launch, the show will hit the road with stops at Art Basel in South Beach on December 5-6, New York City in March, and San Francisco in June.
Thursday, September 24, 2009, will be an invitation-only event featuring live musical performances, a presentation by ILF, and an exclusive sneak preview of the artwork in advance of the official opening of the "Life Essentials" show on Saturday. Guests will be given the opportunity to purchase the artwork and otherwise to support ILF's vital mission through participation in a silent auction and individual donations. Many celebrities, politicians, ambassadors, and other DC power players are expected to attend. Savory hor'dourves and sweet desserts will be served along with libations. For more information or to attend email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, September 26, 2009, will be the official "Life Essentials" art show opening and a night of lush entertainment featuring concerts, live painting, and visual performances. Headlining the night is Grammy-nominated band Thievery Corporation, the internationally renowned DJ Duo at the helm of the chic DC nightlife scene. Several musical groups and DJ's will play sets throughout the night. Food and drinks will be served. The event is ticketed with a share of the proceeds from both the sales and the artwork contributed to ILF. The upstairs art exhibit will be open to the public and no ticket will be necessary to enter. Tickets are $25. To buy tickets and more show info CLICK HERE