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Gallery Wed Nov 19 2008

Green Lantern Raises Fun(ds)

On November 22, The Green Lantern Gallery and Press throws its first-ever fundraiser. Since opening three and a half years ago, the Wicker Park-based institution--run by Caroline Picard and a dedicated volunteer staff--has exhibited art, screened films, published books, started a monthly literary podcast, and hosted readings and live music events. (I even saw a mind-blowing breakdancing performance in the gallery space a couple years ago. Amazing.)

Given the range of programming and The Green Lantern's desire for sustainability (not to mention the current state of the economy), the staff decided it was an appropriate time for a fundraiser. Says Picard, "I want to make sure that we can continue as a venue for independent media and emerging or marginalized art."

The fundraiser is an all-day affair. From noon to 1:30pm, the gallery hosts a crepe breakfast and mimosas (in exchange for donations). From noon to 9pm, there will be a silent auction featuring a range of artworks by friends of The Green Lantern. From 6 to 9pm, the gallery hosts a cocktail party, followed by live music from 9 to 1am, featuring The Lanterns, lowland, and Joan of Arc.

The event entry fee is $12. For $25, you can get show admission and free drinks. For $40, you can get show admisison, free drinks, and annual membership to The Green Lantern.

Saturday, November 22, 12pm-1am
The Green Lantern / 1511 N. Milwaukee, Second Floor

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