Gala and Art Auction

August 17, 2010

JOYCE GORDON GALLERY
GALA AND ART AUCTION

hosted by Mr. Geoffrey Pete

SEPTEMBER 10, 2010, FRIDAY

7:00 pm Silent Auction Opens

10:30 pm Silent Auction Closes

ART AUCTION

(Featuring Aziz Diagne, Pauletta Chanco, Ronnie Phillips, Foad Satterfield, Joe Sam, Barbara Aliza, Jimmi Evins, Susan Mathews & more!)

MUSIC PERFORMANCES : Afro-cuban live band 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Live Photo Shoot by The Renegades

Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres provided by PICAN

Buy tickets now!  $75.00 VIP/ DONOR TICKETS

Proceeds of the event will benefit the Joyce Gordon Gallery Youth Arts Alliance (JGYAA)
An after school program offering art classes and workshops for at-risk youth of Oakland.

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Thank you Favianna Rodriguez for designing the logo for JGYAA!!

JGYAA or the Joyce Gordon Youth Arts Alliance is a youth public program of the Joyce Gordon Gallery which will provide  after school  classes in drawing/painting, art history, creative writing and media art  for at-risk youth.

We are currently fundraising through our “7 days in September ” anniversary event.  Proceeds will go towards the seed funding to kick off the Joyce Gordon Youth Arts Alliance programming, as our goal is to raise $25K for equipment, supplies and teaching salaries.


INFORMATION ON DONATING TO JGYAA:

For those who would like to send a donation for the Joyce Gordon Youth Art Alliance, Please make the check payable to :

Save Our Chidren USA

Save Our Children USA is a nonprofit 501(C) (3) is the fiscal agent of The Joyce Gordon Youth Art Alliance.

Please make checks payable to Save Our Children USA, Inc to receive credit for your tax deductible donation.

For more information contact jvbgg@sbcglobal.net

Thank you all and be well -The Joyce Gordon Gallery

7 DAYS IN SEPTEMBER

September 10-17, 2010

Joyce Gordon Gallery celebrates its 7 years in Oakland, with 7 days of celebration!!

Friday 9/10  GALA EVENT, 7pm – 11pm
Auction, Eclectic Sounds (DJ Styles) and Live Art (Live Painting by Malik Seneferu, Photoshoot by Renegade PR)  are open to the public with $75 VIP/Donor Tickets. This includes entry into the special Gallery exhibit featuring a BABRT Hosted Wine Bar and Culinary delights provided by Pican, with Afro-Cuban live music performances.

9/11 Saturday COMMUNITY DAY : JOYCE GORDON YOUTH ART ALLIANCE FAIR,  12pm – 6pm, FREE
JGYAA Art and Youth Day featuring Art Exhibits, booths, “Hip Science” Performance and Interactive Art for families at the Lincoln CC

9/12 Sunday NAKED JAZZ SERIS, 12 PM, $10
Sankofa Institute’s Naked Jazz Series hosted by Duane Deterville featuring Destiny and S.O.N.G, Oluyeme Thomas & Ljeoma, MB Hanif and the Sound Voyagers, Michael James and d’ARKANGEL

9/13 Monday HEALING ARTS
, RSVP walk-ins welcome
Healing Arts featuring Yoga (7pm), Tai Chi (12-6pm) and Massage (12-8pm)

9/14 Tuesday SPOKEN WORD Open Mic, 8pm-10:30 pm, $5

An evening of Spoken Word & Openi Mic Event to showcase the lyrically talented of the Eastbay

9/15 Wednesday  FILM FEST, 6pm-9pm, $5
Short Film Fest. Theme Info: WE ARE OSCAR GRANT

9/16 Thursday Soul Therapy, 10pm-2am, $5
Closing party @ Maxwell’s Lounge MC’d by Ise Lyfe

All programs will benefit the unveiling of JGYAA (Joyce Gordon Youth Arts Alliance)  – an after school arts program that the gallery will soon launch for the budding youth artists of Oakland.  Stay tuned!