Thursday, October 2, 2008

obama fundraiser in chicago, oct. 12

Obamathon Salon:
A Progressive Fundraiser. You don't want to miss this fist bump worthy day of progressive activities to support the Barack Obama presidential campaign.
DATE: Sunday, Baracktober 12th, 2008
PLACE: LivingRoom Gallery, 1530 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60642

The party will then progress to:
AFTER PARTY: 7PM - 11PM, $10 suggested donation
PLACE: 1732 N Humboldt Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647
A fun filled afternoon at LivingRoom Gallery will feature interactive games, music and energetic political debate, as well as sale and silent auction of handmade crafts, artwork, and vintage pieces. Highlights include:
*Jewelry and handcrafted items by local crafters including: Kiku, glean design, I’m
Smitten, Dollybird Designs, and Formoda
*Artwork by Alana Bailey, Jason Lazarus, Bill Gerhard, Dan Wang and Anders Nilsen
*Other unique objects include a solar powered handbag from Noon Solar, toys from Shawnimals, books from the people who bring you Found magazine
*Services include haircuts and color from the folks at Art + Science, and massage from SheehyBodyworks.

Interactive games and activities at LivingRoom Gallery include photo ops with a lifesized Barack Obama cutout, a pin-the-lipstick-on-the-pig contest, bake sale featuring yummy items from sugarkist, tinycakes, and more! Later in the evening the Obamathon Salon will progress to Logan Square and will include live music and dancing with The Lawrence Peters Outfit, DJ Jacob Ross and DJ John Corbett. Come on out and buy something beautiful, have a great time, and help us raise money for the next presidential duo Barack Obama & Joe Biden. The hosts and contributors of Obamathon Salon are Chicago artists, musicians, business owners and community organizers. All monies raised at this event will be donated to the Obama campaign. More information can be found at LivingRoomGallery or contact Annie Coleman at or 312.226.3020.

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