SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. August 9, 2007 -- Over 25 local artists from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond will participate in Sensing Peace, a collaborative art benefit at Pier 23 Café in San Francisco. Sensing Peace explores the connection between the ways in which we sense the world and creating a more peaceful world.
This event will feature musical performances by Carmen Gutierrez, The Paris King Band, In Rare Form, Trymble, the Phoenix Dance Company and DJ C. Moore. In addition, visual artwork will be for sale with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the arts program of Seneca Center, a leading provider of children’s mental health services. Visual Artists donating their works include: Tim Aldridge, Leanne Allman, Tim Anderson, Mike Angeletta, Peggy Cyphers, Jill Dubreuil, Brett Groves, Damara Kimanecki, Roger Lachance, Kate Marek, Oz McGuire, Rosemarie Padovano, Jen Rogers, Aaron Simon, Amy Spinelli, Jesse Walton and Danielle Kardum.
When: Thursday, August 9, 2007, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Pier 23 Café, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, North of the Ferry Building. What: A fundraiser to support the children’s art program at Seneca Center, a non-profit organization helping children and their families during the most difficult times in their lives through residential, community-based, and school-based programs.
For more information, go to www.senecacenter.org $20.00 Suggested donation at the door, $12.00 with RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
About: Sensing Peace (www.sensingpeace.com) seeks to make a difference in the world by creating a conversation about peace which has now evolved into a larger conversation involving the art community, the business community, our whole society. Sensing Peace is a giving initiative that raises funds for social betterment programs in Africa and the United States. Seneca Center (www.senecacenter.org) for Children and Families provides an outstanding and unconditional continuum of care for the most seriously troubled children and their families during the most difficult time in their lives. Seneca Center, established in 1985, is a leading innovator in the field of community-based and family-based service options for children with serious emotional issues and their families. With a continuum of care ranging from intensive residential treatment to public school-based services, Seneca is one of the premier children’s mental health agencies in Northern California.
MEDIA & EVENT ADVISORY Contact: Jill Dubreuil, Sensing Peace, 347-751-5110, Carmen Gutierrez, Sensing Peace, 510-529-9681 Anne Farrah, Seneca Center, 510-317-1446 ext 227 or 510-750-6191 (mobile)