Invincible Summer

by NJG

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Write Around Portland Benefit!

Hi Friends, I am decorating a journal which will be auctioned off at this benefit for Write Around Portland, a nonprofit offering writing workshops and resources to under-served populations.

XY&Z is a word art extravaganza.

XY&Z is an interactive evening of words.

XY&Z is Write Around Portland’s 10th Anniversary fundraiser

and celebration.

Join us Saturday, October 3rd at Design Within Reach
1200 NW Everett in the Pearl
7:30pm – 10:00pm

Featuring classic word games—and some new games created just for XY&Z—in a gallery of modern furniture with great music, great drinks and great people. Silent auction of journals designed by authors, artists and lumaries, including:

Dave Eggers, Author

Beverly Stein, Former Multnomah County Chair

Cory Schreiber, Chef & Author

Rebecca Pearcy, Queen Bee Creations Founder & Designer

Storm Large & The Balls, Rock stars

John Brodie, Artist & Owner of Le Happy restaurant

Charles D'Ambrosio, Author

Nicole Georges, Zinester

Matt Love, Author & Oregon Aficionado

Lynn Penner-Ash, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars

Charles Froelick, Froelick Gallery

...and broadsides honoring ten years of Write Around Portland’s writers created by ten amazing book artists.

All of the proceeds support Write Around Portland’s unique model of writing workshops coupled with published anthologies and community readings.

Tickets at $50, $100 and $250 on sale now. For more information or to order by phone, call us at 503-796-9224.

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