On this webpage you will find information about social events that Bruce McBarnette is hosting to benefit various charities.
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1. Jan 18, 19, 20, 24 Art for Obama Inaugural Parties and Art Receptions
2. Jan 11, 25, and Feb 1 Indoor Track and Field Outings to benefit Charlie's Place
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Art for Obama
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Art for Obama Inaugural Parties
Jan. 18, 4pm-6pm Pre-inaugural Party at Phoenix Bridal and Gallery of Georgetown in Georgetown Park Mall 3222 M Street, Unit W245, 2nd Floor, NW Washington, DC 20007. Free admission. View inagural gowns as well as art. Refreshments. RSVP with Sheba Brown firstname.lastname@example.org or call (301) 565-4112 .
Jan 19, 6pm-8pm Art Reception, "From Slavery to Freedom: A Tribute to Obama." Parish Art Gallery, 1054 31st, NW Washington, DC Georgetown. Free admission. RSVP at email@example.com.
Jan. 20, 11am-5pm Inaugural Party at MOCA Gallery, 1054 31 Street, Washington, DC 20007, in Georgetown. Watch the inauguration on wide screen TV. Enjoy an the art exhibit "Celebration of Freedom in American." Free. Informal attire. Questions contact MOCA Gallery at firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 342-6230.
Jan. 20, Evening Inaugural Party at MOCA Gallery, 1054 31 Street, Washington, DC 20007, in Georgetown. Formal attire. Dinner included. Cost $20 singles, $35 couples. For information and to RSVP contact MOCA Gallery at email@example.com, (202) 342-6230.
Jan. 24, 5pm-7pm, Quilts and Prints of Gee's Bend Opening Reception at Addison/Ripley Fine Art, 1670 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20007. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. No RSVP required. Questions, contact Addison/Ripley Fine Art by calling (202)338-5180 or going to www.addisonripleyfineart.com. Show will be on display from (closed ).
Art for Obama Receptions
Art for Obama is a series of fund raising receptions founded by Bruce McBarnette to raises funds for the Barack Obama campaign. We have been hosting these events all across the nation, including NY, LA, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. These receptions typically generate contributions from guests, gallery owners, and artists.
Help Obama get into the White House! Join us!
To RSVP or to get more information visit each website or call (877) 323-4713. To volutneer to help us find galleries for future receptions contact Mac Francis, firstname.lastname@example.org, (925) 943-5500.
CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Art for Obama XIX-September 23, Tues., 6pm-9pm, Bert Green Fine Art Gallery and LACDA Gallery, 102 and 107 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs5m8s.
Art for Obama XXX-October 10, Fri., 6pm-8pm, Monique Meloche Gallery, 118 N. Peoria, Chicago, IL 60607. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gshjth
Art for Obama XXXI-October 17, Fri., 6pm-8pm, Stephen Daiter Gallery, 311 Superior #404, Chicago, IL 60654. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs5y54
Art for Obama XXVIII-October 22, Wed., 12pm-2pm, Melanee Coopeer Gallery, 740 N. Franklin, Chicago, IL 60654. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs5fk3
Art for Obama XXVII-October 24, Fri., 5pm-8pm, Thomas Robertello Gallery, 939 W. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gshv8j
Art for Obama XXIX-October 24, Fri., 6pm-9pm, MB Gallery, 407 N. Elizabeth, Chicago, IL 60622. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gshvcf
Art for ObamaXXXIII-October 19, Sun., 4pm-5pm, Anne Loucks Gallery, 309 Park Avenue, Glencoe, IL 60022. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs5vwl
Art for Obama XIV-October 4, Sat., 12pm-6pm, Firehouse Gallery, 8 Walnut Street, Bordentown, NJ 08505. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs7s92 .
NEW YORK, NY
Art for Obama XVI-September 22, Mon., Windows Over Harlem, AC Powell State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street, New York, NY 10035. Refreshments. $5 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs7yp7 .Art for Obama XII- October 2, Thursday, Nabi Gallery, 137 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gpg2ht.
Art for Obama XX-October 7, Tuesday, 6:30-8:30pm, Bose Pacia Gallery, 508 West 26th Street, 11th Flr, NY, NY 10001. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs538l.
Art for Obama XXI- October 16, Thursday, Art 101 Gallery, 101 Grand St., Brooklyn, NY 11211. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gsxvsg.Art and Galembo For Obama, Art for Obama XXII- October 17, Friday, 6:00pm-7:30pm, Steven Kasher Gallery, 521 W. 23rd Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10011. Includes talk by Artist Phyllis Galembo. Refreshments. $25 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs7dkd .
Art for Obama XIII-October 21, Tuesday, 6:30pm-9:00pm, PPOW Gallery, 555 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gpg8zx
Art for Obama XXXII- October 23, Thursday, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Derek Eller Gallery, 615 West 27th Street, New York, NY 10001. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs58hr
Art for Obama XXII- October 29, Wed., 6:00pm-9:00pm, Windows Over Harlem, A. C. Powell, Jr. Office Building, 163 W. 125 Street, New York, NY 10035. Refreshments. $5 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gprvg3
Art for Obama XXVI-October 16, Thurs., 6:00pm-8:00pm, White Lotus Gallery, 767 Willamettte Street, Eugene, OR, 97401; Karin Clarke Gallery, 760 Willamette Street, Eugene, OR 97401; and OPUS6IX Gallery 22 West and 97401. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://mybarackobama.com/page/event/detail/gsh9jb .
Art for Obama XXV-October 16, Thurs., 6:00pm-8:00pm, The Laura Russo Gallery, Inc., 805 NW 21st Street, Portland, OR 97209. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://mybarackobama.com/page/event/detail/gshczr
Art for Obama XXXIII-October 30, Thurs., 6:00pm-8:00pm, Gallerie Rene, 207 SW Pine Street, Portland, OR 97204 . Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gprg4b
Art for Obama XVIII-October 16, Thurs., Gallerie Chiz, 5831 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, and Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, 5833 Ellsworth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15232. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gs74st .
Art for Obama XI- Sept. 19, Friday, 5 Galleries in Georgetown at 1054 31st Street, NW, Washington, DC 2007. Alla Rogers Gallery, Cross MacKenzie Ceramic Art Gallery, Legalerie Petite Gallery, MOCA Gallery, Parish Gallery. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4glv
Art for Obama XXXV-October 30, Thurs., 6pm-9pm. Layla Lounge, 501 Morse Street NE, Washington, DC 20002. Refreshments. $20 minimum contribution. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/gpv8bj
Art for Obama I- Feb. 19, RFD 810 7th St., NW, Washington DC 20001
Art for Obama II- March 4, RFD 810 7th St., NW, Washington DC 20001
Art for Obama III- Feb. 26, Heineman Myers Gallery, 4728 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, 20814
Art for Obama IV-April 22, RFD 810 7th St., NW, Washington DC 20001
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Art for Obama V-April 18, Project 4 Gallery, 903 U St., NW, Washington DC 20001
Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4rthm .
Art for Obama VI-April 29, Addison/Ripley Fine Art Gallery, 1670 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, DC 20007. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4rthc .
Art for Obama VII-May 6, Parish Gallery, 1054 31st, NW Washington, DC 20007. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4rwxz .
Art and Contradiction Dance for Obama-May 21, Echo Park Contemporary Ballet Center, 7014 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912. Watch a performance put on by Contradiction Dance Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4hlr .
Art for Obama VIII-May 23, Duality Contemporary Art, 2401 26th Road South, Arlington, VA 22206. Silent auction. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4f5g.
Art for Obama IX-June 20, Contemporary African Art Gallery, 330 West 108th Street, New York, NY 10025. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4s77
Art and Apparel for Obama-July 11, Phoenix Bridal of Georgetown, 3222 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20007. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/4glw .
Art for Obama X-July 29, Tues, 6 Galleries at 77 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94108. Adler and Co. Gallery, George Krevsky Gallery, Marx and Zavattero Gallery, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, Rena Bransten Gallery, and Togonon Gallery. Refreshments. $5 donation. Visit http://my.barackobama.com/page/event/detail/44mpr.
Art for Obama XV-Sept. 13, Pisticci Restaurant, 125 La Salle Street, New York, NY 10027. Visit http://mcbarnet.ipower.com/charity/my.barackobama.com/page/eent/detail/gs7y34.
www.charliesplacedc.org, a homeless on service center in DC. Each track meet is part of the Sportsplex Classic series being held at the Prince Georges Sports and Learning Center next to the Redskins Stadium in . For directions visit http://www.pgsportsandlearn.com/visitor_directions.html. Each meet is from . Bruce will compete between 9:00am-11:00am. He will be going out for refreshments with friends around 12 noon. Admission is $3. Bruce will be accepting volunteer donations for Charlie's Place. Contact Bruce, if you plan to come, at ., Jan. 25 and Bruce McBarnette I will be hosting track outings to benefit Charlie's Place,
To see a video of Bruce setting another USA record for his age group in the high jump visit http://www.masterstrack.com/blog/002714.html.
To read an article about his experience winning the World Masters Championship visit http://mcbarnette.com/track and click on the first National Masters News article.
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