Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Girls Gotta Run - 2nd Annual Holiday Art Exhibition

December 2, 2007 - January 5, 2008

Opening Reception: Tuesday, December 4, 2007, 6-8 pm

Sponsored by the Girls Gotta Run Foundation, Inc. Profits from the sale of artwork go to buy running shows for girls in Ethiopia. By training as athletes, these girls can delay traditional arranged marriages which can occur as early as 12 years of age.

Modern Times Coffeehouse at Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Check out the art; chat with the artists; enjoy wine, coffee and hors d'oeuvres; listen to the marvelous music of the "Basso Moderno Duo" .

Movie Night: Thursday, December 6, 2007, 7-9 pm

Check out the art; experience a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony; see the work-in-progress Girls Gotta Run DVD, and a documentary of an Ethiopian coffee farm.

Some of the artists exhibiting include...

Alvim Brazao
Sharon J. Burton
Beth Cartland
Cheryl Edwards
Pamela Flynn
Leah Goodman
Marie Louise Hagen
Kay Keys
Nil Navaie
Leslie Oberdorfer
Patricia E. Ortman
Jen Power
Gail Rebhan
Audrey Smith
Lida Stifel
Susan Thulin
Joyce Ellen Weinstein

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