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Haiti fundraiser roundup

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Though new benefits are being added to our calendar each day, we thought a handy blog listing off what is planned so far would be helpful.

WEDNESDAY 1.27

Benefit for Haiti
(Pizza Luce Duluth, 11 E. Superior St., Duluth; 218.727.7400)
$5
Music at 10 p.m.
Proceeds will be broken down with 75% going to Oxfam and 25% to the Kako Foundation.

This event is obviously a bit of a trip for most, but if you're in Duluth tonight, Pizza Luce is throwing a two-day benefit party for Haiti (the event began yesterday). Tonight starts with a silent art auction featuring local artists, and a raffle where guests can win gift certificates to local businesses (tickets are $5 each). The musical lineup includes:

Two Many Banjos
Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank
Rich Mattson
Wednesday's hip-hop/reggae lineup
Crew Jones
2 one 8
Prince Paul
Miss Mae
DJ Horse Fist

Click here for more info.

SATURDAY 1.30

Laugh for Relief: Stevie Ray's Help Haiti Event
(Stevie Ray's Comedy Cabaret, Sheraton Bloomington Hotel, 7800 Normandale Blvd., Edina, 612.825.1832, www.stevierays.org)
$22
8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
All proceeds go to the Red Cross Haitian Relief Fund.

Laugh it up for a good cause.

Yoga Benefit for Relief Efforts in Haiti
(Yoga Center of Minneapolis, 212 Third Ave. N, Ste 205, Minneapolis; 612.436.4700)
6:30 p.m.
$20 (more is welcome)
All money will be donated directly to the American Refugee Committee (www.arcrelief.org)

Refresh your mind, body, and spirit at this benefit featuring meditation and yoga. There will also be a silent auction. Email Ted Roseen at troseen@hotmail.com to RSVP.

SATURDAY 2.6

Gimme Shelter: A Benefit Concert for Haiti
(First Avenue, 701 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612.332.1775, www.first-avenue.com)
$12
6 p.m.
All proceeds benefit the Red Cross Haiti Relief & Development Fund and Architecture for Humanity.
 
City Pages' Jen Boyles and Andrea Swensson will host this evening featuring sets with co-headliners Solid Gold and Mark Mallman, Zoo Animal, Peter Wolf Crier, Jimmy2Times, Mike 2600, and others. Chuck U and Anthem Heart will also be selling their amazingly cool art for charity. 18+.

Art Sale for Haiti: Un Objet d'Heart

(Alliance Française, 113 N. First St., Minneapolis; 612.332.0436)
Free
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
All funds will be donated to Doctors without Borders and the Red Cross

Art sale also includes live music and a traditional Haitian meal.

Cosmos in Chaos: Artists Unite to Raise Money for Haiti
(Creative Electric Studios, 2201 Second St. NE, Minneapolis; 612.706.7879)
Free
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Proceeds benefit Save the Children.

This event features a silent auction as well as an art sale featuring work from over 30 artists including Wing Young Huie, Chris Larson, Jenny Schmid, David Bartle, Jay Heikes, Scott Stulen, Isaiah Zagar, and Warren Muller.

SUNDAY 2.7

Haiti Relief Fundraiser

(Chino Latino, 2916 Hennepin Ave. S., Minneapolis; 612.824.7878)
4:30 p.m. to close.

Ten percent of all sales from the evening will benefit various Haiti relief programs. Order lots and lots of cocktails.

TUESDAY 2.9

Rhymesayers Presents: A Benefit For Haiti

(First Avenue, 701 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, 612.332.1775, www.first-avenue.com)
$20
7 p.m.
All proceeds go to Oxfam America, Doctors Without Borders, and Yele Haiti.

Slug of Atmosphere will host this event featuring Brother Ali, Freeway, Sage Francis, Jake One, I Self Devine, Sims, Toki Wright, BK One, B. Dolan, Muja Messiah, Kevin Beacham, and DJ King Otto. 18+.

ONGOING:
 
Together (A Song for Haiti)


Students from the High School for Recording Arts (a.k.a. Hip Hop High) in St. Paul have written a song in an effort to raise funds. All proceeds received from the download go to Haitian relief efforts. You can download the song for $2 here.




If you are part of an organization or group planning some sort of benefit, please let us know by sending event info to our calendar email: events@citypages.com.


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