Kareem Rizk contacted me about a show opening that he is involved wuth along with a great host of artists.
It's been a busy year for Kareem being a part of so many great art shows around the world. 2009 seems to be his year!
Art Whino and The International Lifeline Fund present Life Essentials, a four-city tour that brings together the best Visual and Musical Artists in support of ground-breaking humanitarian and environmental projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The exhibit will feature the works of over 100 artists from across the country and around the globe. The tour will kick off in Washington, D.C. with a two-night event on Thursday and Saturday, September 24 and 26. Following the D.C. launch, the show will hit the road with stops at Art Basel in Miami Beach on December 5-6, New York City in March, and San Francisco in June.
Thursday, September 24, 2009, will be an invitation-only event featuring live musical performances, a presentation by ILF, and an exclusive sneak preview of the artwork in advance of the official opening of the Life Essentials' show on Saturday. Guests will be given the opportunity to purchase the artwork and otherwise to support ILF's vital mission through participation in a silent auction and individual donations. Many celebrities, politicians, ambassadors, and other DC power players are expected to attend. Savory hor dourves and sweet desserts will be served along with libations.
Saturday, September 26, 2009, will be the official Life Essentials' art show opening kicking off the four city tour at the Portals Theater in Washington, DC, Art Whino opens this incredible art show and reception party featuring a night of lush entertainment by Ancient Astronauts, ESL music's newest signed talent from Germany, who will headline the evening with a special performance, setting the mood for this spectacular evening.
Event Location for both nights:
The Portals Theater
1236 Maryland Ave
Washington, DC 20024
Kareem Rizk "Joy"