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New Meetup: The Fortress Summer Solstice

From: user 7.
Sent on: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:56 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Philadelphia Art Meetup Group!

What: The Fortress Summer Solstice

When: June 28,[masked]:00 PM

Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.)

Ladies and Gentlemen, Fortress of the Arts is looking for creative minds and artist that would like to be active in the artist community. The Fortress of the Arts will be painting the first Mural on their wall and there are two open spaces left. The Fortress is offering this space to artist or a group to paint. (The space is roughly 10ftX10ft, I am not sure) The piece will be seen on a very high traffic area. The Fortress Team is still taking submissions. Email or call for an appointment (267) 588-2172.

The Event is a two part event. During the day 10am-5pm, we will have a "Bring Your BBQ" Block Party. Free BBQ with donations of cash, canned food, toys, and/or clothing.
There will free games and activities for the children. For those card players there will be a Spades Tournament!!! If you have a game that you like to share, bring it and we'll play it. The Fortress is looking to make this a family and artist event.

At night 7pm-10pm The Fortress of the Arts will be having an Open Mic/ Improv Night
The Fortress will open the stage and 8,000 square ft to local entertainers Singers,Poets,Comedians,Musicians,Bands and The Fortress has a runway so Designers are welcomed as well) During intermissions there will be sketch comedy and Improv sessions by local actors and audience members that would like to participate.

This event is absolutely FREE.
The Fortress do accept clothing, canned food, toys, and of course cash.

This is a Call to All Artist! The Fortress is opening its doors to anyone that would like to be active in community events and fundraising. Any that would like to be part of the event, Reserve a spot on the open mic list, or Questions
email me or call
Kat (610)[masked] (Artist,Photography,Fundraising)
Shoshana (302)[masked] (Designers,Models, and day activities)
Ashid [masked] (Open Mic and evening activities)

The Fortress works with many charities and non-profit groups Philabundance, Calcutta House, First Ministries to name a few.

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