Big event at the Red Brick |

Big event at the Red Brick

Dear Editor:The Red Brick Council for the Arts invites you to their annual Art Auction and Festival on Saturday.Festivities start at 1 p.m. and bidding closes at 3 p.m. The silent art auction is the Council’s premier fundraiser of the year. The art is on display now in the Red Brick Gallery, and people can bid or pay a buy-now price. Saturday’s event will feature a community picnic donated by Tim Handley Catering, beverages from Carl’s Wine Cellar and Grape and Grain, and live art demonstrations. Music will be provided by Smuggler Mountain Boys; and performances by Hudson Reed Ensemble and Dance Progressions will be a highlight. Visiting Tibetan Monks will also perform a sacred dance. The Red Brick Council for the Arts is Aspen’s local art center, a nonprofit whose programs depend on community support. The RBCA is in deep gratitude to all the following artists, businesses and volunteers for their wonderful generosity. Without their help and support this event could not take place.More than 100 incredible pieces of artwork have been donated from the following artists: Elisa Ahmer, Charles Andrade, Cecilia Anthony, Gail Bartik, Mary Ballou, Eva Booth Bates, Dasa Bausova, Mary Ballou, Mary Bereska, Rita Blitt, Joel & Lili Belmont, Shelley Bogaert, Michael Bonds, Jack Brendlinger, Ida Burnaman, Maggie Mae Butler, Anne Byard, Catherine Cabaniss, Tori Campisi, Doug Casebeer, Chris Cassatt, Robert Chamberlain, Suzanne Clarke, Sally Cole, Shere Coleman, Catherine Cussaguet, Khaila Derrington, Roger Davis, Erin Dinsmoor, Michael Fain, Betty Farson, Liz Frazier, Marylou Felton, Sistie Fisher, Jennifer Ghormley, William Goddard, Janet Grenda, Bill Gruenberg, Cindy Hansen, Mary Eshbaugh Hayes, Lyn Hemley, Kathy Honea, Alicia Matesanz de las Heras, Jennine Hough, Christie Interlante, Sandra Johnson, Sandra Kaplan, Michael Kinsley, Katie Kitchen, Tammie Lane, Jeffrey Lava, Joan Leatherbury, Calvin Lee, Steve Lewis, Linda Loeschan, Carol Lowenstern, Carolyn Manosevitz, Allegany Meadows, Jonathan Martin, Peggy Mink, Roberta McGowan, Shelly Safir Marolt, Virginia Morrow, Patricia Neeb, Brad Reed Nelson, David Notor, Stewart Oksenhorn, Marshal Olsen, Susan Olsen, Mike Otte, Trudi Peet, Sara Ransford, Alan Roberts, Melanie Roschko, Michael Raaum, Deborah Rader, Jill Sabella, Lloyd Schermer, Jason Schneider, Bill Smith, David Smith, Carter St. James, Laura Scandrett, George Stranahan, David Stassi, Terry Stephenson, David Stassi, James Surls, Sue Binkley Tatem, Lucy Tremols, Carrie Trippe, Betty Weiss, Michael Wisner, Will Young and Amy Zausmer.Merchandise and services for our auction have been donated by the following: Ajax Tavern, Aspen Film, Aspen Golf Course, Aspen Music Festival, Aspen Recreation Department, Aspen Writers Foundation, Basalt Printing and Art Supply, Bill Smith, Carl’s Wine Cellar, Cathers Home Furnishings, Eagle Crest Nursery, Dick Coppack, Burr Buster, David Doerr Fly-fishing, Doncaster Clothing, Dinah Kinsman Jewelry, Escape Restaurant at Explorer Bookstore, Four Mountain Sports, Frames and Finds, Grape and Grain, Hotel Lenado, Hayes Silver and Goldsmiths, Jour de Fete, Les Chef’s, Little Nell, Main Street Bakery, Montagna, Mountain Flowers of Aspen, Misstyx Salon, New York Pizza, Paradise Bakery, Planted Earth, Pomeroy Sports, Poppycocks, Richard Bird Yoga, Rocky Mountain Pet Shop, Romeo Cakes, Sandy Kaplan Photography, Sasahe, 625 Salon, Su Casa, Suitable for Framing, Take 2 Video, Thrift Shop, Theatre Aspen, Lazure Custom Wall Design, Takah Sushi, Volunteers include Terry Stephenson, Rosie Wittstein, Pat Dieglo, Shere Coleman, Erin Dinsmoor, Bryce Maple, Lyndsay Smith, Pat Althouse, Dick Coppack, Michael Bonds, D’Arcy Bellamy, Dave Notor, Jessie Bates, Georgeann Waggaman and Kris Kosmowski.If any artist, business or volunteer has been forgotten here please accept our apology. Again, thank you for supporting Aspen’s local art center, as we continue to promote art in our community. We hope to see you all at the Red Brick Center at 110 E. Hallam St. on Saturday for a day of art and fun! Debra Muzikarexecutive director, Red Brick Council for the Arts

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