Friday, October 22, 2010 1:15 AM

Fundraising Event.

November 5, 2010
The San Carlos Building (501 Texas Ave.)
$5 Donation (entry into La Parada included)
Wine, Appetizers & Drink Specials available at Medallions

Salud! is a social event designed to raise awareness of community issues affecting the El Paso/Juarez Borderland through art, music and community. Friday November 5th, we will be hosting the first Salud! in honor of Peace of Art. Peace of Art is a local, grass roots, non-profit organization that uses visual/graphic art to raise awareness & funds for the victims and their families affected by the violence in Juarez.

This event wil...l be held at Medallions, located at the San Carlos Building in Downtown El Paso, as a Happy Hour kick off for La Parada . There will be an art auction, live entertainment along with wine specials and appetizers. Proceeds from Salud! will be donated to Peace of Art to help fund their future campaigns and programs.

Artistic Entertainment
Krista Joslin & Genesis Silveyra (Poetry)
Mindy Chanson (Dance)
Nathan Stell-Smith (Violin)
Chrissy Gurrola (acoustic Guitar)

Silent Art Auction
Auction opens at 5:00 PM, closes at 7:45 PM

Salud! is looking for artists (in any medium) to submit a PEACE of ART for our upcoming silent auction, the First Friday of November. Fifty percent of proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization PEACE of ART, 30% will be given back to the artist. In addition, participating artists and their work will be promoted at the event.

Submissions requests must include 3 photos of the art piece to be auctioned and must be submitted by email to no later than midnight, Monday, October 25, 2010. Artists who’s pieces have been chosen to be in the auction will be notified no later than 48 hours of submission by email. Submit early to guarantee your spot! If your piece is chosen to be a part of the event, then the piece must be physically delivered to the San Carlos Building in downtown El Paso on Friday October 28, 2010 from 8am – 6pm.

Artists will have the right to submit their minimum auction price and will maintain ownership of the piece if the auction minimum is not met. If the the minimum auction is met, then ownership of the piece will be delivered over to the winning bidder.

Learn more about SALUD! at

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