Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Blog Release: Creative TreeHouse

On Sunday, March 9, Creative TreeHouse will be hosting an art and music event to benefit Invisible Children, a San Diego-based non-profit organization working in Uganda to encourage the peace process and to educate and rehabilitate former child soldiers. Doors will open at 6pm for art, food and live music from DJ OCTEEL. Talks by the Invisible Children Roadies and a screening of their Sunday documentary will begin at 7pm. To end the evening, local Pittsburgh musicians The Jim Dandies, Kellee Maize, and Lohio will perform. The cover charge is $10 and for a suggested $10 minimum donation attendees can purchase artwork, prints, or handmade goods from local artists and Invisible Children collaborators.

The evening will also include informational displays from the Univ. of Pitt branch of the Student Global AIDS Project and other local humanity groups. This event is sponsored by Creative TreeHouse, Your Mom’s Indie Department Store, the ONE Campaign, Giant Eagle, Flavorville Cafe, Nakturnal and more to come.

For more information about this event, a full list of artist participating, and other Invisible Children events in Pittsburgh, please go to www.creativetreehousepgh.com/IC or contact Jesse Hambley at info@CreativeTreeHousePgh.com. To learn more about Invisible Children, please visit www.invisiblechildren.com.

Creative TreeHouse is located on the second floor of 517 Lincoln Ave, Bellevue PA 15202. Creative TreeHouse LLC was founded by Jesse Hambley, and operated by a group of volunteers including Jason & Val Head, Mick Rose, Bill Dunlop, Josh & Rachel Sager, Jason Mosley, John Bodnar, and many more.

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