May 31, 2011 A benefit for the Canadian Red Cross will be held at Tojo's Restaurant in Vancouver on Sunday, June 12th to help those affected by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
Jann Arden and The Canadian Tenors will provide an intimate performance for guests, and the event will be emceed by Vancouver's own Vicki Gabereau.
This culinary event will feature the city's top chefs including Japanese Master Chef Hidekazu Tojo and his friends Pino Posteraro (Cioppino's), John Bishop (Bishop's), Wayne Martin (Crave Restaurant), Ned Bell (Rosewood Hotel Georgia), Quang Dang (Diva at the Met) and pastry chef Eleanor Chow (Chambar) to create some of the best cuisine. Vancouver's top mixologists will be serving up fresh cocktails at the bar - David Wolowidnyk (West) and Dani Tatarin (The Keefer Bar).
Subsequent to the gallery's previous participation at Ganbare Japan!, and in support of this cause, a donation of Coast Salish artist Joe Wilson's "Journey of Hope" (red version serigraph - framed) will be in the silent auction (click artist bio here ).
Advance tickets for this event can be purchased by calling 778.877.2390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets to this unique event are $1000 each. Only a limited number of tickets will be available and will not be for sale at the door.
Journey of Hope is an exclusive limited-edition of 200 (30 x 30") - the "Red" series will be available to purchase at the gallery with proceeds donated by Coastal Peoples Gallery going to this cause.
We welcome you to join us at this event to help raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross in support of their efforts in Japan.