The Winnipeg Art Gallery Presents Art & Soul: London Calling

The Winnipeg Art Gallery’s fundraising party Art & Soul is going to Jolly Old England this year on February 26! Art & Soul: London Calling brings all the life, excitement, and energy of London’s most recognizable traditions. Art & Soul: London Calling will showcase the best of Britain with London icons, celebrities, and underground culture – guaranteed to attract Winnipeg's best, brightest, and most creative people.

“Art & Soul: London Calling truly illustrates the artistic talents and passion of the local community. This year’s committee has endeavoured to create a unique and authentic experience unlike any other in Winnipeg,” says Chad Falk, Co-Chair of the Art & Soul 2011 planning committee. “We’re strongly encouraging attendees to dress in theme this year, and expect to see many iconic London characters such as Twiggy, The Spice Girls, Kate Middleton & Prince William, The Clash, Austin Powers, and more.”

Art & Soul: London Calling is guaranteed to deliver one of the most unique experiences of the year. It showcases interactive encounters on all four levels of the Gallery, with live DJs, access to the exhibitions, themes and music on every floor, costumes, tantalizing beverages, gourmet hors d'oeuvres, live art creations, and more.

“The WAG is about connecting with our community,” says WAG Director Stephen Borys. “The previous twelve Art & Souls have brought thousands of people to the Gallery and for many it’s their first taste of a gallery experience. It’s a wonderful way for someone to be introduced to all the WAG has to offer,”

Don’t miss Art & Soul: London Calling on February 26 from 8pm until 2am. Tickets are $50 each and go on sale Thursday, January 20 at both the WAG and online at wag.ca. A special group discount is also offered at $450 for 10 tickets.

The 2011 Art & Soul: London Calling planning committee consists of Chad Falk (Co-Chair), Johnny Picklyk (Co-Chair), Scott Angus, Jessica Arnett, Ryan Behie, Jenna Boholij, Corey Dyck, Paulo Fernandes, Matthew Froese, Alan Goddard, Ryan Leggett, Rachelle Lemieux, Renee Lemieux, David Lewis, Vanessa Macrae, Tori Matichuk, Scott McCulloch, Pratik Modha, Lindy Norris, Kevin Parsons, Odessa Rosati, and Rob Thomas.

To keep up to date with new announcements from Art & Soul, join the Facebook page or follow developments on Twitter. To learn more about Art & Soul: London Calling go to wag.ca.
 

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