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Obamathon Salon: A Progressive Fundraiser

You don’t want to miss this fist bump worthy day of progressive activities to support the Barack Obama presidential campaign.

Sunday, Baracktober 12th, 2008

Part One: 12PM - 5PM at LivingRoom Gallery, 1530 W Superior St, Chicago, IL 60642

The party will then progress to:

Part Two: 7PM - 11PM, $10 suggested donation at 1732 N Humboldt Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647

A fun filled afternoon at LivingRoom Gallery will feature interactive games, music and energetic political debate, as well as sale and silent auction of handmade crafts, artwork, and vintage pieces.  Highlights include:

-Jewelry and handcrafted items by local crafters including: Kiku, glean design, I’m Smitten, Dollybird Designs, Owly, Dovetail, Stylish Girl, Flapper, Handmaid, Girl With A Hook, & Formoda;
-Artwork by Alana Bailey, Jason Lazarus, Bill Gerhard, Dan Wang, Anders Nilsen, & Dan Grzeca;
-Other unique objects include a solar powered handbag from Noon Solar, toys from Shawnimals, books from the people who bring you Found magazine, & shirts from Imperfect Articles;
-Goods & Services include haircuts and color from the folks at Art + Science, and massage from SheehyBodyworks, City Provisions, Chicago Green Grocer, Habit, Lula Cafe, & Chicagoland Bicycle Federation.

Interactive games and activities at LivingRoom Gallery include photo ops with a life-sized Barack Obama cutout, a pin-the-lipstick-on-the-pig contest, & bake sale including yummy items from sugarkist, tinycakes, and more!

Later in the evening the Obamathon Salon will progress to Humboldt Park and will include home-pressed grape juice cocktails, a bonfire and live music and dancing with Lawrence Peters Outfit, DJ Jacob Ross and DJ John Corbett.

Come on out and buy something beautiful, have a great time, and help us raise money for the next presidential duo Barack Obama & Joe Biden.

The hosts and contributors of Obamathon Salon are Chicago artists, musicians, business owners and community organizers.

All monies raised at this event will be donated to the Obama campaign.  We will accept cash, check, or credit card (via direct donation online at

For more information email Annie or call 312.226.3020.