Benefit for Occupy Fights Foreclosures

Benefit Art Show

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Overview

Occupy Fights Foreclosures (OFF) invites you to its upcoming art/music benefit at the Vortex in Little Tokyo on Sat, March 30th from 6pm-midnight. We need some help raising money for our ongoing campaign to provide assistance and support for victims of fraudulent bank foreclosures. We're a volunteer organization, but we do have day-to-day expenses and associated legal/court costs to do the work that needs to get done.

The event is family-friendly & we'll be featuring bands, info by OFF activists and homeowners, spoken word, food, a big art show (accepting donations), silkscreening, and a few DJs stepping up in solidarity for the cause. And we'd appreciate your support.

We've set up an online donation page for those who would like to donate early: https://www.wepay.com/events/occupy-fights-foreclosures-fundraiser-mar-30

*Parking: A parking lot and a fair amount of street parkings are available. Details at the bottom

Confirmed Artists

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* Hip-hop activist 'Wil B'

Politically conscious hip-hop with a powerful populist message.
www.myspace.com/wilbandthepoliticalpowerofhiphop

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* The Mojo Monkeys

"Swampy, rootsy, eclectic, danceable, humorous and soulful. Members have worked with artists ranging from Lucinda Williams to Mike Ness to Keith Richards to Bonnie Raitt. Together the chemistry is explosive."
www.facebook.com/pages/mojo-monkeys/93039779296

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* The Dan Janisch Band

"Part rock 'n roll, part folk, twang, and preacher man."
http://dan-janisch.com/

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* Gypsy funk band 'Seeing Thingz'

"A creative, high energy, wild & quirky mash-up of jazz and 90's art rock with a bohemian streak."
www.seeingthingz.com

...plus spoken word from Matt Sedillo, Tanya Alexander, Mike the Poet, Mark Lipman & the Revolutionary Poets Brigade.

Donation

Minimum suggested donation is $10 at the door. No one turned away for lack of funds. Here's the WePay link, if you'd like to donate early: https://www.wepay.com/events/occupy-fights-foreclosures-fundraiser-mar-30

We could also use a few volunteers during the event. RSVP below.

OFF's Activities Highlights

OFF has been very successful over the last year in its campaign to expose the corporate greed and corruption that is literally forcing families onto the streets. OFF was a big reason the State of California now has a Homeowners Bill of Rights and has organized marches, rallies, and direct action to highlight the plight of foreclosure victims while working to in the LA community to keep people in their homes.

Housing is a Human Right! Stop Fraudclosure! Thank you for your support!

An Opportunity for Artists Who Are Donating their Artworks

* OFF will also be hosting a month-long benefit art show installation at the Novel Cafe on 3rd & Traction in Little Tokyo the night of April 1st featuring many of the artists donating to the Vortex event. A portion of art sale proceeds support OFF. All are invited to attend.

Vortex LA Homepage: http://vortexla.org
Novel Cafe Homepage: http://goo.gl/maps/WkfZp

Parking

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Dedicated parking crews will be there to assist you. (See the diagram below) The Parking Lot is off Porter St below the 10 FWY entrance. The street parkings are found on Olympic Blvd. (front of the venue), Porter St. (Back of the venue), and Mateo St. (Far side of the venue) 

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WHEN
March 30, 2013 at 6pm - March 31, 2013 at 12am
WHERE
The Vortex
2341 E Olympic Blvd
http://vortexla.org
Los Angeles, CA 90022
United States
Google map and directions
132 RSVPS

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Occupy Fights Foreclosures, affiliated with OccupyLA, stands up against the nationwide foreclosure crisis. We support, educate and empower homeowners at risk to save their homes from fraudulent foreclosure.