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General News · 29th June 2017
Loni Taylor
"Peace and Love! This summer is the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love that kickstarted the hippie movement, all that great music, and the counterculture in America and the world. We’re celebrating with a festival on Sunday August 13th. But first:

To fundraise for this event we will be hosting an art and poetry show on June 30th.

Howl: A poetry and art show.
On Friday June 30, 2017
Gorge Hall 8pm Doors $10 Tickets. Caution contains mature content and fragile art.

Help is immediately needed in the following ways for HOWL. Please email Loni and let her know what role you would like to play:

June 30th 8pm
The fundraising show will require submissions from a vast diversity of artists.

All visual artists to submit art for sale inspired by 1960’s art. Artists donate 20% of sales to fundraising effort. Two, three, and four-dimensional art encouraged.
Artist are also encouraged to submit art in digital format for the 50-SOL Calendar. Calendar art submissions would be donated and all profits from calendar sales will go towards the event, 50 Summers of Love.
Graphic artists to submit epic poster design for contest. Prizes are out of this world. Final poster submissions may be used in calendars, merchandise, and promotional materials.


STAGE VOLUNTEERS: back stage assistant, sound, lighting.
Must be available Thursday June 29th at 2pm-Late for rehearsal and Friday 7pm-Late for event

Available Friday June 30th 7pm-Late (shifts possible).

In charge of coordinating food and beverage volunteers

FOOD/BEV VOLUNTEERS: Bakers donating prior to event, servers and preppers for event night, cleanup.
Food: anything people will donate the time and ingredients to serve

DECORATORS: Transform the gorge hall into a 1967 coffeehouse for the hippies, beatniks and other members of bohemia. Must be available Friday June 29th or 30th for a couple hours between 1pm and 7pm.

Beverages; kombucha, juice, root beer floats, and other delicious non-alcoholic drinks
Pepsi/coke products
Coffeehouse Decor (may be returned after the show)
Art and memorabilia from the 1960’s era (for decoration and display only, would be returned after the show.)

We need volunteers and artists first and foremost for this first event, HOWL, fundraising event prior to 50 SOL. This will be a Poetry Art Show called Howl on Friday, June 30th at 8pm.

A Poster Contest will also take place before the event to source art for merchandise and promotions. The annual summer lip sync will be 1960s themed and tie into the weekend as it is scheduled for the evening of August 13th. Sunday following the event we will host a storytime fundraiser in the afternoon.

For questions, please email Loni. Let her know what volunteer role you would like to play for HOWL: A poetry and art show.

If you would like to make a monetary donation or perform as a musician at 50-SOL please contact Rick Bockner.

If you would like to be a vendor at 50 SOL, or to make a donation, please contact Rex Weyler.
To fundraise for this event we will be hosting an art and poetry show on June 30th."