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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Poe House Benefit—Forevermore

If you’re a fan of Edgar Allan Poe or are connected to Baltimore, you probably know that the Poe House & Museum in Baltimore is in danger of becoming … nevermore. Lack of funding may force the Poe House to close its doors.

MICA-trained artist Gaia and Baltimore Heritage want to make sure that doesn’t happen—as do Poe enthusiasts everywhere. So they’ve rap-tap-tapped together a benefit. Here are the details.

FOREVERMORE: An event & installation celebrating the gift of 100 signed prints by artist, Gaia to benefit Baltimore’s Poe House & Museum

When: JULY 14, 2011
Time: 6:00 to 8:00pm
Artist Reception - 8:00 to 10:00pm
1501 St Paul Street, Suite 116 (Railway Express Building)
Baltimore, MD 21202
RSVP by filling out the

Gaia has generously donated a numbered special edition of his print, The Raven (Forevermore) for a sale to benefit Baltimore’s Poe House & Museum so that they may continue to keep their doors open. There will be a Preview & Print Sale gallery event at Urbanite@Case[werks] and hosted by Baltimore Heritage on the eve of Artscape 2011, July 14th from 6 to 8 pm. To attend the Preview, please RSVP. An Artist’s Reception will follow from 8-10 pm to celebrate the gift with an installation by the artist and is open to all.

John Astin (the actor who played Gomez in The Addams Family and a professor at Johns Hopkins) will host the evening and introduce the artist Gaia. The evening will include a performance of The Raven by Tony Tsendeas.

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