Midwest SOARRING Foundation Fundraiser and First Nations Art Exhibit
Pastor Tony Asta of the Gary United Methodist Church in Wheaton, IL has graciously offered to sponsor a fundraiser for Midwest SOARRING Foundation. The event will be held September 12, 2015 from 1pm to 5pm at the Gary United Methodist Church, 224 N. Main Street, Wheaton, IL.
The public is welcome to shop at a number of Arts and Crafts vendors, listen to Native flute musicians, and attend the opening artist’s reception for First Nations Art Exhibit to be held at the adjacent Burning Bush Art Gallery. The art gallery is located at 216 N. Main Street, Wheaton, IL. next door to the church. Download a flyer for the event.
Call for First Nations Art
Attention artists who create native art. The Burning Bush Art Gallery welcomes art submissions in all mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, and hand made native themed crafts for a First Nations Art Exhibit scheduled for Sept 12 through Sept. 27th. Artists must email the submission form to Tony Asta at firstname.lastname@example.org by August 30th. If you have questions please contact Tony at 708.705.8669.
Special Guest Moses Brings Plenty at 21st Annual Harvest Pow Wow
Talented Lakota born actor, traditional Native musician, and model Moses Brings Plenty will be the special guest for the Midwest SOARRING Foundation 21st annual 2015 Harvest Pow Wow to be held September 26 & 27, 2015 at the Naper Settlement. Moses Brings Plenty was raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
He was a former member of award winning musical group Brule, and principal television actor in the Cowboys and Aliens movie. Other acting roles include the Hell on Wheels TV show and the movies Pirates of the Caribbean and Wilma Mankiller. He also advocates for the rights of Indian communities, the protection of elders, and the importance of providing opportunities for native youth.
Purchase tickets for special VIP sessions with Moses Brings Plenty at the 21st Annual Harvest Pow Wow on Saturday or Sunday at 2:30pm. Cost is $35 per participant and $25 for Midwest SOARRING members. Each participant will receive an autographed photo of Moses Brings Plenty. Photos and autographs are exclusive to the VIP reception. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets online at www.harvestpowwow.com/tickets
Aurora Public Library Eola Branch Features Midwest SOARRING Foundation Pow Wow Photography Exhibit
During the months of July and August the Aurora Public Library Eola Branch will feature over twenty pow wow photographs from the Midwest SOARRING Foundation annual intertribal pow wows. This exhibit has been popular with library patrons in the western Chicago suburbs. Also on display are Native American cultural items. The public is invited to stop by and view the exhibit and learn more about Native American culture.