HI-Madison to Host Art Show and Potluck for Charity
General Manager, HI- Madison
141 South Butler St.
Madison WI, 53703
Event to raise money for community break dancing program
On Friday, May 11, 6-10:00 p.m., HI-Madison will host an art show and potluck in partnership with GESWERK to raise money for East Madison Community Center’s break dancing program. Admission is a suggested $5 donation, and the community is invited to attend.
More than 10 artists will feature their work throughout the Victorian-style hostel, accompanied by music from live performers. Celebrating creativity and the spirit of community, the proceeds of this event will help ensure healthy environment for self expression is accessible to local boys and girls.
GESWERK’S goal is to raise $2,000 by the end of May, and this event will be pivotal an achieving it. For more information and to hear what others are saying, visit the event’s Facebook page or visit http://www.hiusa.org/madison
HI- Madison is a colorful and quaint 30-bed hostel that has been in operation for more than 10 years and is located two blocks from the Capitol in the heart of downtown Madison. The hostel is part of Hostelling International-USA (HI-USA), the operating name for American Youth Hostels Inc., a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization affiliated with the International Youth Hostel Federation’s global network of more than 4,000 hostels in over 80 countries. HI-USA hosts over 400,000 travelers every year in nearly 60 hostels throughout the United States. http://www.hiusa.org
GESWERK is a constructive program that celebrates community building through collaborative creativity. GESWERK is short for: gesamtkunstwerk [guh-zahmt-koonst-verk], which means “total art” in German. http://www.geswerk.org
The East Madison Community Center's break dancing program provides a creative outlet for youth and young adults to practice their art of dance. Seeing 40-70 people twice a week, the program is a place where B-boys and -girls can come together in a setting that builds community. http://www.eastmadisoncc.org/about_us.html