Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:03

Maverick School coffeehouse and art auction at Lyric Theatre, April 29 and 30

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Maverick School hosted its annual Through our Eyes coffeehouse and art auction at the Lyric Theatre in Swift Current on April 29 and 30. The event featured musical performances by talented Maverick students. A variety of student and professional art works were on display for the silent and live auctions. Student created pottery, stained glass, paintings, drawings and photographic art for the auctions. The first night was almost a full house with a lively and enthusiastic audience and the second night was sold out. The live and silent auctions on both nights raised a total of $7,194. Total income from the event, including 50/50 tickets and sponsorship support, was nearly $20,000. All proceeds from the annual event will be used to support the arts education program at the school.

 

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Matthew Liebenberg

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