LOCAL ARTISTS AND ARTISANS TOGETHER TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST GIRLS AND WOMEN

Local artists and artisans in collaboration with My Sister’s Closet, social enterprise of Battered Women’s Support Services (BWSS) together to end violence against girls and women on Saturday, September 8th.

Featuring Laura Harrison, Jay Peachy, Diane Wood, Ocean, Farah Larki, Jennifer Hershman.

An all ages event!

Laura Harrison, a local pottery designer creating pieces live.

Jay Peachy, a self-described contemporary outsider local artist making sidewalk art, paintings, and clothing art all live.

Diane Wood, a local activist and artisan showcasing her creation of unique cards, dolls, and buttons.

Ocean, local healer offering sound healing sessions.

Farah Larki, local artisan creating fabric handbags and foot covers.

Jennifer Hershman, a Vancouver based international musician playing live.

All featured art works will available for purchase.

Rain or Shine!

Where: My Sister’s Closet, Social Enterprise of Battered Women’s Support Services

1092 Seymour Street (corner of Helmcken Street), Vancouver

When: Saturday, September 8th 12pm to 4 pm

My Sister’s Closet is a thrift boutique with women and men’s clothing and local women artisans’ designs. Proceeds from the boutique go to funding BWSS services and programs for girls and women who have experienced violence. In 2011, BWSS answered 10,000 crisis calls. All support services are free and confidential.

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