poster by Jos Sances
A Community Action to benefit Mission Artists Rene Yañez and Yolanda Lopez.
Please join us for an evening of performance, art and tributes to long time San Francisco Mission artists and residents Yolanda Lopez and Rene Yañez.
If you are unable to attend you can make a donation at www.brava.org (click donation on home page). Make your designation the Yañez-Lopez benefit
Yolanda and Rene have both been issued Ellis Act Evictions and are facing serious health issues. This fundraiser will be to raise funds to help cover some of the lawyer expenses, medical expenses and moving expenses.
Yolanda and Rene have made huge contributions to the Chicano art world and the uniqueness and beauty that so many of us love about the Mission and San Francisco. Please come out to celebrate these two amazing humans and help them fight this eviction and raise some funds to help them.
Performers include Culture Clash, Marga Gomez, Guillermo Gomez-Peña, Las Bomberas de la Bahia, Alejandro Murgia, Dr. Loco, Cherrie Moraga, Celia Rodriguez, Loco Bloco, Maya Chinchilla y mas
Silent Art Auction with works by Enrique Chagoya, Ester Hernandez, Jesus Barraza, Melanie Cervantes, Ana Teresa Fernandez, Rio Yañez, Rene Yañez, Yolanda Lopez, Xuxo Perez, Jos Sances, Jean Melesaine, Alexa Treviño, Art Hazelwood, Patrick Piazza, Robbin Henderson and many more!
In addition to the silent art auction there will also be a raffle of items donated by local businesses and friends.