[This dispatch is written by
freelancers Kimberly Lilly and Jay Horton]
Pippa Arend
the nonprofit has been holding a series of "salon dinners" with live music in Arend's apartment.
Saturday, March 27 with classy Italian vittles from Big Ass Sandwiches
traditional table settings were replaced with party hats and snazzily colored streamers during the salon dinner.
the homey fare was, in consideration of the work that P:ear strives to do, a welcome choice.
There is nothing less considerate than a benefit held for the homeless that features lobster and Dom Perignon.
GO: P:ear's next salon benefit, "Lisa and Brian Wood's
Rustic Italian Dinner" takes place 5:30-9 pm Saturday, March 27. Dessert by Cupcake Jones. Wine from A to Z Wineworks and a live acoustic set by Holcombe Waller. Proceeds go to fund P:ear's Capital Campaign to purchase a building and achieve stability in P:ear's effort to help homeless and transitional youth. $100, limited to 20 people. RSVP to pippa@pearmentor.org.
Another benefit dinner with wood-fired pizza from Via Tribunali and wine from Barefoot Winery
is tentativley scheduled for Saturday, April 17.
Image: A photo from p:ear's benefit with Alex Neeley of Cooking for Assholes.