Friday, March 8
Spinner Publications will hold its “Spinner Celebrates!” 32nd Annual Fundraising Gala at the New Bedford Whaling Museum on Friday evening, March 8th, from 6 to 10 p.m. Highlighting the event will be a live auction of paintings and other works by renowned local artists, antique artifacts, rare books, and collectibles. There will be an open-bar cocktail party catered by Russell Morin Fine Catering; live jazz music by John Harrison and Dori Legge; and a silent auction, followed by the presentation of an original short movie including never-before-seen vintage film clips of New Bedford.
Tickets are priced at $75 and can be purchased at www.spinnerpub.com or by calling (508) 994-4564 through March 1st. Supply is limited; early reservations are recommended. Proceeds will support the nonprofit publishing company’s educational projects and new books, including A Picture History of New Bedford, due out in June 2013.
A Live Auction featuring art from some of the area’s most celebrated names will be the primary attraction at the Spinner Celebrates! 32nd Anniversary Fundraising Gala to be held at New Bedford Whaling Museum, Friday evening, March 8, 2013.
Headlining the Live Auction are works from these well-known artists:
Severin Haines Arthur Moniz Everett S. Allen
John Gamache John Magnan Robert Henry
Robert Duff Chuck Hauck Dionysios Skaliotis
Al Doucette Judith Klein Anthony Fisher
Additionally, a silent auction will feature antique objects—such as Pairpoint glass—rare books, signed prints, and gift items from merchants, restaurants, artisans and museums throughout the area.
Spinner Publications is a New Bedford-based, award-winning publisher of books, videos, and calendars focusing on the history and culture of southeastern New England. Among its most popular titles are Lincoln Park Remembered, A Picture History of Fairhaven, Drifting Toward the Southeast, Portuguese Spinner, Cranberry Cooking for All Seasons, Brick by Brick, Branded on My Arm and in My Soul and the Spinner anthology series, People and Culture in Southeastern Massachusetts. Perennial favorites are the two calendars, The New England Fisherman and Historic Southeastern New England. For more information, contact Spinner Publications at (508) 994-4564, visit www.spinnerpub.com, or look up Spinner Publications on Facebook.