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CANFAR Young Professionals x Queen West Art Crawl = Art Against AIDS

Saturday, 30 August 2014 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Art, Community Events, Activism, Events, Research, Health, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

On September 13, the Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) and the Queen West Art Crawl (QWAC) will co-host a party at 99 Sudbury for all Torontonians interested in exploring art, and joining the fight to #endAIDS

CANFAR Young Professionals x Queen West Art Crawl = Art Against AIDS

The official Saturday night party of the Queen West Art Crawl (QWAC) is sponsored by TD Bank, and will feature top artists and live art performances to celebrate Toronto’s burgeoning west end arts scene. It wouldn’t be a party without drinks and some of Toronto’s hottest restaurants are providing guests with food samples throughout the evening. 

John Caffery, who regularly DJs at Toronto events and festivals like Luminato, Pride and the Pitbull parties, will be laying down tracks to get the crowd going. Matti McLean, will be showcasing his talent at the event by continuing the work of his Human Canvas Project – by body painting live. And we’ll have the TD boys and girls on hand helping with the event all evening.

When: Saturday, September 13, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Where: 99 Sudbury,( Glass Factory) Toronto

Tickets: $35 in advance available online at http://bit.ly/canfarXqwac, $40 at the door, with all proceeds going to charity.

ABOUT CANFAR

The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research is Canada’s only independent charitable foundation dedicated to eliminating HIV & AIDS through research. CANFAR funds promising Canadian HIV & AIDS research and spreads awareness through educational campaigns.

ABOUT the Young Professional Council (YPC)

The YPC is a community-based volunteer organization comprised of young professionals who come from top banks, agencies, law and accounting firms and leading enterprises. The YPC organizes several events annually designed to get 20- and 30-something young professionals involved in ending AIDS through funding research.

ABOUT the Queen West Art Crawl

The Queen West Art Crawl (QWAC) is a charitable organization that hosts a three-day, weekend-long festival of creativity and community. It spans Queen Street West - from Gladstone to Trinity Bellwoods Park. This year features an interactive art experience along Queen Street West from Shaw to Gladstone called “Crawl West.” “Passports” will be available at the Trinity Bellwoods Park information booth and Artscape Youngplace – pick one up, and bring your completed passport to receive a free drink at this event.

Join us online to help spread the word.

Facebook: http://facebook.com/canfar.ypc and http://facebook.com/QueenWestArtCrawl

Twitter: @canfar_ypc and @QWAC2014

Instagram: @canfarypc++++++++

Hashtags: #ArtAgainstAIDS #endAIDS #QWAC 

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