On April 17th 2011, Alvin Lee, Chris Butcher of Beguiling, Udon Entertainment, Imaginism Studios and Revival bar held a kick ass art party/auction where there were DJs, music, famous artists, live sketching and an auction to help raise $20,000 for the Tsunami victims of Japan (through Canadian Red Cross.) We were very proud to be a part of it!
Participating DJs at Artists Help Japan: Toronto included: Riviera [Perfecto,Myth, Kinetika NYC], Felix & Gani [Milk. Audio], Lazy Ray [Nighttrackin'], Gerrence [Nighttrakkin'], Alvaro G [Kings Of Late Night], Roland Gonzales [Studio+], Carlovega [Studio+], Jason Ulrich [Lab.Our Union],Shingo [Hot Sauce], Uncle Matty & Dutty Maus [The Beacs], and Illscience.
Artists that day included: Agnes Garbowska, Alex Milne, Alvin Lee, Benoit Therriault, Bobby Chiu, Brian McLachlan, Chip Zdarsky, Dale Keown, Eric Kim, Eric Vedder, Francis Manapul, Jason Bradshaw, Jeff Lemire, Jim Zub, Joe Ng, Julie Faulkner, Kagan Mcleod, Kalman Andrasofszky, Kei Acedera, Ken Lashley, Marcio Takara, Marcus To, Michael Cho, Peter Chan, Ramon Perez, Ray Fawkes, Scott Hepburn, Seo Kim, Stuart Immonen, Svetlana Chmakova, Thierry Lafontaine and a number of other local artists who showed up on the day of the event to offer their support and assistance!