2018 Dinner, Auction and Dance Party

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Friday, May 11th, 2018 at 6pm

The Grain Belt Atrium

79 – 13th Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 (Map)


Tickets $50 per person (OR $350/table of 8)

Email questions to [email protected].

Dress: Business Casual
Cash Bar

Inverted Arts is working to help disadvantaged youth discover and unleash their creative voices and you are invited to our fourth annual Fundraising Dinner, Auction and Dance Party!  

Our Goal: $15,000 for Student Scholarships

This special evening will include:

Live speed painting by Artist Mentor Delphin Starr 

Spoken Word Performance by Artist Mentor Mar’Konash

Story and Song by Scholarship Recipient Shevon Greene

Video Story from Yvonne Asunnah – IA Scholarship Recipient,

Mathare Fashion Design Project

Dinner and dance music from, “The Covers

a cash bar, and a delicious meal catered by Famous Dave’s

Event Sponsors

Auction Items

Travel / Vacation

Orcas Island, WA – 5 night Cabin Vacation
Copper Mountain, CO – 5 night Condo Vacation
Grand Falls Casino, IA – 1 night stay, 2 lunch buffets
Cove Point Lodge, Beaver Bay, MN – 1 night stay

Original Art

Delphin Starr – 2 Original Paintings
Britanny Moore – 2 Original Paintings
Sarah Nelson – 3 Original Prints
Rebecca Ulasich – 2 MN Watercolor Photos
Kathy Collier – Driftwood Sign
Ann Derby – Quilt
Mark Collier – Dinner and Music at Your House
Joel Tanem – Creative License Plate – MN State and Grad 2018 designs


Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble’s Bucket Brigade Fall Musical: “Life After” – 2 tickets opening night Sept 21 or 22
Guthrie Theater – 2 tickets for a 2018 show, including backstage tour and Guthrie “Swag.”
Yellow Tree Theater – 2 Tickets
Children’s Theater Company – 4 Tickets for “Last Stop on Market Street”
Old Log Theater – 2 Tickets to 2018-19 show
Minnesota Orchestra – 2 tickets to BEETHOVEN and BERLIOZ Friday, June 8, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Saint Paul Saints – 2 tickets to any 2018 game
MN United – 5 tickets with parking
MN Twins – 4 tickets (front row behind Twin’s dugout) Friday, June 22nd vs. Texas Rangers
Fly Over America – 2 tickets
Three Rivers – 2 One Day Lift Tickets for Hyland Hills Ski Area
MN Vikings – Brian Robison signed mini helmet, Commemorative Hall of Fame Card and Coin
MN Science Museum – 4 x Museum and Omni Theater Admission Vouchers
Grand Slam, Burnsville, MN – 2 x 3-hour Deluxe Walk in Packages
MN Landscape Arboretum – 4 VIP Passes
Mall of America/Nickelodeon Universe – 2 All-Day Unlimited Ride Passes, 2 Moose Mountain Passes, 2018 Mall Coupon Book


Chad Amour Photography – 2-hour shoot Business/Personal Photo Shoot with 25 hi-rez/edited photos. Value: $700
SPARK Music Studio – One month of lessons
Tim Belden Piano Tuning – Gift Certificate for One Piano Tuning $100
Picaboo photo books, calendars, canvas prints – 5 x $50 Gift Certificates


Firefly Acupuncture – Gift Certificate for Consult and Treatment
Paulina Tharaldson Therapeutic Massage – 60 min Massage
Avalon Salon – Karla Glenn Stylist – Hair Cut and Hair Products Gift Bag


Donato’s Floral – Gift Baskets
Sams K9 Clips – Gift Certificate for Pet Grooming
PDQ Garage Doors – Garage Door Tune Up
R.F. Moeller Jewelers – $250 Gift Certificate

Food and More

Pickychilli Catering – 2 x $250 Gift Certificates
Nadia Cakes – 2 x Gift Cards for a half dozen cup cakes
Punch Pizza – 4 x $50 Gift Cards
Malones – 5 x $20 Gift Cards
Cheesecake Factory – $25 Gift Card
D. Brian’s Deli – $25 Gift Card
Main Street Farmers Eatery – St. Michael – $100 Gift Card
Abdallah Candy and Gift Shoppe – $20 Gift Card
Tobacco Grove – 14 Cigars Assortment and Montecristo cutter $230 Value
Dave and Busters – 2 x $14 Power Cards, 4 x $20 for $20 Coupons
Litchfield Cellars – 9 Arista Pinot Noirs – $484 Value


New auction items added daily!

Check out this one-minute video of last year’s event