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Mississippi HeARTS Against AIDS

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Jan. 29, 2013
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21st Annual AIDS Benefit

In this season of love, there is a feeling of warmth and affection that overtakes everyone. It is in that feeling of love for one another that everyone is asked to open their heart at the 21st Annual Mississippi HeARTS Benefit on Saturday, February 9, at Hal & Malís. Artwork by some of the most talented and well-known artists will be featured at the event in the live art auction, including work generously donated by Susan Cox Davis, Tony Davenport, Gerald Deloach, Anthony DiFatta, William Dunlap, Jackie Ellens, Jackie Meena, H.C. Porter, Marshall Ramsey and Wyatt Waters. The list of artists and artwork that will be featured at the event is impressive. Art featured at the event will include paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry and pottery, all beautifully rendered and in a broad range of styles and prices. The silent auction will begin at 6 p.m., and the live auction will begin at 9 p.m.

The event is catered by several notable restaurants in the area, including, Keiferís, Char, Sal and Philís, Roosterís, Aladdin Mediterranean Grill, Pizza Shack, and AJís, just to name a few. For your listening pleasure, Nashville musician Brandy Clark, as well as local musicians Natalie Long and ExtremZ will perform. You will be entertained all evening.

For one night every year, Hal & Malís is taken over ó for a very good cause. Come and take a journey through a Valentineís wonderland of beautiful art, delicious food and smoking hot music.

Mississippi HeARTS Against AIDS is a non-profit, 100 percent volunteer organization. It is the mission of Mississippi HeARTS Against AIDS (HeARTS) to raise money for community-based groups throughout the state that demonstrate concern, love and support for those affected by HIV/AIDS; to increase acceptance and understanding for those affected by this disease and to promote education concerning the prevention of HIV/AIDS.

This event is the largest fundraiser in the state for HIV and AIDS related issues, and it is made possible by the generous donations and support of many local organizations and many hardworking people. Since 1993, through the generosity of so many loving and giving hearts, HeARTS has raised more than $990,000 for these causes. This is one event to which you might feel led to open your heart.

The 21st Annual Mississippi HeARTS AIDS Benefit will be Saturday, February 9, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at Hal & Malís located at 200 Commerce Street in Jackson. The event is $40 per person at the door or order online at For additional information, call (601) 259-0092.