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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Chairs for Charity Event By: Katie Funt

This week's blog is all about philanthropy and art! We're showcasing our two upcoming events for Chairs for Charity.

Join us for an evening of amazing art, gourmet cuisine, and charity!
PerLora is holding their first ever, Chairs for Charity Event.

This exclusive event will showcase beautiful hand painted chairs by 7 local artists.
These functional works of art will be displayed around the city at major venues such as Oxford
Center, USX, Larrimors and the Andy Warhol Museum, prior to our Pre-Party and limited dinner engagement. They will then be auctioned off during the dinner, at PerLora Southside. Proceeds benefit the Warhol children's education, outreach, and collaboration programs.

The Pre-Party will take place at the Warhol Museum on April 19th from 6-8 PM. Light refreshments and appetizers will be served. Meet and mingle with the talented artists and some of Pittsburgh's most design savvy individuals. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased from our event site, 
The main event- A gourmet sit down meal, will take place on May 7th from 6-9 at our Carson Street location in Southside. Guests will be served a three course meal along with Hors D'oeuvres and cocktails from some of Pittsburgh's finest Chefs. Each table will be served by a different restaurant or caterer and table's will be designed by PerLora's design staff. The chairs will be auctioned at this time. Tickets are $150 and seating is limited. Tickets can be purchased from our event site previously mentioned. 

The artists who have graciously donated their time and energy are...

Michael Loternero, Stephanie Armbruster, Rick Bach, Alexis Covato, Allison Hoge, Mia Tarducci Henry, and Dave Klug. Bios, chair photos, and links to the artists' pages are listed on the event site here,


The restaurants and caterers participating in the event are Avenue B, Spoon, Penn Avenue Fish, Tamari, Rania Catering, Nine on Nine, Legends, Luma and Ibiza.

Premier sponsor is Rosen, Louik & Perry.

Additional sponsors are PerLora, Larrimors, Whirl Magazine, and The Pittsburgh Tech Council.

Links to Sponsors, Restaurants, and Artist's pages are listed on the event site.
Questions can be directed to Or call 412-431-2220.

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