Charity Auction w/DC PIERSON for ROCK THE VOTE!
Amoeba Hollywood - October 1st @ 4:00pm
The amazingly smart and hilarious DC Pierson returns to Amoeba Hollywood October 1st to host our charity auction for Rock The Vote! He'll be auctioning off a crazy array of concert tickets, collectibles, gift certificates from our amazing neighbors (TRADER JOE'S, URBAN OUTFITTERS to name a couple..) and other things you never knew you had to have. As always, we match all winning bids up to $1,000, which means we'll double the money going to benefit Rock The Vote.
A preview of some of the goodies up for auction:
** Bruce Springsteen book + lithograph
** Bob Weir prize pack
** Tickets to Questlove DJ Set at the Teragraph Ballroom Oct 8
** Vote prize pack
** Tickets to Screamfest Horror Film Festival Oct 18-27 (a $400 value!)
** Madonna promo items
** Dodgers prize pack
** Tickets to Desert Daze Music Festival Oct 14-16
** Gift certificate to Trader Joe's + lunchbox
...And lots more!
About Our Charity Auctions:
Amoeba matches all winning bids up to $1,000 to double the money we raise for a diverse range of local and national charities. What started out as a way to raise funds for the post-Hurricane Katrina recovery has continued on to become an every-other monthly event. We've raised over $450,000 for charities ranging from Doctors Without Borders to 826LA and the Silverlake Conservatory to Preservation Hall, Best Friends and The Beagle Freedom Project. More information about our charity auctions.
DC Pierson is a writer and comedian. He wrote the novels The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep And Never Had To and Crap Kingdom. He is in a group called DERRICK Comedy, who made the film Mystery Team. He's been seen in the movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier and on TV shows like Community and Key & Peele.
Since 1990, they have been registering and turning out millions of new voters. Rock the Vote is the largest nonprofit and nonpartisan organization in the United States driving the youth vote to the polls.
For more than 25 years, they have revolutionized the way we use pop culture, music, art and technology to inspire political activity - pioneering ways to make voting easier for young adults by simplifying and demystifying voter registration and elections. Visit www.rockthevote.com to register to vote, see who's running, learn more about what you need to bring to the polls, find out where to vote and much more.
Founded by artist and activist Shepard Fairey and his wife Amanda Fairey, MASA's mission is to encourage voter education and registration during this crucial election season. We want to empower each individual to use their brain and their voice to #MakeAmericaSmartAgain.
“It’s really about understanding the dynamics of our political situation and also participating in democracy...” — Shepard Fairey