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Daniel Johnston Tribute
December 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Thursday, December 19th
Doors: 8pm | Music: 9pm
The late, great Daniel Johnston touched many people’s hearts with his earnest artwork despite struggling nearly his entire life with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. Johnston crafted his turmoil into lasting and profound lo-fi songs and visual artwork starting in the late 80s that appealed to everyone from social outsiders to the playful artist, as well as fellow tender-hearts of the world over. Johnston is renowned for his simplistic take on magnanimous topics like anxiety, depression, and life’s general despairing moments, providing an accessible lifeboat of compassion and understanding through his songwriting.
Join us December 19th as we raise money for R Creative Collective – Artists Recovery Movement, a local non-profit that uses the transforming power of creativity to provide hope and hope in an effort to support recovery and connect communities. R Creatives offers opportunities for a variety of accessible peer-driven programs centered on creativity. Through this work, they strive to promote social inclusion, empowerment, and employ sustainable health & wellness solutions.
R Creatives’ programs and events are suitable for a wide range of communities including those affected by substance use and mental health disorders, at-risk youth, the elderly, refugees and immigrants, and the general public.
Sarah Whittlesey wil have baked goods for sale!
*Petra’s is a private club and a valid ID is required for entry. You will also be expected to pay a $1 annual fee if you are not already a member with us. Thanks!