Event Chair Glenny Beahm and Board Member Carter Perrilliat, YAYA CEO Gene Menaray, YAYA Artist Ian Jackson and Jim Landis of Major Sponsor Landis Construction invite you to celebrate “Just Say YAYA” (Young Aspirations/Young Artists) on November 13, 6:30-11 p.m., at their new Arts Center at 3322 LaSalle St.
This year they celebrate the July opening of the new center, which will serve as an artistic, educational and entrepreneurial facility located in Central City. New programs in their beautiful facility will include a hot glass studio, an art market, retail gallery, creative aging workshops, an eco-arts garden and even an arts and technology studio.
“Just Say YAYA” will feature a live art auction with donated works from local and national artists; fare will be provided by Dickie Brennan’s; and the Mississippi Rail Company will complete the evening with live music.
Tickets start at $50, with proceeds going to benefit YAYA, whose mission is to empower young people to be successful adults by fostering and supporting the individual ambitions of New Orleans youth. The patron reception begins at 6:30 p.m. and general admission opens at 8 p.m.
For more information and to purchase tickets, call 529-3306 or visit YAYAInc.com and click on “Support.”