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Lotus House Put Heart into Performance Art at the Margulies Warehouse

Photos by Swampdog
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Friday's Heart Happening benefit for the

Lotus House Women's Shelter

at the

Margulies Warehouse

offered a great mix of young, old, rich, broke, boisterous, reserved, and overall positive people. They ate, they drank, and they enjoyed great art all for the sake of a good cause. The performance theme lent the event an easy looseness as over 40 creatives danced and interacted through the various spaces.

Yes, a girl with an iPod did dance past while some old people laughed, before you sewed a rose on some lady's dress somewhere in between the meditation and the conga line. Here are some more pictures of the night or check out our full slideshow by clicking here

There was a percussion group drumming the night away out front.

And inside this truck...

There was a meditation room. These dudes spent all night helping people breathe and jam to noise.

There was spicy green popcorn in the parking lot, courtesy of Hearts Of Palm Catering.

There was a funny hat photo booth making live prints.There was a motherfuckin conga line.Awesome art work was all around, especially lots of sculptures.

The crowd.

Things got classy with live music.

Board members. We don't know what it means, but it sounds expensive.

There was this lady wearing a crab hat.

And this dude made awesome sounds and led a dance parade...

These ladies waited in line for an installation.

And this lady waited in line with an installation.There was sewing.

There was eating (see background) and conversation.

There was Mark Diamond, the hologram man.

New Urban Farms offered awesome, chocolate-covered pretzels.

And there was our favorite bit of the night, the "Laughing Party."

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