Latitude 33 and Angeleno Magazine Host SURF CHIC

Latitude 33 and Angeleno Magazine to Host Surfer Chic Fundraiser Featuring Auction of Artist Made Surfboards and Musical Performers The Makepeace Brothers on March 30th in Venice Beach

Large portion of surfboard auction proceeds to benefit Heal the Bay

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 16, 2011) — Latitude 33, the 122-unit modern beach-inspired community located at 330 Washington Blvd. in Marina del Rey, Calif., and Angeleno magazine have announced a March 30th fundraiser event to be held in conjunction with Heal the Bay. In homage of the local vibrant art and music experience of the Venice Beach boardwalk, the event will feature an auction of unique one-of-a-kind surfboards handmade by eight well-known artists as well as a live acoustic musical performance by local roots rock favorite The Makepeace Brothers. The event auction proceeds will benefit Heal the Bay and its efforts to keep our coastlines and waterways clean.

The RSVP-only March 30th fundraiser will be held from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm onsite at Latitude 33 in the BOARDWALK Collection, one of the beach chic community’s three eclectic living options offering lushly landscaped outdoor living spaces and a mix of contemporary floorplans. Upon arriving, guests will be greeted and directed toward the artistic display of surfboards created by artists Damon Johnson, Greg Miller, Muramasa Kudo, Tony Larson, Deedee Cheriel, Man One, Scott MacDonough and JRF. Once viewed, guests will bid on these eight custom designed surfboards that evening from 6:30 pm to 8: 45 pm in an auction curated in conjunction with Culture Shock Marketing (CSM) with proceeds benefiting Heal the Bay. All bidders at the live event must be present to claim their surfboards.

During the week prior to the March 30th event, one special surfboard will be placed for auction online at Participants will be able to place bids on the board from March 15 through March 30. Bidding will start at $1,000 and increase in $250 increments until the board is sold.

As part of the contemporary beach experience, The Makepeace Brothers, a local roots rock favorite known for their exceptional acoustic style, will entertain guests at the event with a live performance. Culinary favorites will be served by local artisanal eateries Chaya, La Cachette and Joes. Guests will also experience an assortment of beach-inspired cocktails provided by St. Germain, a shaved ice display and a selection of wine from sponsor Voga Italia Wines.

Favorite local lifestyle retailers Linus Bikes and Aviator Nation will also play important roles in the March 30th fundraiser. Linus Bikes, purveyor of the French inspired utilitarian city bike, will auction off a bike. Aviator Nation, the vintage t-shirt line, will conduct informal modeling of their unique clothing pieces and will furnish the closets in the BOARDWALK model unit.

For event details and to RSVP, see our calendar listing.

SURF CHIC Invitation