Sunday: fabric8 Hosts a Benefit for Japan with Art, Food, and Beer
Where: fabric8 Gallery, 3318 22nd St. (at Valencia), 647-5888
When: Sun., Apr. 3, noon-5 p.m.
The rundown: The Mission art gallery is selling raffle tickets for art (most pieces created by Japanese or Japanese American artists) and gift certificates (including for ICHI Sushi) as a way of pitching in for Japan relief efforts. Food and drinks are being donated by Skool Restaurant (ceviche), Rocketfish (sushi sets), Sapporo (beer), and concerned members of the community, and 100 percent of sales is being donated to the Japanese Community and Cultural Center of Northern California's Northern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund. Going on concurrently: a record sale for DJs and other music enthusiasts, with a portion of the proceeds also being donated.