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Sexual assault survivors, artists combine for art show

Fifth Annual Soulfire Gala

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Soulfire Gala

6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29

$60 advance, $75 door

Lansing Public Media Center

2500 S. Washington Ave., Lansing

www.thefirecrackerfoundation.org

(517) 742-7224

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28 — Lansing artist Mary Molnar has wrapped up the finishing touches on an intensely collaborative painting. It’s a triptych depicting the past and a hopeful present and future for sexual assault survivor Meghan Rooney.

This team of artist and survivor is just one of many that came together for the Firecracker Foundation’s annual Soulfire Gala, an art show, cocktail party, fundraiser and silent auction dedicated to sexual assault survivors.

“We're pairing survivors with artists to tell their unique stories. We feel like it gives the public an idea of how many different ways sexual violence manifests in our community,” Firecracker Foundation founder

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