Event to benefit local artist whose studio was destroyed in May 26 fire
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A benefit party will be held on Saturday, June 30 to help Castle Valley sculptor Micheal Ford Dunton raise money to rebuild his studio and replace equipment and tools that were destroyed by fire on May 26.

Dunton’s studio and workshop, located in Castle Valley, burned to the ground in the fire. The event, called “Project Phoenix,” will be held at Eddie McStiffs, 57 S. Main Street in Moab, from 8 p.m. until closing. Admission is free.

The evening will feature a silent auction and a “quick draw” competition as well as live music and karaoke. Eddie McStiffs will donate all profits from food and drink sold that evening to Dunton, according to a news release.

Anyone who would like to donate art or other items to the silent auction should email bluerainstudio@frontier.com or yrma@frontiernet.net.

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