First Posted: 9/24/2008
A silent auction of photographs, paintings, collages and an Edith Head design will be held at The Electric Theatre, 326 Spruce Street, Second Floor (in the former Hotel Jermyn), from now until Sunday, Oct. 5. Besides Head, artists whose works are included in the showing include Kathy Barrett, Karin Blomen, Austin Burke, Michael Downend, Pat Dunleavy, Drake Gomez, Sally Wiener Grotta, Pat Rokos Henneforth, Ed Osbourne, Kathyrn LeSoine and Mark Webber. The auction will be accessible on bid sheet from the moment The Electric Theatre is open until 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5, when the auction will be closed. Box office hours for the Theatre are Wednesdays through Saturdays from 4 p.m. to curtain, and on Sundays from 1 p.m. to curtain. Head, a Hollywood costume designer, won more Academy Awards than any other woman and even more nominations. Having worked on hundreds of movies, she dressed many of the great stars, such as Dorothy Lamour, Bette Davis, Grace Kelly, Veronica Lake, Audrey Hepburn, Steve Martin, Kim Novak, Jane Fonda and Robert Redford.