Winter Gala Silent Auction

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The following are the items that will be available at the Winter Gala silent auction. Preview and additional details will be available on the evening of the gala.

We would like to express our sincere appreciation to those who donated these items. Thank you for your support.

Flying Spaghetti Monster Basket

Friend of the group, Brittany Bellows, organized and donated this basket of FSM and atheist memorabilia including one of her custom, hand-crafted magnets. This basket includes the following, however we may be adding one or two more items to it before the auction:

100% God Free Coffee Mug
FSM Vinyl Decal
FSM Night Light
Jesus riding a T-rex Magnet

La Manzana Verde

This lovely 16×20 framed print was created and donated by local artist Holly Porter. This print was entirely computer generated and took several weeks to paint.

God’s Brothel
The Extortion of Sex for Salvation in Contemporary Mormon and Christian Fundamentalist Polygamy and the Stories of 18 Women Who Escaped
By Andrea Moore-Emmett

Andrea Moore-Emmett personally autographed and donated this copy of God’s Brothel. Additional background on this book can be found at http://www.godsbrothel.com/

Snow House

This beautiful, framed, 11×14 original watercolor was donated by the multi-talented local artist Brittany Bellows. You can view more of Brittany’s work at http://www.flickr.com/photos/brigliadore/

Light House

This beautiful, framed, 11×14 original watercolor was donated by the multi-talented local artist Brittany Bellows. You can view more of Brittany’s work at http://www.flickr.com/photos/brigliadore/

A Lapel Pin

This isn’t actually an auction item. The Richard Dawkins Foundation gave us a great deal on these lapel pins, so we got enough of them to provide one for attendee at the gala.

Epiphone Guitar Package

Our friend Jesse Clarke donated this guitar package that includes an Epiphone guitar, electronic tuner, music stand and beginning guitar instructional material. Thanks Jesse.

Origins
Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution
By Neil deGrass Tyson and Donald Goldsmith

Neil deGrass Tyson and Donald Goldsmith personally autographed and donated this copy of Origins. Additional background on this book can be found at http://www.haydenplanetarium.org/tyson/buy/books/origins

The Physics of Star Trek
By Lawrence M. Krauss

Lawrence Krauss personally autographed and donated this copy of The Physics of Star Trek. Additional background on this book can be found at http://krauss.faculty.asu.edu/books/the-physics-of-star-trek/

The Better Angels of our Nature
The Decline of Violence in History and its Causes
By Steven Pinker

Steven Pinker personally autographed and donated this copy of The Better Angels of our Nature. Additional background on this book can be found at http://stevenpinker.com/publications/better-angels-our-nature

Breaking The Spell & Science and Religion
By Daniel C. Dennett

Daniel Dennett personally autographed and donated these copies of Science and Religion: Are They Compatible? and Breaking The Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon. Additional background on this book can be found at http://www.amazon.com/Science-Religion-Compatible-Point-Counterpoint/dp/0199738424 and http://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Spell-Religion-Natural-Phenomenon/dp/0143038338/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1326163756&sr=1-1

Sense & Goodness Without God
A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism
By Richard Carrier

Richard Carrier personally autographed and donated this copy of Sense & Goodness Without God. Additional background on this book can be found at http://astore.amazon.com/supportcarrier-20/detail/1420802933

Olives & Ivy

This lovely 30×20 framed print was created by local artist Holly Porter and was donated by Richard Andrews. This print was entirely computer generated and took almost a year to paint.

Rosa Roja

This beautiful 30×20 framed print was created by local artist Holly Porter and was donated by Richard Andrews. This print was entirely computer generated and took almost six months to paint.