Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Art, music combine at benefit.(Final)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

In three years, the little "Art Has Heart" auction that could has raised more than a quarter of a million dollars to help educate poor students.

The annual fund-raising event, officially called The 3rd Annual Legacy Art Albuquerque Fine Art Auction, is a collaborative effort of the St. Pius X High School and the Amado and J.B. Pena "Art Has Heart" Educational Foundations.

Held outdoors each spring at the Sandia Casino, the lively, catered event features art by accomplished Southwestern artists and music by well-known country singers.

Last year's host, actor Lou Diamond Phillips, will be back again to assume his duties as auctioneer. …

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