InLiquid’s annual Benefit and Silent Auction was held at The Crane Arts Building in Northern Liberties on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning Maria Papadakis, the theme for this year’s benefit was “The Art Of…” honoring the local artistry of food, fashion and the visual arts. The benefit showcased Philadelphia’s arts community with a silent auction featuring paintings, photography, jewelry and sculptures from featured local artist.
The evening also included a special live performance from Liberty City Kings Drag and Burlesque (LICK). Special guests from the Philadelphia fashion scene included the benefit’s co-host, Cory Wade Hindorff of "America's Next Top Model," Bela Shehu of NINOBRAND and Dom Streater, winner of "Project Runway" season 12. Guests enjoyed drinks from Philadelphia Distilling Company, Philadelphia Brewing Company, E & J Gallo Wines, and enjoyed food from Birch Tree Catering, Tim Bellew Food and J Scott Catering.