Support The Aliveness Project, get a free beer

Kings Wine Bar and other venues are giving a free beer with purchase of $5 tickets to The Aliveness Project’s Feb. 22 retro dance benefit.

The “So Alive!” dance party features ’80s and ’90s dance classics, hosted by DJ Jake Rudh and Resurrection by djoctagone. The benefit supports the organization’s move into Kingfield at 38th & Nicollet, where it can offer services for people with HIV/AIDS in a larger space.

The dance is supported by the Kingfield Neighborhood Association, Victor’s 1959 Café and Solomon’s Porch. The party runs from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Feb. 22 at Solomon’s Porch, 100 W. 46th St.

The following is a list of venues selling tickets or offering specials to support the Aliveness Project:

King’s Wine Bar at 4555 Grand Ave. S. is giving ticket buyers a free tap beer or nonalcoholic beverage, with a limit of one free drink per customer.

Starting Feb. 15, Blackbird at 3800 Nicollet Ave. is also providing a free tap beer or nonalcoholic beverage to ticket buyers.

Butter Bakery Café at 3700 Nicollet Ave. will donate the cost of all dessert purchases to the Aliveness Project on Feb. 22 from 7-9 p.m.

Aliveness Project donations given through the Kingfield Neighborhood Association website ( will be matched by the Otto Bremer Foundation, now through Feb. 22.