Dinner With the Stars

2013 Convention

On Thursday, March 28, at 7:00pm American Atheists hosted a Dinner With the Stars event during our 50th Anniversary National Convention. This dinner featured luminaries of the atheist community and many of your favorite American Atheists. Following dinner, we held a fundraising auction with a number of exciting and rare items. 

Special guests included: 

  • Pete Stark, former United States Congressman
  • Jay Jay French, Twisted Sister lead guitarist
  • A.C. Grayling, Philosopher & Author
  • Greta Christina, Author & Blogger
  • Matt Dillahunty, Blogger & Vlogger
  • Katherine Stewart, Author & Activist
  • Dr. Hector Avalos, Biblical Scholar
  • Teresa MacBain, Former Preacher
  • Cristina Rad, International Blogger
  • David Silverman, American Atheists President

Among the items auctioned were the following: 

  • First Edition works of Robert Ingersoll
  • Illustrated Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, signed by the late Douglas Adams
  • One week accommodations for a Costa Rican vacation (airfare not included)
  • Selected pieces of art from the American Atheists collection
  • Mortality, by Christopher Hitchens with an autographed card

More information about the Costa Rica vacation villa, including pictures, is here. Previous guests include Daniel Dennett, who recently finished a manuscript there. The Costa Rica weeklong stay is valued at $3,600. 


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