Tuesday, April 06, 2010

april events update

The weather is blowing back and forth like crazy in San Francisco! Our trusty bike couriers have kept up with a smile, trekking Medium Reality garments back and forth across town and up crazy hills to all of our stores and theaters. (and bringing us snacks.... thanks TCB!) We have been churning the clothes out as fast as we can but it is an uphill battle to keep up with demand. Keep asking, though, we love you too and are growing our production capacity this spring. Keep the curveballs coming!

1. Sense & Sustainability - April 9 Medium Reality New York runway debut TICKET GIVEAWAY
2. The HUB - San Francisco! april 8th
3. SFestival April 8-13, especially April 11th
4. Red Hots Burlesque - School of Shimmy
5. Yuri's Night April 9 & 10
6. Alchemy May 1

[1.] Sense & Sustainability - April 9
This amazing opportunity in downtown New York fell into our laps super last minute but Medium Reality is always ready to rock it when needed. This sustainable runway show is being produced as a fundraiser to help finish a documentary about India. There are tons of amazing people involved and I have been hearing the buzz all the way from here! If you will be in New York, check it out!
On Friday April 9th, Joya Dass (former business anchor with ABC and CNN) and Aiden Murtagh of Eyes Wide Open Productions is hosting a "green" fashion show at the Aicon Gallery, 35 Great Jones St, between Lafayette and Bowery.
Their event is called “Sense and Sustainability” and features four designers with a focus on furthering the sustainable fashion movement: Swati Argade, Helen Asir, Rachel Lyra Hospodar (Medium Reality) and Marcus Hicks (Sarah Dixons Nova). Urbandaddy.com is the project sponsor. The event runs from 6-9 pm with the runway show beginning promptly at 8 pm! All proceeds from this event will go towards the post-production of her first documentary, called First Sight, investigating the world of curable blindness in India. To buy your tickets go to: http://www.firstsightthemovie.com/Fashion_Show.htm
Come by for a hot night of fashion, open bar, a silent auction offering you a chance to win a trip to a sustainable resort in Baja California! Editors and reporters from Vogue Magazine, Martha Stewart's Body & Soul Magazine and Time-out New York are attending, and are scheduled to do a story for their respective publications.

[2.] Global Action through Fashion - at the new SF HUB
Medium Reality will be joining a bunch of other local sustainability-oriented businesses to present information about our processes as well as showcasing tons of new work!
Date: April 8th, 2010
Time: 6-10pm
Location: The Hub SoMa, San Francisco
Hub SoMa will open May 3 at The S.F. Chronicle Building - one block south of the Powell St BART station. The 8600 sq/ft space will feature an art gallery, offices, and large events spaces for members.
Address: 901 Mission St, Ste 105 San Francisco, CA 94103

[3.] SFestival April 8-13, especially April 11th
This little-festival-that-could put the roots in grassroots with its totally underground, forreal hip hop flavor. Impresario organizer Baraka Noel Mumbles has put together a straight week of dope hip-hop & poetry influenced artists working in all genres in venues across the bay area and beyond...

SFestival SUNDAY featuring: pandora.s trunk fashion showcase
Little Baobab 3388 19th St San Francisco
SF april 11 SUN 7:30pm $5-$15 (suggested)

Shawn Franco from Modesto: myspace.com/trueedgeshawn
Jen Genius and Shakespeare & Cody Giannotti and Shye Powers & Stellar and meg.s ukelele

with the rabid fashion of mediumreality: mediumreality.com
& the oakland birds: myspace.com/aimeeamparo
plus Vigilante Nakedist & PANHANDLERS

[4.] Red Hots Burlesque School of Shimmy
Medium Reality is hosting everything-friendly anything-goes burlesque troop's saucy workshop series coming up at our studio - it culminates with performances at el Rio!

[5.] Yuri's Night April 9 & 10
We're travelling down to NASA on thursday to hang up some paintings, how often does one get to do that? Looking forward to an amazing science-oriented party at Moffett Field!

[6.] Alchemy May 1
Mark your calendars now for this amazing interactive art party. Last year was an amazing packed experience of high- and low-tech fun. This year promises even more of both, with lots of in between too. Liquid nitrogen and finger puppets. And electronics. What could go wrong?

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