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Event: 'Junk To Funk Recycled Fashion Show Contest - Portland, Oregon' Print
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Date: Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
Repeat Event: Every Day
Contact Info:
503-789-2018
Email: Lindsey@junktofunk.org

Sam Adams and Tara from 94.7 FM to Host 3nd Annual Junk to Funk Recycled Fashion Show Contest. A night of trash, fashion, art and sustainability. November 15th will mark the Third annual Junk to Funk Recycled Fashion Show Contest. The show will feature pieces of wearable art and fashion made out of found objects, recycled materials and things you normally might find in the trash. Contestants will compete for prizes up to $500 and will be judged by panel of lo- cal note worthies rightfully dubbed the “Junk Jury” comprised of representatives from Same Underneath, The ReBuilding Center, Wieden and Kennedy, Orlo and The Recycling Advocates. Winners will be determined based on the unique use of materials, creativity and craftsmanship. The event will again be hosted by Portland’s Mayor Sam Adams along with Tara of 94.7 FM, DJ’d by Gustav of 94.7 FM and will feature a performance by the Key Turn Project. SCRAP will once again be providing a DIY junk accessories table, and as always, audience costumes are highly encouraged! The Junk to Funk fashion show will be held on November 15, 2008 at the Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell in Northeast Portland, and is in collaboration with ORLO; a non-profit organization that uses the creative arts to explore and bring aware- ness to environmental issues. Tickets are available through the Wonder Ballroom, at www.junktofunk.org and at all Ticketmaster location: $16 for advance purchase, $20 at the door, or $35 for preferred seating. Junk to Funk is a 21 and older event. Saturday November 15th, 2008 Doors open at 7:00PM, Show starts at 8:00PM @ Wonder Ballroom 128 NE Russell Portland, OR $16 in advance, $20 at the door, $35 preferred seating, available through the Wonder Ballroom Box Office, www.junktofunk.org and all Ticketmaster locations. Show Features: 30 pieces of wearable art created from trash Hosted by Mayor Elect Sam Adams and Tara Dublin from 94.7FM Performance by the Key Turn Project DIY Accessory Table by Scrap Audience Costumes Encouraged Produced by Elysium Events A portion of proceeds will be donated to Orlo


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