Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Gonna Party like it's your birthday.

Congratulations to Vince Sabo, His Wife and their brand new Baby.
Pics whenever I get around to getting the release singed by the Baby.

Monday, May 26, 2008

Influence Victim

Ray Gurz released a edition of 250 beautifully bound books of his poloroid photos, entitled Influence Victim this past weekend. It looks great , and there are still some copies left, hit Ray at BrokenAmerican.blogspot.com for info. Ray worked really hard to get this book to reality and I was glad to see so many people stop by to cop a copy and to congratulate him on the release. 

The security was tight, as always.

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but if you could get by the door, it was all love.

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Geech had the inside on lock
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There is alot going on in this photo. First, MRE took a bad one and dislocated his shoulder this week. I hope he gets better soon,and back to making skating look easy. Also, this is the best photo of Rays display I ended up with, it's right there, behind Mike on the left. Yeah, behind the shoe table and under that bed sheet. Sick.
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UPDATE: Here's Rays Display. Stolen from BrokenAmerican
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Sunday, May 25, 2008

Heads Up

After the opening the posse was thick and the sessions were popin' off all over town. I linked up with Sigafoos, Dustin, Jimmy, Nik, and Geech and had a great time. The energy was high and the skating was off the charts. Sheridan Bank had some more notches put on it and everyone in our crew got some, but nothing like Gary's FS Noseblunt with his patented steeze.

Dustin Martinez is one of the nicest people I know, and he's also one of the hardest beasts on a skateboard I know.
What climbs up, must come down. Yes, this was a make.. click for full size.

Grand (re)Opening

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You know how a they bless a ship by breaking a bottle of bubbly for the Sea Gods? Well,they blessed the new 'Base by giving a sacrifice to the Street Gods

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Sunday, May 11, 2008

Big Things Happening This Month, see you there.

There is a lot brewing this month, and thats a good thing, I'll lay it all out in order by date.
 The weather is getting nicer everyday and feels like just last week I was freezing as we tried to jump start the summer with a cup of Rita's.  

 May 16th, The Hub is hosting a show at The Hub.

  Saturday May, 24th.  Gian Demarchi , Ray Gurz , and I have been working toward a way to bring some more light to the local art community under the title of the Lehigh Valley Artist Network. Our first official event is May 24th and will be the release of Ray Gurz's photo book entitled INFLUENCE VICTIM at the new Homebase location. This is the first of a long list of events for the LVAN this year so stay tuned, more to come.
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   Saturday May 31 , If your a sneakerhead , toy collector, or even if you have ever owned sneakers or a toy, you don't want to miss this. On May 31 we will hold the Art&Sole Show at the Art&Soul Gallery. From 6pm till midnight. Yes, I mean SOLE , at SOUL.  There will be a display of deadstock Nikes (thats unworn to you sleepers), vinyl toy collection, as well as custom painted Toys and Sneakers. Featuring one of the top toy customizers and one of my favorite artists Brent Nolasco , kicks from Rebellion Customs , along with myself and others. But, it doesn't stop there. Why not have a skate demo? OK, Skate demo it is, Hometeam will be in the house. You gotta eat Right? Well, lets add a BBQ to keep the vibe going. Stop out to look around, chop up some sneaker and toy talk with other collectors and customizers, have a burger and check some skating, or just get a quick introduction to the sneaker and toy culture. 
 
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Friday, May 2, 2008

In The Meantime...

I'm working toward a show of  all NEW pieces at the end of this month, along with some close friends(slash)sneakerheads(slash)toy collectors(slash)customizers.   I'm really excited about this one! I will be able to release more info SOON, but It's in Allentown on Saturday 31st. I've been in meetings where BBQ's and SkateDemos were being considered also, so we'll see what sticks this week I hope. I'll have all new toys, sneakers , and canvases to show. Stay tuned.

 In the meantime, I was invited to display some classics over at The Hub. On May 16th I'll be joining Vince Sabo, Curtis Richter,and Doug Foulke to display some art. I really like Vince's work, he has helped me out in the past being apart of events I've hosted or helped and he's always brought heat. Flyer says free drinks for over 21 crowd and along with no cover your excuses are fading not to check it out.

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