10-31-09 FROCK N ROLL & Radio Phoenix
Local music, fashion worlds come together to support Radio Phoenix October 9, 2009 - Tempe, Arizona: On October 31, 2009 Radio Phoenix will be celebrating their one year anniversary of broadcasting in conjunction with Frock N Roll at the MADCAP theaters. This event will feature more than a dozen major artists from Phoenix Metros emerging music scene who, each paired with a local fashion designer, will be sharing the stage with runway models showing off some of the best in up-and-coming styles. In keeping with the Halloween date, the festivities will be zombie themed; to include zombie models and bands, as well as zombified backdrops from local graphic designer Chris Ayers for the 30 screen behind the stage; and will be topped off by such date-specific essentials as a costume contest, a screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight, and the antics of emcee and local performance artist Treasure mammaL, who promises an extra special surprise for the date. All proceeds will go to charity, to include Radio Phoenix/AzCMF, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, dedicated to bringing independent media to the Phoenix area.
This all-ages event (beer and wine will be available with proper identification) will begin at 6pm with acoustic performances in the lobby by Dakota Jeane and Clinton Switzer, followed by the first group of artists featuring Treasure mammaL, Dylan Thomas & Pals, Terra Firma, Lisa Savidge, The Premiere, and Mobius. There will be a brief intermission and costume contest at 9pm, followed by a second set of performances featuring Colorstore, Coats & Villa, Hooves, Black River Bandit, Tremulants, 36 Cents & A Dream, and Strange Young Things.
Peachcake will perform a special lobby performance at the close of the initial part of the evening, at which point the theater will switch to a screening/performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Tickets for the event are $10 in advance and $15 on the day of show and include dmission to all parts of the function except for The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
For questions/ticketing, contact Radio Phoenix (www.radiophoenix.org).
This affair is expected to draw a veritable whos who of the Phoenix arts community, provide a unique and entertaining alternative to the normal Halloween fare for all in attendance, and generate a good deal of funding which Radio Phoenix can use to reinvest in sustaining local art and raising the national profile of Valley culture in the coming year.
About Radio PhoenixRadio Phoenix exists to enrich the lives of central Arizonans through educational, insightful, and stimulating programming that reflects the unique character of the Valley of the Sun while connecting us with our neighbors in the larger global community. The station is a service project of Tempe-based Arizona Community Media Foundation (AzCMF), a non-profit public access media group dedicated to using the media as a vehicle to build and sustain a vibrant community in the Valley. More information, including an updated program schedule, is available online at radiophoenix.org <http://radiophoenix.org/>. About Arizona Community Media Foundation (AzCMF)Arizona Community Media Foundation (AzCMF) connects the Valleys artistic, business, and civic communities through the power of educational, public access media. AzCMF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit based in Tempe, Arizona, with a focus on building a group of community-supported public access media resources spanning radio, television, print, film, live entertainment, recorded music, and interactive media that will serve the unique needs of the Valley. In October 2007, AzCMF filed applications for 88.7FM and 90.7FM, two vacant FM channels that will serve significant portions of metropolitan Phoenix, including more than 90% of the East Valley. Both applications are being reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in Washington, DC, and if approved, will make AzCMF the first public radio licensee in central Arizona not affiliated with a governmental or religious group. More information is available online at azcmf.org <http://azcmf.org/>.
About Frock 'N RollFROCK 'N ROLL is an annual event hosted by the Mill Avenue Downtown Community Arts Project (MADCAP), that brings together the Phoenix fashion and music industries in the name of charity.Leslie Criger, Daynalyn Wain and Rhonda Zayas, are highly respected professionals from different fields of the arts in Phoenix, Arizona, and are the producers and founders of the event.
Contact:Dan SomersPromotion DirectorRadio PhoenixPO Box 2437Phoenix, AZ 85002-2437C: firstname.lastname@example.org
730 S. Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ 85281
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