THE DOWNTOWN COSTUME INSTITUTE and HOWL ARTS PRESENT
RAGS ARE RICHES
A COSTUME RECYCLING EVENT
SUNDAY MAY 5, 2013 2-5 PM
308 BOWERY NYC
Free costumes, wigs and materials for artists, musicians, dancers and thesbians of the East Village and beyond.
We are collecting used and new stage costumes, dancewear, period and showgirl costume, clean, wearable wigs, unopened stage and FX makeup, small props, dance and theatrical shoes, and stage costuming fabrics for distribution at the May 5 event.
Part of the NEW MUSEUM's IDEAS CITY Festival and its 2013 theme "Untapped Capital"
To donate costumes or materials or RSVP for the event please contact:
THE DOWNTOWN COSTUME INSTITUTE
c/o THE JACKIE FACTORY NYC
Attention: Costume Recycling
Email: events AT jackiefactory.com
Photo above: MATTY (left) and MACHINE DAZZLE of the PIXIE HARLOTS wear Machine's designs made with mostly recycled costuming at the 2011 LOW LIFE 5: FLAMING CREATURES at HOWL! FESTIVAL. Photo by JEREMY ROCKLIN for NEWYORKLIVES.TV