THE DOWNTOWN COSTUME INSTITUTE and HOWL ARTS PRESENT
RAGS ARE RICHES
A COSTUME RECYCLING EVENT
SUNDAY MAY 5, 2013  2-5 PM
BOWERY POETRY
308 BOWERY NYC
mothernyc.com/rags-riches

Free costumes, wigs and materials for artists, musicians, dancers and thesbians of the East Village and beyond.costume-drive-pixies3-rocklin-560

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"

http://www.newmuseum.org/ideascity

 

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
917 675-3359



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

 

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Here are the drop-off locations for RAGS ARE RICHES

Please bring your donations to the following drop-off locations ONLY DURING THE DATES AND TIMES LISTED

DOUBLE DOWN SALOON
Wednesdays April 3, 10, 17, 24 and May 1
Accepting donations from noon-8 PM
14 AVENUE A (1-2nd Street)
Leave with bartender ABBY or write "ATTENTION: ABBY" on the bag(s)

HOWL ARTS OFFICE
Thursdays April 11 and 25
Accepting donations from 3-6 PM
636 BROADWAY (at Bleecker St.)
Suite 512 (Fifth Floor)
Please call (212) 466-6666 if downstairs door is locked after 5 PM

LA MAMA LA GALLERIA
Saturday April 27
Accepting donations from 2-5 PM
6 EAST FIRST STREET (Bowery-2nd Ave.)
Leave donations at the HOWL table with HEATHER

HOUSE OF YES, BROOKLYN
late April, date tba

IDEAS CITY FESTIVAL
Saturday May 4
HOWL EMERGENCY LIFE PROJECT booth
Sara Roosevelt Park
exact cross streets tba

 

To arrange pickups of large quantities of costumes or materials or RSVP for the event please contact:

THE DOWNTOWN COSTUME INSTITUTE
c/o THE JACKIE FACTORY NYC
Attention: Costume Recycling
events@jackiefactory.com
917 675-3359

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