Mary Jane's Closet
TO: City Editors, Education Editors, Photo Editors, Broadcast Assignment Editors and News Directors.
WHAT: Mary Jane's Closet presents TheMeltingPotArtExpo2: a white & gold affair at Blackeye Soup Studios. The night will be filled with some of Philly's best artists, who may not have otherwise been given the chance to display their talent.
Philadelphia, PA, May 30, 2014 –
A showcase that will display all mediums of art, including fashion designs, artwork and performances. Artists include Jamir Linder, All Day J and Nebulus Flair, whose artwork will be on display. There will also be a variety of performers, ranging from poetry/spoken word to rap. A few performers from the first Melting Pot Art Expo will be returning, such as poet/writer Kourtney Naomi, singer Parker and rapper Cloudy. There will also be a performance by Brooklyn, NY rapper, E. Nigma.
“We are happy to host this event at our venue” said BlackEye Soup owner, Joshua Black. “Our mission is to inspire and encourage the youth in their artistic ventures.”
In between performances there will be fashion scenes; designers include ZombieFlyd, CMTA and of course, Mary Jane's Closet. There will be a special fashion scene displaying designs from the brand called Distorted Love. The brand's founder, Jhamiel Anthony Robinson, recently passed away. To celebrate Jhamiel, a friend of his, rapper Calogero, will be performing a song while models display his designs.
Best dressed male and female will be acknowledged and rewarded during the show. There will be multiple prizes raffled off. After the show is over, guests will have time to eat, drink, mingle, network and take photos. Each guest in attendance will receive a gift bag before leaving the venue. There will also be the opportunity to purchase some MJC gear, including the newly featured Young, Talented & Broke tees, handmade flower headbands and sunglasses!
• Jasmine Anderson
• Kourtney Fullard
• Joshua Black
WHEN: Friday, May 30, 2014
WHERE: Blackeye Soup Studios
6143 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19144