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Halloween Night Costume Bash at 701 CCA!

Start:
Oct 31, 2011 7:00 pm
End:
Oct 31, 2011 11:55 pm
Cost:
$15.00
Category:
Organizer:
701 Center for Contemporary Art
Phone:
803-319-9949
Email:
openstudios@701CCA.org
Venue:
701 Center for Contemporary Art
Address:
Google Map
701 Whaley Street, Columbia, SC, United States, 29201

New WACH-Fox promo PSA for our Monday, Oct. 31 Halloween Night Costume Bash at 701 CCA!

Tickets: : http://701cca.eventbrite.com/

 

Halloween Night. Monday, Oct. 31. The Grand Hall and all of 701 Whaley. Giant bash to benefit 701 CCA!

LIMITED ADVANCE DISCOUNT TICKETS ON SALE NOW: http://701cca.eventbrite.com/

Imagine: hundreds of fellow art lovers, a concept art costume contest w/local celebrity judges including Mayor Benjamin, Wim Roefs, USC Art Dept. Chair Brad Collins, Eva Moore of the Free Times, Otis Taylor of The State, The Shop Tart, Larry Hembree, Morihiko, and more!

 

Plus: Food Truck Food Court; full cash bar; free Pop-Up Studio photo portraits sponsored by Sid & Nancy and Forrest Clonts Studio; Troll 2 (the “best worst movie ever”) courtesy of The Nick; decor pieces by artists like USC art professor Kara Gunter, Undefined Magazine’s “Emerging Artist of the Year” Michaela Pilar Brown, & more; a fab ghost story salon upstairs by Jasper Magazine; the SC Biennial Part 1 exhibition, and more! 701 CCA wants YOU to be a part of it.

 

701 CCA Halloween Night Bash poster

Event ELEMENTS:

  • FOOD TRUCK FOOD COURT - The 701 Whaley parking lot will be open to the public for a special, Halloween Night version of this mobile restaurant happening! Party ticket not required to buy savory treats at Bone-In Artisan BBQ on Wheels, Pawley’s Mobile Eats, 2Fat2Fly, Alfresco Mobilista, & NY’s Famous Hot Dogs.
  • CAMPY NICKELODEON HORROR FILM – The Nick will be screening the film Troll 2 — the “best worst movie” ever — on loop for party guests in the event space next to the Grand Hall.
  • LOCAL ARTISTS’ CREATIONS – We’ve asked some of Columbia’s most notorious art makers to riff on “creepy” for our event decor. See list below.
  • “BLACK CARPET” PARTY PORTRAIT PHOTOS sponsored by Sid + Nancy in Five Points! It’s your next Facebook profile photo.
  • “GREEN CASKET” PARTY PORTRAIT PHOTOS sponsored by Greenhaven Preserve! Ever wanted to be photographed in an environmentally friendly burial vessel? This will be your moment.
  • HORRIBLY HIP DJs
    DJs Will Flourance & Bakari Lebby of WUSC 90.5 and @SweetVans fame will create a DJ sandwich around DJ Irv Thompson!
  • 7-8:30ish: DJ Will Flourance (@tookytooky)
    8:30ish-10:30ish: DJ Irv Thompson
    10:30ish-midnightish: DJ Bakari Lebby (@bakarilebby)
  • “BLACK CARPET” PARTY PORTRAIT PHOTOS sponsored by Sid + Nancy in Five Points! Debbie McDaniel keeps Cola stylish, affordably.
  • “GREEN CASKET” PARTY PORTRAIT PHOTOS sponsored by Greenhaven Preserve! Ever wanted to be photographed in an environmentally friendly burial vessel? This will be your moment.
  • JASPER MAGAZINE GHOST STORY SALON with local literati, upstairs in the Olympia Room 7-10pm! Ghost story-telling in a luminous, candle-lit chamber:
    7:30 Kendal Turner
    7:45 Kim Harne
    8:00 Catalina Keller
    8:45 Steve and Crystal Harley
    9:00 Coralee Harris
    9:15 Ed Madden
    9:30 Kristine Hartvigsen
    9:45 Darion McCloud
    10:00 Robert Michalski
    10:15 Michael Krajewski
  • COSTUME CONTEST with esteemed judges for Best Group Costume, Best Concept Art Costume, Best Individual Costume, and Best Non-Sexy Costume. Judging will take place 8-10pm at the event; be sure to sign in at the “Judges’ Lounge” by the Grand Hall staircase to be considered. Prizes include a free class pass to City Yoga, gift certificates to Hip Wa Zee, Drip Coffee, Gervais & Vine, and more!
  • 12 TICKETS FOR $100 in advance; discount presale tix are limited. We encourage restaurant staffs, offices, nonprofit orgs, college classes & creative groups to do group costumes! Great for team building. And fun!

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Bonus: Enter Goodwill’s Style Spooktacular photo contest on Facebook for a chance to win the holy grail of social media contests: an Apple iPad! We encourage you to shop for your costume at Goodwill, our cross-promotional partner for Halloween 2011, not just because it’s the green choice, but because it’s really quite fun, as well.

 

Watch the TV segment that Pretty Penny Productions llc. just released to promote the Halloween Night Costume Bash at 701 CCA!

Featuring Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina and their “Style Spooktacular” Facebook costume contest. We are so excited about all of the talent coming together to make this party happen on Monday, Oct. 31!

Original decor pieces by local ARTISTS:

Jenny Mae Hill

Olivia Thompson

Jason Stroud

Reno Gooch & Thomas Crouch

Kara Gunter

Michael Krajewski

Travis Millaudon

Michael Pope

Lucas Sams

Michaela Pilar Brown & Eric Tory Brown, Brown Studios

Halloween Night poster purple by Karen Williford

Costume Contest JUDGES:

Wim Roefs, 701 CCA Board Chair
Steve Benjamin, Mayor of Columbia, SC
Elise Partin, Mayor of Cayce, SC
Brad Collins, Chair of the USC Art Department
Mandi Engram, Marketing Director, Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau
Debbie McDaniel, owner of Revente, Sid + Nancy, and Revente’s Last Call
Doreen Sullivan, President, Post No Bills creative agency
Melissa Ligon, Principal, Crescendo Advertising
Kristin Morris, WACH-Fox
Anne Postic, Publisher, The Shop Tart
Eva Moore, News Editor, Free Times
Otis Taylor, Jr., The State Newspaper
Bruce Lawrence Jr., Partner, Strategic Cents Consultants
Vanessa Driscoll, The Southern Greenie & Carolina Green Fair
Larry Hembree, a.k.a. “Butch,” The Nickelodeon
Christine Johnson, Executive Director, South Carolina Equality
Robin Dial, Columbia Design League
Wes Donehue, Pub Politics Co-Founder; Senate Republican Caucus
Ken May, Executive Director, SC Arts Commission
Kirkland Smith, Contemporary Artist; One Columbia board member
Morihiko Nakahara, Conductor, SC Philharmonic
Joel Samuels, Coach, Columbia QuadSquad Rollergirls
Annabelle Laroque, Owner & Designer, LaRoque

And featuring our Grand Vizir of Horror Films, Andy Smith, Executive Director of The Nickelodeon Theatre!

 

Halloween Night poster yellow by Karen Williford

 

Our SPONSORS are amazing:

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SPONSORS

Forrest Clonts Studio photography

http://www.facebook.com/forrestcstudio

Karen Williford Design

http://aiga-inshow.com/2010/
Idea Balloons web design

http://www.facebook.com/ideaballoons

 

COMMUNITY SPONSOR
701 Whaley

http://www.facebook.com/pages/701-Whaley/93943787663

 

“BLACK CARPET” PORTRAIT SPONSOR
Sid + Nancy

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sid-and-Nancy/46198526701

 

“GREEN CASKET” PORTRAIT SPONSOR
Greenhaven Preserve

http://www.facebook.com/greenhavenpreserve

 

BAR LOGISTICS SPONSOR
Liquid Assets

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Liquid-Assets-Inc/299086259900?sk=wall

 

LIQUOR SPONSOR
Sips Shots Shaken Stirred

http://www.facebook.com/SipsShotsShakenStirred

 

BEER SPONSOR
Budweiser of Columbia

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bud-Columbia/262374982622

 

SIGNAGE PRINTING SPONSOR
Signs Now Columbia

 

SIGNAGE DESIGN SPONSOR
Shanika Pichey, Partner, Self-Created

 

JUDGES’ LOUNGE SPONSORS
The Estate Liquidators of South Carolina a.k.a. The EstateSaleGuys

http://www.facebook.com/Estate-Liquidators-of-South-Carolina/106709489366165

The Gourmet Shop

http://www.facebook.com/TheGourmetShop
Rosso Trattoria

http://www.facebook.com/rosso.trattoria

Rosewood Market & Deli

http://www.facebook.com/rosewoodmarket1

 

FILM SCREENING MAGIC SPONSOR
The Nickelodeon Theatre

http://www.facebook.com/nickelodeontheatre

 

POSTER SPONSOR
Scene SC

http://www.facebook.com/scenesc
AUDIO LOGISTICS SPONSOR
The Jam Room Recording Studio

http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Jam-Room-Recording-Studio/133850899340

 

COSTUME CONTEST PRIZE SPONSORS
City Yoga

http://www.facebook.com/pages/City-Yoga-of-Columbia/28349345947
Hip Wa Zee

http://www.facebook.com/hipwazee
Gervais & Vine

http://www.facebook.com/gervaisandvine
Drip Coffee

http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002291432428


SEE YOU THERE!


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P.S. We support our fellow arts organizations in their Halloween traditions! Go to Carpe Noctem, the Black and White Ball, and the Animal Mission party. Take in all that creative inspiration, revel in it, then release it in the form of a mind-blowing costume for Oct. 31 at 701 CCA.

 

Our current exhibition:
The 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2011, Part 1
Exhibition runs Oct 7, 2011 – Nov 13, 2011

 

November 17, 2011, 7-9pm
Opening Reception for the 701 CCA South Carolina Biennial 2011, Part 2
701 Whaley, 2nd Floor
Complimentary signature drink by Ryan Ditman, Bar Manager at 116 State Espresso and Wine Bar; catered heavy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar
Exhibition runs Nov 17, 2011 – Dec 21, 2011

 

Save the date: April 21-22, 2012 for 701 CCA Columbia Open Studios! Will be held in conjunction with the Indie Grits Festival! Call for artists will go out soon.

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