Emerge ABQ to Kick Off 2nd Annual DANGER CARNIVAL, 9/20

Emerge ABQ to Kick Off 2nd Annual DANGER CARNIVAL, 9/20

For the second consecutive year Emerge ABQ will present Danger Carnival, a night of art, activities, and entertainment showcased in a carnival setting. Danger Carnival will take place on Saturday, September 20th from 6:00-11:00pm at Skarsgard Farms, 3435 Stanford Dr NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102. A $5 suggested donation includes 5 carnival tickets to be used throughout the event. Additional tickets available for $1. This is a 21+ event.

Danger Carnivals's format is inspired by harvest festivals of our youth, Vaudeville and circus freak shows. This fun-filled event for adults will feature performances, carnival booths and art installations.

The following artists, performers and attractions at Danger Carnival include:

  • Interactive art and games by Hand Eye Art Collective
  • Live screen printing ing by 111MediaCollective
  • Sexy fun with Dandykor
  • Albuquerque Aerialist Collective
  • Face painting and parts printing
  • Body Positive Photo Temple with Olive Bee Photography
  • Art Cart by Michael Lopez
  • Featuring music by DJ Dave 12, Zack Freeman - the human beatbox, and DJ James Black and more
  • Fortune telling, light show, bubbles, caricatures and much more!

Co-founded in 2010 by Julia Mandeville (of Harwood Art Center) and Brendan Picker (of City of Albuquerque Public Art Program), Emerge ABQ-New Mexico's only chapter of the Americans for the Arts' Emerging Leaders network- is a volunteer-based council of emerging artists, arts administrators, and arts supporters. Emerge ABQ has produced three iterations of ShowOff and, last fall, in partnership with Skarsgard Farms, produced the first annual Danger Carnival -- a mirthful night of music, art, activities, food, local brew, and project-oriented fun attended by over 250 people.

"A thriving creative community is essential for any great city, and Emerge ABQ is dedicated to this vital ideal," says Julia Mandeville. "Emerge ABQ's mission is to nurture and keep alight the creative spirit of our community and, in so doing, to make Albuquerque the best place in the universe. Towards this pursuit, we love bringing the community together to show off some of Albuquerque's most amazing talents."

For more information, and to RSVP for Danger Carnival online, visit on.fb.me/1obBV1M.

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