Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Event: The Everything Thing

Saturday, December 18 · 11:00am - 11:00pm
Glasbox, 1500 Texas Ave. #UP (enter from Langtry St.)

The Glasbox is having a Culture Festival, “The Everything Thing,” on December 18th, 2010 from 11am - 11pm at the Glasbox (1500 Texas Ave. #up, off of Langerty). The event will be open to the public to let everyone know what The Glasbox is all about. Entertainment includes Music, Artistic Performances, Food & Drink, Film, Screen Print (bring your shirt), and a Silent Art Auction. The cover is $10 at the door, or $5 with a blanket... or unwrapped toy donation.

Glasbox is a facility that manufactures opportunities for the Creatively inclined. The name Glasbox implies transparency, which is an important quality in communities in general and business specifically. It also, superficially, describes our present physical space with all of the windows, but the best thing about it is that it opposes the idea of a “black box,” which, in some circles, denotes an inscrutable subroutine, or a part of a system which is excessively esoteric. We are a community of Creatives who welcome others to join in the creative process, breaking down the “fourth wall” that separates the audience from the performance.

Glasbox Anchor Members include: The Border Theatre, EP Culture Beat, AK Printing, Reel House VOD, Katrin Bevins (jewelry), 9 Degrees Architecture, James Jiron (printmaking), Johnny Costello and the Ruckus (band), Linda Hains (painting), Chris Bevins (performance/spectacle), The Lusitania (band), Mary Constantine (painting), PSI (philosophy based think tank), Alice Hughes (painting/assemblage), Orson (painting), Miguel Valdez (painting/printmaking) and his band Mattox, Sebastian Fernandez (drawing), and Crazy House Media (recording studio) and Come Together Productions.

We are now offering a limited number of At-Large memberships for those who want an environment that is vibrant, respectful of individuality, as well as group dynamics, and seriously fun. First and foremost, Glasbox is a great place to work and be creative. Membership includes free access to the events we host: cultural events, art openings, theatrical events, classes, workshops, and seminars. We are putting the finishing touches on our Conference/Classroom and the first of several CoWorking areas. We stock snacks and drinks including (great coffee) which are available free of charge to members and their guests. There is even a gym if you want to break or need to blow off some steam. We are constantly looking for ways to enhance the creative process, through networking and collaborative opportunities.

Call to Artists
Silent Art Auction
The Glasbox will host “The No Theme” silent art auction. Artists (of any medium) are encouraged to submit 1 piece of art for the silent auction that will begin at 11am December 18th, 2010 and end at 11pm of the same day. Glasbox organizers are looking for pieces that range in price from $100 - $500. All pieces will have a reserve price of $100. If the reserve is not met, the artist will retain possession of the piece. If the reserve is met and/or exceeded the total will be split 50-50 between the artist and the Glasbox. Payment for the pieces, by the end of the event, at which time the winner of the piece will take possession, will be strongly encouraged but in no case will the transaction be later than December 20th (i.e. the Monday following the event). Artists must submit a .jpeg no later than 5:00pm, Monday December 13th. The selected Artists will be notified via email by midnight on the same day. Selected pieces must be brought to the Glasbox ready to display no later than 10:00pm Tuesday December 14th.

Call to Artists
The Glasbox is looking for entertainers (of any medium) to perform at the Glasbox during the event. Limited spots are available. The performances must be at least 5 minutes long and cannot exceed 30 minutes. Performers will be provided a space to promote or vend their merchandise. Interested performers should send relevant links, information to by Wednesday, December 15th, 2010.

Call to Artists
The Glasbox is looking for film artists to present their work during “The Everything Thing” event. Artists must submit their work to be screened before a decision will be made. Interested artists should send relevant links and information to by Wednesday, December15th, 2010, 7pm.

Call to Vendors
The Glasbox is looking for vendors for “The Everything Thing” event. Vendors will be approximately 100 square feet within which they may display as they like. They should plan to provide their own tables, chairs, displays, etc. Cost is $50 per space.

In addition, the Glasbox is also looking for fully functioning food vendors. Interested vendors should asap.

For all inquiries please contact

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