May 17, 2009
A night you won't forget...if you live to remember!!!
Friday, May 29th, You Oughta be in Fangs, written & directed by Death by Design
Decadent 1920s party-goers in search of
hot-jazz and free-flowing booze, head to a secret speakeasy run by
the conjoined Whisper Sisters. Assisted by a team of waxen virgins
and undead goons, the Sisters entice their guests with vampish
performers, seductive strains and intoxicating elixirs. But watch
your step – lest you should shimmy straight into the arms of their
Vampire suitors, who slip incognito through the euphoric crowd,
adding to their brood.
Join us for our first artist-directed fundraiser, You Oughta Be in Fangs by Death by Design. Featuring hot-jazz by D.J. Coffin Banger, a medicine show by Sanjula Vamana, vampire bites by The Bleeding Heart Bakery, open casket portraits, a secret potion hunt, prohibition era coffin varnish (ie. booze) and much much more.
A one-of-a-kind event, You Oughta Be in Fangs is a prohibition era meets the undead, housed in Chicago’s spectacular The International Museum of Surgical Science. Unlike any event threewalls has ever held, You Oughta Be in Fangs is our first spring fundraiser, a new annual artist designed and directed ‘experience’ where guests become ‘part of the art’.
Death by Design, Co., is a special effects and video-based company established by artists Michelle Maynard and Teena McClelland in May 2005. The Death by Design team constructs film sets and immersive environments at select locations where clients are invited to enter the set and engage in an in-depth conversation with life through their own "Hollywood" death. Visitors can either watch the action unfold or be part of the story-line, infiltrating the artwork as live (and dead) bodies. You Oughta Be In Fangs is their first ‘party’ environment/installation, where party-goers, immersed in the set, become characters in a speak-easy riddled with the undead.
Take a bite of the visual arts and help support threewalls support artists.
7:30-8:30: VIP Preview with appetizers, live entertainment, and open bar.
8:30-11:30: General Admission with dessert, and open bar.