CURRENT EXHIBITION

 
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"Time Warp" by Barrio Vintage
October 3-31

The month of October is always a festive celebration and this year is gonna be a month long "Time Warp" installation by Barrio Vintage!!!

Starting Oct. 3rd-31st, Barrio Vintage will be curating a special exhibit at The Arts At Marks Garage. 

"Let's do the Time Warp" with a journey thru the decades in this month-long installation leading up to the premiere of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" live at the Marks (Oct. 26, 27, 28 & 31st). 

Barrio is filling The ARTS at Marks Garage with a coveted collection! The gallery will be filled with funky fabric art, fashionable costume inspiration, and one of a kind decor all FOR SALE! 

An opening reception is scheduled for Friday October 6th from 5p-midnight followed by a Fashion Fundraising Bash on Friday October 20th. Get your tickets here before they sell out! 

https://artsatmarksfashionfundraiser.eventbrite.com/

FIRST FRIDAY RUN DOWN:
5pm-630pm Doors Open with Lounge DJ

630pm-7pm Live performance by Chalin Shadowboxing in the Gallery 

7pm-9pm DJ set by Smucci Gucci at the Marks Gallery and Live Burlesque in the Barrio Vintage storefront window 

9pm-930pm Live performance by Chalin Shadowboxing in the Gallery 

10p-Midnight Dance Party with DJ Bradley 

Libations by: Bar@MARKS


 
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"Fostering Ohana" with PlayBuilders of Hawaii

Currently there is a shortage of 70 foster homes on Oahu. National Statistics on Foster Children aging out of the System share dismal outcomes; only 58% graduate high school by the age of 19; less than 10% go on to college; 1 in 5 will become homeless; 1 in 4 will be incarcerated within two years of exiting the system. For most former foster children, problems exist in forming stable cohabiting situations, parenting and social relationships.

In an effort to help find more high quality foster homes and as a way to reach out to former foster youth, PlayBuilders of Hawaii Theater Company, in collaboration with Partners in Development, Queen Lili’ouklani Children’s Center, Catholic Charities, Hawai’i and other foster care helping organizations, is developing a play with the assistance of former foster youth, ages 18 to 26, while teaching them the art of acting and dance for one year, on Sunday nights at the ARTS at Marks Garage. In the spring of 2017, the finished play will be rehearsed and taken on a state-wide tour as a way to educate the public about this very  important issue and hopefully recruit more foster homes. For more information on this project please go to www.playbuilders.org or contact Terri Madden at terri.madden@playbuilders.org.