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Craft Spree

Dec 12, 2013, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Thursday, December 12, 2013

6:00–9:00 pm

Member Preview: 5:00 pm
Open to the Public: 6:00 pm
Cash bar.

Support the indie craft movement at CAM this holiday season. Jurors from the Rock N Roll Craft Show, STL Craft Mafia, ShowMe Etsy, and Firecracker Marketworks present top local artists, artisans, and crafters, all dedicated to the handmade, selling their original merchandise on site. Live music and entertainment by Googolplexia and KDHX DJ Roby Levy of Juxtaposition.


Googolplexia
With his electric banjo and ukulele, accordion and trombone kazoo, Robert Severson has crafted Saint Louis, Missouri’s Googolplexia into a one-man outsider vaudeville. Severson stomps, claps, and gurgles into the disparate, cobwebbed corners of American music and sometimes beyond. Song to song, Googolplexia swings between styles and strategies, evoking Elvis, Belafonte, Whitney Houston, Gene Austin, Andy Kaufman, The Ink Spots, Yves Montand, karaoke, opera-from-scratch, improv comedy, Shakespeare, Smokey Robinson, gypsy, calypso, bal-musette; but whether it’s a song about a giant monster fish, heartbreak and working fast food, his beloved Volvo 240, or even an off-the-cuff cover, Severson’s crackling, three-steps-ahead wit and pyrotechnical phrasing give the songs beating hearts. Expect screwball theatrics at their most hand-embroidered.

KDHX DJ of Juxtaposition
From intimate English-garden pop to next month’s dance-floor sensations, Rob Levy’s bag of transoceanic treats is comfortably crowded with nice things you’ll like.


Participating Artists

Furniture / Housewares
Sprouted Designs
Newberry Furniture & Kitchen Accessories
Perennial
1933
Jewelry
Villa Design
Irie’ Elements
Jenny Walker Jewelry
Hammer Stone Metal
Art / Photography
Jane Linders Alternative Process Photography
New Art in the Neighborhood
Clothing / Accessories
Just Liv
farmhaus, or click here
Sew Good and Trendy
Cristin Rae Knitwaer + Acessories
Tiny Little Monster
SLSMasks
Rack + Clutch
Beqi Clothing
ETC
DownZipper
Binx Ceramic
Scarlett and Maria
Red Earth Girl
Riley Construction
TangibleTreats
Food
Little Dipper Chocolate
Oh Sheila Chocolates
The ReTrailer
Legacy Chutney

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