CAPA FASHION SHOW: LOVE, PEACE + ROBOTS
Geek Art, Green Innovator's Festival founder, Christine Bethea, presents a core segment of her GA/GI production, Love, Peace and Robots with Pittsburgh's CAPA. Still, fresh from their successful fashion debut at Re: NEW Festival last fall, students from the Creative and Performing Arts Magnet school led by the nationally renowned Teaching Artist, Karen Page, have recycled, recreated and transformed clothing as part of their advanced textile curriculum. They'll showcase their work at Create Festival, and highlight how they are integrating technology into their eco-based creations. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
HIP HOP ON L.O.C.K.
Music is the narrative of our soul. In this interactive workshop participants will learn the five elements of Hip-Hop and how the elements have created the narrative of change and an ensuing culture that has taken over the world. Participants will be able to learn basic B-Boy/B-Girl movements, create their first piece of graffiti art, learn the art of Emcee-ing, the skills behind djing and the knowledge behind Hip-Hop culture. Hip Hop on L.O.C.K. promotes youth empowerment, community development and self esteem through a mock record label that teaches Leadership Skills, Organizational Skills, Cooperative Economic and Knowledge of the Music Business. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR WALK IN.
POPCRAFT MAKER PARTY
VINTAGE 8-TRACK WALLET MAKING
Create with us at the CREATE Fest, make a funky wallet by up-cycling vintage 8-track cassettes. First, you will learn how to take apart an 8-track tape. Then, you’ll remove the innards and then cut out extra plastic using thread, MacGyver style! Finally, add in a hinge and some bands to hold your cards and cash. We provide everything you need for this free workshop, including the 8-tracks, thread, tape and easy to follow instructions. FREE + OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR WALK IN.
ONGOING AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES:
Interactive Drumming, Art Jam, Steeltown Entertainment Live Streaming, Art Insititute of Pittsburgh Fashion Exhibit, AIU Virtual Reality Installation, Module Tiny House Tours, ASSEMBLE Make and Takes.