As You Can See................. Twin Peak-a-Boo Fundraiser for Collage Festival
$10 Twin Peaks screening and events at the Underground Arts

Filmed by Evelyn Manlove Edited by George Alley Narration by Lester Tome
Starring Collage Curators Joy Mariama Smith Justin Dula and George Alley

PHILADELPHIA – Collage Festival is pleased to announce, Twin Peak-a-Boo at Underground Arts at the Wolf Building, 1200 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA on 7 pm to 11 pm Friday, April 13, 2012. There will be a viewing of the pilot of Twin Peaks preceded by Twin Peaks themed music and comedy. In the participatory nature of the event there will be a Twin Peaks costume contest and an auction as well!

Twin Peaks themed entertainment will start at 7:30, including the log lady themed comic stylings of Corey Cohen. Collage Festival Curator George Alley will follow with covers of songs penned by David Lynch and Juilee Cruise and songs from his new solo ep “scheme” accompanied by Mary Kate Newell of Jill Rabbits. This is followed by the costume contest results and the auction announcements. Then the screening will start at 9:30 pm.

Come dressed in a Twin Peaks themed outfit for fun, but also for a chance to win wonderful auction items. Before the screening, best costume will be announced and they will receive $10 towards their bid on an auction item! Categories will include Twin Peaks realness, most original interpretation, and others.

The auction will feature exciting items of right out of a Ghostwood Estates investor smorgasbord and the booze will be for sale to help seal the deal. Some of the auction items secured include tickets to a Cinematique International of Philadelphia film screening, two free haircuts from Lakshmi Hair Studio, yoga from Amrita Yoga and Wellness, and the list is growing every day.

You can get your tickets in advance at so you don’t miss out on the chance for this amazing event. There will also be a chance to buy tickets at the door if you are not one to preplan, but just make sure not to miss the most epic event since Twin Peak’s premier!

The event will be at the newly remodeled Underground Arts space at the Wolf Building. The space now has a bar at their ever evolving 12,000-square-foot venue. The ultimate goal of Underground Arts is to provide an outlet for talented, emerging, often experimental, struggling artists to have their voices heard, develop a following and, ultimately, to be able to make their livings from their art.

About Collage Festival
Collage Festival is a multi-day festival dedicated to the idea of collage and collaboration that occurs May 10-12, 2012 at the Latvian Society at 581 7th Street and Spring Garden in Philadelphia. The Collage Festival brings artists of different disciplines together to take part in an experimental collage crossing various media. This year’s themes are Opulence, Architectural Variation, and Color Theory.

Founded in 2010 by visual artist Toby Celery and installation artist Joy Mariama Smith; our artists partner with our patrons in virtually every industry—from movement, literature and fashion, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks—enabling smarter, faster, and better artistic possibilities. With a 100-plus collective year history of art making between them, the curators of the Collage festival:mult-media artists Joy Mariama Smith, George Alley and Justin Dula have designed and manufactured an annual three day festival where over 100 artists connect and protect the flow of power and data that touch every aspect of our lives.

In 2011, over 25 different artists presented visual and performative works over three days. It was a DIY terrain for works which didn’t quite fit into other festivals and shows, for new works, and for works representing experiments in time, space and collaboration. As curators we arranged the different art/s to make a living collage. The spirit of the Collage Festival is one where no one is turned away due to lack of funds and over 700 people attended some part of the 2011 festival.

In order to maintain the a festival open to all interested artists and participants, the Collage Festival needs innovative ways to raise funds to keep the cost of admission to the festival low while highlighting and supporting local businesses. A key part of the Collage Festival’s mission is to keep it affordable and open to all participants… of course, the down side of this approach was reflected in our bottom line. This year the Collage Festival is hoping to use fundraising to help subsidize the cost for participants while rewarding all of the artists’ hard work.

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