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Sillestyle Ink Sessions w Kenn Ellis Cannabis Cup Weekend April 17-20

MegaFauna & Steffy SickGirl Presents:
Sillestyle: Ink Sessions featuring Nationally Renowned Tattoo Artist Kenn Ellis

Direct from Cleveland Ohio, if you can think it, he can ink it. Believe the whole MF crew will be getting work done over this long and festive weekend. Join the fun and make some memories at the street boutique that is always pushing the envelop.

LOCAL ARTIST FEATURE: Over a dozen local street artists have been programmed to install permanent mural pieces with the hottest street art in the Rocky Mountain Region.

A Cannabis Cup Tattoo Series with appointment bookings four days only

Book your appointment now at 3102 Blake Streetor CALL 720.982.8049

Hosted by MegaFauna, Steffy SickGirl, RooPhoria, Universal Ink Magazine, RiNO

 

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MegaFauna Marketplace with The Real Kid Capri Live at City Hall May 2 Denver Colorado

Friday, May 2nd at City Hall Event Center. DIA Studios & Static Entertainment presents “The Worlds Greatest DJ, Kid Kapri”.

This not only a show, it’s a Total Blackout/ Party/Promoter/Promotion/artist convention. With sponsors like: Ciroc, Hennessy, Cold Crush, MegaFauna, Kevin Kane, With other special DJs like KDJ Above, DJ K Tone, DJ TopShelf, DJ Smooth, DJ Squizzy Taylor and DJ Purrfect.

We will also be hosting a special 7-10pm concert with some of Denver’s best bands including: The BlkHrts, LAMA Squad, Food Chain, Kid Vegas & Welcome To The D.O.P.E Game.

MegaFauna will be hosting a local’s only marketplace. Join the network of local artists at the Megafauna Marketplace featuring the hip, the new, the kitsch, the clutch in Mile High Style.

*Limited vendor booth offerings still available inquire with contact@megafaunastore.com or at 3102 Blake Street*

Special guest Freeway Rick Ross will also make an appearance.

Cedes from KS107.5 will be a special guest host in the Hennessy Sponsored (with female Hennessy models) room that will feature 2 of Denver’s sexiest female DJ’s, body painting ect..

Kevin Kane will host in another room with Ciroc and special VIP giveaways. The main show will start at ten and DJ Kid Kapri will hit the stage at 12:30am to rock the crowd and and finish the event in true party fashion.

 

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MILE HIGH MAGIC: Magic Cyclops Super Bowl XLVIII Party | Sun Feb 2 @ Larimer Lounge

Watch the Broncos win Super Bowl XLVIII at Larimer Lounge!

Pabst Blue Ribbon + So Gnar + Megafauna present:

MILE HIGH MAGIC: Magic Cyclops Super Bowl XVLIII Party

Watch the Broncos win Super Bowl XVLIII on Larimer Lounge’s 10′ screen!

FREE SHOTS when the Broncos score
FREE BBQ from Yazoo’s BBQ Company
GIVEAWAYS from PBR
KARAOKE before/after the game by Magic Cyclops

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Celebrate with drink specials all evening and stock up on Broncos gear from Megafauna!

More info: http://www.larimerlounge.com/event_details.cfm?blogid=1405

 

New Years Resolutions to Shop Local at MegaFauna in 2014

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New Years Resolutions to Support Local in 2014

In keeping with tradition and end of year tidings, we take a moment to give thanks for all the generous support of our dedicated customer base and network of artists across the country. For the time and relentless pursuit of the independent creative lifestyle, the reward is often not harbored in the results of our efforts but the commitment itself. We applaud your efforts to support and show our recognition in getting up every day and pay forward your capacity for change and continue to create and forge new frontiers, new styles, new energy in hopes of creating a new future.

For those who continue to fall into the convenient trappings of box corporate mindset, we propose a set of New Years Resolutions to heighten awareness and provide a course of action; that in supporting local, you are really supporting yourself and your community. This support is not simply aesthetics or some catch phrase, there are very real and substantial ramifications to local and global economies, both monetary and socially.

And it is worthwhile to note, that the opposite is true. If you continue to support the models and methods which pay big corporations, big salaries thru mass production this will in turn reduce the positive effects garnered by supporting local. When possible carry this list with you and find a way to engage in the state, city and community where you reside. We are all working toward the ideal, taking care of our family and friends, finding time to enjoy our lives in a healthy and sustainable way and doing so with style and grace so that we can all bring ourselves up.

The community of support it takes to elevate the standard of living for us all resides in our own decisions, day to day, on a micro level rippling out to the community at large. Whether you are making first steps in adopting a “support local” philosophy or helping to spread the word thru your actions, we believe these ten steps are essential to understanding what is at stake.

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Ten Reasons to Support Local:

1.  Local Character and Prosperity

 

In an increasingly homogenized world, communities that preserve their one-of-a-kind businesses and distinctive character have an economic advantage.

 

2.  Community Well-Being

 

Locally owned businesses build strong communities by sustaining vibrant town centers, linking neighbors in a web of economic and social relationships, and contributing to local causes.

 

3. Local Decision-Making

 

Local ownership ensures that important decisions are made locally by people who live in the community and who will feel the impacts of those decisions.

 

4.  Keeping Dollars in the Local Economy

 

Compared to chain stores, locally owned businesses recycle a much larger share of their revenue back into the local economy, enriching the whole community.

 

5.  Job and Wages

 

Locally owned businesses create more jobs locally and, in some sectors, provide better wages and benefits than chains do.

 

 

6.  Entrepreneurship

 

Entrepreneurship fuels America’s economic innovation and prosperity, and serves as a key means for families to move out of low-wage jobs and into the middle class.

7. Public Benefits and Costs

 

Local stores in town centers require comparatively little infrastructure and make more efficient use of public services relative to big box stores and strip shopping malls.

 

8.  Environmental Sustainability

 

Local stores help to sustain vibrant, compact, walkable town centers-which in turn are essential to reducing sprawl, automobile use, habitat loss, and air and water pollution.

 

9.  Competition

 

A marketplace of tens of thousands of small businesses is the best way to ensure innovation and low prices over the long-term.

 

10.  Product Diversity

 

A multitude of small businesses, each selecting products based, not on a national sales plan, but on their own interests and the needs of their local customers, guarantees a much broader range of product choices.

Reference: Stacy Mitchell, senior researcher with the Institute for Local Self-Reliance. www.ilsr.org

Thank you for supporting local creativity and Happy New Year.

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Ru Black Launches Clothing line at MegaFauna

Ru Black is a writer, arts advocate and brand ambassador. A purveyor of culture with a penchant for identifying the “cool,” Black embodies a creative voice and thoughtful appeal. An event producer and product of hip-hop’s roots, Ru Black represents the essence of inspiration with a cutting edge of innovation. Her style is unique, original and often spontaneous in its approach. Black is a Gemini, a nail polish enthusiast and the personification of progressive greatness.

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Over the past years Ru Black has identified so well with so many diverse sub cultures that we felt it time to launch a clothing line that speaks to Black’s personality, skill set and awareness of her contemporaries that Once you go Ru Black… you never go back.

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Visit MegaFauna for Ru Black’s Exclusive launch of hoodies and fingerless gloves at 3102 Blake Street… and no place else

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Local Holiday Headquarters Kicks off Small Business Shopping Season

MegaFauna presents The Local Holiday Shopping Headquarters at the award winning boutique in RiNo, River North Art District 3102 Blake Street.

70 Independent artists, businesses, crafters, creators and designers have joined creative forces to bring you a one stop shopping experience with over a dozen businesses displaying their right fit wares for the holiday season.

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Meet and greet and drink and eat and shop your way into the locally sourced merchandise for that special someone for the special time of year.

When: Saturday November 23 2pm to 7pm.
Where: MegaFauna 3102 Blake Street
Why: Because buying local supports community development and keeps improvements and innovation driving growth locally, instead of abroad.
How: We aren’t sure how all this local design, arts, crafts or anything is really possible at all, but we are blessed to be able to present this event for you to find the best locally made products and support your community.

Live Art presented by Nkosi Still
Food options catered by Gigi’s Cafe at Megafauna
Drinks provided by Deep Eddy Vodka

 

VIDEO RELEASE “Create. Inspire. Evolve. MegaFauna 2.0″

We begin with the end in mind. To realize our dreams we must live the life we seek. To provide the lifestyle we want for our friends, our family, and ourselves. To keep our peace of mind. To Create. To Inspire. To Evolve.

 

CLICK TO VIEW the VIDEO: “Create. Inspire. Evolve. MegaFauna 2.0″

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If the trying times of the past decade have given us anything it has illuminated the cause and effect  offered by a failing capitalistic, credit driven structure, an indifferent government and the unsustainable business practice of big business. It has enlightened the awareness of our “spending power” as consumers , and how we fund through omission or commission the degradation of the environment, and the neglect of basic human rights that we take for granted in the bubble of the United States. We have sacrificed the civil liberties of those people in countries less fortunate to save a buck, in order to sew together the illusion of success with convenient possessions… things. But these steps are not set in stone, our habits not uncontrolled, our mindset not driven by necessity but by choice. We have a choice to begin to make decisions, daily, to reincorporate the worldly effect of our actions. And the choice begins within each of us.

At MegaFauna we have taken dramatic steps to grow the operation of creative design, print production, cut and sew and retail facilities. These steps are directly targeted to impress upon the consumer consciousness the importance of sharing in this fight together to live freely and independently. We started with the idea that we are not like the MegaFauna species of the past. We are aware of our actions, we control these actions and their effect unlike any other species or civilization in the history of the world. We are all MegaFauna and it is our fight together.

We offer a more localized experience offering Made in USA, Made in Colorado design and products that benefit directly the Country, The State, The City, The community and the artists who strive daily just to offer a more sustainable consumer path. This path enable growth for themselves and in turn ripples the consumer cycle back into the community. The structure at MegaFauna supports these artists directly and provides a platform to create and complete the cycle of consumption; driving forward the evolution of art, apparel and local design management through an indiscriminate range of products and services. We offer this because this is what we believe in, it is who we are. We live, thru feast and famine, by this method to sustain ourselves and our families. With this hope thru and concerted action we ask active participation from you who have the power to support local creativity and all of its offerings.

Thank you for supporting local creativity and the community of creators wherever you may live.

Join MegaFauna Daily Monday thru Saturday 11AM to 9PM, Sundays until 7pm.

 

Video Credit: TheManmademadman

CLICK HERE TO VIEW MORE VIDEOS Directed. Produced & Presented by TheManmademadman

 

 

Official H*Wood Apparel & Merchandise Now Available at MegaFauna

H*Wood does more than stay in his lane…he creates it. “First Light” is ahead of our time…it’s about time we catch up. Club sound be damned, this project is diverse and mainstream enough to take over radio and the clubs while boom-bap/808 laden enough to keep the streets listening. Win.”- HipHopRollCall.com

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If the first 5 years of Brandyn H*Wood’s career is any indication he will be creating even more lanes, for locally resonating sounds and now a full apparel line of H*Wood Official Apparel. Artful creation of a brand takes time and proper timing. Throughout his career H*Wood has strategically positioned himself as a master craftsman for being at the right place at the right time. His self titled apparel line is no exception. Launched at the “Doubt Kills” EP release, the H*Wood Official Clothing line marries the right fit, Made in USA, homegrown style that made his sound what it is today. Complete with color ways for the sports general population and blending thoughtful commentary and bold colors, the H*Wood Official Apparel line is making the statement that his message is a force to be reckoned with on and off the stage.

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H*Wood Official Apparel is being Exclusively offered at MegaFauna, 3102 Blake Street, available online mid-November. More information on Brandyn “Official H*Wood” Bordeaux here.

Official H*Wood Apparel Detail:

Men’s Crewneck and Droopy available in the following color ways; Purple/Black, Sunset Orange/Navy, Nuggets Yellow/Heather Grey

Locally Designed, Printed and Embroidered in Denver, Colorado

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