Montana Silversmiths x MegaFauna Present; The Mile High Roundup Belt Buckle Design Shootout

Call to Colorado Artists!
MegaFauna has partnered with Montana Silversmiths to bring a once in a lifetime opportunity to the creative community of Colorado with the Mile High Roundup, Buckle Design Shootout.
Open to artists of all mediums and inclusive of previously neglected design subcultures such as punk, skate, graffiti, street art, and other historically alternative inspired art movements with your own Western inspired flair.
There is no entry fee and ALL artists are welcome to submit as many designs as they see fit.
We are not in the business of wasting anyone’s time. We know your time and creative energy, as an artist, is valuable. As such we want to reward your efforts behind this offering.
Artists get paid here, but your work must be selected.
Deadline November 1, 2014 at High Noon part’ner

SUBMIT YOUR DESIGNS HERE > www.megafaunastore.com/milehighroundup/

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Selection Process:
Upon receiving all material from artists, each submission will be evaluated by a selection committee at Montana Silversmiths. Montana Silversmiths will select the top 24 designs for final review.
The Sales & Marketing Department at Montana Silversmiths will select the final 12 designs.
Each of the selected 12 finalists will be paid $100 per design and Montana Silversmiths will create a buckle. As part of the compensation package all top final designs will be produced. Montana Silversmiths will pay for all CAD CAM and production charges; and will provide 50 buckles to each artist selected as a finalist. Each buckle will be valued at MSRP $35-$49.
Additionally, MegaFauna will be provided with a selection of the finalists buckles to promote, sell and market in collaboration of producing this campaign to support local Colorado creativity.
In the event any of these items go to print (production and or catalog) MS will offer a royalty to the artist or artists involved. This will be negotiated once items are selected however, typically between 2-4% of sales for a season or for as long as the item is in the catalog.

*IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING YOUR CREATIVE SUBMISSIONS: ALL the other submitted art, not selected, will be send back to the artist or in the case of digital media, deleted and not used for any further development.
These finer points of course will be spelled out with a document provided to each submitting artist.
(submit initial application to receive contest details and submission procedure and contact information for MegaFauna as the point on the project)

More about Montana Silversmiths:
For nearly 40 years, Montana Silversmiths is focused on producing and offering products of exceptional value. Nestled in the tiny hamlet of Columbus, MT, we’ve grown to become the largest supplier of western jewelry, watches, home décor, and legendary buckles to the industry. Handcrafted silver, rich in western heritage, is the very core of Montana Silversmiths. Our skilled craftsmen are the finest in the western industry, crafting products that are a combination of traditional western designs, unique modern flair, crisply executed engraving styles unmatched in their brilliance, and a keen attention to detail. Read more here > http://www.montanasilversmiths.com/silver-story

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More details about the contest:
1. The theme or inspiration guideline is WESTERN – contemporary interpretations of the theme. Sculls, guns, pin up girls, long horns, hearts, hats, motorcycles, camping trailers, booze, cerveza, tequila, cactus, Mexican, southwestern, you name it, ANYTHING as long as it is not offensive or inappropriate.
2. What is deemed inappropriate? Hateful, derogatory, racially or sexually offensive material. Or material that which could be used to specifically target or single out one particular subgroup with the intention of causing that group harm. We understand that there should be no limits placed on the creative during this process but use your best judgment, we trust you will do your best.
3. Buckle Design competition, opened to all artists, with preference to Edgy/Skate board/Alternative/Graffiti Inspired Art.
4. No entry fee. Artists are welcome to submit as many designs as they would like. All entries should be submitted as a drawing, to size, or a carving, to size. If a carving is submitted, we request that the artist send us a hard version of the piece after creating a mold. Electronic files are also acceptable.
5. Format – Size should be close to 4” wide by 3” tall (give or take). The buckle can be the drawing, by this we mean that it can follow the shape of the design, as long as they keep in mind that this is to be a wearable buckle.

Final Friday Music Walk & Urban Bazaar August 29

Final Friday occurs on the last Friday of the month August 29th with participating businesses, community areas and venues opening their doors to Musicians, Bands, and Performers; emphasizing the real love of Denver – MUSIC. Each venue hosts a variety of music and performance entertainment for the evening.

$5 DONATION TICKETS > www.finalfridaydenver.com

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Join us August 29th in this locally programmed Music Walk & Urban Bazaar featuring local bands and artisans displaying their wares stretching the length of South Rino from Broadway to 37th streets.

See the 10 xecond Final Friday August 29th promo video featuring Steffy Sickgirl here!

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$5 DONATION TICKETS > www.finalfridaydenver.com

Box Office at MegaFauna 3102 Blake Street:
Final Friday Stage at Matchbox Parking Lot 2631 Larimer
FREE DRINKS w Deep Eddy Vodka & Dulce Vida Tequila
930-1045 The Yawpers
815-915 BLKHRTS
715-8 Anthony Ruptak

The Big Wonderful 26th and Lawrence
Farmers Market Food Festival Beer Garden
DJs by Cervantes Masterpiece
$2 Draft Beer

The Meadowlark 2701 Larimer
DJ Low Key and the Solution Showcase
FREE COVER after 8pm

Cold Crush 2700 Larimer
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FREE COVER after 11

The Infinite Monkey Theorem and Winery 3200 Larimer
830-945 Kenny Lee Young
7 to 8 Orbit OK

The Cartel Studio 3559 Larimer
7 – 12 Dirty//Clean

The Walnut Room 3131 Walnut Street
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FREE DRAFT BEER

MegaFauna 3102 Blake Street
BOX OFFICE AND 20% OFF Purchases on 8.29.14

$40 VENDOR BOOTHS!
http://finalfridaydenver.com/getinvolved/vendor-single/
OR
http://finalfridaydenver.com/getinvolved/food-single/

Thank you for supporting local creativity

$5 DONATION TICKETS > www.finalfridaydenver.com

MegaFauna Sponsored Events August 23-24

MegaFauna Sponsored and Hosted Events the Weekend of August 23rd and 24th

Saturday August 23rd Join MegaFauna Mobile Boutique at the following locations and activations in Denver Colorado

 

Higher Ground Music Festival

Featuring 40+ Bands on 6 Stages

Local Marketplace featuring artists, artisans, food vendors and live performances

MegaFauna will be hosting over two dozen independent designers on 27th Street in between Larimer and Walnut Streets in front of the Main Stage by the alley way.

http://www.highergroundmusicfestival.com/

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Saturday Social at Compassionate Pain Management 11950 W. Colfax Lakewood Colorado

>>>SATURDAY SOCIAL THIS WEEK at Compassionate Pain Management 11950 West Colfax<<<

Confirmed vendors thus far for SATURDAY AUGUST 23 2-6pm

Massage Therapist- Eryn Stebbins- True Balance Healing and Apothecary

https://www.facebook.com/truebalancehealing

BBQ- Mark Baker- Baker’s BBQ
www.facebook.com/bakersBBQ

Kaila Machado

Kelsi Jo Silva Illustration,
www.kelsijosilva.com

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Sunday August 24, 2014

MegaFauna Mobile will be setting up a pop-up shop at the D-Town Hoop Around August 24th!

Join us for the livest mobile programmed art, apparel and locally generated creativity in Colorado.
D-Town Hoop Around Event DetailsThe D-Town Hoop Around is a charity basketball tournament benefiting The ATD Foundation, a local non-profit organization that mentors and educates teens through sports. Teams will battle it out with each other to raise funds for Denver’s inner-city and underprivileged youth, which ATD aims to serve. The event will take place August 23-24th, with the final 8 teams competing on a rooftop court in the heart of downtown. A variety of fringe events will take place as well, including a sneaker swap, shootout contest, live art show, prizes, raffles, and silent auction.

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Event Details & Information
United Street Festival Presents DTown Hoop Around
August 24th 2pm to 8pm
FREE FOR ALL ATTENDEES
Roof Top Court (Behind Chase Bank on 17th & Lawrence)
1125 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202
  • Final 8 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
  • Sneaker Swap
  • Open marketplace (clothing, arts, food, drinks, & more)
  • LIVE Music DJ Bedz of Denver Nuggets
  • Silent auction for charity (Sneakers, sports memorabilia, collectibles & more)
Event Sponsors & Partners
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Reebok
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Mens Dept.
  • Dunkxchange
  • Tru Fit Athletic Club
  • & more Check Flyer for info
USF x ATD Vendor Booth *FINAL EIGHT* $150 (Reg. $250)
  • 10 x 10 area dedicated to your company
  • Vendor table w/cloth & two chairs
  • Six complimentary event tickets
  • Inclusion in event giveaways
  • Portion of fee going to ATD Foundation

INTERESTED VENDORS SHOULD CONTACT: Antonio Facey | Director

United Street Festival | UNSTRT | Focused MAP

Antonio@FocusedMAP.com

(702) 981-1900

KEEP IN MIND THIS ENTIRE EVENT IS FOR ATD FOUNDATIONS GOAL OF RAISING REVENUE TO GIVE UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS & TEENS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND SPORTING CAMPS, GAIN EDUCATION, SUPPLIES, & OTHER NEEDS FOR THEIR SPORTING FUTURES!

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Stay tuned here for updates on events, activations, sponsorships and hosted events by MegaFauna and the local creative network of Colorado

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Saturday Social Features Local Artists & Designers August 16

Saturday August 16 at MegaFauna 3102 Blake Street 2pm – 6pm

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This week join MegaFauna in welcoming Birdseed Collective creator Anthony Garcia Sr and Jewelry & Dose at Saturday Social

This one day pop-up collaboration features the newest artistic creations by Anthony Garcia Sr

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Also, featuring Jewelry & Dose and their newest line up of accessory offerings

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Dose apparel
++Charmed Seed, handmade, spirit inspired and custom jewelry made for you
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Saturday August 16th from 2-6pm at MegaFauna, 3102 Blake Street. Rino. Denver, Colorado 80205
Thank you for supporting local creativity

 

MegaFauna Mobile x D-Town Hoop Around August 24

MegaFauna Mobile will be setting up a pop-up shop at the D-Town Hoop Around August 24th!

Join us for the livest mobile programmed art, apparel and locally generated creativity in Colorado.
D-Town Hoop Around Event Details

The D-Town Hoop Around is a charity basketball tournament benefiting The ATD Foundation, a local non-profit organization that mentors and educates teens through sports. Teams will battle it out with each other to raise funds for Denver’s inner-city and underprivileged youth, which ATD aims to serve. The event will take place August 23-24th, with the final 8 teams competing on a rooftop court in the heart of downtown. A variety of fringe events will take place as well, including a sneaker swap, shootout contest, live art show, prizes, raffles, and silent auction.

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Event Details & Information
United Street Festival Presents DTown Hoop Around
August 24th 2pm to 8pm
FREE FOR ALL ATTENDEES
Roof Top Court (Behind Chase Bank on 17th & Lawrence)
1125 17th Street, Denver, CO 80202
  • Final 8 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
  • Sneaker Swap
  • Open marketplace (clothing, arts, food, drinks, & more)
  • LIVE Music DJ Bedz of Denver Nuggets
  • Silent auction for charity (Sneakers, sports memorabilia, collectibles & more)
Event Sponsors & Partners
  • Denver Nuggets
  • Reebok
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Mens Dept.
  • Dunkxchange
  • Tru Fit Athletic Club
  • & more Check Flyer for info
USF x ATD Vendor Booth *FINAL EIGHT* $150 (Reg. $250)
  • 10 x 10 area dedicated to your company
  • Vendor table w/cloth & two chairs
  • Six complimentary event tickets
  • Inclusion in event giveaways
  • Portion of fee going to ATD Foundation

INTERESTED VENDORS SHOULD CONTACT: Antonio Facey | Director

United Street Festival | UNSTRT | Focused MAP

Antonio@FocusedMAP.com

(702) 981-1900

KEEP IN MIND THIS ENTIRE EVENT IS FOR ATD FOUNDATIONS GOAL OF RAISING REVENUE TO GIVE UNDERPRIVILEGED KIDS & TEENS THE OPPORTUNITY TO ATTEND SPORTING CAMPS, GAIN EDUCATION, SUPPLIES, & OTHER NEEDS FOR THEIR SPORTING FUTURES!

RTD foot bridge by 38th going up in River North Art District

Enjoying this snap of the RTD Footbridge going up at 38th, just down the street from Megafauna. We are looking forward to this fast growth development bringing awareness and traffic to the RiNo, River North Art District along the fast tracks development route to DIA. Keep your eyes peeled for all the fun newness happening around the Denver neighborhood!

 

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Final Friday Music Walk & Urban Bazaar July 25 in RINO

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Final Friday occurs on the last Friday of the month; July 25, with participating businesses, community areas and venues opening their doors to Musicians, Bands, and Performers; emphasizing the real love of Denver – MUSIC. Each venue hosts a variety of music and performance entertainment for the evening.

Join July 25th in this locally programmed Music Walk & Urban Bazaar featuring 50+ bands and artisans displaying their wares stretching the length of North Larimer from Broadway to 37th streets.

$15 TICKETS > www.finalfridaydenver.com



 

Zip Car, truck stage at MegaFauna 3102 Blake Street:

DJ Uplifter 6-10pm

 

Youth on Record stage lot at 2650 Larimer Street

Presented by Deep Eddy Vodka & Dulce Vida Tequila:

Current Youth 7:30 – 8:15

Couch Bombs 8:45 – 9:30

The Born Readies 7:30 – 8:15

 

HMTFRealty.com Stage at The Cartel Studio:

Dirty //Clean Productions 7pm – 12am

 

Infinite Monkey Theorem Stage at 32nd and Larimer:
Red Fox Run 7:30 – 8:45

Vetta Star 6:30 – 7:15

 

Walnut Room Stage at 31st and Walnut:

The Uncommon Cold 5pm ALL AGES

Town Mountain 9pm

Whetherman 8pm

more announcements coming soon!

 



 

VENDORS!

http://finalfridaydenver.com/getinvolved/vendor-single/
OR
http://finalfridaydenver.com/getinvolved/food-single/

Thank you for supporting local creativity


MegaFauna Presents the Grand Opening of HMTFRealty.com on First Friday

Join Us For The Grand Opening of HMTFRealty.com at 4318 Tennyson and the $50,000 GIVEAWAY!

6th * June * 2014
 
4318 Tennyson St
Denver, CO 80212

When:
5:00PM – 9:00PM
June 6th, 2014
 
Where:
HMTF Realty
4318 Tennyson St
Denver, Colorado 80212
 
Who do you know that could use and Extra $50k?
Anyone? That’s Right!! Everyone could!
 
HMTF Realty is giving away 50k in COMMISSIONS!
 
Do you or someone you know want to sell a home this year?
 
GET TO THE GRAND OPENING! YOU COULD SAVE THOUSAND$

This is a one-day event! 
 
 
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MORE INFORMATION:
 
 
 

Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/HMTFRealty

Final Friday Music Walk & Urban Bazaar May 30

This is what you’ve been waiting for, Final Friday, Denver’s Music Walk & Urban Bazaar returns Friday May 30!

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Final Friday occurs on the last Friday of the month; May 30, with participating businesses, community areas and venues opening their doors to Musicians, Bands, and Performers; emphasizing the real love of Denver – MUSIC. Each venue hosts a variety of music and performance entertainment for the evening.

Join in this locally programmed Music Walk & Urban Bazaar featuring 50+ bands and artisans displaying their wares stretching the length of North Larimer from 26th to 37th streets.

Purchase tickets here www.myhubapp.com/events/1070
Presale $15
Door $25
Tickets include one free drink ticket for Deep Eddy Vodka & Dulce Vida Tequila – Austin
+ discounts at neighborhood establishments thru The IndiCard & Jake’s Food & Spirits

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More detail at www.finalfridaydenver.com/getinvolved
Thank you for supporting local creativity

MegaFauna Gift Guide 2013

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