Jun 052013

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We will be at The Crucible on Saturday, June 22 from 11 am  – 6 pm at Playa Bound.  Admission to the event is free and we would love to see you.  Stop by and visit us at 1260 7th Street in Oakland.

We’ll be there with Total Control Lighting and to answer any questions you might have and we will have some Plug and Play Cool Neon kitsbike lights and photons for sale.  We hope you will stop by to say hello.

Not only will we be there but it sounds like a fun day with:

  • Playa supplies and costume shopping
  • kids’ activities
  • student and faculty art gallery and sale
  • a bicycle sale
  • industrial art demonstrations
  • fire performances
  • food and refreshments from local food trucks

For more information about what else you can see at this event CLICK HERE.

Benny, Karen and the Elves

Apr 052013

sciart_banner-01-01Cool Neon Fun House Productions will have their retractable LED wall on site as well as other DIY LED and electroluminescent wire kits, tomorrow at the Science of Art Spring Open House at the Crucible.

Saturday, April 6, 2013 • 11-4PM
Free Admission

The Science of Art Spring Open House highlights the scientific principals, enquiry and exploration behind the fine and industrial arts processes taught and practiced here at The Crucible! The event will bring together Crucible faculty, guest artists, a curated gallery of exhibits and demonstrations, projects from local schools as well as special performances, food, and the participation of a number of other local art and science related organizations and university programs.
A fun day for the whole family! Our goal is to connect ourselves and our community to The Science of Art and give us an opportunity to further understand the world in which we live and work, making way for new creativity and innovation at every stage of the process. Check out exciting live demonstrations and exhibits explaining the science behind the art of The Crucible’s 56,000 sq. ft. studio, where furnaces roar and sparks fly. Catch amazing fiery performances and wander through our student and faculty art show displaying the creativity of The Crucible.
We hope you will stop by and see us.
Benny, Karen and the Elves
Aug 012012

Benny will be demonstrating his 10 X 20 foot Total Control Lighting Screen at Art & Soul in Oakland this weekend.  Art & Soul is two, art-and-music, packed days featuring live jazz, rock, gospel, E.D.M., punk, honky-tonk, metal, world, Latin, folk, R&B, and blues music performed by national recording artists and top local talent.

Besides Cool Neon, this year’s event also features; epic scales of art installations, film projections, and light-based art from local artists including de Young Museum artist fellows and artist-in-residence alumni, American Steel, and others; hundreds of artisan booths; gourmet global cuisine and mobile food trucks; and for kids, carnival rides, music and art activities.

Easy to get to and fun for all, the 12th annual Art & Soul Oakland offers direct access via public transit in addition to free parking for cars and bikes.

Saturday, August 4: 2pm to Midnight
Sunday, August 5: Noon to 6pm
Entrance gates close 1/2 hour before close of festival

Transportation and driving directions to Art & Soul
Art & Soul is conveniently located in downtown Oakland adjacent to the 12th Street/City Center BART station. So, no matter where you live in the Bay Area, there is no better (or easier to get to) entertainment option that weekend.

Entrances at:
14th Street & Broadway
16th Street & San Pablo Avenue
Promenade beside City Center West Garage

Stop by and say Hello! to Benny and the Elves, they would love to see you.