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.

Jul 122012

We will be at The Crucible this Saturday 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.

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

We’ll be there with Total Control Lighting and to answer any questions you might have.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Benny, Karen, and the Elves

Aug 132011

For our Bay Area customers, during the next 2 weeks leading up until we leave for the Playa, we now have walk-in shopping hours in Oakland
Wednesday through Friday, noon to 5 PM.

EL Wire Soldering Demonstration at Cool Neon Oakland

More soldering parties!
Wednesdays and Fridays 5 – 8 PM

August 17th, 19th, 24th

See our Facebook page for current details.

 Cool Neon / Funhouse Productions
1433 Mandela Parkway
Oakland CA 94607

(510) 547-5878


Our annual Playa vacation is coming – so we will not be fulfilling orders placed after Friday, August 26th until we return the second week of September.

Please note:  due to extreme last minute customer volume, order changes and returns cannot be processed the week before we leave so please do not wait this long, and if you do, please order cautiously. If you miss our order deadline and are headed to the Playa, you can pick up “Instant Gratification” items at a variety of Bay Area and Nevada stores listed on our website.

Cool Neon EL Wire - Funhouse Productions - in beautiful Oakland California