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HOPE Tribute Night

Sponsored in part by Humanity United / OMIDYAR Networks founders of eBay & myspace.

This evening is to recognize all contributors to the HOPE Campaign for Dafur and honor Shepard Fairey and Brian Steidle for their considerable dedication to bring awareness to the worst humanitarian crisis happening in the world today.

The HOPE Campaign for Darfur was formed to bring the issue in Darfur, Sudan to the forefront of the media while also generating funds for Global Grassroots (www.globalgrassroots.org) and their programs to help Darfur survivors rebuild their lives.

Through the help of Shepard Fairey, Brian Steidle, HOPE Artists, OBEY Clothing, SPIN Magazine, LA Darfur Observance Day, DeepMix, myspace, Great American Volleyball and many other groups this 6 month campaign has brought awareness to over 10 million people, funded new programs for Global Grassroots and helped genocide survivors start to rebuild their lives.

HOPE (Helping Other People Everywhere) Artists is a humanitarian company focused on raising awareness and funds for pressing issues and is committed to green, energy conscience and resourceful business practices. We do this by empowering individuals to be involved in humanitarian causes through creative events, art, music & action.

Please join us in honoring these individuals and help us launch the 2008 HOPE for Africa Campaign.

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In collaboration with W Hotels’ White Space project, Swindle presents an exhibition of works by Greg Lamarche at W San Francisco. W Hotels’ White Space is a program that brings an ever-changing visual/sensory experience in the public spaces of W Hotels, while supporting the work of emerging artists.

White Space with Greg Lamarche
Opening Reception:
Wednesday, September 19, 7pm – 9pm

Show runs through October 15, 2007

W San Francisco
181 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
T: (415)777-5300

Special guest DJ
complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres


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COMMON Performs with HOPE

Hip Hop Artist, Common, was witnessed last week performing in Los Angeles rockin’ on stage the Shepard/OBEY/HOPE Artists collaboration t-shirt, to help promote awareness and aid for the DARFUR Campaign for Global Grassroots

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Take a look at what we discovered… the Misfits’ JERRY ONLY Bootleg! Its pretty official when the people you admire decide they like what you are doing so much that they make their own version and turn it into a tee. See what Shepard had to say about it below. For more information about the legendary MISFITS and the ONLY bootleg tee visit www.misfits.com.

“Most of you know that I’m a huge Misfits fan and created a mash-up of my O.G. Andre face with the Misfits Fiend Skull. Well Misfits co-founder and bassist Jerry Only has returned the favor with an Obey tribute. I started listening to the Misfits in 1984 at 14 years old, so it is a bit surreal for the inspiration to come full circle. I’m honored and not worthy. If you don’t know the Misfits music you better get out from under the uncool rock.”


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OBEY Feature up on FecalFace.com

Check out this interview with Shepard talking about skateboarding, consumerism, and of course… the art.


Toyroom Gallery; Solo Print Exhibition

Solo Print Exhibition

Opening Receptions will be:
Friday September 14th & Saturday September 15th – 7:pm till Late Each Reception Night
Regular Gallery/Shop Hours 11:am to 7:pm Tues-Sat 12:noon to 5:pm Sunday
Closing Reception: October 13th (Second Saturday) 7:pm till Late

907 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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QBN Sessions – Shepard Fairey

On September 7th 12 of the worlds most preeminent designers, artists, photographers and film makers speaking about recent works and sharing stories about their creative process. Please join us at LA’s Beautiful Getty Center for a full day of creative inspiration and discussion followed by cocktails and music with sensational views of the city lights below

Speakers include:

– Shepard Fairey
– Joshua Davis
– Phunk Studio
– Michael C. Place
– Michael Muller
– The Mill
– Matt Owens
– Mark Owens

Please visit: http://www.qbnsessions.com/ for more information and registration. Tickets are on sale now!

Getty Center
1200 Getty Center Drive
Los Angeles, California 90049


Shepard was asked to do another deck for REAL Skateboards using the original oval logo for the REAL OG Remix Project. This deck was made in a limited edition of 500 all numbered and signed by Shepard.

We only have a few laying around so pick one before they go.

If you want one go to our online store  SOLD OUT

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Da Movement; JUMP OFF!!!!

“Da Movement” JUMP OFF!!!! At Columbus Park Sat, Sept 8, 2007… 6pm to 10pm MULBERRY ST. & BAXTER ( BELOW CANAL ST.)

The street culture is taking over the world and it all started in NYC. And were here to make sure the true funk doesn’t get twisted!!! AND!! We’re here to make a difference in this world with this Joint that’s a Fundraiser for Invisible Children & Paradox’s project:Restoration (for eating disorders) 75% of the proceeds go to the charities and 25% will go to keep “Da Movement” dropping true “NY SCIENCE”!!!

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Shepard Fairey on IFC Tonight

Shepard Fairey is going to be on the Henry Rollins show tonight! Set your Tivos and check local listings for the exact times.

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