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Gaming For Good - A Benefit For Newtown

TOMORROW! (2/27)
New England Gamer and Kinetic City Entertainment are hosting a super cool benefit for video game lovers with big hearts.  100% of all proceeds will be donated to the Newtown, CT school district towards mental health and guidance.

GAME TOURNAMENTS: 5pm-8ishUltimate MARVEL vs CAPCOM 3: Fate of Two WorldsSUPER SMASH BROTHERS Brawl &  an OFFICIAL ROCK BAND station sponsored by HARMONIX-LIVE MUSIC: 8:30-10pmYOUNG LONDONhttp://www.facebook.com/younglondonmusic BENEATH THE SHEETShttp://www.facebook.com/Beneaththesheets  DANCE PARTY: 10pm-1am*come as your favorite video game character*
BLACK AND WHITEhttp://www.facebook.com/BWCOLLABO
CLEVER GIRLhttp://www.facebook.com/danceCleverGirl
JSTJRhttp://www.facebook.com/Jstjr
and more TBA!
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LIVE ART BY:  TOFUSQUIRRELhttp://www.facebook.com/pages/tofusquirrel/21468572356

LIVE ART BY:  SCOTT MONTEIRO
http://skmonteiro.wordpress.com/
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OFFICIAL CONTRIBUTORS/DONATORS/SPONSORSHARMONIX
http://www.facebook.com/HarmonixMusic
UBISOFT
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“FRIGID PHRASES”—A Free, Interactive Public Art Event

“FRIGID PHRASES”—A Free, Interactive Public Art Event
February 20 on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Organized by SMFA Graduate Students

Boston, MA (February, 14, 2013)—Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway park will host “FRIGID PHRASES,” a free, participatory public art event from 4–6:30 pm on February 20, 2013. Created by two students at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (SMFA), Kate Gilbert and Emily Lombardo, this all-ages event is about embracing winter in New England and celebrating Boston’s creativity using the popular word game “Mad Libs.”
That afternoon, five large-scale poems written by local poets will hang in the Greenway’s Wharf District Parks. Players will be given two mismatched gloves with single words printed on them and asked to make new poems using their gloves and following the rules of Mad Libs (e.g., replace a verb with a verb, a noun with a noun, etc.).
The goal is to end up in possession of a matching pair of words, so participants are encouraged to swap gloves wi…

Coolest Valentines In The Boston Phoenix!

Valentine by Veronica Fish Make sure to pick up a copy of The Valentine's Day issue of The Boston Phoenixthis week! The issue features print & cut-out valentines by awesome Boston artists.  You can see an assortment of the valentines exclusively on The Boston Phoenix website.  Some of our favorite Paint Pens In Purses girls are in the mix (Bamcat, Veronica Fish, and Tofu Squirrel), as well as other rocking artists.

TONIGHT! PAINT PENS IN PURSES PRESENTS "ICE CREAM GIRL" IN SF!

Shayna Shenanigans, creator of the Paint Pens In Purses female urban art collective, does it again! She is hosting a spectacularly sweet art show in San Francisco, featuring some of our favorite Boston artists!  The opening is TONIGHT, so if you are in the San Francisco area, don't miss out!  Here is more info about the show, plus a link to the facebook event: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/129256663907276/?fref=ts 

"Paint Pens in Purses presents "Ice Cream Girl", a collection of urban, contemporary, and low-brow artwork from the sweetest and coolest lady artists from coast to coast. Paint Pens in Purses was originally started in 2008 and has since branched out to San Francisco from our humble beginnings in Boston. The goal of Paint Pens in Purses is simply to create a community and to give recognition to artists we love. Paint Pens in Purses runs an online Featured Artist series, has created pop-up galleries, large scale murals, curated art shows on both coasts, an…