• MUSEPOP presents

    COSTUME CREATE

    A Community Costume Making Event
    and Pre-Halloween Fashion Exchange
    Wed. October, 16 + Thurs. October 17, 2019

FEATURING:


LIVE COSTUMING & MAKE UP TUTORIALS, CRAFT & SEWING STATIONS, MASK MAKING, ART, MUSIC, PERFORMANCE, PHOTO BOOTHS, FASHION EXCHANGE, COSTUME CONTEST & PRIZES


Discounted Specialty Cocktails by Ketel One and Don Julio Tequila

Costume Materials provided by Discount Fabrics
All ticket buyers receive 10% off purchases at the following Discount Fabric locations: 2170 Cesar Chavez Street, San Francisco / 3006 San Pablo Ave. at Ashby Ave, Berkeley
(Please bring your ticketing email as proof of purchase for discount)

EVENT DETAILS:


The Bay Area might very well be the best place in the world to celebrate Halloween. This single day holiday has evolved into so much more for our local culture. With so many parties to attend over the week or even month, most people need at least three, four, sometimes five different costumes to get through all the festivities.

All this revelry can get really expensive, which is why we, the friendly folks at MUSEPOP, have put together this special event for you!

Costume Create will feature some of the Bay Area's best and brightest creatives teaching live costuming and make up tutorials in an open and fun community setting. We will provide a ton of costuming materials, craft, sewing, and paint stations, a mobile workshop, and a bunch of multi-talented helpers to facilitate an amazing DIY Halloween costume for you and your friends. Best of all, tickets start at just $20!


There will be art, music, performances, and we will be providing free photo booths and print stations for all to enjoy. Each night will culminate with a costume contest for those who want to enter their creations, and we will be giving away some great prizes to the winners!

FASHION EXCHANGE DETAILS:


If you have ever been to a fashion exchange, you know how much fun it can be! Raid your closet for those old fun things you know you’re never going to wear again. Suits, hats, shoes, shirts, and scarfs. The more flair the better. Bring an item or two or three, and please make sure they are clean! The fashion exchange is going to make the event extra fun for all, and you never know you might get more than one amazing costume out of the night.

We also encourage you to bring items you would like to decorate. If you have a hat, shoes, or jump suit you'd like to decorate, bring them! If you have an idea for something you need help with, our staff of creatives will lend a hand. We promise to have a plethora of costume accoutrements on hand to inspire your creation!

If you have any questions about the event, would like to help or have a great idea for a presentation, feel free to send us an email. connect(at)musepop.io

Sorry Kiddos! This event is 21+


Featured Artists and Activities

MUSEPOP events directly support the participating creatives.
Please click on the photos to explore the artists, presentations, and activities.

Yves Saint Croissant

Performance Artist

Born on the stage of the legendary Stud Bar (an over 50 year old queer owned business,) She has become an essential part of San Francisco Drag. It isn’t her mega watt smile or signature blonde bombshell looks that cemented her status but instead it’s her kind heart. Inclusivity and her love of empowering queer people has inspired the events she’s helped create. Among the most notable of these is Creature (a thematic dance party that leans heavy into the darker side of things and highlights immersive performance art) and Drag Queen Story Hour (a program in which Drag artists perform and read books to children.)

If you love drag, or are curious about the process, don't miss this presentation. Yves Saint Croissant will be leading off nightly, so make sure to arrive by 7pm!

Yves Saint Croissant will also be hosting and performing at:
Creature XXVII: Neon Demons // Sat. Oct. 26th 9p-2a // El Rio, San Francisco

Stephanie Haber

Tiny Hats & Bedazzling

Stephanie Haber is a San Francisco native circus performer and costume enthusiast. She is known for her creative Tiny Hat creations and has taught her Tiny Hat class to crafters and ravers internationally. Stephanie has an affinity for sparkle and is a total rhinestone snob. She will show you how to bedazzle the crap out of anything big or tiny, from vintage coats to candy wrappers. Come to her class for an experience better than the high E6000 gives you!

Justin Young

Artist

Justin Young is an award winning multi-media artist and interactive technology designer based in San Francisco, CA. His projects have been exhibited in international institutions such as the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco, United Nations headquarters in New York, the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo, UNESCO in Paris, The Center for Fine Arts in Brussels, the Hirshhorn Museum in DC, and the Field Museum in Chicago.

Justin is passionate about fashion and costume design and has contributed to numerous stage shows and productions through the years with international touring groups.

For Costume Create, Justin will be presenting some tips, tricks, and inspiration for personalized lighting and inexpensive reflective and luminous elements you can add to your looks.

Micah Byrnes

Costumes Gone Viral

Creative Director and San Francisco impresario Micah Burns aka Brunch Life, is a man of many projects. If you have been in San Francisco over the last 10 years you have no doubt seen his work. In addition to being the creative directorial force of the Great Northern, Monarch, and the Pawn Shop, you’ve probably heard of some of his productions such as Solid Gold Jacuzzi and Silky Thunder.

On average, Micah wears costumes more than street clothes. He wears roller skates more than sneakers.

Micah was the undisputed king of costumes in 2018. He created the world renowned Salesforskin Tower. The costume was so big it even had it’s own website, and it couldn't get through some doorways!

If you are the kind of person who is interested in creating the costume of the year, this presentation is for you. Micah will talk us through his creative process and what goes into creating a viral hit.

Marina Polakoff

Costumes & Body Art

Marina Polakoff is a San Francisco Bay Area leading expert on high end face paining and body art. With her background in haute couture fashion and fine arts, she brings her talent to help people express their inner world as the beautiful painting work on their faces and bodies.

Marina specializes in picturesque rendering of desired themes and characters, ranging from edgy, modern or whimsical to classical and timeless.

For Costume Create, Marina will be doing face painting performances , explaining the process , answering questions. Also she will be helping guests to decide which face painting would fit better to their Halloween costume and explaining how they can do it by their selves at home.

Mary Hogue

Seamstress

Mary Hogue has been creating everything from wedding gowns to burning man costumes at Mission Praxis since 2012. Her favorite mediums are sequins, laughter, and making dreams come true.

Mary is excited to help bring your halloween fantasy to life - come by and see what we can create right before your very eyes!

Nunya

Mask Making + More

NUNYA's Mask Designs are not only unique, they are functional.. A majority of her inspiration comes from Middle Eastern, North African, and Japanese style.

NUNYA is excited to show you some tips and inspiration for creating unique looks for Halloween, performance, or day to day life.

Supah Dupah G

Stylist

Supah Dupah G (Gael) has been a seasoned stylist in both glam and costume design hair and make up. From intimate wedding occasion to Avant Garde look, he has done it! Specializing in innovative looks utilizing up cycled materials and creative use of clients existing color palettes...a cost effective and unique visionary.

Haute Mess

Soundtrack / Wednesday October 16

A Bay Area native, Haute Mess (aka Kristen Sunde) began her journey as DJ and promoter in 2011 while hosting an absurdist San Francisco monthly, “Romper Room”. Wild experimentation with every genre gave birth to the Haute Mess sound:catchy hooks with bass-heavy beats that send hips in motion and spread smiles around the dance floor.

Joining the underground party crew Brass Tax in 2012 kicked off a Haute Mess booty-shaking beat parade across California — including monthly residencies at both Amnesia and Bootie Mash-Up (DNA Lounge), and billings at super-extravaganzas like Beats for Boobs, Supper of Survivors, Breakfast of Champions, The Artumnal Gathering, LoveBoat, and Dirtybird Campout. In 2016 she was invited to join the all-female DJ collective Angels of bAss and began weaving her eclectic styles with producing philanthropic events benefiting women’s causes.

Whether it’s warming up a discerning audience with indie-dance, ramping up a festival with funky tech house, or making hearts a’flutter with sexy breaks, Haute Mess hits the right note, spreading dynamic flavors to special events and nightclubs in the Bay Area and beyond.

Cole

Soundtrack / Thursday, October 17

Cole Berggren IS music. When not singing, programming, and drumming for his electronic rock band, Ownership, he can be found DJing some of the best clubs in SF and beyond. Known for a wide variety of styles, programmed with a musician's ear, and with DJ skills honed over nearly 20 years, Cole has played such bay area clubs as Housepitality, Ruby Sky, Mezzanine, Phonobar, Great Northern and many others, and he currently holds a monthly residency at Monarch in SF. He's played the legendary club APT in NYC, the rooftop of the Standard Hotel in LA, and the Sunset Campout Music Festival. He has also been honored by being asked to play The Do Over in L.A., arguably the world's biggest, funnest day party in LA (and beyond). Some of his corporate clients include Tesla Motors, Levi's, Puma, Stanford University, and LIVE NATION! which has him in rotation as the VIP room DJ at The Masonic, and in the poster room at The Fillmore. He recently played the opening night party in Super Bowl 50's Super City, with a classic rock set opening for Chris Isaak. His extensive musical background has led to other employment such as session drummer and vocalist, blog-writer for Monster Headphones, Om Records and Stunner of the Month, and music director/head music writer for SEX+DESIGN magazine, where he put his musical knowledge to work planning and DJing huge events, and interviewing artists such as Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins, Cody Chesnutt, Public Enemy, Pillow Talk, Matthew Dear and many more.

For bookings contact him at coleodin@gmail.com.

Print Any Photo

Print Any Photo

Event Memories

MUSEPOP will provide a print station for anyone attending the event to print photos from their mobile device on demand. Yep that's right! Totally free, archival, 4x6 inch glossy memories. *Refrigerator magnets not included.

Green Screen Photo Studio

Green Screen

Photo Studio

MUSEPOP will provide a portable green screen cyclorama wall, touch screen photo kiosk with a choice of photo backgrounds, print and digital photo sharing stations for event patrons. Every costume event needs a photo system for creating head to toe memories! This installation will be open all night and it's totally free for you and your friends to use and abuse!

You Art!

Giant Selfie Frame

MUSEPOP built this photo-op for an event over a year ago and left it for a weekend to see if people liked it. Well people certainly did, and it has been a staple of Great Northern patrons' social media feeds ever since. This is the world we live in! Hop in and grab a snap, and send it to the print station for instant printification.

DJ Cole

Soundtrack

Cole Berggren IS music. When not singing, programming, and drumming for his electronic rock band, Ownership, he can be found DJing some of the best clubs in SF and beyond. Known for a wide variety of styles, programmed with a musician's ear, and with DJ skills honed over nearly 20 years, Cole has played such bay area clubs as Housepitality, Ruby Sky, Mezzanine, Phonobar, Great Northern and many others, and he currently holds a monthly residency at Monarch in SF. He's played the legendary club APT in NYC, the rooftop of the Standard Hotel in LA, and the Sunset Campout Music Festival. He has also been honored by being asked to play The Do Over in L.A., arguably the world's biggest, funnest day party in LA (and beyond). Some of his corporate clients include Tesla Motors, Levi's, Puma, Stanford University, and LIVE NATION! which has him in rotation as the VIP room DJ at The Masonic, and in the poster room at The Fillmore. He recently played the opening night party in Super Bowl 50's Super City, with a classic rock set opening for Chris Isaak. His extensive musical background has led to other employment such as session drummer and vocalist, blog-writer for Monster Headphones, Om Records and Stunner of the Month, and music director/head music writer for SEX+DESIGN magazine, where he put his musical knowledge to work planning and DJing huge events, and interviewing artists such as Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins, Cody Chesnutt, Public Enemy, Pillow Talk, Matthew Dear and many more.

For bookings contact him at coleodin@gmail.com.

John Doe

Founder of Porto

John Doe

Founder of Porto

John Doe

Founder of Porto

John Doe

Founder of Porto

John Doe

Founder of Porto

John Doe

Founder of Porto

Event Schedule

Wednesday October 16 - Thursday October 17, 2019

EVE1 OCT. 16
6.00 PM
EVENT OPENS
6.00 PM
SessionId
HAPPY HOUR

Music: Haute Mess, Cocktails, Art, Explore Costume Materials, Photo + Printing Stations

7.00 PM
SessionId
LIVE COSTUME TUTORIALS

Inspiration and Techniques from Bay Area Creatives

8.30 PM
SessionId
FASHION EXCHANGE & COSTUME CREATE

Fashion Exchange Opens. Let the Costume Games Begin!

11.30 PM
SessionId
COSTUME CONTEST

Awarded by Your Peers, Prizes, Glory, Champagne

EVE2 Oct. 17
6.00 PM
EVENT OPENS
6.00 PM
SessionId
HAPPY HOUR

Music: DJ Cole, Cocktails, Art, Explore Costume Materials, Photo + Printing Stations

7.00 PM
SessionId
LIVE COSTUME TUTORIALS

Inspiration and Techniques from Bay Area Creatives

8.30 PM
SessionId
FASHION EXCHANGE & COSTUME CREATE

Fashion Exchange Opens. Let the Costume Games Begin!

11.30 PM
SessionId
COSTUME CONTEST

Awarded by Your Peers, Prizes, Glory, Champagne

Event Venue

The Great Northern SF

Address: 119 Utah Street San Francisco, CA 94103

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