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THE DOWNTOWN COSTUME INSTITUTE and HOWL ARTS PRESENT
RAGS ARE RICHES
A COSTUME RECYCLING EVENT
SUNDAY MAY 5, 2013 2-5 PM
BOWERY POETRY
308 BOWERY NYC
mothernyc.com/rags-riches

Free costumes, wigs and materials for artists, musicians, dancers and thesbians of the East Village and beyond.

We are collecting used and new stage costumes, dancewear, period and showgirl costume, clean, wearable wigs, unopened stage and FX makeup, small props, dance and theatrical shoes, and stage costuming fabrics for distribution at the May 5 event. YOU CAN BRING ITEMS DIRECTLY TO THE 5/5 EVENT or Donate beforehand (details below)

Part of the NEW MUSEUM's IDEAS CITY Festival and its 2013 theme "Untapped Capital"

To donate costumes or materials please contact:

THE DOWNTOWN COSTUME INSTITUTE
c/o THE JACKIE FACTORY NYC
Attention: Costume Recycling
events@jackiefactory.com
917 675-3359

Or bring your donations to

IDEAS CITY FESTIVAL
Saturday May 4
HOWL EMERGENCY LIFE PROJECT booth # 128 and 129
Sara Roosevelt Park
East Houston Street between Chrystie and Forsyth
Accepting donations 1-5 PM
If you can't find us text 917 721-2289

For more information on RAGS ARE RICHES visit:
mothernyc.com/rags-riches


Photo above: MATTY (left) and MACHINE DAZZLE of the PIXIE HARLOTS wear Machine's designs made with mostly recycled costuming at the 2011 LOW LIFE 5: FLAMING CREATURES at HOWL! FESTIVAL.
Photo by JEREMY ROCKLIN for NEWYORKLIVES.TV