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Monsters Mash Avalon Boston

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Who: Kaiju Big Battel with Japanese horror-core guest, Gelatine
When: Friday, October 20th, 2006. Doors at 6:00 PM. Show at 7:00 PM
Where: Avalon Boston, 15 Landsdowne St. (behind Fenway Park) Boston, MA
Tickets: Available at Ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations. All Ages. $15.25

In celebration of its second season on G4 TV’s Action Blast, Kaiju Big Battel [sic] returns to Avalon to star in Shpadoinkel Mania XVIII on Friday, October 20th. Shpadoinkel Mania XVIII promises to be the biggest Shpadoinkel Mania ever! Kaiju’s highly anticipated return to Avalon will feature thirty-three blocks of crushable cityscape, 2 Kaiju Jumbotrons, the fan favorite Danger Zone (a Double-Dare-inspired audience participation area), and over thirty Kaiju fighters including favorites, Dr. Cube, Kung-Fu Chicken Noodle, Pedro Plantain, Powa Ranguru and the evil Silver Potato.

This is Kaiju’s last Boston performance this year, so don’t miss this rare chance to catch one of the area’s best live-action comedy shows.

Schedule of events for Kaiju Big Battel: Shpadoinkel Mania XVIII
Pre-fight live music by Gelatine
Match 1) Space Invader: Tad Bradley Hawaiian Paddler Vs Giii the Space Pirate
Match 2) Tag Team Championship: Apes of Wrath VS Sea Amigos
Match 3)  Amazon Street Fight: Pedro Plantain VS Silver Potato
Match 4)  Mystery Match: ? VS ?
Main Event) Kaiju Championship: Soup VS Opponent of his Choice!

Visit kaiju.com for more info and full descriptions of the match ups!

Living Dead Doll Art Show

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Halloween...there couldn’t be a more appropriate night to debut the
first-ever Living Dead Dolls Art Show. The internationally anticipated
show premieres October 31, 2006 at New York's famous designer toy
gallery - The Showroom NYC. Previously, all Living Dead Dolls have been
designed by Ed Long, Damien Glonek and Michael "Mez" Markowitz; this
upcoming art show invites over 100 artists to design, interpret and
explore their own dark vision of the Living Dead Dolls.

Invited artists have been selected from numerous fields and
disciplines, the list is a veritable Who's Who of notoriety and talent;
Ed, Damien & Mez creating one-of-a-kind originals, other
contributing artists include: Michael Dougherty, artist and screen
writer on Superman Returns and X Men 2; comic book legend Simon Bisley;
gothic artist and musician Voltaire; toy development power house Inu
Art Studios; Oblongs TV show creator and artist Angus Oblong; famous
Japanese designer Hiddy; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle writer, creator
and artist Kevin Eastman and many more.

Win A Wavedog Derby Contest

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Artist Dan "Wavedog" Fenelon is giving this hand painted
miniature (6”x4”x2”) derby away just for visiting his website and
entering the online Derby Contest.

It’s easy and there is no catch.

Just go to Wavedog.com and click on the "Win A Derby Contest” button for details. Winner will be notified by e-mail.

The winner will be picked out of a hat...er I mean derby on:

October 23rd 2006

Sophisticated Sasquatches

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Everyone loves plushies...and at least I am a big fan of Bigfoot and Sasquatches.  Maybe it was the 452 times I watched Harry and the Hendersons as a kid.  Rosey from Sophisticated Sasquatches has sent news of the launch of her website.  She describes the line of 12" Sasquatch plushies (made of fur and felt) as follows:

The story behind them is that there's some sasquatches out there that
have a huge urge to go into urban areas and try to learn how to be
cultured. Unfortunately their love for eating garbage, loud music and
roughhousing often gets in the way of them trying to enjoy the finer
points in life.

Custom Cheshire Cat From NVC Crew

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Dr. Bao and Spive - the NVC Crew - have sent us photos of their latest project.  It's a custom Cheshire Cat for an upcoming Cheshire Cat Show at Gallery 1988.  They started out with the concept..a cat who likes music...and just went crazy with that idea!  It has working speakers and you can plug an MP3 or CD player into the rear board.  The vinyl crate, records, background and garbage can were all done by NVC to accentuate the custom.

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Plaseebo Artist John Kastner at Little Gallery

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John Kastner, one of the artists/designers at Plaseebo Custom has a one-man exhibition of his Weeblax series watercolors and limited edition prints at the Little Gallery in Rochester, New York thru October 25th.

John’s work is from his ongoing series Weeblax-uzzl, which he refers to as "Very Kroonic images for the visually intelligent" and while John’s work appears light and colorful on the surface, the undertow of the concept never fails to pull the viewer into the depths of John’s subconscious, always oddly unsettling.

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Double Dutch Custom Trexi Show

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Double Dutch
is a unique exhibition of customized 10" Trexis, featuring the work of 15 Dutch artists and designers with backgrounds in fine art, graffiti, illustration and graphic design.

To celebrate the launch of Trexi.nl, they have asked several artists and designers to personalize a blank 10" Trexi for the exhibition.  Among the artists are LIV3R, Sjors Trimbach, Playskewl, Ewos, Jacky Hekkelaan, Marbl Art, Mamacita and many more.

The launch party will be held on October 5th at Outland Records, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  All of the Trexi customs toys created for this exhibition will be for sale after the event.

Special Ted – Zombie Teddy Bear

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John Pinkerton is at it again!  His ghoulish creations continue to amaze me.  Here is his Special Ted bear.  He's auctioning it off on ebay.  So you can own this one-of-a-kind creation.  It's 17" tall and made of a combination of high-quality fabric and hand sculpted plastic.

The Peanut Butter & Jellyfish Show

The Peanut Butter & Jellyfish Show is the next big event that you can pencil onto your calendar. Saturday October 14th is a celebration of Orlando's new design studio: Me Llamo Jellyfish.  It will feature work by Kelly Aponte, Nakanari, Dave Quiles and Julius Santiago!!!

Nakanari has sent a few photos of his last custom figures…including a Munny and a 9” BUD.

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