The BLUE Theatre Hosts Fundraising Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

The BLUE Theatre Hosts Fundraising Event – Help Support the arts in East
Austin!!!

Austin, TX , July 1, 2010

The BLUE Theatre, the hippest artist-operated performance space on Austin’s
east side, is now under new artistic management! The previous company is
taking all of their lighting equipment with them; nobody blames them (this stuff’s
expensive!). However, in order for The BLUE to continue business as usual,
all of this equipment needs to be replaced. So, the BLUE is reaching out to the
community and local businesses for help …

On Sunday, August 1st, 2010, the BLUE Theatre will team up with local bands
Home By Hovercraft (http://www.myspace.com/homebyhovercraft), Abandoned
Warehouse (http://www.myspace.com/homebyhovercraft), and other local talent
to host BLUE LIGHT SPECIAL, an all-day music event designed to raise money
for the overhaul.

The entire community is invited to come rock out while supporting a local arts
institution in raising money for a complete lighting equipment overhaul. Give
till it hurts while listening to great music, drinking fantastic cocktails courtesy of
Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and mingling with music lovers, artists, patrons, and
neighborhood family and friends.

The BLUE Theatre is ‘home’ for many of our communities’ performing and
visual artists and with the community’s help we will continue to bring powerful,
innovative, thought-provoking works for Austin audiences to enjoy.

About The BLUE Theatre

The BLUE Theatre supports and presents artists whose work challenges the
traditional boundaries of art, theatre, music, dance, film and performance. An
artist-operated, multi-disciplinary performance space, community center and
gallery with roots deep in the Austin arts scene. We produce our own shows,
help support all artists and activists with our programs and can be rented for
productions, rehearsals, events and auditions.

For more information, visit www.bluetheatre.org.
The BLUE Theatre, 916 Springdale Road, Austin, TX, 78702

CONTACT: Nicole Portwood, Executive Director (512) 743-8089, info@bluetheatre.org
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