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TONIGHT! Star Foam Door Hanger! September 7th, 2016

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TONIGHT! September 7th, 2016 from 9pm until midnight (or later) at Akbar, it’s CRAFTNIGHT. 
Project: Star-shape door hanger!
$3 Processing fee, please
$4 Drink Specials at Akbar: Live in your world. Play in ours!

We give away TONS of free information to social media sites, public spaces, and other places that have cookies, cameras, satellites, bugs, biometrics and god knows what else. NOT TONIGHT!!!! Keep people out or keep yourself in with a Star-shaped door hanger made by YOU at CraftNight!

CraftNight supports your right to have secret meetings, political thoughts, artistic ideas, experimental labs, subversive dance studios, wild sex dungeons, basically: exploring on your own time in your own space to be anything you want however you want to do it without anyone intruding on that process!

We have the doorknob hangers, they are foamy, friendly and fantastic. We will also have all the things for you to glue to it, so very many things! Lots of it is shiny, all of it is colorful.

Hang up your doorknob sign. Retreat into a space of your own and just be a person. You should support your fellow person’s wish to also not be monitored by you, and everyone else in the world. You can write “Come on in” or “Get the hell outta here and don’t bother me!”
It’s a step in the right direction, it costs 1/500th of the price of the new iPhone 7 and works a zillion times better.

See you at the Craft Table,

JP Craft Captain

 

See you at the Craft Table,

JP Craft Captain


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BEACHES IS BACK! STARTING TOMORROW SEPT 8TH!!! 

LA Weekly chose us as a PICK OF THE WEEK!

It was 1988. The LA Dodgers were the World Series Champions, Rob and Fab of Milli Vanilli were exposed as lip syncing meatheads, and Presidential Candidate, George Bush kept repeating “Read my lips: No new taxes!”

And then Barbara Hershey and Bette Midler made a movie about friendship, feelings and farewells that made us all laugh, cry and drink!

ALLSTAR CAST: Linda Pinda, Nancy Kissam, Mike Rainey, Matt Stevens, & Josh Fielstra on keyboard!

Directed by Julianna (JP) Parr <<<< That’s ME, your Craft Captain, OMG!

CAVERN CLUB THEATER at Casita del Campo!

Learn more and get tickets NOW! 

 


COMING TO YOU  IN FALL: CRAFTNIGHT LAB SEPTEMBER 21st ***LIMITED ENGAGEMENT!*** 
An early evening craft experience with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, high-end supplies and step-by-step guidance by JP to make a beautiful fall owl centerpiece with felt flowers!  

 

Posted by on September 7, 2016 in Assembly Craft, EZ Craft

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Princess Castles FOR REALZ • March 2nd, 2016

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Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 from 9pm until midnight (or later) at Akbar, it’s CRAFTNIGHT!!!
Project: OMG PRINCESS CASTLES OMG FOR REALZ THIS TIME!!!
$3 Processing fee, please
$4 Drink Specials at Akbar: Akbar is trend, Akbar is different, Akbar is urban

Last week we were all set to make fun and sparkly princess castles, and then I caught the FLU and so we did NOTHING. How fun was that? Well it wasn’t very fun at all, I’ll tell you. I was flattened, I was steamrolled, I was good for sleeping, and so that’s what I did, and now I’m BACK.

Apparently, March 3rd is Princess Day, so this craft made it in just the knick of time! So yes, please come in and build yourself a fortress that you may reign over in all your sovereign goodness, the princess you are, across this fair southland.

See you at the Craft Table!

JP Craft Captain

COMING UP:  
March 9th – Metal Leaf Kit
March 16th – Clothespin Leprechaun
March 23rd – Easter Baskets 
March 30th – Pet Rocks! Rockin’ all Night Long!

BET YER BOTTOM BINGO: Boys, Girls, Balls, and Big Bottles o’ Booze coming your way! 8pm – 10pm AKBAR

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Posted by on March 1, 2016 in Assembly Craft

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TONIGHT: BINGO • TOMORROW: Princess Castles • Feb 23rd/24th, 2016

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TONIGHT! BINGO IS HERE!!! • 8 to 10pm • Akbarrrrr!!!! High-rollin’ lucky chances at WINNING BIG! GET IT!!!

Then it’s Wednesday Feb 24th, 2016 from 9pm until midnight (or later) at Akbar, it’s CRAFTNIGHT!!!
Project: OMG PRINCESS CASTLES OMG YOU DESERVE IT!!!!  
$3 Processing fee, please
$4 Drink Specials at Akbar: A Little Dab’ll do Ya 

ERMAGERD PRINCESS CASTLES!!!!

We have a special craft kit with pink and purple pieces that form a beautiful sparkly, shiny, charming, appealing FORTRESS for you to rule forever and ever because YOU are a princess. That’s right, you.

Here are signifiers of your princess life:

•   Whatever you’re wearing is what everyone wants.
•   You do activities for the photo ops (Kissing cheeks, cutting ribbons in front of new buildings, handing giant oversized checks to people, christening new boats.)
•   You don’t go to the salon, the salon comes to you.
•   ANY and ALL imperfections in your mattress make it very difficult for you to sleep.
•   You know that tiaras are the shit. They just are.
•   Tiny Floofy pets that you don’t have to groom surround you at all times.
•   You once saved your sister from getting pierced int he heart with an ice shard.
•   The 32 yards of ebullient tresses of hair on your head takes forever to dry after a shower.
•   None of your skills, grace, or benevolence was learned, it is simply your birthright.
•   Woodland creatures just want to be around you, they follow you around and help you with your princess chores.
•   Waving at people is part of the job (elbow, elbow, wrist-wrist-wrist… repeat)

This is the most sovereign craft we’ve ever attempted, arrive and receive the royal treatment from us this Wednesday!

See you at the Craft Table!

JP Craft Captain

COMING UP:  
March 4th – Adorable Finger Puppets
March 9th – Metal Leaf Kit
March 16th – Clothespin Leprechaun
March 23rd – Easter Baskets (and a special visit from the CraftNight Easter Bunny!)
March 30th – Pet Rocks! Rockin’ all Night Long!

 

Posted by on February 23, 2016 in Assembly Craft

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Chinese New Year Craft! • Feb 17th, 2016

 

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TONIGHT! Wednesday Feb 17th, 2016 from 9pm until midnight (or later) at Akbar, it’s CRAFTNIGHT!!!
Project: NEON MONKEY DOOR HANGAR in honor of CHINESE NEW YEAR!!! 
$3 Processing fee, please
$4 Drink Specials at Akbar: At the Corner of Sassy and Crassy 

Apparently, the year of the monkey throws everything into flux, and anything can happen. It’s a lightening fast-paced year with fiery motivation and fantastical feats of individual expression!

So I thought we’d make neon monkey door hangers.

You can think about the doors you want to open this year and walk right through them!

I know it’s rainy, but that never stopped a monkey. Come on in!

See you at the Craft Table!

JP Craft Captain

COMING UP:  

February 24th – Princess Ice Castles
March 4th – Adorable Finger Puppets

TUESDAY February 23rd BINGO: Tuesday 8pm to 10pm it’s Bet Yer Bottom Bingo the night of fast and loose chances in your favorite bar with knock-out prizes and big bottles of booze! Boys, Girls, Balls, and that winning feeling!

 

Posted by on February 17, 2016 in Assembly Craft

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Floating Ship • May 20th, 2015

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This Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 from 9pm until midnight (or later) at Akbar, it’s CRAFTNIGHT!!! Project: Floating Ship  
$3 Processing fee, please
$4 Drink Specials, get to mingling, soon you’ll be tingling! 

It’s a simple foam ship, you assemble it, decorate it, and then head out on the high seas!

Against the elements, despite the primal dangers of the seas and the universe’s seemingly or total non-obligation to serve you in any way, you are OUT THERE on the water living, surviving, being fabulous!

This craft is so awesome because it really does float, you can take it to a friend’s pool and watch it bob around on the drink. You can pretend to be fiercely obsessive Captain Ahab or instead pretend to be tattooed and determined Queequeg! Navigate your boat your way, independent, free and to different shores.

Take that ship, take that plane, even if it’s for one day, even if it seems impossible. There is power in the “reset” button. Give yourself a different environment, some silence, some trees, I don’t know, whatever it is that you don’t usually get, do your best to detach from the grind, and have some recreation.

Are you aware that every American owns the deed to 635 million acres of public land? I’m talkin’ about Yosemite! Yellowstone! The Grand Canyon! Carlsbad! The Great Smoky Mountains! And then I heard crafts and cocktails is a pretty good local substitute if you just can’t get away.

See you at the Craft Table,

JP Craft Captain

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NEXT WEEK!!!! WIN BIG AT BINGO!!!!  May26th, 8pm – 10pm, AKBAR >>> Bet Yer Bottom Bingo!!! 50 cents per card, prizes galore including drink tickets, boozy bottles of spirits, strange and fantastic treats plus a killer grand prize this month! THE GOLDEN BINGO GRAND PRIZE OMG: CIARA!!!Saturday May 30 – Club Nokia. Doors 8pm – show 9pm ONE PAIR OF TICKETS!!!

Tickets courtesy of GoldenVoice

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Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Assembly Craft

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