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FAME S/S 2014 Recap

This is my 4th time going to FAME, an event that connects the fashion, art and music countercultures under one roof. Founded by Bobbi Vie, FAME is one of San Jose’s premier events for the creative artist. The theme this year was “Hello, Summer”, as one can guess what a majority of the work is inspired by. Many of the artists come from the local bay area scene, such as Marvin King, Nomikai, and Azuki. What brings me back to FAME every year is the fun and color that the team brings to the event. From the fashion show set up to the dance cyphers to the music, its is more of a party than an exhibition. I was talking to Bobbi after event, and he observed that every year the booths get more and more creative. “You can’t just have a simple table set up anymore, otherwise you’ll feel out of place and behind the competition”, Bobbi explains. There were a few things that the FAME team did differently this year. One was that it was a new venue. From the past events I’ve …

SJ Mini Market

Had a chance to check out the SJ Made Mini Market last night with a few friends. It was great seeing all sorts of local start-ups and retailers come together and share the good vibes on a Friday night. “Through creative partnerships, Start Up San Jose builds a model for encouraging innovative start-ups, studios and retailers to START UP SHOP in San Jose.”