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RAW! Natural Born Artists Showcase in Portland : Signature Event

RAW-Signature-Event-FIRAW-Signature-Event-01Tonight in Portland at the Roseland Theater, artists representing every possible genre in the industry gather together in one place to celebrate the creativity we are so blessed to experience in the northwest! RAW Natural Born Artists presents: Signature! Expose yourself to local art in the form of music, fashion, performance, hair, makeup, visual art, accessories, and photography – super cool place to be! Portland Notes will be at the event, gathering interviews and visual documentation (fancy word for selfies with artists!) Live music by When We Met, Cellar Door, and Mitch Gonzalez. 21+ event. Fashionable/Cocktail attire. Tickets are $15 via presale. $20 at the door – Bar is CASH ONLY. Doors at 7PM.

RAW-Signature-Event-02Here is some information about RAW taken from their website and Facebook page – we will have our impressions for you after the event, but I can tell you now that I am extremely excited. Portland has so much to offer in the way of art. RAW wants to unite artists all over the world, by focusing on excellent local artists in every participating city.

RAW:natural born artists is an independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair & makeup artistry, photography, and performing art.

RAW-Signature-Event-03Every other month, our RAW Directors in cities across the world hand-pick and spotlight local artistic talent in visual art, fashion design, film,music, performance art, hair & makeup artistry, and photography through local eclectic RAW events. With artists from all genres in each showcase, RAW events come together to form an amazing one-night circus of creativity.

To provide independent artists within the first 10 years of their creative career with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity. RAW ventures to provide the platform for these artists be seen, heard, and loved.

RAW showcases indie talent in visual art, film, fashion design, music, performance art, hair and makeup artistry, and photography.

RAW is a fun and alternative way for artists to showcase both to their local community and the world-at-large.

We are not your average art show. We are loud, colorful, creative, and all about our artists. We are RAW.

RAW currently operates in over 60 cities across the United States, Australia, Canada and the UK!

RAW-Signature-Event-04What can you expect when attending a RAW Showcase? You’ll experience an independent film screening (usually a short, webisode or music video), a pop-up gallery featuring several independent visual artists and photographers, fashion shows from up-and-coming local designers, live musical performances, vendor booths featuring local artisans and accessories designers, and live performance art. You’ll get a little taste of everything. Combine all this creativity with drinks, fun, and good company!

To learn more about the RAW experience, you may visit their What Is RAW video. To get a sneak peek at the participating local artists, check out SIGNATURE: RAW’s Portland event happening tonight!