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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NAPA HOSTS NORTH BAY DO IT YOURSELF FAIR An All-ages Celebration of DIY Culture and Ethic Napa, California, September 7, 2011-Slack collective Studios and Ehlers Madcap present “inDIYpendent culture faire 2011”, a free community event celebrating everything “do-it-yourself”(DIY), from October 1st through October 2nd, 11AM to 10PM. The entire 950 Pearl Street block in Downtown Napa will be encapsulated by DIY “how to” workshops, dance performances and art installations. Businesses from the block will be participating alongside local groups and individuals, accompanied by an eclectic mix of live bands, from world percussion to extreme punk metal, belly dancing, fire poi and burlesque. The event is part of Napa Valley ARTS '11, a valley-wide celebration of arts and culture. ICF brings a community-based learning environment and resource space that can connect local groups and individuals that are actively creating a DIY culture or would like to learn and take part in it. Interactive workshops on silk screening, wheat pasting, bicycle repair, sculpture, arts and crafts and subjects related to sustainable living will be available to the public throughout the day free of charge. Participating businesses: Bloom Creative Hair Salon and Art Gallery, Boom! Salon, Board Garden , Napa Valley Traditions, Taqueria Rosita, Bistro Bui, Fleur et Beaut é and Napa Valley Dance Center. Members of the community are invited to present workshops by submitting an online workshop application in English or Spanish. English submissions can be made at http://bit.ly/indiypendent, http://bit.ly/independiyente for submissions in Spanish. Additional information and updates can be found at facebook.com/indiypendentculturefaire. Contact: Paul Slack Cell Phone: (707) 320-8020 Email: slackbass@gmail.com ###


ICF Press Release (English)