Project MUM 2008
Meet Under McGrath Highway, 23 August 2008
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about the Event: 23 August 2008, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Presented by ARTSomerville and the Somerville Arts Council. $10 suggested donation.

Space – Somerville’s final frontier! Project MUM, an open-air dance party under McGrath Highway, moves into orbit for 2008. This year's event creates an intergalactic space odyssey featuring four hours of music spun by a team of DJs led by DJs Flack, Yamin, Axel Foley & Pace. Lighting by illuminist Todd Sargent sets the stage for an unforgettable dance party. Special visual effects by by VJ Dziga. Celebrity dance stages led by veteran Boston performer Carey Foster, serves as inspiration to those of us shaking it on ground level.

• Project MUM's MYSPACe page
• Project MUM's Facebook page

2008 Pictures

Special Thanks:

Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, City of Somerville,
Richard Sullivan, Commissioner, DCR Massachusetts
Gregory Jenkins, Rachel Strutt and Lauren Leeman, Somerville Arts Council
Todd Sargent, Illuminist Extraordinaire

Nancy Aylward, Office of the Mayor, City of Somerville
Kelvy Bird
Melissa Brassil
David Breen, VDA Productions
Tori Costa
Stan Czesniuk
Paul DiMattia, MUM 2008 logo design,
Charles Daniels, Video,
Lauren Dare, Press Intern, Somerville Arts Council
Shelbia Djelassi
Teresa Dovidio
Stephanie Easton
Ben Epstein
Michelle Fiorenza
Tony Flackett
Keith Foley
Carey Foster
Pace Foster
Trish Ginese
Brian Harris
Will Hedden
Melissa Johnston
Tim Jones
Tonee Jordan
Esther Kennedy
Tim Kennedy
Lauren Ketchum
Joanne Kim
Rafi Kohlberg
Cindy Larson
Michael Lambert, Office of the Mayor, City of Somerville
Maureen Liberatore
Steven MacEachern, DPW, City of Somerville
Nadia Manzoor
Greer Muldowney
Michael Nagle and Camp Kaleidoscope
Chris Nayler
John O'Hara
Matthew Opolski, SPS New England, Inc.
Bess Paupeck, ArtsUnion
Craig Robertson
Frank Santangelo, DPW
Mark Smith, VDA Productions
Anthony F. Taurasi Jr., DCR Massachusetts
V Van Sant
Rick Willette, DPW, City of Somerville
Randy Winchester

Project MUM 2007 Project MUM 2006
On 25 August 2006, hundreds of people gathered for the first Project MUM, a unique outdoor dance event under McGrath Highway. A fundraiser for 5 local Somerville arts organizations, MUM06 featured music by DJ Brother Cleve and spectacular lighting (and mirror ball) courtesy of Todd Sargent and the crew at VDA Productions.

The space under McGrath at the intersection of Washington Street in Somerville, MA




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