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Project MUM 2009
Meet Under McGrath Highway!

About the Event


29 August 2009, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.


Presented by ARTSomerville and the Somerville Arts Council
A $10 suggested donation helps make this events and others like it possible.

Space – Somerville’s final frontier!
Project MUM, an open-air dance party under McGrath Highway, moves into orbit for 2009. This year's event creates an intergalactic space odyssey featuring four hours of music spun by DJs flack, wayne and wax, axel foley & pace. An out of this world environment created by lighting whiz Todd Sargent sets the stage for an unforgettable outdoor dance party. A video mashup of space scenes both real and imagined will be shown by vj dziga. Celebrity danceoffs led by Carey Foster will provide inspiration for earthlings shaking it on ground level. You won’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to find the best Saturday night dance scene; this gritty urban space odessy is only minutes away from Union Square, Somerville. Particpants are encouraged to come in their best space attire! A contest will be held at held at midnight, award a one-year supply of TANG!, the drink of astronauts.

Winner gets a one-year supply of TANG!, the drink of astronauts


MC: Dr. Dooriddle

DJs: Flack, Wayne & Wax, Axel Foley, Pace

Cosmic Video Mashup: VJ Dziga

Space Odyssey Lighting & Effects: Todd Sargent

Alienettes: Carey Foster, Jude Heichelbech, Penney Pinette, Amy Strong, Terra Weaver

Costume Design: Penney Pinette

Video Documentation: Charles Daniels

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