Dec. 11th, Marigny/Bywater Open Studio/Tour, Saturday, from 1p-5p featuring over 20 Marigny & Bywater Artists.
Dec 9th, The Louisiana Cultural Economic Conference at the Convention Center, Thurs., from 5-7pm. My work as well as two other fashion artists will be on display for conventioneers detailing the works of each designer.
Dec 8th, The House of Blues Foundation Room Members Holiday Bazaar on Wednesday, from 6-9pm, by special invitiation from a member
Dec 7th, Heaven and Hell, a Holiday event for HENA at the Fairmont Hotel, Tues., 6-7pm for complimentary Henna Tattoos by yours truly.
Dec. 4th, 11th, and 18th, Festivus, a Holiday Art Market in collaboration with the New Orleans Farmers' Market. Running three consecutive Saturdays, Dec. 4th, 11th, and 18th from 8a-12p on the corner of Magazine and Girod. A juried show with only the finest quality craftspeople of New Orleans.
Nov. 13, Ferrari Private Party, Bourbon Street.
Two full nude bodies hand and air brush painted to appear as Ferrari Drivers suits in Red with sponsor logos.
Oct. 28, Haunted Studio Show, 6-9pm. Enjoy cocktails and amusements in the Costume Art Studio to celebrate the one year anniversary of EnRap ReVisions shop at Crowhaven.
Oct. 21, Scat Magazine Anniversary Party, 7-10pm at Rosy's Jazz Hall.
Members of Sophisticats performing with Cat ears by Rosemary. Costumes by Rosemary on display and for sale.
Friday, Oct. 8, 2004, Kerry Benefit, Tip's in the French Quarter. 7-11pm. Art Auction and live musical entertainment in support of the Democratic Campaign for Presidency. For more information and to purchase tickets online please visit Artists for Kerry
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28
HGTV (check local listings to be sure)
11AM eastern, 10AM central, 11AM pacific
Home & Garden TV features Rosemary Kimble demonstrating how to make Fairy Wings and hot-glue accessories.
Rosemary is seen here with the crew of Home and Garden T.V.'s "Crafters Coast to Coast" to be broadcast September 28, 2004
August 13, Black and White Ball Costume Sale, The Big Top, New Orleans. Friday, 6-9 pm. Visit Rosemary and other artists at a sale to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and in collaboration with their Black and White Ball.
August 18, 2004, Body Art Demo, The French Quarter Farmer's Market. Wednsday, 10a-2p. Visitors will recieve free henna tattoos by Rosemary and able to ask questions about the ancient art form.
Sept. 3-6, Dragon Con, Atlanta Marriot Marquis. Thurs.-Mon., 10-5pm. EnRapturing ReVisions will be selling masks and headdresses at booth F-12 at Dragon Con, America's largest Fantasy/Sci Fi con.
June 12th, GAS, Saturday, 8-11pm at the CAC. The Glass Art Society's conference close out party will be a blast! I'll have my own space in the Freeport Macmorran theatre for those wishing to see the latest in fanciful costume attire from Rosemary. Would love to see you there!
June 8th, HENA (Hospitality and Entertainment Networking Association) Suppliers Showcase was held Tuesday, 4-7pm at Mardi Gras World where EnRapturing ReVisions was promoting its latest business venture, Costumed Characters, for hire for private parties and events. Keep an eye on the website for the most recent photos of these characters at play!
Tuesdays and Saturdays in June
EnRapturing ReVisions is getting lots of great press lately! Check out the local interview with Loretta Mimms on New Orleans cable Channel 78 through the end of June, Tuesdays and Saturdays with a Krewe Production at 9am and 9pm.
Also, I was just interviewed and videotaped for Home and Garden Television, to be aired in the fall of this year. Look out for exact date and time this summer and then check it out to learn how to make your own set of Doggie Fairy wings!
Spring has Sprung and so have I with some new designs and lots of great fun for the festival season! Come see me!
Wednesday, April 14th, 7-10pm, Beatnik a Go-Go, at Loft 523
523 Gravier St. with featured designer Miss Claudia, fashion show at 8pm. Check out the newest designs by locals Anne Marie Popko, Oliver, Fi Fi Mahoney's, Malaca and myself. My work will feature festive cocktail hats and feather hairpieces, chokers and belts for spring.
Monday, April 26th, Instruments A Comin' 2004, Tipitina's Uptown, 501 Napoleon
Free Outdoor Festival 5-9 PM with local artists including photographers Michael P. Smith, BobnCompton, and Zack Smith, artists Joseph Cataldie, Jay Michael, and EnRapturing ReVisions by Rosemary. All door proceeds from Instruments A Comin' will be used to provide musical instruments for the band programs at local High Schools
April 15th-19th, April 22-25 and April 29-3
Come visit me for a henna tattoo or to check out my lastest line of Jazz Umbrella Hats, the perfect shade hat.
11am - Dark, Henna Tattoos in Jackson Square in front of La Madeleine
For those that didn't know, my regular gig from Spring to Fall each year is as a licensed Jackson Square Artist. Experience the oldest artform known, check out my world famous body artwork. I am available for private appointments at anytime as well. Call 948-2008 to book.
Hope to see you at one or all of these fabulous events! And introduce yourself if we haven't met, I'd love to meet you!
Mardi Gras Event Schedule for Rosemary's Costume Shows
"Rosemary, creator of EnRapturing ReVisions costume pieces, has been creating art for the body for nearly 10 years. Her whimsical designs of masks, headdresses and fairy wings both enchant and delight their audience. Each piece is a one a of a kind original with a uniqueness unmatched by other designers to date. Viewers should not be surprised to be enraptured by the beauty of her creations."
Come have fun and do your Mardi Gras costume shopping at my new storefront studio! With champagne and chocolate for your enjoyment!
Feb. 12th, Thurs., 6:30-8:30, Costume Art Studio Reception, 1036 Franklin Ave., in Marigny, two doors from St. Claude.
Feb. 7th and 14th, Saturdays, 1-7pm, Studio Sale and Open House, 1036 Franklin Ave.
Feb. 10th and 17th, Tuesdays, 1-7pm, Studio Sale and Open House, 1036 Franklin Ave.
Hope to see you there or call for private appointments for custom costuming, clothing manipulation and costume wardrobe consultations, 404-316-9141. Visit the online store and galleries to make purchases at www.rosemaryi.com (please excuse the temporary photos on the store page, they will be replaced next week). Every piece I have available will be at my studio on these dates.
Join me in celebrating the Mardi Gras season with several other fabulous upcoming events!
Jan. 24th, Sat., 8pm, A Coutier Runway Fashion, at The Country Club, 634 Louisa St. in the Bywater Mardi Gras gowns by Ellen Macomber matched with masks and headdresses by Rosemary. Call 296-7810 for details.
Jan. 24th, Sat. 10pm N.O. time, NOLA.com live interview with Costumer Rosemary Kimble, see it on the web at www.nola.com
Feb. 7th, Sat., 6-9pm, An Exhibition "Tony Green does Mardi Gras", at John Stinson Fine Arts 900 South Peters Street
- Costume Art modeled and designed by Rosemary of EnRapturing ReVisions, arriving at 7:30pm
- Watercolors, oils, etchings by Tony Green
- 3ft by 5 ft Archival Color Photographs by Photographer Steven Forster
- Quarter million dollar Mardi Gras collection by Arthur Hardy.
Feb. 8th, Musical performance by Al "Carnival Time" Johnson Sun., 1-5pm, Mermaid Gardens Flea Market, at the Mermaid Lounge, 1100 Constance St., the w-house distr.
Live Runway show at 3pm with masks and headdresses by Rosemary, and Mardi Gras fancies by Howl Pop and Cree McCree
Unique costumers and other artists on display throughout event FREE
Feb. 11th, Wedns, 7-10pm, A Valentine's/ Mardi Gras Show, at The Loft, 523 Gravier St. in the CBD Live runway models styling masks and headdresses by Rosemary and fashions and lingerie by the House of Lounge. Talented models will delight and entice with various antics of acrobatics and dance. Enjoy live musical performances by Ingrid Lucia. Come early to get a good view of the live show at 8pm. If you can't make anything else then DON"T MISS THIS ONE!
Feb. 15, Sun, 11-6pm, Costume Cotillion at the Big Top, 1638 Clio at St. Charles. Local costume artists display and sell their work at 3 Ring Circus' 2nd annual show. Shop and have a drink on your way to the parades. Call 569-2700 for more info. FREE!
Feb. 15th, Sun., 7-10pm, Mardi Garbs, at Cafe Brazil, 2100 Chartres on the corner of Frenchmen in the Quarter Recycle For the Arts hosts a costume and fashion show of recycled attire with masks and headdresses by Rosemary and various other reuse artists.
Feb. 21st, Sat, 7pm, The Krewe Du Faye Fairy Parade in its' 5th year, beginning in front of the Jackson Square Cathedral This well kept New Orleans secret has fast become a French Quarter tradition, celebrating in the delight of winged creatures of all genre. Open to the public and adults and children alike.. but you must be in costume or carrying an instrument. This year's parade will end at the river where a musicians circle awaits their arrival for a final bout of merriment, then onto an undisclosed as of yet venue to finish the party. All interested musicians please contact 948-2008.
Also to update you, the third annual 12th Night Celebration was a huge success this year with over 250 people in attendance. We were proud to have several special artists involved: Fifi Mahony's, Up/Unique Products, Anne Marie Popko, and Oliver Kroten. The Party Girl took the cake though, designing this fabulous event including Fire Dancers, Sammy and Ada, and Mardi Gras big heads and props by Studio 3. Thanks so much to Le Cirque Restaurant for providing the fabulous venue and appetizers and to all who attended! Hope to see you again next year! Have a Happy Mardi Gras!!! Have Fun in Costume, Rosemary