The Crucible in Oakland is celebrating their 9th anniversary this weekend with “Hot Couture: A Fusion of Fire & Fashion”, running January 17th through 19th.
The Hot Couture fashion show will feature the work of a variety of Bay Area designers, including: Bad Unkl Sista, Miss Velvet Cream, Jay Bridgland, Cheeky Sweetart, Super Sugar Ray Ray, Miranda Caroligne, Eimaj Designs, Elwyn Crawford, Lee Kobus, Megan Fenske, Auberon, and many more.
The evening will also include fire performances by Nekyia, the aerial artistry of Tiffany Parrish, music by DJ Delachaux and Mark Growden, as well as demonstrations in welding, blacksmithing, glass blowing, and other fiery arts.
The 3-day run begins with press previews and Community Night on Thursday with value-priced tickets, and continues through Saturday eveningâ€™s special VIP gala that includes catered food and drinks, a silent auction, and special performances by renowned cellist, Zoe Keating, and contortionist, Serchmaa Byamba.
Jon Sarriugarte is this year’s featured fire artist and he will be there with a bunch of his amazing fire art.