Hot Couture:
A Fusion of Fire & Fashion

January 17, 18 & 19, 2008
Doors Open: 7PM

The Crucible celebrated our Ninth Anniversary with a blazing showcase of wearable art from Bay Area designers, awe-inspiring fire performances, aerial artistry, and fire arts demonstrations.

It’s conflagration on the catwalk with models strutting incendiary creations from over twenty designers, and some of Oakland’s finest firefighters joining them on the runway. Designers featured include:

Alexandria Von Bromssen
Super Sugar Ray Ray
Miranda Caroligne
miss velvet cream
Antoniya Ivanova
Megan Fenske
Bad Unkl Sista
Darina Drapkin
Eimaj Design
Jay Bridgland
Leila Bazzani
Missing Piece
Katie Burley
Chrystie Capelli
Escama Studio
O’Lover Hats
Lee Kobus
Erin Mahoney
Lee Granberg
The Von Stilt Familyand many more…

Also Featuring:

Music by DJ Delachaux
Live music by Mark Growden
,,(Friday only)

Lighting by reFRACTion
Styling by SF Institute of Esthetics & Cosmetology
Fashion Show coordinated by
Missing Piece
Aerial Artistry: Tiffany Parish
Fire Sculptures: Jon Sarriugarte

The Von Stilt FamilyAnna Prisekin
Betsy Lyon
Cynthia Rauschert
Erika Peterson
Kevin Miller Kirin Haithcox
Megan Murray
Allison Cohen
Grag Jones
Brian Walker
Paul Geise

Avant Cellist: Zoe Keating
Contortionist: Serchmaa Byambaa
Fire Performance: Kristina Cañizares

Catering by J. Gourmet

Special Thanks to:

Come experience the sparks of fire and fashion in Crucible style, and support local artists and community arts education programs.

This event is standing room only, 18 and over.


Hot Couture VIP Gala

January 19, 2008, 7pm

The VIP Gala includes catered food and beverages, and special performances by renowned cellist Zoe Keating, contortionist Serchmaa Byamba and fire performer Kristina Cañizares.

Proceeds benefit The Crucible adult and youth education programs.

Valet parking available.