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Shopping for The Perfect Austin Pride Costume at NCA member Lucy in Disguise

Austin Pride is in full swing, and it all leads up to the big festival and parade through Downtown, KVUE-TV reports. It's a time for people to showcase their true selves, with outfits featuring color, sparkle and fun. 

Cultural Reporter Brittany Flowers stopped by Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds, a member of the National Costumers Association, along with her KVUE crew to find the perfect Pride outfit. 

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Caption: KVUE Cultural Reporter Brittany Flowers at NCA member Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds. Credit: KVUE.

 

 $3 Million Oregon Theatre Expansion Features Costume Shop

Tigard, Oregon's Broadway Rose Theatre Co. has announced a $3 million expansion planned to open by the fall of 2020, KOIN6 reports.

On Monday, Aug. 5, the musical theater group outlined its plans to the public, stating the need for a new studio space, an on-site costume shop and expanded scenic shop, as well as administrative offices for its growing staff.

The company today employs over 250 full-time, part-time and seasonal staff — artists, technicians and educators — with additional support from over 325 volunteers annually.

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Caption: Proposed expansion of the Broadway Rose New Stage. Credit: Portland Tribune

 

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Cast and Creators on Recreating the 1950s

In just two seasons, Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has established itself as one of the best examples of world building on television, IndieWire reports. 

That detail was on full display recently at the Paley Center for Media in New York, as the show’s cast and crew were on hand for the opening of the new “Making Maisel Marvelous” exhibit, which runs through Sept. 6 – conveniently the entirety of the Emmy voting season.

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Caption: Costumes and sets from season two of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” at The Paley Center for Media. Credit: Marion Curtis/StarPix for The Paley Center/Shutterstock

 

 

Fan Conventions For The Weekend of Aug. 17

This list is courtesy of Fancoms.com.

PulpFest 2019 August 15-18, 2019 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Cranberry
Mars, PA
Fan Expo Boston 2019 August 16-18, 2019 Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
Boston, MA
Geek'd Con 2019 August 16-18, 2019 Shreveport Convention Center
Shreveport, LA
Michigan Comic Convention 2019 August 16-18, 2019 Cobo Center
Detroit, MI
New Mexico Comic Expo 2019 August 16-18, 2019 Albuquerque Convention Center
Albuquerque, NM
Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 August 16-18, 2019 San Jose Convention Center
San Jose, CA
Dover Comic Con 2019 August 17, 2019 Dover Public Library
Dover, DE
Fandemicon 2019 August 17, 2019 Utica Public Library
Utica, NY
Lehigh Valley Comic Con 2019 August 17, 2019 Community Services Center
Schnecksville, PA
Flame Con 2019 August 17-18, 2019 Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel
New York, NY
Fort Collins Comic Con 2019 August 17-18, 2019 Northside Aztlan Community Center
Fort Collins, CO
Power-Con 2019 August 17-18, 2019 Hilton Anaheim
Anaheim, CA
 

Highlights of the NCA 2019 Conference 'All That Jazz' In Kansas City

National Costumers Association members from all over the country gathered at the Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown for a memorable 2019 NCA Conference. Here's a special shoutout to Janine Caufield, who shot many of the photos linked here! Among the highlights: 

Photo caption: Terri Greenberg, announced as the Harrelson Award recipient, is escorted to to the stage by another Harrelson recipient, Glenn Alexander. The award is NCA's highest honor. 

 
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