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Sneakerhead Social with SoleSpace

March 31, 2017​, 6:30–9 pm
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Join Friday Nights @ OMCA and SoleSpace for sneakerhead social featuring a panel talk with famed DJ and legendary sneaker collaborator Bobbito Garcia, a.k.a. Kool Bob Love​, beats by Pam the Funkstress, ​sneaker ​customization demo​s​, and a popup showcase with local sneakerheads. Kick off the weekend with a drink at the bar with California beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase. Plus, tour your fantasy closet of over 140 rare and iconic kicks before exhibition Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture closes on April 2.

$15 advance tickets / $20 at the door

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Bobbito Garcia, a.k.a. Kool Bob Love, is the critically acclaimed author of Where’d You Get Those? NYC’s Sneaker Culture: 19601987. As an award-winning filmmaker, Garcia has directed DOIN' IT IN THE PARK: PICK-UP BASKETBALL, NYC and STRETCH AND BOBBITO: RADIO THAT CHANGED LIVES. Currently, "Kool Bob Love" is directing an autobiographical documentary film titled ROCK RUBBER 45s, while producing his b-ball tournament Full Court 21™ in four continents.

Pam the Funkstress is one of the nation's most recognized female DJs—and a true pioneer. This Bay Area DJ most recently hit the road on Prince's Piano and a Microphone Tour, DJing his after-parties with her well-honed blend of classic funk and golden-era hip-hop. Part of The Coup, Pam has spent three decades behind the decks.

Event does not include admission to Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture. Enjoy half-priced gallery admission after 5 pm during Friday Nights @ OMCA.