Fan Heartbreak

I came to the Day for Night festival for many things, one in particular made the sale, Björk. I have been a fan since I can remember, starting from Sugarcubes and going through almost every phase/album/project. I’ve never seen my idol perform live so even when it was going to be a DJ set I couldn’t be more excited.

Perfect execution… No lights, no projections, people leaving, while others asked when and where Björk was coming up (when she had already been playing on the stage right in front of them for more than 30 minutes).

The stage was practically submerged in a jungle. All the plants looked cute but covered her and all her greatness completely.

I was in the 2nd row, not even 6 meters from HER, and I still couldn’t see much. Even if you could find a gap in the vegetation, she wore an enormous yet gorgeous headpiece that covered the majority of her face. I even began to wonder if it was even her.

I’m not trying to speculate but honestly, it was that weird. Yes the music was as weird as I expected (not party like at all) and the goddess looked heavenly. Something was off, the screens for example :/

We couldn’t see HER.

When you pay $150+ extra for her, it is very very disappointing not being able to even recognize her.

I get and love every quirk, weirdness and whatnot but this experience, waiting this long, definitely heartbreaking.

I was lucky enough to go backstage, where I got to see a bit of her moving to the music, I bowed, waved “Bye” and I still wasn’t sure it was really Björk.

Regardless, I can’t wait for what’s next for #DayForNight, hopefully we’ll get more Art, Lights, Music and presences; as of Björk, sadly I don’t expect much more from her in this festival. 😦

Last minute Xmas Shopping, Thanks y’all, Day for night, n’ stuff…

Well, the holidays are almost here and we’re grateful for being able to share with you our work and now our absence Lol. We’re a bit tired but happy about all that we accomplished during this bizarre year…
I’m beyond excited ’cause I get to see Bjork Today at the Day For Night Festival!!! Wish me luck, I don’t want to pass out like a Justin Bieber fan, but the excitement I assume is similar, so who knows what will happen!!!!

If you still haven’t bought gifts, we have Art and Merch at the Online Store, if you live in Austin Tx or Monterrey Mx we might be able to drop it off just in time for Xmas, so if you like something but are not sure if it’ll get to you in time, write us to info@theprojecto.org with what you want and address.

We expect great things for next year, so stay tuned! I’ll try to give you my two cents on the festival and I’ll keep posting random stuff as usual.

Happy weekend, talk to you soon!!!

Jump start your success, Benefit Party

I’m super thrilled to invite you to the event “Jumpstart your Success” a party coordinated by an amazing group that I belong to called “Power Heels”that focuses on enabling women to reach their maximum potential professionally and personally in a safe space.

We’re hosting this, our first event as a Holiday Party where we intend to prepare women for the new year by setting them up for success. In addition to networking with industry leaders.

The event will be at IBM Design Studio from 7-9PM and we’ll have #ChidoMachine selecting music so you know dancing will be happening ;P

We’ll also have 3 different stations:
(1) Build Your Profile: resume writing and building a stunning Linkedin profile.
(2) Look the Part: hairstyling and professional head shots.
(3) Talk the Talk: mock interviews and feedback led by business leaders from some of Austin’s hottest companies.
The event will benefit Dress For Success, an international not-for-profit organization that empowers women to achieve economic independence. * Please feel free to bring business clothing that you’d like to donate to the Organization. – Tip: Items that you’d use for a job interview.
Please RSVP  here to join us in this lovely mission, we’ll have all that I mentioned earlier plus drinks, bites, and a raffle with really cool items donated by our sponsors. ❤

Art, Music & Giving, this weekend in Texas

After a very happy EAST, a quick trip to Monterrey, Cancun and an extremely fun Wedding, we are ready to tell you what’s next (near future speaking) 😀

Friday DECEMBER (Can you freakin’ believe it?!) the 2nd, San Antonio Tx: Our very own Chido Machine will be pairing amazing music with the Coolest Art at Presa House Gallery  for the “Borderwavve” Opening Reception, where some of our local favs: Gerardo Arellano & Aldo Fabian Ramos will be showing their thaaang 😉 next to the really cool, well known artists, Cande Aguilar & Jorge Puron. Should be a treat for your ears, eyes and ❤

Saturday December the 3rd, Austin Tx: #TheProjecto will be present at “Austin’s very Own” a new event series that’s part art show, part hip hop showcase, full fire.     YEAH!        In there we’ll be displaying Art and our brand new T-shirts, so if you had your eye on something made by our artists on EAST but didn’t have the chance, now is the time baby 😛  The event will feature Music, Art, Vendors, a very nice unapologetic attitude, plus part of your cover fee goes to 1 of 4 charitable organizations ❤

Tuesday December the 6th, Austin Tx: “Jumpstart your Success” an event that benefits “Dress for Success” an organization that supports women to get better jobs through clothing, training, & other important things 😀 … I belong to this amazing group called “Power Heels” where we look to grow and make stuff happen for women professionally. This will be our first event so we’re super excited 😀 Can’t wait to see you there!!         Please bring clothes to donate, it must be clothing that you would use for a job interview! Oh almost forgot! #ChidoMachine will be performing and giving the attendees the chill pumped up music we deserve so yayyy!!! Plus the always present Tito’s Vodka, JuiceLand, TopoChicoLick Ice Cream, Jets Pizza and more awesome local spots will be sponsoring YUMMERS!!!! *Don’t forget to RSVP!!!!!!

Hope to see you at one of these amazing events yayy!