August 30th, 2010
Fayetteville, Ark., – November, 6, 2010 “UnZIPPED” An evening created by MACA Clothe is set to become the most exciting fundraiser in our area. This evening is packed with dancing, entertainment, dining, fashion, auctions and shopping. Music by local Chicago favorite, NSP (formerly known as Breaker’s Broken). UnZIPPED will offer elegant surroundings, sumptuous foods, fragrant wines, fresh big name entertainment and eye-popping fashion with the ultimate shopping experience. “UnZIPPED” An evening created by MACA Clothe will be held at East Square Plaza.
Tickets will be sold at MACA Clothe for $75 and $125 for VIP. Doors open at 7pm. Proceeds from “UnZIPPED” An evening created by MACA Clothe will be used to support Military Families and Veterans of NWA through the housing, case management, and education programs of Seven Hills Homeless Center. *
NSP formerly known as Breakers Broken released their EP, “Reset” at the end of Summer ’09, and proceeded to hit the road with their “Lights-and-Music-Dance-Party” by playing at colleges and venues all across the Midwest. Mix in sections of electro spacedout ambience that burst into knock-you-out-of-your-moon-boots grooves. Add synchronized lights, percussion breakdowns, and a college kid’s BAC, and you find yourself on the dance floor during this band’s energetic show. Since the release, Breakers Broken has opened for touring acts such as the Crash Kings, Violent Soho, RJD2, DJ’s Flosstradamus, UK sensation Iglu & Hartley, and Lupe Fiasco “Superstar” vocalist, Matthew Santos, as well as performing at several showcases at South by Southwest. The band has also been making waves in their hometown of Chicago, performing at venues such as the House of Blues and the Metro, being played on Chicago’s biggest radio stations, Q101.1 and 93.1XRT, and being named Chicago Artist of the Month by the Deli Magazine. They even appeared live and performed on TV on Channel 11 for “Chicago Tonight.” Breakers Broken and their ‘Reset’ EP been featured in College Life Magazine, Booze News Magazine, the Chicago RedEye, as well as many other magazines and blogs.
*In recent years, the veteran status of homeless persons has become an increasingly important issue.Approximately one-quarter of homeless adults interviewed for the Northwest Arkansas PIT census, funded by United Way of Northwest Arkansas and the Jones Trust, were veterans of the United States armed forces. Homeless veterans in Northwest Arkansas share many of the demographic characteristics, experience many of the same disabilities, and face many of the same housing challenges as veterans living in other parts of the country. More than three-fourths of the homeless veterans interviewed for the PIT census reported at least one disabling condition, and one-third met HUD criteria for chronic homelessness.
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