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  • March31st

    Some of the Highlights from a very interesting eclectic March.

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    Early in the month we sent this elegant Champagne Skirt lady to a Wine Country Wedding on March 4th. 

    Elegant Pearl Champagne Skirt at wine country wedding- by www.catalystarts.com

    ****************************************************************************************Then on March 9th we were hired by Mktg event planners to bring some excitement to a very global after party for a conference. Our Living vine 4 legged Stilt Creature and Golden Champagne Skirt were both great hits! 

    Living Vine Stilt Walker from Catalyst Arts
    Champagne Skirt elegant champagne dress hostess at San Francisco party- by www.catalystarts.com

    ****************************************************************************************On March 21st we added some of our offerings to an amazing Spring showcase put on by our favorite agency client- Entire Productions. The theme was 60’s Palm Springs… and we debuted our brand new Grand Serving Tower as a greeting element… with a vintage air hostess type costume- our model served champagne & sparkling water off 3 tiers of the 8+ ft tall tower.

    Grand Serving Champagne Tower by www.catalystarts.comLater in the night our Mod Squad Fun Squad came out to liven up the dancefloor… featuring our silly tropical stilt walker and 2 psychedelic 60’s dancers… they had beach balls and bubbles and palm fans to fan guests with. Such fun! 60's Mod Dancers by Catalyst Arts

    silly tropical pool party Stilt Walker by www.catalystarts.com

    ****************************************************************************************Then on March 25th we were once again tagged to be part of the very grand affair that CSI throws at City Hall in San Francisco for their staff & friends.
    For this years ‘Back to the Future’ theme we created 4 futuristic bodysuits for dancers & our 2 contortionists to wear in the show… we also did fantasy makeup on some performers and 2 complete Body Paintings for some Alien ladies who greeted and posed with guests.
    (Body Painters Audette Sophia & Maria Luna. Headdresses/many costumes- Lori Lee, director- Jeff Nuss) 

    body painted Aliens and futuristic performers- photo opp at corporate event- Catalyst Arts Entertainment


    Space Geisha contortionist duo by www.catalystarts.com

     

  • February29th

    Some of the Great Events we got to bring Entertainment to this Month included:

    Chinese New Year Tech Party

    We brought some great color and excitement to a Chinese New Year themed party at a Tech company in San Francisco.
    The red and gold costumed entertainers represented the Fire for the fire monkey year… and we had a Stilt Walker, Living Table, and Champagne Skirt.Asian Empress Champagne Skirt and chinese new year asian stilt walker in SF by Catalyst Arts

    Fire showgirl Living Table and chinese new year asian stilt walker in SF by Catalyst Arts

     

    Wedding Pop up at the City Club SF

     Our fabulous golden Deluxe Champagne Skirt Lady greeted guests as they wandered into the charming Wedding Pop up produced and hosted by San Francisco City Club. Guests got to sample many options available to them for wedding rentals including hair/makeup, drinks and nibbles, photo booths, cigar rolling, and of course the champagne bar perched on the costume of our performer.
    Their official blog about it- with fabulous pics!

    Golden Wedding Chamapagne Skirt at City Club by Catalyst Arts Entertainment

    Mad Science themed event at the Exploratorium

    Our favorite Entertainment Agency client Entire Productions brought us in as part of a highly customized Entertainment package for a corporate event at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Entire Productions worked closely with the client to come up with the beaker skirt concept and then we got to bring it to life!

    It was a Mad Science theme and all the catering staff were in lab coats. We got to create a futuristic new costume and bring out a Champagne Skirt specifically designed/created to carry glass beakers- which can be used to hold flowers or messages- or in this case bubbly with flavored liquers. More on our Champagne Skirts

    Beaker Champagne Skirt futuristic cyborg performer- Catalyst ArtsOur Mad Scientist character actor was going around engaging guests in his eccentric geeky way while also serving nibbles of a lit up tray. This is what we love to do- have fantastical characters that also serve practical functions.

    Mad Scientist walkabout character with serving tray by Catalyst Arts Entertainment

    Great Gatsby Party at Mountain Winery

    We were brought in under Rick Herns Productions on a gorgeous Gatsby themed corporate soiree up on the hill in Saratoga at the Mountain Winery.
    As always Rick Herns did an incredible job with all the Decor. He has props and decor for almost every theme and custom made some new ones for this.

    Gatsby Themed Event Decor by Rick Herns Productions

    Gatsby Themed Event Decor by Rick Herns Productions

    Our Gatsby Showgirl Champagne Lady was a greeter and bubbly hostess… making guests feel special as they arrived. Rick paired her with 2 other character actors that gave out “money” for the gambling tables and hair decorations for the ladies to get into the theme.

    Gold 20's Gatsby Champagne Skirt** We also added a new page to our web site that highlights a variety of 20’s Themed Entertainment Options available through Catalyst Arts.
    CHECK OUT OUR 20’s ENTERTAINMENT MENU

  • January5th

    What a crazy busy Holiday Party Season Catalyst Arts saw this December!
    We did more events last month (23) than we did in all of 2013!

    Many of them were Winter Wonderland themed and we got to debut our new Champagne Skirt and the
    2 most popular entertainment categories were Stilt Walkers and Strolling Servers!

    Here are some highlight pics from a few of the Holiday party events.

    Snow Queen Living Table winter wonderland by Catalyst Arts
    Winter Wonderland/Snow Queen living table serves champagne at a private party in San Francisco. Booked by Entire Productions.

    Holiday Party Entertainment + Winter Wonderland
    2 Stilt Walkers and 2 Serving Skirts bringing Solar City’s Winter Wonderland themed holiday party to life. At the Metreon in SF– Booked by Stungun Productions. To see more of this event go to http://catalystarts.com/recent-events/

    snow queen stilt walker

    Snow Queen Champagne Skirt Winter Wonderland
    Winter Wonderland Deluxe Champagne Skirt serving up bubbly at Adobe San Jose’s Holiday Party. (An image of this skirt went viral on Reddit!)

    PhotoStrips_Sampler_Numi
    Some photo strips from the Catalyst Airship Photo Studio at
    Numi Tea’s Holiday Party in Oakland

  • September8th

    The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in partnership with 7×7 Magazine, JCB by Jean-Charles Boisset & Buena Vista Winery has designed Wine Country’s hottest summer pool party series.
    And Catalyst Arts is providing some novelty entertainment for them!

    On August 14th Catalyst Arts was asked to provide a Swimming mermaid for this buzzing Pool Party at The Fairmont  in Sonoma, CA.

    We brought the lovely Mermaid Atlantis who instantly mesmerized the guests.

    The talented photographer Gustavo Fernandez captured some great shots including the ones featured below. Full Gallery of his images can be found at:
    http://www.gustavofernandez.com/Events/Clients/20140814-Splash-After-Dark-Fairm-1/

    Catalyst Arts Swimming Mermaid- photo by Gustavo Fernandez

    (Thanks to Gustavo Fernandez for above photos)

    Our client (the manager of catering & events) said “Thank you so much for an great event last week, the mermaid was a splashing success and addition to the event.

    Mirror Gazing Mermaid Atlantis
    They have asked us back to provide some Light Up Entertainment for the next Splash Pool Party on September 25th.

    2 sexy dancers will illuminate the party with some light up glow dances and a also do a special fire dance set!

    So we hope to see you poolside September 25th!

    The Event Link is here- http://www.fairmont.com/sonoma/promotions/splash/

    #sonomasplash

  • December5th

     

    We had a fabulously successful event in September for Francis Ford Coppola Winery.
    Their Vendemia (grape harvest in Italian) Event was a Coney Island Circus inspired soiree for their wine club members.

    The Catalyst Arts Eventertainment Package Included:

    2 Stilt Walkers, 1 Mime, A unicycling Juggler, 2 Guest Decorator Tray Ladies, A Become the Art Photo Studio,  A fortune teller, A contortionist, and a Fire Dance Show with 6 dancers.

    See the Video Here-

      See the NEWS about it here from the Coppola Web Site


    http://www.franciscoppolawinery.com/news/2012/10/winery-transforms-to-carnival-atmosphere-for-festival-vendemmia