How do you make graffiti a collectible art form? By using magnets. They allow the Magnet Mafia to deftly straddle the street and gallery worlds, keeping the public-art aspect of tagging while creating something fans can collect.
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Tonight at the Fabric Lab, 3105 East Colfax Avenue, the Mafia hosts Magnet Making With the Mafiosos, where partyers can make their own fridge tags. Also revealed will be limited-edition magnets by both local and national artists. Afterward, the Lab will show off local designers' fall lines on a catwalk stretching down Colfax, Japanimplosion will host live screen-printing, and DJ Klaw will spin.
Magnet making takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. and costs $10, which includes supplies; the rest of the night is free. For more information, call 303-321-3604 or visit www.myspace.com/magnet_mafiosos.
June 29-July 27