It's time to start getting jazzed for the annual Gathering of Nations powwow held every year in good ol' Albuquerque, New Mexico!
As part of the powwow, many GON sanctioned events are scheduled and include the Miss Indian World competition, to be held at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The powwow itself, along with the Market and Stage 49, kicks off on Friday. Catch the crowning of Miss Indian World on Saturday.
Per usual, many events are scheduled to entice powwow-goers to venture out at night, but there's one event in particular that will feature a bunch of Native fashion designers, and that is the Central Visionaries Show.
The Central Visionaries Show will be held Friday, April 27th, at Salsa Baby, (on 3rd and Central). The show starts at 7pm with a $10.00 cover. The following designers and artists will be present:
Endemik Apparel - Adam Parker
Enlightened Designs - Sharidynn Denetchiley
Sho Sho Esquiro - Canadian Kaska Dene Cree
Colin Coonsis - Zuni Jewelry Artist
Edge Wear - Sharmayne Edgewater
Love Light Designs Boutique - Special Sponsor
Free Spirit Make Up and Hair Stylist (Sheena B. & Mercedes B.)
Live Painting by Randy B. of F.O.F/XFRX
Native Nations Modeling Agency
Redhand Nation Modeling Agency
Toni & Guy Salon
Live Performances will include:
DJ Juan Blanco
Definition Rare (Def-I and Wake Self) featuring DJ Element
Foundations of Freedom Dance Cru
XFRX (Chief Rockers)
Followed by an official after party at Effex Nightclub where DJ Dainjazone will be performing for your House, Electro, Remixes, Dubstep, and Top 40's music needs. More info here.