** MEDIA ALERT **
CONVERSE CONS PROJECT MAKES RETURN TO BOSTON WITH FREE “DIY SKATE SPOT” WORKSHOP
Skate Park Builders, Tom Dupere and Noah Powell Invite Local Community to Build Permanent Skate Structures at Orchard Conservatory in Allston
WHO: Converse announces the return of Cons Project, a series of global community workshops with a DIY focus built by experts in the worlds of skate, art and music to inspire creativity, to Boston, MA as a follow-up to last year’s five-part workshop series in the city. Hosted by Boston skater Evan Kenney; notable skate park builders and designers Tom Dupere and Noah Powell; and Converse Cons Skate Ambassadors Tom Remillard and Robbie Russo, “DIY Skate Spot” will teach participants how to build permanent skate obstacles at the newly-developed Orchard Conservatory, a free, indoor skate park.
WHAT: Encouraging Boston’s next generation of builders, designers, and skaters to register, “DIY Skate Spot” will provide step-by-step instructions on how to build cement skate structures – all of which will be installed and featured within the Conservatory. From forming and reinforcing the concrete, to mixing, pouring, and finishing the structure, the completed obstacles will be added to other, permanent Orchard Conservatory skate fixtures within the larger local community space, POP Allston.
Cons Project is geared towards the next generation of skate, art and music talent, offering extensive hands-on workshops with renowned legends and up-and coming super stars at no cost. The program returns to Boston after last season’s workshop series from July 2014 through April 2015. Past workshops included: Building Skate Structures, Filming Skate Videos, DIY: Creative Recycling, Zine-Making & Printing, Making & Designing Skate Decks.
Aspiring creative actives age 13 and up can apply for a slot at http://consproject.com.
WHEN: “DIY Skate Spot”
Saturday, February 13
11am to 5pm
WHERE: Orchard Conservatory Skatepark
89 Brighton Avenue
Boston, MA 02134