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photo:Kathryn Lurie

Tavern Chic

Maybe high fashion isn’t the first thing you picture when thinking about the Lark Tavern, but nevertheless, the popular neighborhood bar was the venue for a huge community fashion show last Thursday night. Clothes, jewelry, bags and accessories were selected to represent area artists, vendors and designers. The models were taken straight from the community, too—for example, some models were collected from local bands (pictured, right, is Jesse Pellerin of Kitty Little) and area restaurants servers. One featured designer, Tommy Watkins (best-known around these parts as cofounder of the Albany Underground Artists), debuted his new men’s clothing line (pictured, left, on models Tom Templeton and Justin Steinbruchel). To open the show, Katie McKrell did a three-song set, and then cabaret girls the Lipstick Lovelies performed a preview set for their July appearance at the Lark Tavern (watch out for more information about that show in our calendar pages). Lark Tavern owner Tess Collins says that the event will take place bi-monthly. For more information or to get involved, call the Lark Tavern at 463-9779.

—Kathryn Lurie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Happening
photo: John Whipple

Original Supreme Mary Wilson (pictured) was in town last week in conjunction with the exhibit Reflections: The Mary Wilson Supreme Legacy Collection, currently on view at the Albany Institute of History and Art (125 Washington Ave., Albany) through May 22. The exhibit features a wide selection of the glamorous costumes “the girls” (Ed Sullivan’s nickname for them) wore, including a few stolen gowns Wilson bought back herself—on eBay. This photo was taken at a private party at AIHA on the evening of April 26; Wilson was also in town the next day for a corporate breakfast at the institute and, afterwards, an autograph-signing session with the fans.

 

 

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