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The Sashay Shantay is happy to announce that we will be participating in the Northern Spark 2012 festival. Haven’t heard about it? Check out the crazy goings-on at their site. We’re busy working on new programming for our attic. Stay tuned for updates and more information. See you in June! Advertisements

One by One

Below is a selection of the fashions by the Shantay designers. Thank you to the photographer Julia Merle-Smith, and our lovely model Isa.

Grand Finale runway show – day 21

Amazing photos of the final on-ice runway show by Nate Howard. More to come!

Nuclear Winter runway show – day 14

If civilization were to fall to ruin, you’ll know where to get some post-apocalypse duds. Goggles, fur, boots. Upcycled, recycled, salvaged materials. Metallics, neons, and camouflage. All were represented. This was our most popular theme, as you can see by the crush of models inside the shantay before the show. Check out the list of … Continue reading

A Trillion Pixels

Wow! Photographer Tom Nelson took this explorable panoramic image of the Shantay. Click on the photo below to zoom in and out and check out the details! Thanks, Tom. The Shantay never looked so good. Check out Tom’s other gigapans of shanties past and present.

What Happens in the Shantay

Gets documented and put online!

WithChild fashion show – day seven

For our second on-ice runway show the theme was WithChild. We asked ourselves and other participating designers to create looks that the whole family can wear. Every designer got into the spirit and we had the most diverse collection of models that you may see from the Sashay Shantay. Strutting through shanty village were kids, … Continue reading

Sparkle Beautiful Ice Skating runway show – day one

Hello Art Shanty enthusiasts! It was so good to see you all today for the first day of the Project! We’re glad you liked our Shantay, the clothes, and especially how much heat our wood stove kicks out. The most frequent comment of the day “Oh! It’s nice and warm in here.” Second most “Oh! … Continue reading

On Ice!

We moved thee Shantay yesterday, she now resides on Medicine Lake. Floating on top of what ice there is. Our group architects designed thee Shantay clamshell/mobile home style. Causing us to make two trips with two large pieces, but saving us from a long construction day out on the ice. Now that thee Shantay is … Continue reading

Progress Report

The Shantay is shaping up. Today was a very long and productive build day, and we’re looking forward to a few more before the big move to Medicine Lake this weekend. The first day of the Shanties is a short week away (see you there!), and we’re uncharacteristically hoping for colder weather. Let’s all hope … Continue reading

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