Presented by ARTSomerville and the Somerville Arts Council. $10 suggested
Space – Somerville’s final frontier! Project MUM, an open-air dance party
under McGrath Highway, moves into orbit for 2008. This year's event
creates an intergalactic space odyssey featuring four hours of music spun
by a team of DJs led by DJs Flack, Yamin, Axel Foley & Pace. Lighting by
illuminist Todd Sargent sets the stage for an unforgettable dance party.
Special visual effects by by VJ Dziga. Celebrity dance stages led by
veteran Boston performer Carey Foster, serves as inspiration to those of
us shaking it on ground level.
• Project MUM's MYSPACe page
• Project MUM's Facebook page
Mayor Joseph A. Curtatone, City of Somerville, www.somervillema.gov
Richard Sullivan, Commissioner, DCR Massachusetts
Gregory Jenkins, Rachel Strutt and Lauren Leeman, Somerville Arts Council
Todd Sargent, Illuminist Extraordinaire
Nancy Aylward, Office of the Mayor, City of Somerville
David Breen, VDA Productions
Paul DiMattia, MUM 2008 logo design, www.pauldimattia.com
Charles Daniels, Video, www.charlesdaniels.us
Lauren Dare, Press Intern, Somerville Arts Council
Michael Lambert, Office of the Mayor, City of Somerville
Steven MacEachern, DPW, City of Somerville
Michael Nagle and Camp Kaleidoscope
Matthew Opolski, SPS New England, Inc.
Bess Paupeck, ArtsUnion
Frank Santangelo, DPW
Mark Smith, VDA Productions
Anthony F. Taurasi Jr., DCR Massachusetts
V Van Sant
Rick Willette, DPW, City of Somerville
Project MUM 2007 • Project MUM 2006
On 25 August 2006, hundreds of people gathered for the first Project MUM, a unique outdoor dance event under McGrath Highway. A fundraiser for 5 local Somerville arts organizations, MUM06 featured music by DJ Brother Cleve and spectacular lighting (and mirror ball) courtesy of Todd Sargent and the crew at VDA Productions.
The space under McGrath at the intersection of Washington Street in Somerville, MA