Join the Rebel Alliance (Occupy Venice) – 4th of July Santa Monica Main Street Parade – The parade starts at 1685 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 in front of Santa Monica City Hall at 7 am on Friday, July Fourth.

Join the Rebel Alliance – 4th of July Santa Monica Main Street Parade

EDITORS NOTE: The parade starts at 1685 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 in front of Santa Monica City Hall at 7 am on Friday, July Fourth, and move down Main Street at 9:30 pm all the way to Marine, at which point it will turn right, roll down Marine to Barnard Way to the beach.

The Rebel Alliance, aka Occupy Venice will have a float in the upcoming 4th of July Main Street Parade in Santa Monica. The theme is Star Wars based and we are looking for help in making this awesome. We are building a giant Deathstar float with a sound system as the centerpiece. You can join in by:

1. Donating money, materials or time to the help build the Deathstar Float at Clark Davis’ – contact him for build
2. Join us for rehearsal on 6/28 and become a part of the costumed street theater we will perform
3. Arrive in costume and plug into street theater
4. Arrive without costume and march with us in solidarity – we will have banners to be carried
5. Donate costumes or cloth to help build costumes

A flyer is being made to distribute along the parade route with important Occupy information

There will be a rehearsal on 6/28 and GA on 6/30 in Venice, where details will be shared and roles defined. Please join us in making this another memorable parade experience for occupy. We were a hit last year so this year we want to really make an impression.

June 28 – Street theater rehearsal, 1-4pm
June 30 – Last GA before to finalize plans 8-10pm
July 1-3 – Workdays at Clark’s
July 4th – Parade – Pico/ Main
8:30 Assemble
9:30am Parade begins
11:00am Parade ends on Marine/bwalk
11:30am Lunch at Ale House
1:00pm Parade down boardwalk
2:00pm back to Clarks with Float
6:00pm Afterparty at Clark’s w Salsa Party next door

Props & Materials we could
1. Blaster gun, Light sabers’
2. Knee high boots
3. Banner making material/paint
4. Brown/beige cloth -burlap?
5. Children’s Star wars costumes/props
6. Copies of flyers made
7. Any star wars masks etc
8. Second rolling car for Rebel Alliance supplies to be stored

Costumes Needed
Jedi: Knee high boots, Beige pants, leather belt, beige tunic, brown wrap over
Stormtrooper: (Easy): paper mask, sunglasses, white cloth to make doo rag
Businessman: with briefcase, corporate logo on briefcase
Debt slave: Orange jump suits returned
Military officers: Military jacket and hat
Any of the Star Wars Characters: Lando, Chewy, Ewoks, Rebel fighters, Yoda, R2D2, C3PO, Emporer
Darth Vader anyone?

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