“REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion” Benefit Fuses Fashion, Philanthropy and Music To Empower Women

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R+R Productions presents its second annual charity fashion event and silent auction, “REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion”, to empower women, June 13, in Minneapolis, MN. Proceeds from the premier event will benefit Twin Cities' nonprofits, including the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, Aegis Foundation and the SMART GIRL Empowerment Program.

REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion

REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion

REVOLT’s mission is to bring people from various backgrounds together to raise awareness and support for local businesses and charities that improve our community.

R+R Productions has recently announced its second annual charity REVOLT fashion event. Blending runway presentations with live musical performances and a silent auction, “REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion” is set to be the Twin Cities’ fashion experience of the summer. More than 500 fashion aficionados and music enthusiasts are expected to attend the benefit, Friday, June 13, 10pm at The Venue in Downtown Minneapolis.

The philanthropic fashion event, co-hosted by Robyne Robinson, award-winning TV journalist, designer and MSP International Airport Arts and Culture Director, along with Twin Cities’ personality Gregory Martin, will support organizations dedicated to empowering women. Benefit organizations include Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, Aegis Foundation and SMART GIRL Empowerment Program.

The “REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion” runway will feature Summer and Fall/Winter 2014 collections from Twin Cities’ designers and boutiques, including Primp Boutique, Minq, Amyanne Fashions and ALL ALTERED, along with accessories from rox minneapolis jewelry. Styling will be provided by award‐winning KS Styling Team, led by renowned image-maker Kimberly Steward.

In addition, soul singer Margeaux Davis will perform during the silent auction; while hip-hop/rock artist Isioma will take the stage during the runway presentations. DJ Adora Tokyo will serve as the evening’s official DJ.

REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion is co-produced by R+R Productions founder Reggie Aspelund and model/event planner Jill Thompson. “REVOLT’s mission is to bring people from various backgrounds together to raise awareness and support for local businesses and charities that improve our community,” said Aspelund. “With the generosity of our partners, we also look forward to raising the bar for fashion show productions in the Twin Cities.”

REVOLT 2 Rock Fashion takes places Friday, June 13, at The Venue, located at 315 1st Ave. N., Minneapolis, MN. The silent auction begins at 10pm; the fashion show at 11pm. General admission tickets are $15; VIP tickets, $30; REVOLT VIP Table Experience, $200. All VIP and General Admission ticket purchases are tax deductible. Twenty‐five percent of ticket sales and 100% of silent auction revenue will be donated to the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women. The remaining net ticket sales will be donated to the Aegis Foundation and its SMART GIRL Empowerment Program. Please note, this event is 21+.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.revoltmn.com


REVOLT is a revolutionary fashion charity event designed to raise funds and support for the Twin Cities’ community and economy. In its inaugural year, REVOLT raised over $3,000 in direct food and cash donations for area food shelves. Now in its second year, REVOLT’s charitable efforts will empower women by raising awareness and donations for the Minnesota Coalition of Battered Women, Aegis Foundation and SMART GIRL Empowerment Program.

About MN Coalition For Battered Women
MCBW is a well-established, membership organization with over 80 member programs located throughout Minnesota with a strong history of effectively carrying out programming that advances women's safety and security. MCBW has existed for almost 35 years as the state's primary voice for battered women. The Coalition has a dedicated and experienced staff, and its capacity is strengthened by the leadership of its members and by a deeply committed and involved board of directors. For more information, visit http://www.mcbw.org.

About Aegis Foundation/ SMART GIRL
The Aegis Foundation is committed to help the vulnerable, needy, underserved, and imperiled youth plan, prepare and focus on education. Its programs are a resource for youth to inspire dreams, create leaders and provide scholarships for continuing education. SMART GIRL Empowerment Program is designed to empower women with providing job readiness skills and the training to develop personally and professionally. For more information, visit http://www.aegisfoundationinc.org.

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