Voltage 2008: Fashion Amplified

Voltage: Fashion Amplified pumps up the volume with the blending of two art forms: music and fashion. First Avenue is showcasing local fashion gurus along the catwalk with the native Minnesota sounds of The Haves Have It, Zibra Zibra, Bella Koshka, MC/VL, White Light Riot and Birthday Suits (who also sport the fashions of the designers). The event is set to take place the day before the opening of Voltage Fashion Weekend 2008, which will include workshops, fashion shows, trunk shows, and social networking happy hours for those interested in design and fashion. For a list of the weekend events go here. And be sure to peruse the list of runway designers.

Voltage: Fashion Amplified’s main event April 16th, 7pm, First Avenue, 701 First Ave. N., Minneapolis; 612-332-1775; $18 in advance/$20 at the door.