Thursday, April 28, 2011

Participate in Keds Boston How Do You Do? tweet campaign that benefit Artists For Humanity

Artists for Humanity will be on site at he Keds' ‘How Do You Do’ tour on Saturday, May 7th at the Boylston Plaza @ The Shops at Prudential Center from 12 to 5.

Here's how you can partticipate in the “How Do You Do?” campaign:

• “HOW DO YOU DO BOSTON?” Each tour stop in Keds 9 city tour brings a giant Keds mobile shoebox and and a focus on how each community creates, collaborates and contributes. Saturday, May 7 is Keds day in Boston from noon to 5 PM at the Boylston Plaza @ The Shops at Prudential Center at 800 Boylston Street. Limited edition Boston inspired Keds will be on display. This "Road Trip" collection will be available exclusively at throughout 2011, and a portion of the proceeds will go to Artists for Humanity.

• HOW DO YOU DO KEDS? Attend on May 7 and have the opportunity to express what inspires you about Boston on a pair of Keds on Keds Design Your Own Kiosk touch screen. The kiosks will also let you know about the nationwide Keds How Do You Do Your City? Shoe design contest, running March 1 – May 31, 2011. The winner will receive $1,000 as well as a $5,000 donation to a local arts-based charity of their choice. (we hope it will be AFH!)

• HOW DO YOU DO STYLE? Come May 7 to see Mass Art and BU student models strut their stuff along the Keds blue carpet, with looks showcasing their personal styles.

• HOW DO YOU DO CHARITY? Everyone who visits the Keds How Do You Do on May 7 tour stop at the Prudential will be asked to tweet what inspires them about Boston, with the hash tag #KedsHDYD. Keds will donate $1 per tweet received (up to $5,000) to Artists for Humanity! (YEA, that's us! )

• HOW DO YOU DO ART? BU Student Artists Katharina Funder and Nina Perez will be creating murals live on large eight-foot square canvases influenced by the tweets already posted by Boston.

• HOW DO YOU DO MUSIC? Local Boston performance groups and bands are set to perform at the May 7th event to add to the experience and celebrate the local flavor of Boston.

AFH is thrilled to be the beneficiary for Keds HOW DO YOU DO! campaign

See you on May 7th?

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