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Sandra Michaan's new fashion show comes March 2018

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Fifties sock hop fashion featured at Alameda’s Rock Around the Frock
Rumor that American Graffiti will be playing in conjunction with the show
Sandra Michaan has announced the theme for her Spring 2019 Alameda Vintage Fashion Faire: “Rock Around the  Frock.” Slated for March 15th and 16th at Michaan’s Auctions Annex, the show will celebrate vintage rock ‘n’ roll fashion from every era.
“We will be celebrating popular music and fashion from Rockabilly to Reggae, from Mod to New Wave, from Metal to Grunge, from Punk to Post Rock, and everything in between,” announced Michaan.
Live entertainment and cocktails will be featured at their famous Friday Night Party, which includes the Vintage Rock Style Runway Contest for the best costumes. The early buy Friday Night Party and Vintage Rock Runway Contest is from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. It is also rumored that “American Graffiti” will be playing at a nearby Oakland Art House in conjunction with the show.
The show will feature more than 70 booths featuring a wide array of women’s and men’s clothing, couture, jewelry, accessories, textiles and linens.
General admission is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Michaan’s Auctions Annex is located at 2701 Monarch Street in Alameda.

Perfect item for dentist to drill into


Oversized cross collectibles brush for $400 at Tim Gurley Antiques
Avid collector knows more about the business than most dealers
Mr. Molar was recently visiting Tim Gurley’s Antiques on Fair Oaks and was fascinated with a couple of oversized items that would have been perfect in a dentist’s lobby.
The giant tooth and toothbrush props are priced at $400 for the pair.
Mr. Molar is not the shopper’s actual name, but Steve is a high profile dentist who is an avid collector. He was spotted at the recent Palm Spring’s Modernism Show.
The dental props are also cross collectibles in that would fit into the oversized/miniature category since they are super sized versions of much smaller items. Both Dennis Boses and Sheila Silber tend to gravitate toward items that fall into the “supersized” category.