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12/14/2012

Marriott Hotels & Resorts and WIRED Hosted an Evening of Music & Art to Entertain and Inspire

Marriott Culturazzi Series - NYC Collective Remix - MinglingAn Evening of Innovative & Interactive Cultural Experiences with Critically Acclaimed Artist Todd McLellan and DJ KISS.  

Marriott Hotels & Resorts, the signature brand of Marriott International, and WIRED, hosted Collective ReMix on Thursday, December 13, at the WIRED Store in New York City.  
 
Marriott Culturazzi Series - NYC Collective Remix - Aura CamMarriott Hotels & Resorts and WIRED curated a special evening to celebrate art, music and innovation. Comedian Mark Normand hosted the event and throughout the night, guests had the chance to have their mood read through Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ Aura Cam, an interactive installation, to determine where they should travel to next. In addition, critically acclaimed photographer and artist Todd McLellan showcased pieces Marriott Culturazzi Series - NYC Collective Remix - DJ Kiss 2from his latest series entitled, “Disassembled.” Also select pieces by renowned brick artist Nathan Sawaya were on display. Well-known DJ and television personality, DJ KISS kept the celebration going with high energy beats and mash-ups while video art served as the backdrop of her DJ booth.

Samplings from Marriott Hotels & Resorts’ new 5-10-20 menu, which is made up of simple, fresh, chef-crafted food that can be delivered in approximately 5, 10 or 20 minutes, were served.

Marriott Culturazzi Series - NYC Collective Remix - Matthew Carroll & Howard MittmanTo showcase how Marriott Hotels & Resorts has been reimagining the guest experience, transforming its lobbies and public spaces to exceed the expectations of today’s travelers, the WIRED Store featured a model of Marriott’s Greatroom, which offers the perfect setting for opportunities to work and play.

This was the fourth event of the WIRED + Marriott Culturazzi Series this year, part of WIRED and Marriott’s partnership with WIRED Insiders — startup executives, digital game changers, gadget gurus, culture vultures, and adventurers — to curate monthly events through December, hosted at Marriott hotels, aimed to inspire, inform and entertain the next generation of travelers who blend work and play. 

CONTACTS: 
Jennifer Clark on behalf of Marriott Hotels & Resorts
(212) 614-4862 (O) | (646) 204-5977 (C) | jennifer.clark@bm.com

Sara Steffenauer, Global Public Relations Manager, Marriott International
(301) 380-5953 (O) | (240) 271-8001 (C) | Sara.Steffenauer@marriott.com

Karen Shosfy, Senior Publicist, WIRED
(212) 286-7273 (O) | (646) 438-1328 (C) | Karen_Shosfy@wired.com