New Upper Playground Backpacks Released This Week

Upper Playground is proud to release new backpacks with some of our all time favorite artists and popular designs:

Munk One’s UP VS SF:

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Sam Flores:

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And our Classic Cassettes:

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All backpacks measures 9.25″ W x 6.7 ” x 19.5″ with 1,200 cubic inches. Built with 600 denier polyester construction, Ergonomic comfort straps and Padded back for structure and comfort.  The interior has plenty of pockets and a laptop insert pocket:

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Find these backpacks in store and online at www.upperplayground.com

“Playground Legends” a holiday print show at Fifty24sf Gallery Dec 14th!

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Upper Playground and Fifty24sf Gallery is pleased to announce a Holiday Print Show: “Playground Legends” opening Sat. Dec 14th, 6pm. The show includes limited edition prints from Brian Flynn, Craola, Dora Drimalas, Estevan Oriol, Herbert Baglione, Jayde Fish, Jeremy Fish, Mars-1, Miss Van, Morning Breath, Munk One, Nate Van Dyke, Pez, Sam Flores, Saner and Smithe. Join us on Opening Night!

Snoopify Photo Contest on Instagram begins Monday!

Upper Playground in association with Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion, launched an online Instagram competition Monday in search of the best snoopified image from fans of the new Photo Application, SNOOPIFY. The app available for IOS and Android devices are free to download at Snoopifyapp.com. With over 400,000+ active users engaged in snoopifying friends, family and anything they can think of, the app has taken the entertainment app world by storm. Mentioned and praised by the TechCrunch as “The Greatest Mobile Photobombing App Of All Time” Snoopify is quickly becoming a must-try popular app, becoming a house-hold name not just in America but the across the world. Try the app and compete this week for an awesome Munk-One designed shirt, sponsored by Upper Playground.

The Contest Rules
1 – Download Snoopify from @snoopifyapp.com
2 – Snoopify your favorite Pic!
3 – Follow accounts @snoopdogg & @upperplayground
4 – Hashtag #snoopifybestpic, for your chance to win a free Upper Playground T-shirt designed by Snoopify App graphic artist, Munk One!
5 – Pic with the most likes wins.

Submission Deadline is Friday, May 17th NOON PST. Winner will be announced Friday, May 17th! snoopify, contest, instagram, snoop dogg, snoop lion, upper playground, munk one, UP vs SF,

Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg’s new Snoopify App Released Today

Today, Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg officially unveiled his new mobile sticker application called Snoopify. The app. features a unique array of Snoop’s iconic and latest Rastafarian-inspired stickers designed exclusively by Upper Playground favorite, Munk One.  Much like our previous sticker applications developed by Upper Playground and 99centbrains (Choebot, StickUP, JungleFever) Munk One’s clever and humorous stickers within the app allow users to apply his art over their photos and share with friends.

Available in both IOS and Android platforms, you can download for free at Snoopifyapp.com

Find us @snoopifyapp on IG and tag us #snoopify on Twitter to join in the fun.

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Sneak Peek: Munk One’s Forest Spirit at WWA Gallery group-show GAG ME WITH A TOON

Saturday, May 4th: GAG ME WITH A TOON 5 presented by WWA Gallery and curated by artists Steven Daily and Tomi Monstre. This annual exhibit has artists re-imagining the cartoons of their youth and with recreations of iconic characters spanning the 1960s-1990s.

Open to the public, the gallery reception 7-10PM on Saturday, May 4th. The first 100 attendees opening night will receive a limited edition print. The exhibition will run until June 1st, 2013.
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Gag Me With A Toon 5: WWA Gallery Culver City, Saturday May 4th

“Toon” in on May 4th to this year’s Gag Me with a Toon 5 presented by WWA Gallery and curated by artists Steven Daily and Tomi Monstre. This annual exhibit has artists re-imagining the cartoons of their youth and with recreations of iconic characters spanning the 1960s-1990s.

Open to the public, the gallery reception for Gag Me with a Toon 5 is from 7 – 10PM on Saturday, May 4th.  The first 100 attendees opening night will receive a limited edition print. The exhibition will run until June 1st, 2013.

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