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April Events

The-THIRST-Tank | Monkey & The Bee | Thirsty | Milkshake Tank Top

WINE WALK

APRIL 4th – 6PM to 9PM

Join us for the Wednesday Night Wine Walk at Cedar Springs Tap House.

Purchase a $10 CSMA Wine Glass and enjoy free wine all evening from participating merchants. Wine glasses can be purchased in front of the Round Up Saloon. Look for the lighted tent out front. The drawing for the gift basket will be held in The Round Up Saloon.

Sign up to win a great Gift Basket filled with Goodies from the Cedar Springs Merchants.

Support the Wine Walk and Support Increased Security in the Neighborhood. Help us keep you safer!

Love Unconditionally: Awareness Tee | Monkey & The Bee | NAVY | Front worn by actor Michael Russell

RAW Artists Dallas Presents Magnify

APRIL 5th – 7PM to 11PM

Join us on Thursday, April 5th at Gas Monkey LIVE to celebrate the wealth of talent that is Dallas’ diverse and talented art scene.

Featuring the work of local artists.
VISUAL ART // PHOTOGRAPHY // ACCESSORY DESIGN // FASHION // PERFORMANCE ART // HAIR & MAKEUP // FILM // & MUSIC

PRESALE Ticket Deadline: Thu, Mar 29th, 2018

Tickets $22 presale: http://www.rawartists.org/monkeybeetees
$30/Door.

What the Luck? | St. Patrick's Day Tshirt | Lucky Graphic Tee | Monkey & The Bee

Project Funway w/ Sassy O’Hara

APRIL 18th – 10PM to 2AM

JOIN YOUR HOST SASSY for PROJECT FUNWAY sponsored by Kruto Vodka USA & Monkey & The Bee!

Project Funway is a fashion game show with judges, an emcee, and a roomful of admiring fashionistas.

YOU CHOOSE THE WINNER!
$100 Cash Prize / night – sponsored by Kruto Vodka USA
Tee or Tank of your choice for 1st Runner up – Sponsored by Monkey & The Bee

Test your design skills by bedazzling, pinning, taping, and/or stapling your best creation or just sit back, grab an adult beverage and enjoy the show, while cheering on your favorite contestant(s).

Keep up with all our EVENTS!

Would you like us to pop-up at your venue? Do you think your customer would like to meet us and shop our gear … shoot us an email! info@monkeybeetees.com

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Did you know?

Thirsty Graphic | Monkey & The Bee
The THRIST-TEE | Black VNeck Tshirt | Monkey & The Bee

Our first Tee/Tank of the year is up for Pre-Order.

We have them in production and should be shipping them out at the end of next week.

This THIRST-TEE is a definite must have for everyone. The Monkey & The Bee have just been giggling over this design. A manga inspired milkshake asks, “Thirsty?”

Dallas Thunder Kitties Team Tee | PSSA | Dallas Softball | Monkey & The Bee

Monkey & The Bee is always looking for different ways to give back to the community. This year, we are sponsoring one of the Dallas Softball Teams … The Dallas Thunder Kitties!

We will be out at some of the games this season with our shop set up … and selling their team t-shirts online here! The shirts are in production right now but, as soon as we have them we will let you know!

SALE ENDS MARCH 1ST

Check out Monkey & The Bee’s team fundraising page for True Colors Fund:
 https://my.truecolorsfund.org/team/121996

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5 Things Happening at Monkey & The Bee

The Monkey & The Bee got married in July!

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The Monkey & The Bee got married in July!

Love Wins!

Everyone has been asking when new designs will be coming out … well … a lot has been happening … The Monkey & The Bee got married in July!

We started Monkey & The Bee as a way to potentially help pay for our wedding. We did it! We have had tremendous support from our customers for the past 8 months and are excited to take the next step in our journey with you.

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This isn’t just monkey business | Dallas Voice | Monkey & The Bee

We’re famous (kinda)!

In the news … We were humbled by the request by the Dallas Voice to do an article about our company for this years’ Pride edition.

Instfamous … or at least we felt that way when the article came out. Want to know more about Monkey & The Bee … this is a great article that tells you more about what we are about and how we are involved with the lgbtq community in Dallas.

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Monkey & The Bee hit the road and set up shop at RMC in Longview, Texas.

EAST TEXAS STYLE … 

Most recently, The Bee and Tommy & Glenn, hit the road to set up shop in Longview, Texas at RMC. This was our first venture outside the Big D and boy was it a great trip. We left Dallas on a Friday night a couple weeks ago, drove out to Longview, set up shop, and mingled with the crowd at RMC, then headed back home. It was a long night but well worth it! We had a great time meeting new people and of course selling some tees and tanks!

Everyone at RMC, from the owners, staff, and patrons of the bar were so very welcoming and supportive of Monkey & The Bee. We can’t wait to go back with new designs and styles!

Out and about! Of course, we have been setting up shop all over Dallas for the past couple of months. Some of the great businesses that have allowed us to set up shop include: The Round-Up Saloon & Dance Hall, S4 – The Rose Room @S4, and Cedar Springs Tap House.

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#monkeybeegotme Monkey & The Bee Got Me Promo

Got me!

The Monkey has been out and about with our Monkey & The Bee GOT ME! bags … hitting the streets and handing out our special promo bags.

You never know when this will be happening or when he’s going to pop up and get you!

Make sure to follow us on Instagram and of course like our Facebook page to see what we are up to next and where we will be.

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Monkey & The Bee | Gay Pride | Gay Owned Business

And last but probably most important to us …  we are gearing up new designs for 2017 Dallas Pride Festival (Official)​ we wanted to reflect on the amazing support we have received from our customers so far this year. We are truly thankful to each and every one of you.

Giving back to the community is very important to us. Although we are a small company (started late last year) we do everything we can to give back in some form or fashion (pun intended) to the community.

So far this year we’ve been able to contribute to:

True Colors Fund​
Legacy Counseling​
Resource Center​
Angie’s Friends​
2017 Miss LifeWalk Pageant​

As well as gift basket donations to many different fundraisers and benefits.

#givingback #awarenesstees #supportsmallbusiness #shopsmall #monkeybeetees #monkeyandthebee #graphictees #lgbtq #gaypride #dallaspride #bigD

Where will we be next ..

Check out our events page on Facebook

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What a whirlwind!

Chance | Swain Artist Management | Monkey & The Bee | Artist Editions

WOW! Thank you is all we can say!

The last few months at Monkey & The Bee have been amazing. Not only do our pop-up shops continue to introduce us to more of the dallas community but you all keep coming back for more!

Here’s a quick recap of what’s been going on:

THANK YOU ALL AGAIN FOR THE SUPPORT! We will continue to bring you new and fresh ideas on tees/tanks/ and more!

 

#monkeybeetees #monkeyandthebee #shopsmall #smallbusiness #pride #monkeybeeEVERYwear #dallas #graphictees

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This isn’t just monkey business

Monkey & The Bee | Domita Sanchez | TBRU | Gay T-shirt Company

This isn’t just monkey business

Money and The Bee T-shirt company stays rooted in community service

Michael Albee and Frank Martinez started their t-shirt company — Monkey and the Bee — after “we started freaking out about how to pay for our wedding,” the men explained.
Martinez suggested Albee, a graphic designer, put his art on a t-shirt. And, Albee said, “We decided to go for it, see if there’s an interest.”

Read the rest of the article on the Dallas Voice!

 

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February News

Dalton Rapattoni wearing Love Unconditionally Awareness Tee from Monkey & The Bee
Dalton Rapattoni wearing Love Unconditionally Awareness Tee from Monkey & The Bee

February has been Awesome!

Our first shout out goes to Dalton & Kiva Rapattoni … They took the time out of their busy schedules to stop by Monkey & The Bee to purchase an Awareness Tee to support the Dallas Resource Center Health Campus – Nutrition Center. On top of that Dalton posted this silly picture of him wearing our tee on his Instagram account and got us a few more sales (which means a few more donations) that we may not have gotten without their help. Thank you Dalton & Kiva for your support … we truly appreciate your kind spirit and helping us out with the February Awareness Tee charity!

Coming up for M&B

We are in the planning stages for our Spring photoshoot and getting new designs ready for the Spring. Stay tuned because the Monkey has a lot of ideas that are going to take a LOT OF MODELS!  Want to model for our next shoot … send us an email: info@monkeybeetees.com

We have more pop-up shops, new products, new styles, and more color coming for the month of March!

SHOUT OUTS!

Thank you to Walter, Molly, Kelly, Wes, and Blake for another fun photoshoot for Monkey & The Bee. We appreciate you guys spending a little time with us to help get some great shots of our new products!

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January News

Big Banana: Black Heather Tank with Metallic Gold graphic banana | Monkey & The Bee

We’ve been getting out and about all month!

We have to thank the Round-Up Saloon for letting us set up shop during Wine Walk, Bear Happy Hour and the Dallas Bears Casserole Cook-Off, as well as Giant Entertainment during their ICONS: The Party! Concert.

Every opportunity that we are given to get our name and brand out there is greatly appreciated and we couldn’t be more happy with the support from our friends and new customers!

Coming up for M&B

We are in the planning stages for our Spring photoshoot and getting new designs ready for the Spring. Stay tuned because the Monkey has a lot of ideas that are going to take a LOT OF MODELS! Want to model for our next shoot … send us an email: info@monkeybeetees.com

Another big announcement is that we will be a vendor during TBRU this year!

LAST BUT NOT LEAST

A BIG THANK YOU TO
IAN AND NEELEY

for jumping in and letting us do a few new product shots on a chilly, windy January Morning! We had a blast shooting with you and are very appreciative of your help!

#monkeybeetees
#monkeyandthebee
#smallbiz
#shopLocal

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Pop Up Shop Tonight

Monkey & The Bee will be at Bear Happy Hour at (The Round-Up Saloon and Dance Hall) this coming Friday (01/20/17) with our signature “Bear Hugs” shirts for sale, along with some new items including our NEW and IMPROVED FOOTBALL RAGLAN and BIG BANANA METALLIC TEE! Come out, say hi, shop the designs!

Make plans now to come out early and stay late. Drink specials, food and lots of socializing. Round-Up dancers will be performing on the dancer boxes. Bring your cigars and have a smoke out on the patio. We look forward to seeing you there.

Let us know you’re coming and make sure to check-in on Facebook!

#smallbusiness #tshirts #bears #bananas #football #newdesigns#monkeybeetees

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MONKEY BUZZ: November 2016

Wow! What a month it’s been …

Monkey & The Bee’s kick-off photoshoot went without a hitch with a fantastic team including:

  • John & Christine Erdeljac (of Kessler Park Eating House)
  • Michael Greene & “Celeste” Martinez (Make-up & Hair)
  • And of course our friends and models: Samantha, Michelle, Bradley, Brandon, Daniel, Josh, Michael, and Isla.

We have had tremendous support from everyone and even introduced a few new products this month. Our first marketing campaign was geared toward establishing our look and name and we couldn’t be more proud with the results!

We are already in the planning stages of our next photoshoot and are very excited about the direction that it is going.


Here are a few images from our shoot:

Monkey & The Bee would like to extend a heart-felt greeting for the beginning of the Holiday Season

A quick reminder that a portion of the proceeds of any of the “LOVE: Unconditionally” items will be donated to the “5th Annual Feed the Community Thanksgiving Feast” … so if you are looking for something comfy to wear and want to give back, please shop and share.