Thursday, September 16, 2010

Destinations: Dances of Vice - City Lights at Players Club on Sept 17th

Loungerati's own Fredo will be mixing up an Autumnal Punch for the VIPs at tomorrow night's Dances of Vice & Midnight Follies "City Lights" show at the historic Players Club. The punch is complimentary for attendees with VIP tickets. The line up is terrific with the likes of vaudevillians Gelber & Manning, naughty burlesque non-conformist Kiki Valentine, and the ubiquitous Dandy Wellington to name a few.

Here is the skinny:

Dances of Vice & Midnight Follies invite tomorrow's starlets, film divas and leading men to The Players to celebrate Broadway's
Golden Age in a glamorous evening of big band bombast, swing dancing, burlesque, and delicious cocktails!

"CITY LIGHTS" features the swinging music of JC Hopkin's Biggish Band and hot jazz and ragtime by Gelber & Manning with your dazzling hosts Dandy Wellington, Kiki Valentine and special musical guests... Shayna Steele, Justin Bond, Kristen Minsky and Shien Lee. Dances of Vice is also pleased to present a calvacade of glitzy burlesque performances by the sensational Gal Friday and Kristen Minsky of The Minsky Sisters! Also Lucy Woodward, Sasha Dobson and Leah Seigel.

ADMISSION: $20 In Advance - $25 Doors - $30-35 VIP Tix

Limited Qty VIP Ticket: $30 In Advance, $35 Doors - Includes early 7PM admission, complimentary Autumnal Punch cocktail hour (designed by Fredo of Loungerati), desserts and portraits by Steven Rosen Photography until 8PM, private musical revue by Gelber & Manning, and more TBA.

Players Club
16 Gramercy Park South
New York, NY

1 comment:

  1. The City Lights Punch recipe
    serves about 60 people

    4 btls of Bulleit Bourbon
    1 btl of St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram
    3 ltrs of fresh orange juice
    3 ltrs of fresh lemon juice
    1.5 ltrs of simple syrup
    20 dashes of Angostura bitters

    Combine ingredients in large container, then add about 1 liter of water for dilution, transfer to two punch bowls, add 3 liter square ice cube. Stir.

    Serve with thin lemon wheel and star anise in a vintage tea cup.