Saturday, August 15, 2009

Destinations: Weekend of August 15th

Shien Lee of Dances of Vice is throwing a summer shindig not to be forgotten! The third anniversary of the neo-Victorian, vintage lifestyle party has moved from the Montauk House to Brooklyn's newest event space, 303 Bond Street aka the Green Building Oh and the first 100 guest get free Hendrick's Gin punch (paging Jim Ryan!!!)Here is the skinny:

Dances of Vice: Third Anniversary Party

Come, celebrate with us another year of jubilance, decadence and depravity amongst the finest of femmes and fellows at Dances of Vice. Entering our third year, a new saga of forgotten eras unfolds, as Dances of Vice joins forces with the sensual sophisticates of COMPANY XIV to continue our nocturnal phenomena at the "Dance Eden" that is their theater in Carroll Gardens.

Our Third Year Anniversary Party will feature a musical performance by Miss SHIEN LEE with the scintillating syncopations of GRANDPA MUSSELMAN and His Syncopators, and the exhilarating dramatics of Company XIV.

In honor of this special occasion, PUREVILE! will be offering an exclusive discount of 20% off items over $50. Also, have your portrait hand-painted by roving artist LAWRENCE GULLO, who will be seeking out inspiring and well dressed subjects.

Complimentary lashings of specialty HENDRICK'S GIN punch for the first 100 guests! Hendrick's cocktails offered throughout the evening at most unusually discounted prices.

DRESS CODE: 1920-40s, Victorian, Rococo, Shanghai Vice, Visions of Weimar, La Vie Parisienne, Golden Age of Hollywood, Voodoo Rhythms, Scenes of Dynasty, Funeral for Catbone, Blue Moon Masquerade, Murder Mystery, Les Secrets du Boudoir, flapper, vamp, dandy...

NOTE: NHK, Japan's national broadcasting organization, will be filming at this event for their upcoming documentary on Neo-Victorian style and subculture. In attending the event, guests grant permission to DOV and NHK to use photos and video taken of them to be used for the documentary and related promotion.

The Green Building
303 Bond Street @ Union
Brooklyn, NY
More info at the DOV website

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