Saturday, April 24, 2010

Destinations: "Moonlight Frolic" by Wit's End at Flute, April 24th

Saturday night is the loneliest night in the week
’cause that’s the night that my sweetie and i
Used to dance cheek to cheek
I don’t mind sunday night at all
’cause that’s the night friends come to call
And monday to friday go fast
And another week is past

But saturday night is the loneliest night in the week
I sing the song that I sang for the memories I usually seek
Until I hear you at the door
Until you’re in my arms once more
Saturday night is the loneliest night in the week
- Frank Sinatra

Say, don't be lonely tonight, why not head over to Flute Bar in Sinatra's for a "Moonlight Frolic" brought to you from our dear friends Don Spiro and Diane Nagel of Wit's End. Find that dance partner and cut a rug to Gelber & Manning, sip cocktails of yesteryear, and dress to impress.

The Press release:

Wit's End and the Dorothy Parker Society are proud to present you with this special fete to celebrate the launch of the second issue of Zelda : The Magazine of the Vintage Nouveau! ( Zelda's cover feature is an interview with the incomparable Doris Eaton Travis, the last living Ziegfeld girl, and in her honor, we offer you THE MOONLIT FROLIC, a soiree in Ziegfeld style! Music will be provided by favorites GELBER & MANNING, featuring songs from the Ziegfeld Follies!

All guests will receive a copy of the second issue of Zelda! (We'll have gift bags with extra goodies while they last, so arrive early to get yours!)

FASHION SPECIAL! Our friends at the Ziegfeld Club ( will be providing a very special showcase: a showing of authentic Ziegfeld costumes and headpieces! See a real piece of New York history in person!

FREE HORS D'OEUVRES from 7-8pm provided by Flute Bar! Arrive early and order dinner at Flute!

FREE DANCE LESSON at 830pm - our resident dance diva, Jeri Lynn Astra, will be providing a very special dance lesson in honor of our Follies event: join us for a beginner tap lesson!

FANTASTIC GIVEAWAYS from Lauren Redniss, author of Century Girl L 100 Years in the Life of Doris Eaton Travis (, The Pink Birdhouse (, Cladrite (, and more to be announced!

DRESS CODE : Come in your finest 1920s/30s/40s evening attire, fit for a night out at the Follies! No casual attire is permitted! For this Ziegfeld special event- bring out your sequins, your headpieces, your 20s showgirl best! The best dressed vintage-style showgirl will receive a wonderful prize!

As always, we'll be providing our vintage cocktail menu and the great tunes you love at Wit's End! We hope to see you there!

205 West 54th Street
New York, NY
$17, 21+

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