The Crossroads of the Aether
Time: May 14, 2012 at 9pm to May 15, 2012 at 1am
Location: The Counting Room
Street: 44 Berry Street
Website or Map: http://www.thecountingroom.com
Event Type: book, launch, non-profit, benefit, steampunk, saloon
Organized By: Jillian Lerner
Latest Activity: Apr 30, 2012
Come revel in vintage mixology and spectacular entertainment inspired by the great saloons and sideshow attractions of the 1850s. Prepare to be amazed! Cocktails, oddities, and curious mechanisms worthy of P.T. Barnum!
Jupiter Olympus and Sensorium Editions present THE TOURING POP-UP SIDESHOW SALOON in Brooklyn on May 14th.
Showcasing a stunning Contortionist, a Real Mermaid, and astoundingly interactive displays of archaic technologies by The Museum of Interesting Things. The mixologists of Jupiter Olympus will fabricate vintage cocktails and operate a hand-cranked Imperial Cocktail Shaker.
Imbibers, gawkers, steampunks, makers, and common bystanders of all stripes are welcome, provided they are at least 21 years of age. Cash bar. Victorian costumes are encouraged. RSVP on Facebook http://on.fb.me/saloonsf or firstname.lastname@example.org. Spread the word!
Media Historian Jillian Lerner will sign copies of her graphic novel The Peerless Prodigies of P.T. Barnum. Proceeds from The Touring Pop-up Sideshow Saloon will be donated to Reading With Pictures, a stellar not-for-profit organization that gets comics into schools and schools into comics. Superlative spirits provided by The Anchor Distilling Company.