Network with fellow Silicon Alley folk as you view famous photographs, sip special cocktails, listen to a Juilliard trained musician and pose for 15 seconds of fame via Youtube.
Tuesday Juy 16, 6 to 8 pm Throckmorton Fine Art 145 E 57th St
RSVP required as space is limited.
$10 donation - proceeds New York Writers Hall of Fame.
NETWORK: as you view famous photographs, mingle with Silicon Alley angel investors, designers, engineers, founders, venture capitalists and others - if you get lucky maybe even accountants, bankers and lawyers.
ART: an 1858 portrait of Abraham Lincoln by Matthew Brady, a 1930s portrait of Marlene Dietrich by Cecil Beaton, a 1940s portrait of Frida Kahlo by Manuel Álvarez Bravo and a 1946 portrait of Mahatma Gandhi by Margaret Bourke White. Also, on view the Beatles, Marilyn Monroe, Madonna, Pablo Picasso, James Dean, the Dalai Lama, and Jean Michel Basquiat (with his cat). http://throckmorton-nyc.com/
COCKTAILS: Special drink from Tim Federle's new book “Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist", Running Press, using New York brewed Dorothy Parker gin. Tim will sign copies of his book, which will be on sale. Book buyers get a free beach bag.
DONATION: $10 at the door. A friendraiser with the Empire State Center for the Book, with proceeds going to its New York Writers Hall of Fame http://empirestatebook.org/nys-writers-hall-of-fame/
MUSIC: Louis Schwadron, French horn and guitar, Juilliard grad and band leader: http://www.skywhitetiger.com/
FAME: Event video on Youtube by David Conklin; photos by Daria Deshuk on Silley Circuits and Throckmorton gallery websites.
Kindly RSVP. Confirmation & print/e ticket required as space is limited. Sorry no walk-ins. Donation in cash/checks at the door.
Silley Circuits Crew for this event: Rocco Staino, Niall Chithelen. Adviser: Ignatius Chithelen.