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Друзья! Уже завтра состоится концерт мастера русского блюза, отца-основателя психоделии на родном языке, виртуоза и мага 9-струнной гитары - ЮРИЯ НАУМОВА!
Приглашаю ценителей настоящего Звука 2 ноября в Дом В.Высоцкого на Таганке к 19:00.
До встречи.
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Контактная информация:

29 октября, 20:00
г.Москва, ул. Старый Арбат, 22
клуб "Гарцующий дредноут"

Заказ билетов: +7 (499) 252-88-33
Вход: 1000 руб

Официальный сайт Ю.Наумова: http://www.russianblues.com

Официальная группа вконтакте: http://vkontakte.ru/club11780738

Видео Ю. Наумова «Night on the Highway» (альбом "Rock like Blues"): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TlljXZ5-AU


Дорогие друзья!

Ровно 20 лет назад, 29 октября 1990 года, чартерный 747 боинг оторвал крылья от земли, унося в Нью-Йорк одного из лучших психоделических гитаристов мира - Юрия Леонидовича Наумова.

Приглашаем Вас отметить этот памятный день в теплой атмосфере клуба "Гарцующий Дредноут".

Вас ждёт исполнение редких и символических для Юрия композиций, а также приятный сюрприз :)

Юрий Наумов является родоначальником и единственным в мире композитором в жанре "русский психоделический блюз". Журналы "Guitar World" и "The New Yorker Magazine" называют его "человек-оркестр" из-за виртуозной техники игры на уникальном инструменте - 9-ти струнной гитаре авторской работы.

Творчество маэстро столь разнообразно и многогранно, что его невозможно заключить в рамки одного направления - это целый мир, в котором каждый находит для себя неповторимый и родной уголок.

Если Вы еще ни разу не слышали Юрия Наумова вживую, обязательно приходите! Его концерт - это подарок людям творческим, независимо мыслящим и ценящим высокое искусство.

Будем рады видеть Вас на юбилейном концерте Юрия Наумова "20 лет за гранью"!
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Good evening, dear friends.

I invite you to a concert of the tremendous psychodelic guitarist and the composer, the genre founder «Russian psychodelic blues»’s musical direction, Yuri Naumov who will take place in suburbs of New York on September, 18th at 19:00.

One of the famous Yuri’s songs (Night on the Highway) here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEtiJIrkpSQ

Cover: $20
315 Ackertown Rd. Chestnut Ridge, NY 10952
Info: +1 (917) 750-3291 (Evgeny)

The link toYuri’s Official Site: http://www.russianblues.com/cl.html

The link toYuri’s Official Group in Vkontakte: http://vkontakte.ru/club11780738

I invite You.

Yours faithfully,
Club administration.

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Hi vintagenyc !

My sewing group is hosting a workshop at the Old Stone House Museum in Brooklyn that might appeal to some folks here who are interested in Victorian / antique handicrafts. In the 2-hour workshop, you can learn to sew by hand using stitches that were used by Victorian dressmakers before the invention of the sewing machine. We'll be making authentic Victorian petticoats by hand -- or if you prefer, you can make a summer skirt of your choice, using antique hand-sewing methods.

No sewing experience is necessary, as hand-sewing is comfortable to learn even for beginners.

Here is the event's Facebook page for more info and for the phone number to RSVP:

And here is a photo from the early 1860s (in the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection) of a woman wearing a mid-Victorian petticoat:

The workshop is ending at 6:00pm, leaving plenty of time to go home and change before the Dances of Vice Dada event at 10:30pm that evening!
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The following are CDs I want to sell, in order to buy more music. They are steampunkish or gothic in nature. Each CD is $7 and that is postpaid. Write me a comment here with the ones you want and I will PM you with my Paypal info in which to pay me. All CDs are brand new unless stated otherwise.

The list is:

Death by Doll --- Gasoline
Death by Doll --- Cabin Fever
Dawn Desiree --- Dancing, Dreaming, Longing
Regan Remy / High Priestess --- Sellisternia
Regan Remy/ High Priestess -- Advanced Bliss / Oaksong
Lavender Diamond - Imagine Our Love/ The Calvary of Light (2 CDs for $7)
Lisa Hammer -- Dakini (it's brand spanking new!)
The World/Inferno Friendship Society -- Live at Northsix
The World/Inferno Friendship Society --- Addicted to Bad Ideas
The World/Inferno Friendship Society --- East Coast Super Sound Punk of Today!
The World/Inferno Friendship Society -- Red Eyed Soul
Sophe Luxe -- Waking the Mystics
Tipton Lea and the Victorian Army --- Spectacle
Lemony Snicket Soundtrack
Rodentia The best of Dark Roots music, 2 CD set $7
The Sad Bastard Book Club -- The collected works of Carrie Anne Crowe (CD)
The Sad Bastard Book Club -- The collected works of Carrie Anne Crowe (Audiobook)

I do have a cheap list of CDs too, each for $3 postpaid!

The Cure -- 3 Imaginary Boys
Daniel Ash -- Foolish Thing Desire
Front 242 -- Front by Front
Best of The Velvet Underground
Swans Related Projects CD, featuring tracks from Drainland and Sacrificial Cake
Bjork -- Homogenic
Nine Inch Nails --- March of the Pigs
The Damned -- Skip School to See The Damned

Thanks for looking!
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Greetings, retro enthusiasts...We thought you'd enjoy this :)


Gemini & Scorpio cordially invite you to

Nouvelle Époque Cabaret-Salon


Fri, July 17, 7-9pm VIP reception, 8pm-late main event

The Players private club, 16 Gramercy Park South, $30-$10, 21+


Details & RSVP: http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html

FB: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=96321774194

La Belle Époque was a time of artistic and intellectual abandon. Painters, poets, philosophers, and the cleverest of rogues mingled at cabarets and salons to indulge in the Bohemian sensuality of the creative life. The connoisseurs of art, thought, and expression celebrated the tumult of the age in high class and with impeccable style. We hope to inspire you to do the same on this special night in one of the true jewels of NYC.

The Players:

The legendary Players, boasting such luminary members as Mark Twain, Eugene O'Neill and Ernest Hemingway, is a members-only social club founded by the famed 19th century Shakespearean actor Edwin Booth. The Players' landmarked home is a magnificent Victorian mansion with a wrought-iron balcony overlooking Gramercy Park.


The Cabaret:

The Slipper Room's illustrious owner James Habacker presents--and, in guise of Chester Mackerel, charming professor of abnormal psychology, hosts--a night of exuberant entertainment to ignite the senses. JC Hopkins' Biggish Band plays rollicking hard bop swing all night featuring guest vocalists tap-dancing sensation DeWitt Fleming Jr, velvet-voiced Jolie Holland, and Tony-nominated downtown icon Justin Bond, in addition to JC's resident front-woman Queen Esther. The always-surprising Julie Atlas Muz (Miss Exotic World 2006), the jaw-droppingly stylish MsTickle, and hilariously naughty Trixie Little & Evil Hate Monkey perform feats of burlesque to live accompaniment by the band all night. In band breaks, 1920s tap sensation The Minsky Sisters amuse and titillate you.


The cabaret runs 9pm-12am in the formal Dining Room, preceded at 8:30pm by a complimentary dance class. After the cabaret, DJ Shakey spins a most unique mix of vintage + modern beats to keep you dancing.


The Salon:

After 9pm, the Sargent Room across The Great Hall is your salon for cocktails and conversations, as jazz pianist Jesse Gelber sets the elegant mood. A custom cocktail menu will be crafted for you by swanky lifestyle guru Fredo Ceraso of Loungerati.com.


VIP Reception:

The Sargent Room and its wrought-iron park-facing balcony are reserved for VIP guests 7-9pm for a cocktail reception and a private performance by San Francisco opera diva Marisa Lenhardt, as stylish cigarette girls treat you to hand-rolled cigars and hand-dipped chocolates, courtesy of Velvet Cigars and Desserts by Michael Allen.


Dress code:

Belle Epoque - late 1800s to WWI, black tie + evening glamour, speakeasy + cabaret, top hats + tails, feathers + gloves, outdo yourself at your most fabulous.

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Next Saturday, 12/20, 9am-1pm, friends of ours at an indie film production company are shooting a circus-tastic & colorful party scene for their new dystopian thriller set to premier at Tribeca Film Fest next year. We've been given the opportunity to extend the invite to this scene for about 50 extras who can rock out a post-apocalyptic retro-futuristic tribal-glam steampunk look. It should take a couple of hours overall, and they will provide food + drink (and, of course, the party) for the participants. First come first served, 50 spots only. If you have special skills: stilts, acro, juggling, contortion, etc, please mention it when you RSVP--you may end up being a featured extra. Please only RSVP if you can commit to the 9am-1pm run of the shoot.

More details will be posted to our mailing list this week: http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events_list.html or you can RSVP to us directly via our website: http://www.geminiandscorpio.com/events.html
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Dances of Vice Shanghai Flyer Dances of Vice New Years Eve Party 2009

This community could use some revitalizing! Well, here's what's on my calendar:

December 5th: Squirrel Nut Zippers @ Southpaw, Brooklyn
December 12th: Dances of Vice "1930s Shanghai: Paris of the East" @ Don Hills, Manhattan
December 30th: Swingers & Flappers Ball @ Connelly's, Manhattan
December 31st: Dances of Vice "Golden Age of Hollywood" @ The Montauk Club, Brooklyn
January 10th: Dances of Vice "Visions of Weimar" @ The Montauk Club, Brooklyn


This event may also be of interest:

The New Stage Theatre Company presents: Oh, Those Beautiful Weimar Girls!
Wednesday, November 19, 2008 through Sunday, December 21, 2008

"Oh, Those Beautiful Weimar Girls" depicts the life and art of Anita Berber, known today as "Weimar Berlin's Priestess of Depravity."

With original and classical music, dance and striking stage design, Oh, Those Beautiful Weimar Girls! will recreate Anita Berber's life in a series of cabaret-styled performances, including much of her "repertoire of the damned." This play occurs 80 years after her tragic passing and aims, according to playwright Mark Altman, to "capture her indomitable spirit and inspire young and old alike to rage against the night." Runs Nov 19th - Dec 21st (No Show Thanksgiving Week)
Current Music:
grauzone - eisbaer
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Shanghai Vice Flyer

Tomorrow, July 5th, Dances of Vice returns to the venerable Montauk Club (25 Eighth Ave, Brooklyn) - for an evening of pleasure and decadence inspired by the Orientalism craze of the early 20th century - featuring live music from 1920-30s Old Shanghai, burlesuque, tap-dancing, bellydancing, and more!

At the time, Shanghai was revered as the "Paris of the East", but was also known as the "Whore of Asia". Which are you coming for at "Shanghai Vice"?

See the full line-up and artists biographies HERE.
Current Music:
姚莉 - 重逢
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