Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Final Lineup and Schedule for "RESURRECTION! A Gala Benefit to Rebuild The Morbid Anatomy Library," This Saturday, June 30th, at 8:00 PM!

As most of you have no doubt already heard, on Good Friday of this year, The Morbid Anatomy Library suffered a mighty and devastating deluge. This Saturday, June 30th, Morbid Anatomy and Observatory will host an epic and underground-star-studded rebuilding gala, and we would love to see you there.

Following is a somewhat finalized schedule. The party begins at 8, and the performance begins at 9; tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Hope to see you there!
RESURRECTION! A Gala Benefit to Rebuild The Morbid Anatomy Library
Date: Saturday, June 30
Time: 8:00
Admission: $25

Location: Observatory (543 Union Street at Nevins, Brooklyn; Enter via Proteus Gowanus) (DIRECTIONS)

8:00: Doors, drinks, and music
9:00: Introductory remarks by our MCs Evan Michelson of The Science Channel's "Oddities" and cult writer and luminary Mark Dery
9:10: World Premiere of Morbid Anatomy episode of The Midnight Archive, directed by Ronni Thomas
9:20: A Series of 5-minute "Odes to Material Culture:"
Following will be complimentary cocktails, music by Friese Undine, screenings of The Midnight Archive, performances by Jonny Clockworks, and droll giveaways from the design firm Kikkerland. Attendees are encouraged to dress "Obscurely."

Throughout the night, you will also be invited to bid on objects in our silent auction which included works by such amazing artists and makers as:
You can find out more here. Hope very, very much to see you there!

And, if you can not join us at the benefit and are interested in aiding in rebuilding efforts, here are a few things you can do:
  • Make a monetary donation; to do so, simply click on the black "Donate Here" button on the top right hand side of this blog
  • Sponsor a book; Click here to see a list of damaged books; books purchased here will automatically ship directly to The Library and populate our sadly empty shelves.
  • Help spread the word!
  • Donate new books or artifacts for the collection: Mailing Address: Joanna Ebenstein, c/o The Morbid Anatomy Library, 543 Union Street #1E, Brooklyn, NY 1121
Thanks so much! And hope to see you soon at a bigger, better Morbid Anatomy Library very very soon!

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