Friday, June 29, 2012

Tomorrow Night: Resurrection! A Gala Benefit to Rebuild the Morbid Anatomy Library! Silent Auction Items Now on View!

A final gentle reminder: tomorrow night at 8:00 at Observatory, we hope very much to see you at RESURRECTION! A Gala Benefit to Rebuild The Morbid Anatomy Library!

The full schedule of the evening's festivities follows, but here are a few highlights listed for your convenience:
The party begins at 8, and the performance begins at 9; tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Full details for the event follow. Hope very much 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 and Evan Michelson episodes 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,  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:

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 To see more artworks available in the silent auction, click here.
You can find out more here. Hope very, very much to see you there!

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