On Sunday, Augu
st 28th, join us for a very special evening, as Vintage Vivant teams up with the Alamo Ritz theatre for dinner, a silent movie and dancing. It’s a perfect night for a date!
Reese Gray, Stride pianist
At 7pm, the Alamo Ritz in downtown Austin will play the silent screen classic, “It,” starring Clara Bow, and featuring accomplished stride pianist Reese Gray providing live accompaniment to the film. Gray is buy viagra online a member of The White Ghost Shivers and the East Side Dandies, and his technique harkens back to the New York style of the ‘20s and ‘30s.
Reese Gray playing Tiger Rag with the White Ghost Shivers
If you look very closely in the back, you can see Reese playing piano among the muppets of Sesame Street with the Squirrel Nut Zippers!
Immediately after the film, join us just down the street at the Swan Dive: 615 Red River, corner of 7th and Red River. This month’s theme: Vamps n’ Tramps: A Black and White Ball, celebrating stars of the silent screen.
We mean “Tramps” as in Charlie Chaplin, The Little Tramp – but if you wanna show up looking like an old-time floozy, it’s no skin off our rumps! Of course, you could always take your inspiration from the original vamp, Theda Bara!
The evening features live music and diversions, including cello accompaniment from Barbara Anndrea Arriaga of Reverend Glasseye, with silent film projections from Lau of Recspec. DJ Shorty Stump spins the hits of the era.
Prepare to be immortalized in the fabulous photobooth from Fun Loving Photos – $5 gets you a 4×5 black and white polaroid of your very own. Vintage attire is encouraged! Be sure to peruse our inspirational posts for ideas of what to wear. RSVP ici, s’il vous plait!