Thursday, February 02, 2012

NOT TO BE MISSED: LUSH, A BOOGALOO & LATIN SOUL DANCE PARTY AT BBG ON FEBRUARY 10

 

Friday, February 10 | 8 p.m.–Midnight | BBG Palm House


An evening celebrating Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s collection of over 6,000 tropical orchids

  • Dance to NYC’s best boogaloo band, Spanglish Fly
  • Behold opulent orchids
  • Savor icy Mexican fruit paletas by La Newyorkina, bite-sized delicacies by Purple Yam restaurant, Latin-inspired confections by Tumbador Chocolate, traditional tastes from Mexico by Chavela’s, Korean nibbles from Moim restaurant, and more tropical treats by neighborhood food mavens
  • Groove to classic 45s spun by WFMU’s Mr. Fine Wine and DJ Turmix
  • Pose for leaf portraits by Aaron Birk
  • Enjoy an open bar of fragrant juices and cocktail concoctions
  • Hang behind the scenes with orchid curator Dave Horak
  Schedule
8:00–9:15Behind-the-scenes tours of BBG’s orchid collection with curator Dave Horak
8:00–9:15Leaf silhouettes with Aaron Birk
8:00–9:15Latin rhythms from Barcelona’s own DJ Turmix
9:15–10:30Special live performance by NYC’s Spanglish Fly
10:30–MidnightClassic 45s spun by WFMU’s Mr. Fine Wine

Open bar and exquisite eats all through the night
For more info: http://www.bbg.org/visit/event/lush//

Purchase Tickets

Tickets are $65 and available through brownpapertickets.com.
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