Ms. Cubie’s Re-Release Party: A Return to the Roaring Twenties
Sat, May 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm to 2:00amView event on Facebook
The ROARING TWENTIES: the 1920s regarded as a boisterous era of prosperity, fast cars, jazz, speakeasies, and wild youth of which Detroit was the hub !!!
Cafagna Arts and Entertainment, Detroit’s multi-media events producer, is pleased to announce an evening where the infamous Roaring Twenties come back to life. On May 13, 2017 we will host an unique evening celebrating the 70th birthday of our Director, Bob Cafagna, and fundraise for the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. The festivities will be held at PJ’s Lager House, 1254 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226.
8pm guests will enjoy Caleb Merritt (vocalist and ’20s aficionado) as he spins 78rpm recordings from the collection of Detroit Entertainment Commission Director Gregory Reed.
Expect dance performances throughout the night choreographed by Detroit Lindy Workshop and American Lindy Hop Championships Director, Paulette Brockington.
9pm guests will be treated to the musical stylings of Ms. Cubie. She has a playlist of songs popular in the period along with tunes made famus by Billie Holiday and Ma Rainey.
Be ready to sing along, swing and sway until the bar’s closing at 2:00am.
Blac Detroit Magazine, who will cover the evening as “An Exclusive Detroit Event,” and will offer guests a photographic opportunity as they arrive along side two vintage Fords in front of the club provided by The Historic Ford Piquette Plant & Museum in Highland Park.
PJ’s will offer a full bar and food from their menu. Guests are encouraged to dress in the styles of the period with awards being given to the best dressed man and best dressed woman.
Admission is $25 wth a portion of each ticket benefitting the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. Guests arriving in costume will receive a discount at the door and prizes will be awarded for the best female and best male costumes.