Feb 7, 2015

Feb. 14: In the Mood: Love in ‘30s at The Ebell of Los Angeles

The Ebell Club of Los Angeles and
 The Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
In The Mood:
Love in the ‘30s

Dean Mora’s California Poppies
with Kayre Morrison and Damon Kirsche, vocalists

February 14, 2015 at 8:30 PM
at The Ebell of Los Angeles 
743 South Lucerne Boulevard • Los Angeles, CA 90005

The Ebell of Los Angeles (Photo: Paper Moon)

You are invited to transport back in time to the 1930s for a Valentine’s Day elegant evening of dinner and dancing, in a beautiful historic building.

Admission: $60 (Ebell and ADSLA members), $75 for non-members
$25 for Ebell and ADSLA members for dancing only (starts 8:00PM), $30 for non-members

Entertainment: Dean Mora’s California Poppies, playing jazz of the 1930s.

6:00 Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres
7:00 Three-course gourmet dinner created by Executive Chef Louis Pechan.
8:30-12:00 Dean Mora’s 9-piece 30s band with singers Damon Kirsche and Kayre Morrison

Executive Chef Louis Pechan will prepare a three course tribute to the 1930s, complete with soup or salad, entrée, and dessert/coffee. Wine included. Served in our elegant Italianate Dining Room. Vintage silver service on display. Our resident mixologists will concoct two signature cocktails to continue the 1930s theme.

Kayre Morrison and Damon Kirsche with Dean Mora’s California Poppies at The Ebell of Los Angeles (Photo: Paper Moon)

Exhibition Dances: Walter Nelson and Sheila Murphy-Nelson will dance an exhibition fox trot and Denise Parga and Stephen Ginsburg will dance an exhibition tango during the band break.

Photo Op: Have your vintage photo taken with a special Paper Moon Valentine background. Save the picture of you in your elegant costume. $12 for your special Polaroid photo

Dance Class: Wednesday, Feb 11, 7-9:30 at the Ebell of Los Angeles, $10 per person. 
Reserve TICKETS by calling 323-931-1277. Walk-ins okay. 
Attire: Vintage 30s attire or black tie
Walter Nelson, experienced teacher of Jazz Age (1920s-40s) ( the “Modern Dances”) will conduct a class on tango, fox trot and waltz. In the Jazz Age, almost everyone danced, so they danced in a way almost anyone could do. The class will make use of films of the time, and hopefully dispel many widespread misconceptions. He will focus on the styles practiced by “regular folks”, and not exhibition dancers like Fred and Ginger. The emphasis will be on things you can put to practical use Saturday night at In the Mood: Love in the 30s.