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Jazz Cabaret - Dizzy at 100: A Centennial Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie
Friday, May 19
Members: $45, Public: $55 Buy tickets
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Celebrate the centennial birthday of Dizzy Gillespie with the outstanding trumpets of Art Davis, Victor Garcia, and Walter White. This unique evening will include stories and anecdotes on Mr. Gillespie’s legacy from Dan Bindert, jazz aficionado and WDCB 90.9 FM station manager. Don’t miss the chance to hear some of the nation’s foremost trumpeters reflect on the life and influence of a legendary virtuoso. Tickets include light hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Guests must be 21 years of age. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Ticket Refund Policy: Tickets are fully refundable up to 10 days prior to the event, 50% refundable up to 72 hours prior to the event and non-refundable less than 72 hours prior to the event.
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A Toast to the Gilded Age: The Art of Absinthe
Friday, April 7
Explore the enigmatic fin de siècle drink notoriously identified with Montmartre's thriving bohemian artist culture in Belle Époque Paris. After a brief discussion on its history, you will taste several cocktails inspired by "The Green Fairy." Read more
Easter Brunch: A Family Affair
Sunday, April 16
Enjoy our new Easter brunch with your family and friends in the elegant Ballroom. Begin with a special toast followed by a delicious catered buffet brunch, live music, reading and the Easter Bunny! Read more
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