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Public Works: Odd Salon SPECTACLE

February 12 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

OPENING NIGHT 2019
Join us at Public Works SF for six short stories of grandiose visions and impractical performances, immense exhibitions, and displays that inspire wonder and curiosity.

***Discounted Early Bird Tickets are available only up to Midnight, Sunday Feb 3.***

ODD SALON: SPECTACLE

Featuring:

Annetta Black ~ Smoke, Mirrors & Spectres: The Art & Science of the Fantasmagorie

Nadya Lev ~ Triadic Ballet: Cyborgs, Spacetime, & The Choreography of Geometry

Richard Cody Nichols ~ Commander in Cheese: A Story of Andrew Jackson, Murder, and Cheese Wheels

Casey Selden ~ A Reflectable Spectacle: Murano’s Mad Mirror Mob

Amy Widdowson ~ Woman of Tomorrow: Sally Rand and Her Fans Change the World

Edmund Zagorin ~ Nazis in the Toy Store: How A White Supremacist Infiltrated Popular American Novelties

Curated by Isolde Honore

Tues, Feb 12 2019

Doors open for pre-salon cocktail hour at 6:30, Talks begin at 7:30

Reserved Seats available. General Admission seats are first come, first served.

2019 MEMBERS GET IN FREE AT OPENING NIGHT. Join our growing membership for ticket discounts and Members-only opportunities. Find out more: Odd Salon Membership

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ODD SALON
Stories from the odd corners of history, science, art, and adventure.

WHAT: Six storytellers bring strange-but-true stories from history, science, art and adventure, to the stage, over cocktails.

WHAT KINDS OF STORIES: Badasses and crackpots, history’s worst ideas and most interesting eccentrics, things that exploded, heists, hoaxes, hidden treasures, epic explorations and upsetting animal facts. For example.

WHO: Experts and amateurs, scientists and poets, musicians and medievalists, artists, tech workers, baristas, and you. Each salon features selected speakers from an open call for submissions. Join us!

WHERE: Public Works, on Erie Street – one block from the 16th and Mission BART stop.

WHEN: We open the doors for cocktails an conversations at 6:30; talks begin at 7:30. Get there early if you want to nab a seat.

WHY: San Francisco deserves weird, independent events, and real world gatherings in this increasingly digital age.

HOW: Against many odds.

SNACKS? Yes!

DRINKS? But of course.

OTHER QUESTIONS? Drop us a line>

Odd Salon is a fiscally sponsored project of the InterCulture Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Find out more: www.oddsalon.com | Facebook.com/oddsalon | Twitter.com/oddsalon | Instagram.com/oddsalon

Details

Date:
February 12
Time:
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Venue

Public Works
161 Erie St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Phone:
415 496 6738
Website:
http://www.publicsf.com/