WHAT: The 13th Annual Edwardian Ball & World’s Faire presents “The Doubtful Guest”
Paradox Media and Vau de Vire present the 13th annual award-winning Edwardian Ball and World’s Faire at the beautiful historic Regency Ballroom in San Francisco on January 18th & 19th. People fly from all over the world to attend this elegant and whimsical extravaganza of costumery, carnival, music, acrobatics, ballroom dancing, theater, circus, parlour games, steam machinery, aerial performances, obscure artifacts, period technology and elaborate fashion shows; an outrageous celebration of an unforgettable era while honoring Edward Gorey, the prolific master of ominous storytelling. This year the Edwardian Ball founders Rosin Coven and co-hosts Vau de Vire Society feature one of Edward Gorey's more mischievous, playful masterpieces, “The Doubtful Guest” – a performance interspersed with humor and darkness. Attendees can also visit the acclaimed “Museum of Wonders – an Edwardian Odditorium,” the Vendor Bazaar & Piano Saloon is open both nights plus Jan 19, 12-5pm for daytime shopping. Experience a complete circus extravaganza by The Wanderlust Circus Orchestra. It’s where literary fans are as welcome as Goth clubgoers and where the high-flying trapeze and steam-powered machines create the backdrop for elegantly dressed ballgoers waltzing their way from absinthe to the dance floor. All are invited to return to a time of well-dressed gentility by creating characters and costumes for the occasion – instilling a madhouse slapdashery of dress by nearly every single attendee.
Friday & Saturday, January 18 & 19, 2013 – Doors and Show at 8:00pm – All Ages Welcome
Vendor Bazaar & Piano Saloon are also open Saturday, 12/19 from noon to 5pm!
The Regency Ballroom - 1300 Van Ness, San Francisco, CA 94109.
Phone (415) 673-5716, visit http://www.theregencyballroom.com
Purchase online at: http://bit.ly/edwardian13
Friday, January 18, 2013
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS:
$30 adv / $35 door
Includes limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis, plus Museum of Wonders (8-11pm), Steam Exposition, Midway Gaming, Absinth Bar and Vendor Bazaar.
$75 adv / $80 door
Includes all GA access plus admission to seated balcony and VIP Bar with two select complimentary drinks (beer, absinth and featured cocktails). Museum of Wonders (8 to 11pm), Steam Exposition, Midway Gaming, Absinth Bars and Vendor Bazaar. NEW! Each ticket includes two free Salon Dance Classes with Vima Dance!
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Advance purchase highly recommended as this night WILL SELL OUT.
GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS:
$45 adv / $50 door as available
Includes limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis, plus Ballroom Dancing, Portrait Booth, Museum of Wonders (8 to 11pm), Absinthe Bar and Vendor Bazaar.
$85 adv / $90 door as available
Includes all GA access plus admission to seated balcony and VIP Bar with two select complimentary drinks (beer, absinth and featured cocktails) Museum of Wonders (8 to 11pm), Absinth Bars and Vendor Bazaar. NEW! Each ticket includes two free Salon Dance Classes with Vima Dance!
This event also take place at Fonda Theater in Los Angeles on February 23rd