Yes, it’s today!
PULP Literature Launch / Academie Duello Yule Party
at: Academie Duello Centre for Swordplay,
412 West Hastings, Vancouver BC
time: 7pm – midnight, blues dancing till 3am
tickets: $20 at the door
As is traditional with for the Duello Yule party, there is a potluck contest. If you wish to take part bring your best dish, sweet or savoury — you could win the title of potluck champion — though please don’t feel obliged to bring anything.
Here’s a schedule for the evening
7pm – doors and bar open, mistletoe bingo begins, have your picture taken with Santa.
7:30 – welcome, stage-fighting performances, readings by CC Humphreys, JJ Lee, and Kimberleigh Smithbower Roseblade.
8:15 – Mensur (German duelling sabre) lesson and tournament
8:50 – Prizes for potluck, bingo and tournament
9pm – dancing & swordfighting to the rocking sounds of the Fabulous Ringtones
10pm – book signings in the museum, Blues in the City on the dance floor
midnight – bar closes, but blues dancing continues till 3:00am
Our dress code is as you like it: put on your best ballgown, black tie or an ugly Christmas sweater … it’s all good as long as you’ve got your dancing feet and your festive spirit.
See you there!