ALL THAT JAZZ

Great Gatsby! It's a lawn party

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Governors Island

10 S.
New York, NY 10004

Category: Music Venues

Region: Financial District

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Broads, rock that bob, and gents, latch the suspenders—it’s time again for the seventh annual Jazz Age Lawn Party. Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra host and headline this decadent explosion of all things old-timey. We’re talking phonographs, flappers, serious picnicking, bathing suits that actually resemble suits, and cocktails of the no-bullshit variety. The orchestra and guests provide jazz throughout the day, with professional swing dancing and Charleston lessons. Old-fashioned eats will be for sale, alongside a variety of vintage-clothing vendors. Other delightful diversions include motorcar rides, portraits, tug-of-war, the “Bathing Beauties and Beaus Promenade,” and a pie-recipe contest. It should be a roaring good time.
Sat., June 16, 11 a.m.; Sun., June 17, 11 a.m., 2012

 
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