Tuesday, April 15, 2014

CREATIVE ALLIANCE HOLDS MARQUEE BALL 2014 ON APRIL 26

 

 

MARQUEE BALL 2014: Road to Rio!
Samba Dance Party w/ PhillyBloco

WHEN: SATURDAY, APRIL 26
WHERE: Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Ave., Baltimore

A wacky film trip to Rio, Brazil’s internationally renowned center for Carnival nightlife, is our cue for this year's parties with a fab samba dance party, sultry cocktail gathering, and glam dinner with honored guests.

The Marquee Ball benefits Creative Alliance youth education programs!
All food farm sourced in collaboration with Woodberry Kitchen
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THREE PARTIES IN ONE SIZZLING NIGHT!

Samba Dance Party!
20+ piece samba band PhillyBloco
9:30 PM

In their Baltimore debut, PhillyBloco pounds out a raucous mash-up of samba, funk, reggae, and New Orleans second-line set to irresistible Brazilian Carnaval beats. Mad dancing mandatory!   
Tickets & Info

Carnaval Cocktail Party!
with bossa nova vocalist Rose Moraes
7:30  PM

In our sultry Lounge, Robbye Apperson, Deric Emry, and Sandra McLelland host a hot spicy celebration of Brazilian nightlife Tickets & Info

Rio Preview Dinner!
Honoring Gary Vikan & Spike Gjerde
5:30 PM

A delicious seated dinner recognizing two of Baltimore’s most vibrant cultural leaders, Gary Vikan former Director of The Walters Art Museum and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen.  
Tickets & Info

Samba Silent Auction!

Over 80 artists from Baltimore and beyond!

We’ve elevated the Samba Silent Auction to an exciting exhibition curated by Amy Eva Raehse, Alex Ebstein, Lat Naylor, and Jeremy Stern with 80+ works generously contributed by many talented artists.
See more at:
http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/samba-silent-auction#sthash.UVTFim6M.dpuf

Bidding opens during a FREE preview reception on Saturday, April 12 from 5:30-7:30 PM. Bidding closes at 11pm Saturday, April 26 during the Marquee Ball! More Info


What to Wear

Are you the carnaval glitter, feathers, bright colors, and Carmen Miranda headwear type? Or just slip into your classic summer ‘40s style double-breasted suit, white silk jacket, straw boater, or sequined gown. Anything goes!

Here's some visuals to give you ideas!

Watch a video of PhillyBloco LIVE in NYC!