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Ongoing: Russian Banya Parties 12.31.13 - The Bootleggers' Ball 10.26.13 - Masquerade Macabre #5 08.09-11.13 - G&S 10th Anniversary (First-ever NYC Steampunk Weekend) 10.27.12 - Masquerade Macabre #4 12.31.12 - Black & White Masked Ball 08.11.12 - The Lost Circus 04.12.12 - The Drowned Ball 02.11.12 - Meet Me in Paris 12.31.11 - The Glitter Ball 10.31.11 - Speakeasy Dollhouse 10.29.11 - Masquerade Macabre #3 08.21.11 - Black & White & Red All Over Ball (Coilhouse Magazine BDay party) 07.16.11 - The Lost Circus 07.14.11 - Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing 2011 - Swing House 12.31.10 - The Bootleggers' Ball 10.30.10 - Masquerade Macabre #2 07.31.10 - The Lost Circus 04.24.10 - Swing House 2-Year Anniversary 03.07 & 21.10 - JaNk! 02.14.10 - The Vault of Golden Vapors 12.31.09 - The Bootleggers' Ball 10.31.09 - Masquerade Macabre 07.17.09 - Nouvelle Époque Cabaret-Salon 06.27.09 - Hobos & Mermaids on the High Seas 04.03-05.09 - Luminous Flux NYC - video art weekend 03.15.09 - Swing House 1-Year Anniversary 11.01.08 - Halloween Vintage Masquerade Ball 10.31.08 - Voodoo Culture Clash 2008 - Swing House vintage dance monthly 02.14.08 - Get Off...Line VI: Roaring 20th 08.18.07 - Radiate Fire! 10.31.06 - Halloween Parade Afterparty II: Devils n Dolls 10.31.05 - Halloween Parade Afterparty: Mardi Gras 06.21.05 - Exotica: Tiki Lounge Shindig 02.14.05 - Get Off...Line III: Say Cheese (and Chocolate) 02.14.04 - Get Off...Line II: Code Red

10.31.05: Mardi Gras: Village Halloween Parade Afterparty

A full-blown MARDI GRAS FEST, continuing the theme of the Parade with costumes, music, dancing, gift bags, giveaways, prizes, lots of beads, and even a home-baked King Cake, courtesy of Miss Gemini herself! Perks include:

  • FREE BOOZE, 9-10pm: Original Sin Hard Cider, Molinari Sambuca, Fernet Branca all night
  • CHEAP BOOZE all night: $5 Snowjitos and Snowballs and $5 Fernet Branca + Ginger Ale chasers
  • DJ Aaroneus spinning 70's funk, really old skool hip hop, 80's electro and funky post-punk (the danceable kind)
  • DJ 4Eyes spinning eclectic funk, vintage rock, brazilian & french pop
  • DJ Handler spinning baile funk, New Wave, hip hop afro beat and sephardic/yemenite folk stuff over crazy ass party beats
  • Fun games, contests, prizes and giveaways throughout the night, including a mummy wrap contest and a Mardi Gras pinata filled with candy and toys (and secret prizes), yours for the whacking
  • Sexy dancers (male and female) giving out beads: the person with the most beads at midnight wins a prize! Best costume prizes at midnight, too!
  • Signature Gemini & Scorpio goodie bags filled with fun party items for RSVPs on our mailing list.

Photos by Larisa Fuchs



The yummy one in the middle
was one of our dancers

Yes, those ARE soda can tabs
(she won for Best Costume later)

"I bless you, Miss Kitty..."

Napoleon Dynamite, Mayor Bloomberg
and The Nurse (grrrowl!)

Happy couple (Mad Hatter & White Rabbit)

Yummy :)

And more happy couples... LOL

A nod to the troopers' packages ("Slut!!!")

This luggage is not necessarily "lost"

The frazzled Miss Scorpio wielding free booze

Newly crowned King
(he found the baby in the King Cake)

Miss Gemini with
what's left of the "beauty basket"

Winners: Mummy Wrap, Most Beads, Best Costume 2 (cast of "Alice in Wonderland")

More sexy guests

Lotsa love at this late hour!

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