1.29 - Bowie movie night 2! The Hunger + ?

Fri, Jan 29, 7pm-12am, $10 sugg donation
Gemini & Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - use form below for location

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There's MORE BOWIE to watch, so clearly we must. For this one: definitely The Hunger, and then an on-the-spot vote between:
- Basquiat (Dennis Hopper! Gary Oldman! Benicio Del Toro!)
- The Linguini Incident (a rom-com heist with Patricia Arquette!)
- The Prestige (Christian Bale! Hugh Jackman! Scarlett Johansson! A battle of illusionists!)
- Concert movie?
Please let us know if you have copies of these you can bring. We can play DVDs or anything off a flash drive.

If we have enough people (or have a cleanup volunteer from the audience :P), we'll fire up the popcorn machine. More hot cider, spiked or not, at the bar, plus many more options. $10 suggested pass-the-bucket donation.

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2.13 - Meet Me in Paris: a clandestine cabaret

Sat, Feb 13, $20 until 1am, $10 after, 21+ (25+ suggested)
9-10pm cocktail hour, 10pm-1am live acts, 1am-5am dancing & lounging
Gemini & Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - use form below for location

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A clandestine French cabaret with sensuous live music, sultry burlesque and variety acts, followed by late-night dancing and lounging in our softly-lit loft, absinthe and other special libations at the bar, and kissing on the sprawling roof. Our house band will be playing three full sets to swoon, sway and dance to, with deliciously naughty performances in between. It's also our annual Birthday celebration: we turn 13 this year!

  • Three sets of vintage danceable French gems by Myriam Phiro & the Cavaliers of Swing
  • Risqué burlesque by Honi Harlow, Dandy Dillinger, and daring duo acts by Dame Cuchifrita and Edie Nightcrawler
  • Hosted by dashing & dangerous magician Eric Walton
  • Nouvelle chanson to electro-swing mix by DJ Poodlecannon (Marc Nasdor)
  • Love & compatibility tarot readings by Peri Lyons

Dress code (as usual, required): Cabaret through the ages (turn-of-century Belle ƒpoque La Goulue cabaret, 1920s Josephine Baker cabaret, 1930s Marlene Dietrich cabaret, 1940s Edith Piaf cabaret, 1950s Jacques Brel cabaret, 60s and beyond cabaret lounge, anachronistic punk cabaret); "Cabaret" the movie; vintage or modern high style; dressy & classy.

Press: "A Pigalle-style playground with can can dancers, cabaret acts and vintage gypsy jazz" - TimeOut NY. "If there's one team of party planners we trust with throwing a stunning clandestine French cabaret, it's Gemini & Scorpio." - Flavorpill.

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2.14 - 10th Annual Steamy Valentine's Night at the Russian Baths

Sunday, Feb 14, 7pm-2am, $40-95
Brooklyn Banya, 602 Coney Island Ave bet Beverley Rd & Ave C, Kensington, BK (2 blocks south of Prospect Park)
Q to Beverley Rd, cross Marlborough/15th St & walk 5 short blocks, left on Coney Island Ave

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Break out your bikini or swim trunks, and join our hand-picked crowd of artsy, funky (and nearly naked) New Yorkers for the glorious return of Gemini & Scorpio's legendary Russian Baths party.

We will have the newly remodeled & sparkling clean baths to ourselves, with a few hand-picked professionals on hand for the optional platzas and massages. Enjoy: Russian, Turkish and Swedish steam rooms, jacuzzi and cold plunge pool; poolside dance floor; rooftop smoking deck; hookah lounge and chillout rooms; authentic and delicious Russian food in a private restaurant room with a view of the dance floor.

The brass band will get you sweating faster than the saunas, and DJ Joro Boro will keep the dance floor sizzling after with irresistible ethnotek till 2am, while we dole out pierogies for everyone. There will be an open vodka bar 9-10pm.

This is the kind of party you always imagine, but can never quite find in real life...and may be the only one you'll come out of cleaner than when you came in.

"Best (and Only) Russian-bathhouse Dance Party" - Village Voice "Best of 2006"
"A night of steamy fun" - TimeOut New York "Your Perfect Weekend" pick
"Epic"..."One of the coolest cheap activities posted to our recession-proof list" - Brooklyn Based

Only 150 spots are available: 100 in advance (usually sold out before the event), 50 more at door. 11pm tickets always available at door. Stay tuned to the mailing list and Twitter for ticket availability. Buy tickets now.

VIP Tickets: $95

  • 7pm-2am admission
  • Own locker
  • Open vodka bar 9-10pm
  • Authentic multi-course Russian banquet 8pm, in private dining room

Regular Tickets: $50

  • 9pm-2am admission
  • Two people per locker
  • Open vodka bar 9-10pm
  • Yummy potato pierogies at midnight

Late Tickets: $40
(also available at door)

  • 11pm-2am admission
  • Shared locker, if avail
  • Yummy potato pierogies at midnight

Hi-res press images by Larisa Fuchs: http://geminiandscorpio.com/photos/hi-res.

Show/hide photos of past parties, the banya facilities, and a typical Russian banquet table.

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2.26 - The Cocktail Experiment

Fri, Feb 26, 7pm-12am, FREE + FREE drinks if you bring a cocktail ingredient, 21+ (25+ recommended)
Gemini & Scorpio Loft, Gowanus, BK - use form below for location

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A speakeasy experiment in our magical loft. One kickass bartender, a fully stocked bar, and YOU bringing a liquid challenge: a bottle of something unusual for our pro to turn into a one-of-a-kind cocktail. If your bottle is used in creation of a cocktail, you (and up to three friends) get a complimentary tasting. No two cocktails will be the same, and all will be delicious. Lounge with friends in our sexy low-lit space, or gather at the bar to watch the magic unfold. Our loft is yours for the night.

Featured ingredients and featured cocktails TBA!

About our bartender: sculptor, maker, karaoke enthusiast and bartender, Shayna Cott spent 365 days sequestered in a barn in rural Vermont, studying, training, and emerging periodically to create cocktails from seasonal and esoteric ingredients. She brings this vocational hermitage to bear now on concocting libations from the unpredictable submissions of Gemini and Scorpio's guests.

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