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Friday, April 25

Elixir The Show - "LA's Best Free Variety Show" at The Federal Bar Friday April 25th

Federal Bar

5303 Lankershim Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

7:30pm to 10:30pm

Elixir – The Show, "LA’s Best Variety Show", returns to its NEW location, The Federal Bar in North Hollywood on Friday, April 25th, A Knitting Factory Property. Our last three events were completely sold out to capacity, and we expect an amazing experience for our upcoming March event. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis with reservations only. For reservations, please contact [email protected].

Elixir The Show represents a bygone era of class…when Mad Men met The Rat Pack at The Playboy Club for a martini or three. Hosted by LA’s favorite emcee, David M. Schmidt (KTLA Hyundai Host Winner) and featuring live music by the hottest funk band in the city Funky Munky, Elixir features burlesque, cabaret, rotating vocalists, comedy, magic, dance troupes, audience interactivity, shenanigans, games with prizes and more. You can see photos from our last event at https://www.facebook.com/elixir.show.1/media_set?set=a.1402109013375678.....

Elixir fans have longed for the ability to sit and dine while taking in the best FREE night of entertainment in all of Los Angeles. Elixir plus The Federal Bar equals a night where you can have it all. Kick the night off with a gourmet mixology cocktail. Next, nosh on the exquisite tapas and shared plates menu, enjoy a night of beauty and talent sure to entertain and captivate your imagination. After the show, stay for cocktails in our private Elixir afterparty bar, a great spot to top-up and continue the party with resident DJ Brutha Gimel.
Elixir will be kicking off the indulgence with dance performance by Cherry Poppins Caburlesque, Luminosity Dance Company, Bell-Esque, Polehibition, Shannon Storm, Vegan Pole Dancer, Kirby Harrell and Push The Girl. Vocals by Tyler Olshansky, Claude Racine (Pussycat Dolls), Jackie Rae and more. Comedy and whimsy provided by Lady Scoutington and The Yip-Yip Sisters (Upright Citizens Brigade). All guests will be entered in a free raffle to win gift certificates for Shampoo on 3rd, Westinghouse Digital and Black Hearts Clothing.

Whether you are out to celebrate, or trying to forget, wanting to connect with friends or just looking to be entertained, Elixir The Show has what you’re looking for. So think back to a time where men and women donned their best gear to go out for a show of this caliber. Suit up men, dress up ladies and come join us at Knitting Factory’s The Federal Bar in North Hollywood for what is sure to be an epic night of music, muses, mystery and more. Seating is for guests with RSVP's only, so please email [email protected], first come/first serve.
Doors open and dinner at 7:30 PM and the show is from 8:15 – 10:15 PM. Your attendance at the show also provides you with free admittance to stay and dance all night long with DJ Brutha Gimel.

The Federal Bar is located at 5303 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601. 21+ with valid ID. Stylish dress is highly encouraged.

Thank You,
Elixir The Show
https://www.facebook.com/elixir.show.1
[email protected]

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Saturday, April 26

Straighten Up and Fly Right – The Nat King Cole Tribute by Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli

Valley Performing Arts Center

Northridge, CA 91330

8:00pm

Nat King Cole broke the pop barrier with his smoky, smooth vocals, stringing along a huge number of solid hits right after his first "Straighten Up And Fly Right" soared up the charts in 1943. As a singer, he was called "the best friend a song ever had," but he was essentially a jazz performer at heart. Even those later tracks crafted for the pop charts belie a piano technique, vocal phrasings, and on-the-mark orchestration that are indebted to his early roots in jazz. Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli have crafted a tribute to the titan of fifties vocal pop, from his hits along with those singular tracks of sophisticated cool jazz that have influenced their own careers.

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