Thursday, September 11, 2014

Thursday, September 11, 2014 12:40 am by M. in , ,    No comments
Two (more or less) Brontë-related alerts for today, September 11:

In London:
Drink Shop Do (Kings Cross, London)
Night of a Thousand Bushes
£5: club ticket - 8pm onwards
£10: Wuthering Heights dance class and club entry - from 7pm

The Bushy one is back! To celebrate her string of dates at the Hammersmith Apollo, The Music Circle is throwing a night dedicated to Kate, with DJs, a photobooth, cocktail offers, a dance class before the club starts and a mass Wuthering Heights dance-off. Dress like your best (Kate) Bush in order to win prizes. The party is in aid of vulnerable women in the DRC, in association with Oxfam.

Kate Bush-inspired DJ sets from:
Gemma Cairney (Radio 1)
Jodie My Ex-Boyfriends’ Records
The Music Circle DJs
Plus special guests TBA
A dressing-up box and photobooth
'Baboozeka' cocktails
Mass Wuthering Heights dance-off
Prizes for the best Kate Bush outfit
In Madison, CT:
R.J. Julia Booksellers:
On Thursday, Sept. 11, journalist and essayist Daphne Merkin will discuss her new collection, "The Fame Lunches: On Wounded Icons, Money, Sex, the Brontës, and the Importance of Handbags (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $27). Known for her profiles of famous writers, actors, sports legends and more, Merkin is a former staff writer for The New Yorker and a regular contributor to ELLE, as well as to The New York Times, Bookforum, Departures, Travel + Leisure, W, Vogue, and more. (Carole Goldberg in The Courant)


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