Heritage Vancouver's Upcoming Event
Thursday, January 29th, 2009 | Doors open at 6pm; Tours at 6:15pm and 6:45pm; Presentation 7:15pm; Show 8:00pm
Location: The Penthouse, 1019 Seymour St., Vancouver
Admission: Advance Tickets $20; Heritage Vancouver Members $15
Price includes tour, talk, cover and one drink
Join Heritage Vancouver for an evening of entertainment at Vancouver's historic Exotic Night Club, the Penthouse (1947). Step back in time with Danny Filippone on his famous behind the scenes tour of one of Vancouver's famous landmarks. You'll visit the Steak Loft Dining Lounge and the VIP room where his uncle Joe Filippone entertained high profile guests, such as Frank Sinatra. After the tour, enjoy a talk by UBC professor Becki Ross “Busting the Union Shop Hookers: The Penthouse and Prostitution Politics, 1975-1985”.
To celebrate the occasion, The Penthouse menu will include a selection of reasonably priced South Asian Cuisine and a special Heritage Vancouver Martini. Plan to make an evening of it; after the tour and talk enjoy dinner, drinks and a performance.
Get your tickets early as this event will sell out.
Purchase tickets on-line (Paypal account not required) or by cheque made out to "Heritage Vancouver Society" and mailed to Heritage Vancouver, PO Box 3336, Main Post Office, Vancouver, BC V6B 3Y3.
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