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“A Night in the Life: The Roaring Twenties” gala, Oklahoma History Center
October 20, 2017, 7:00 pm–10:00 pm
Join the Oklahoma Historical Society for an immersive evening in the roaring 1920s on Friday, October 20, 2017, from 7 pm to 10 pm. Held at the Oklahoma History Center, this fundraising event will boast three spaces: a Prohibition-era barrelhouse featuring live blues music; a mingling area with food, bar, and dance lessons; and an exclusive speakeasy featuring live jazz music and an open bar. Enjoy impromptu live performances and live action vignettes that will make you feel like you have stepped back in time to the golden age of jazz. Put on your glad rags or come dressed as your favorite flapper or gangster. This event is for ages 21 and over.
Featuring: Harold Aldridge singing the blues at the Prohibition-era barrelhouse, Walter Taylor and Taylor Made Jazz playing jazz-era hits in the speakeasy, Oklahoma City University Dance Department dance hall tap performance, temperance movement protesters, Pretty Boy Floyd hold up, a police raid, and more!