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Shanghai Mermaid: Marrakech themed New Years Eve Eve Party

  • Holy Church of the Apostles 296 9th Ave. at 28th St., Chelsea, NYC (map)
Photo from previous event.  Check out our review here! 

Photo from previous event. Check out our review here! 

you are cordially
invited to join us, for
a lush evening in marrakech.
step back into an evening aglow
with candles and golden lanterns,
palm trees, belly dancers, fortune
tellers, and champagne. dance to
moroccan music and hot jazz.
put on your top hats and
gowns and join us for
a very special

december 30th.
{the night before new year's eve}

an extravagant soirée.

a glamorous,
clandestine club,
deep in marrakech.
circa 1930.

8:30 - 10pm:  the cocktail segment
10pm - 3am:  the soirée

fancy attire required.
dressy vintage or creative costume
encouraged. come as a moroccan prince or
princess, a sheik, a berber horseman, mata hari,
a french dignitary,  a spanish soldier, a hollywood
movie star, an international spy,  a visiting matador,
a geisha, a  sufi mystic . . . no casual attire admitted
{even f you have a ticket}. please let your guests
know about our dress code policy, so as to
avoid disappointment at the door.
thank you so much.

dance performance by Desert Sin
lush, classic burlesque by Tansy Tan Dora
traditional moroccan music by Brookyn Nomads
1920's/'30's hot jazz by Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers
belly dance by Amanda, Renata, Djahari & Cassandra
fire performances by Anatolia Fire Goddess
moroccan drumming by Jeff Webb
and more . . . 


early bird tickets  $65
early bird tickets are sold out.
general admission (10pm-3am).

    advance tickets  $80
         general admission $80 (10pm-3am)

          moroccan salon + the party  $125
        an exotic cocktail party (8:30pm-10pm)
         with live moroccan music, belly dancers,
         and 2 drink tickets that can be used any
       time during the evening. includes
        general admission to the main
         party, 10pm-3am. remaining
         tickets are limited.

           advance ticket sales close at 6pm on thurs., dec. 29th.
        table sales close at 6pm on wed., dec. 28th.

      tickets do not include drinks or tables.
           tickets are non-refundable.

if you would like to
purchase a reserved table that will
be yours for the evening (10pm - 3am),
you can. prices for tables are below. tables
do not include the price of admission or
  drinks. there will be table service.*
         tables are non-refundable.

         2-top  $50
         4-top  $75
         5-8 top  $100

            table sales close at 6pm on wed., dec. 28th.

       *advance bottle purchase
         you can purchase very reasonably
       priced selected bottles for your table until
       wed., dec. 28th at 6pm. once you've purchased
        your table/s, you will be able to see your bottle
         options. {if you've already purchased a table,
           and would like to like to add a bottle/s,
           contact me for a secret password}.

the party will be
at a beautiful spot that
we've never used before.
click below for the address,
map, and directions.

we'll have 2-3 cash bars,
including a champagne bar. we'll
have vegetarian chinese noodles for
purchase, and our lovely cigarette girl
will have cigarettes, cloves, fantasias
chocolates, popcorn . . .  and
madame shanghai's
secret potion.

i thought it would be fun
to do a "pre" new year's eve soirée
and avoid some of the stressful hoopla
that going out on new year's eve so often
entails. we'll have a fun, elegant, and
exotic evening, and toast this new
year, fashionably early ;). 
i hope to see you.


Earlier Event: December 30
Holiday Wine Tasting aboard Yacht Manhattan
Later Event: December 31
Porchlight's New Year's Eve Celebration