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The perfect blend of Modernism Week’s social and learning events... Mod With A Twist is a great way to learn, laugh and mingle with fellow modernists at Happy Hour. $55 (1.5 hours)


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Mod with a Twist is a series of five 10-minute presentations highlighting the fun, craziness and madness of the midcentury. This event has virtually SOLD OUT every night for the past 6 years at Modernism Week. Attendees are guaranteed to laugh, gasp and learn something new while enjoying a complimentary glass of wine. The following presentations are included:

• Guide to Easier Living: How Mary and Russel Wright revolutionized the way Americans lived and entertained.
• Dinner Theatre: Re-live the days when dining didn’t just taste good – it included table-side entertainment.
• From Hoedown to Hollywood: How blue jeans helped men feel manly again in the mid-century.
• How the Flintstones Changed my Life: Find out which U.S. city served as the model for the Flintstones’ Bedrock.
• Beauty and the Bank: Why even the architect doubted this amazing structure in LA would ever get built.

Included in the ticket price is a tour of the former manager's home at the Desert Star, a Class One Historic Property. This home has been featured in several books and is filled with vintage furniture and art. Designed by Howard Lapham in 1954.

$55

Things to Know

This event is for ages 12 and older.
Plenty of free street parking.
There are some exterior and/or interior steps.
The organizer of this event is Makerville, LLC

Event Check-in Location

The Desert Star, 1611 S. Calle Palo Fierro, Palm Springs, CA 92264

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Photo Credits: Makerville, LLC, Public Domain (Google)

 

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