The Serpentine Masquerade Ball

The Serpentine Masquerade Ball

2ND NOVEMBER 2012: The gallery is proud to present

The Serpentine Masquerade Ball

at The Northern Rivers Hotel's beer-garden,

on Friday from 9pm.

This is a fundraising event for the Serpentine Community Gallery.

Come for a night of performance, guitar sounds, songs, beats and costumes.

Yes it's a fancy dress Masquerade event with a gothic/halloween theme.

The evening starts at 7pm with the opening of

Tattoos, Textures and Textiles,

a group show by local artists at the Serpentine.

Then we all move up the road to the

The Northern Rivers Hotel's beer-garden for the

fundraising event and party featuring a host

of acts and performances, hot food, lucky door prizes

and a hand full of best dressed prizes.

And for those of you who like to stay out late,

there will be an after-party back at

the Serpentine with beats and refreshments.

The Mistress of Ceremonies for the evening is

the seductively witty Miss Murder.

And the line up so far.....

Thunder God of the Multiverse

No Frills Twins

StArFiReFly

Dj Sista Ray.

And special guests.

Entry is $15 or $10 concession.

Then off to the after party at the Serpentine with 'Deep Fryer and the Crates' till late.

Tickets available at the door and presale tickets are available at Serpentine.

Book it in your calendars.

On the night, we will also draw the winning tickets of our

Art Raffle.

So don't miss the chance of owning one (or maybe even more, if you're VERY lucky)

of the nine original artworks and 4 "Cafe Vouchers" on offer.

For information about and larger images of these works follow the link above.

A little about some of the performers:

MC Miss Murder will tantalize you as she drags you

kicking and screaming through a night of Masquerade.

Thunder God of the Multiverse

Founded in 2009 when brothers Leon and Oliver Blythe

found themselves in need of some serious music therapy...

Genre: Indie, Rock

Region: North Coast, NSW

Members: Leon Blythe - Vocals, Oliver Blythe - Guitar,

Guy Osborne - Bass, Cameron Johns - Drums

Sound Like: system of a down,

They Might Be Giants, Tenacious D

Influences: Frank Zappa, Tool, & Lots more

Website - Thunder God of the Multiverse

No Frills Twins

The Twins: Vanessa and Arna

Description: Singers/song writers from Byron Bay NSW

with a unique passion for music, fashion and pancakes.

"Inspired to create by the sound of Blues, Country, Folk,

Rock, Gospel and old classics.......

We lie somewhere in between, without a particular genre.

But it's okay, versatility is IN!"

Website - No Frills Twins

The Night of the Masquerade Ball

As the Northern Rivers region's masked band of merry men and women arrived at the ball,

they were welcomed into the fragrant, colourfully lit garden by party inspiring music played by DJ Sista Ray,

and the gallery's new banner created at the Serpentine's 2012 CreativExchange @ Lismore Show.

With the No Frills Twins

 setting up, MC Miss Murder took to 'the stage' welcoming the crowd, giving a brief talk

about the Serpentine

and its aims, outlining the reasons for this fundraising event and the night's program as well as thanking everyone for their support of the Serpentine Community Gallery.

Miss Murder then called for a

  volunteer from the audience. Art and fun loving Guy stepped forward (or may have been