Returning in 2019 PARADOX Media & Vau de Vire proudly present The 10th Annual Edwardian Ball in Los Angeles! What started in a San Francisco nightclub, The Edwardian Ball has become a this multi-night, multi-city event. The Ball has become an internationally recognized festival of the arts, presenting a uniquely wonderful Edwardian world and has with the blessing of The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust.
The Edwardian Ball is an elegant and whimsical celebration of art, music, theatre, fashion, and literature. With ballroom dancing, DJs, circus performances, and art inspired by the beloved creations of the late, great author and illustrator, Edward Gorey. Set in a romanticized, gilded and gentile Neo-Victorian and Edwardian-era, a gothic and steampunk-tinged distant past intertwines with an elegantly imagined future.
Saturday night, February 9th is will be the most decadent night of the season. Returning to the legendary Fonda Theater and presented by co-hosts Rosin Coven and Vau de Vire Society, The Ball will have ballroom dancing and lead the way to stunning performances both on and offstage in a collage of fashion, theatre, music, circus performance, and dance.
The theme for the 2019 season is “The Rose Pedal Garden”, featuring a playful, bicycle-powered wonderland blended set in an enchanted English garden, and featuring our story of the year, Edward Gorey’s cranked-up classic, The Epiplectic Bicycle.
The Grand Ballroom of The Fonda presents our Rose Pedal Garden of mechanical and topiary wonders, ballroom dancing, and our main stage with an all night variety show of music, circus, theatre, fashion, and many surprises. Ascend from there to our VIP Balcony, where VIP ticket holders find an exclusive bar and comfortable seating overlooking the Ballroom stage. Further up, all are welcome on the splendid Rooftop Garden, featuring immersive installations by The Grand Artique, Tarot readings, a small selection of artisan vendors, and a dance floor with the best electro-swingin’ DJs this side of the Old World.
The 10th Annual Edwardian Ball Los Angeles
Saturday, February 9th, 2019 • 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. • All Ages
The Fonda Theatre • 6126 Hollywood Blvd • Hollywood, CA
Atom Smith & His Bass Age Big Band • Ballroom Dancing with Delachaux
Dr. Solar • The Grand Artique • Kinetic Steam Works
Marquis & The Rhythm Howlers
DJ Dannielle • DJ Buck AE Down • DJ Baz • Rosin Coven • Vau de Vire Society