Tag : Michael Arenella

RETURN TO ROMANCE AT MICHAEL ARENELLA’S SWEETHEART SOIREE. For our Soirée’s ninth, enchanting year, we have the pleasure of hosting at the only rendezvous befitting -NORWOOD. “A home for the curious,” the landmarked 1847 mansion is a private club. Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience this stylishly bohemian hideaway as our guest. Whether with an amour, wedded to one you adore, or hoping to meet the one you’re looking for, this promises to be an evening of enchantment and intrigue. Plush seating, room for dancing, decadent cocktails and sweets assure a most divine affair. A passionate programme of entertainment will be featured over four floors of this lavish Victorian manse: MICHAEL ARENELLA and sextet, your devoted host and beloved bandleader. Jazz royalty, QUEEN ESTHER and trio. Enjoy a dance lesson for both singles and doubles at 9:30pm with ever-dapper and adorable RODDY CARAVELLA. A cheeky portrait in our SWEETHEART KISSING BOOTH with your nibs. Cupid-approved cocktails, wine and beer are available for purchase at three unique bars. Sweet treats will be served throughout the evening. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH DOORS AT 9PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FROM 9:30PM – 1AM EARLY BIRD ADMISSION: $75 GENERAL ADMISSION: $85 ALL GUESTS MUST BE 21 AND OVER FORMAL EVENING ATTIRE IS ENCOURAGED Tickets to this elegant event are quite limited and available only in advance at sweetheartsoiree2019.eventbrite.com So please don’t tarry, my darling.

Arenella Productions presents JAZZ AGE TEA DANCE! Michael Arenella & his Dreamland Orchestra featuring Queen Esther December 16th  2pm – 6pm The Bell House 149 7th St. Gowanus, Brooklyn Purchase Tickets: http://jazzageteadance.eventbrite.com For Directions and info on The Bell House: https://www.thebellhouseny.com/info/ Back by popular demand – JAZZ AGE TEA DANCE returns! This year’s magical setting is THE BELL HOUSE– a 19th century warehouse along the banks of the storied Gowanus Canal. Just a short walk from the F,G and R trains, the historic and cozy vestige of Brooklyn’s past will be filled with the happy scents of ginger, spice and all things nice. MICHAEL ARENELLA & HIS DREAMLAND ORCHESTRA keeps you toasty with Fox Trots, Waltzes, Latin and Musical Novelties. In homage to the grand British colonial tradition of the afternoon tea dance, a complimentary spread of exotic teas will enliven your senses. Complimentary holiday sweets and light treats frame the dance floor. Partake in a dance lesson at 2pm with Roddy Caravella before the orchestra begins. A full cash bar offers cocktails, wine and beer, as well as non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. Also, in addition to our complimentary tea service, holiday sweets and treats, The Bell House features a yummy bar food menu for a la carte purchase! (Cards accepted) Tickets: EARLYBIRD FOR ONE $35 EARLYBIRD FOR TWO $60 (Available until November 16th) GENERAL ADMISSION FOR ONE $40 GENERAL ADMISSION FOR TWO $70 (After November 16th) WINTER BALL/TEA DANCE DISCOUNT Receive a $10 discount off Jazz Age Tea Dance if also attending Winter Ball! […]

Dear Friends, How time has flown! The 11th Annual Jazz Age Lawn Party is less then a month away and tickets are flying, too! Tickets and some ticket packages are still available. To see availability for the June  and August events please visit:  JazzAgeLawnParty.TicketFly.com In addition to General Admission tickets, Packages include “Jazz Baby,”“Bee’s Knees,”and “Bonnie & Clyde”. “ The Gatsby” VIP package includes special perks such as table and bottle service. We are excited to present the exclusive  “Sheikh of Araby”,  an exquisitely appointed, private luxury tent for up to   10 guests located right off the dance floor, with full table service and  custom cuisine menu. Tents may be reserved by emailing jalpproduction@gmail.com or visiting JazzAgeLawnParty.TicketFly.com On June 11-12 and August 13-14 from 11a.m. to 5p.m., guests transcend time once upon the shore of Governors Island to celebrate the music and zeitgeist of the Jazz Age.The romance, joie de vivre and infectious rhythm of those halcyon days come to life once more, as the distractions of the modern fade into the ether.Each weekend, guests will don fresh linen, lace, seersucker and straw at this beloved prohibition era gathering. Featured programming includes: MUSIC & DANCE PERFORMANCES on TWO STAGES featuring the finest Jazz Ageentertainment:Michael Arenella & His Dreamland Orchestra: the world’s premier Jazz-Age dance orchestra, steeped in the hot-dance band tradition of the 1920s and early 1930s, present a one-of-a-kind songbook from Michael’s original album, “Blue River,”and his newest album,  “Just In Time” (both available for purchase within event)! “Just In Time” highlights Michael’s horn […]

Queen Esther sings at The Sweetheart Soiree Saturday, February 13th at 9pm Return to romance at Michael Arenella’s Sumptuous Sweetheart Soirée. For our Soirée’s seventh, swoonful year, we again have the pleasure of hosting at the only rendezvous befitting –NORWOOD. “A home for the curious,” the landmarked 1847 mansion is a strictly private club. Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience this stylishly bohemian hideaway as our guest. Whether with an amour, wedded to one you adore, or hoping to meet the one you’re looking for, this promises to be an evening of enchantment and delightful intrigue. Plenty of plush seating, room for dancing, artisanal cocktails and an array of delectable hors d’oeuvres and sweets assure a most divine affair. A passionate programme of entertainment will be featured over four floors of this lavish Victorian manse: MICHAEL ARENELLA and His Sextet, your devoted host and beloved bandleader Jazz royalty, QUEEN ESTHER and Her Trio Luminous Accordionist Chanteuse NICOLE RENAUD Enjoy a dance lesson for both singles and doubles at 9:30PM with the ever-dapper and undeniable adorable RODDY CARAVELLA A cheeky portrait in our sweetheart kissing booth with your nibs is complimentary Cupid-approved cocktails alongside fabulous wines will be available for purchase at three unique bars on each floor of the mansion. Complimentary gourmet hors d’oeuvres and sweet treats will be featured throughout the evening. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13TH DOORS AT 9PM LIVE ENTERTAINMENT FROM 9:30PM – 1AM ADMISSION: $95 ALL GUESTS MUST BE 21 AND OVER FORMAL EVENING ATTIRE IS ENCOURAGED. **ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS AVAILABLE**

Queen Esther and The Hot Five at The Jazz Age Lawn Party Saturday, August 15th Governor’s Island  11am – 5pm For more info, click here. The Hot Five: Seneca Black, trumpet Jesse Gelber, piano Charles Goold, drums Noah Jackson, double bass Alvin Walker, trombone See you on the Island! ______________________________________________________________ We invite you to toast the passage of Summer with us and celebrate 10 years of the Jazz Age Lawn Party. With less than two weeks to go, tickets are going fast, but there is still a chance to be part of the fun if you’ve been on the fence! BULLETIN! – We’ve reconfigured our layout, optimizing shady areas under trees just for picnic blankets! Browse our newly expanded Vintage and Artisan village, including: Carole Amper/Toucan Hats Goorin Bros Wildfell Hall Vintage Grumpy Angel Designs The Original Prohibition Clothing Company Dave’s Vintage Zelda Magazine Dora Marra for Headdress NY Noble Savage Vintage Mary Jane Lane Dazzle Me! Art Deco Society of New York Penumbra Enjoy our new and improved enclave of eats; “TASTY TOWN”; featuring*: Café Dreamland and Lounge – (available to “Bee’s Knees” and “Bonnie and Clyde” package holders) Coco & Co – Fresh, young coconuts!!! Daly Pies – including: Chocolate Guinness, Honey Custard, Salty Lime, Spiced Plum, & Caramel Peach pies by the slice, and a Pie/Sundae Collaboration w/ Ice and Vice – (available to VIP ticket-holders only ) Empanada Lady – A taste of old Havana! – Vegetarian, Chicken, and Beef Empanadas Empire Biscuits – Savory and Sweet Southern-Style Biscuit Sandwiches Fire Belly BBQ – The Orient comes to Governors Island! – Korean Barbecue Tacos, […]