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Have you been to the Edwardian Ball? Want to score some free tickets? Never been, but a bit Gorey-esque?

The Los Angeles Dance Examiners, Ian Ono and Jana Monji, have two free tickets to the Edwardian Ball on 8 February 2014. In order to enter our contest for those free tickets, we need you to comment on our Examiner.com article and maybe give a comment or two about your favorite sofa and wait for further instructions.

Get ready for a night of music, dance, theatrics, circus arts, ballroom dancing, midway gaming, mischief, and, of course, the art and stories of Edward Gorey! This year's show will feature: a fashion show by Dark Garden Corsetry, DJs Delachaux, Shakti Bliss, The Klown, Malvoye The Mentalist, Shovelman, Speakeasy Syndicate, The John Bros. Piano Company, our Famous Portrait Booth,,
Gorey-fied Fine Art and Installations, 
ballroom dancing, 
Absinthe Bar (and full bar!).
 Dinner menu available 
and of course… lots of parking!

You just have provide your own transport and pay for parking at the Fonda Theatre. The tickets does not include beverages or food.

The topic of this ball is "The Curious Sofa" which was written by Ogdred Weary, an anagram for Edward Gorey. Although labeled a "pornographic illustrated story about furniture" the illustrations are by even the standards of the 1960s tame. The innuendos might have made a historical Edwardian or Victorian faint (at least in polite public) but Gorey Edwardians will likely embrace the naughtiness.

The Fonda Theatre is a historic 1920's venue originally built as Carter De Haven's Music Box and is formerly known as The Henry Fonda Theatre and The Music Box. One of Hollywood's first legitimate theatres, the Henry Fonda Music Box Theatre experienced a variety of incarnations during the 1920's, 1930's and 1940's as part of an entertainment district of exceptional quality and diversity. The Fonda Theatre is an all ages venue.

What: The Edwardian Ball presents Edward Gorey's “The Curious Sofa”

When: Saturday, February 8, 2014 – Doors and Show at 8:00pm – All Ages Welcome

Where: The Fonda Theatre - 6126 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90028

(323) 464-0808 or visit http://www.fondatheatre.com/.

Tickets: Purchase:

GA Tickets: $45

Includes main floor and rooftop Carnival, limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis.

VIP Tickets: $75

Includes all GA access plus admission to seated balcony with cocktail service and prime view of stage.

VIP Private Booth: $380 for 4 people, $575 for 6 people on Balcony or Main Floor

Includes private booth with table service, great visibility of stage and dance floor. One ticket is good for entire booth - best seats in the house!

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