February 23, 2023

The Wild History of Cocktails

with Richard Powers

7:00 - 8:30pm ET

online via Zoom

$10 is suggested but any amount is appreciated.

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The video of this presentation will be available in our shop shortly

About the Presentation

Richard Powers will give a fast-paced talk, illustrated with over 500 slides, on the innovative history of American cocktails, from the Jefferson Era, through Prohibition and the Roaring Twenties, Tiki culture, up to today's craft and vintage cocktail movements.

About Richard

Richard Powers is a full-time instructor in dance history and contemporary social dance forms at Stanford University Dance Division, Department of Theater and Performance Studies. His principal focus since 1975 has been social dance forms, from the Renaissance to today. Specializations include 19th century American and European social dance, dances of the Ragtime Era and Jazz Ages, and currently evolving vernacular dance forms.