OK, that’s a hell of a title, but it’s a hell of an announcement!
This year, we are delighted to announce that our cosplay/noir/Victorian costume competition prize will be awarded by no less lovely a Sherlockian than Mr. Curtis Armstrong!
You’ve seen this fabulous gentleman as Tom Cruise’s best friend in Risky Business, and he’s appeared in nearly fifty films more films, including Revenge of the Nerds, Better off Dead, Dodgeball, Akeelah and the Bee, Ray, and most recently, Sparkle. He’s the charming co-host of TBS’s reality show King of the Nerds, and you can also catch him on New Girl, The Closer, and Supernatural.
But did you know that Mr. Curtis Armstong is also HIMSELF A SHERLOCK HOLMES NERD? Bring out your very BEST cosplay and vintage garb, because the prize for winning is epic and Curtis will be doing the honors!
Tickets are still available at http://daintiestball2014.bpt.me/
The Daintiest Thing Under a Bonnet Charity Ball will be held Thursday the 16th of January at 8:00 pm at the Player’s Club (16 Gramercy Park South, New York, 10003) as part of The Baker Street Irregulars Birthday Weekend.
The theme this year is noir a la Basil Rathbone!
100% of the proceeds from ticketing and the auction of Sherlockian art, crafts, rare books and pastiches will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. There will also be a quiz, costume competition, raffle, and military-themed Sherlockian toasts.
A write-up and photos from last year can be found here: http://bakerstreetbabes.com/event/daintiest-thing-under-a-bonnet-charity-ball/
Tickets are $35 a piece and cover entry and lots of yummy appetizers and hors d’ouerves and such. There’s a cash bar as well.
100% of proceeds from the ball benefit the Wounded Warrior Project, http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org; 1-877-TEAM-WWP.