Mod with a TWIST is a light-hearted but deep dive into some of the more obscure topics of the midcentury. You are guaranteed to chuckle and learn something new while you enjoy a complimentary glass of wine. These programs will be presented outside, around our beautiful pool. Seating will be socially distanced with lots of fresh air under the stars.
Presented by the wacky friends of Makerville, and local celebrity presenters including Jay Zaltzman, Kurt Cyr, Bob Bogard, Richard and Debra Hovel, Juli Cavnar, Stephen Drucker, Jacques Caussin, Laura J. Hein and Greg Hough.
EARLY SHOW: (5:30-7:00 p.m.)
“This is the Life”
Route 66: America’s Main Street
Life according to LIFE: the magazine that defined America
Cowboys and Architects: Palm Springs stories
Eau de Midcentury Man: the golden age of bad cologne
It Happened in the kitchen: the amazing mid mod kitchen
LATE SHOW: (7:15-8:45 p.m.)
"Designs for Life"
Olivetti: a revolutionary midcentury brand
Every Man a DaVinci: the paint by number craze in America
Brutalism: a modernist’s dilemma
Where is my flying car: why the midcentury future never happened
$55 per show
Things to Know
This event is for ages 12 and older.
Hand sanitizer will be provided. There will be socially distanced seating. Face coverings are required.
There is plenty of FREE on street parking.
The organizer of this event is Makerville, LLC.
Event Check-in Location
The historic Desert Star, 1611 S. Calle Palo Fierro, Palm Springs, CA 92264
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