50 Shades of Pompeii
posted January 22, 2013 5:40 PM   RSS | iCal | +googleCal

Tue February 12 at 6:30 PM, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
3260 South Street, THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA, USA (Map & Directions)
Terrible pun + naughty Romans + super incredible mosaic + cheap drinks!
50 Shades of Pompeii is a chance to learn about the remarkably scandalous sensibilities and decor of the Roman world, while learning about how remarkably low we're willing to go with terrible Roman-themed puns. There will be cheap cocktails and dessert-type nibbles afterwards, and you can party with the super fantastic Lod Mosaic, which makes me so excited that I think a fresco just blushed. Tickets are just $10 and you can buy them here.


The Penn Museum is pretty cool and it's close to regional rail, the El, bus lines, and a dicey assortment of parking lots!
posted by jetlagaddict to Presentation (6 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

Damn, m'lady and I won't be back in time to make this. Hopefully I can hit the next one!
posted by SpiffyRob at 5:50 AM on January 23, 2013

Sadly, I'll be out of town that day. Have fun!
posted by MikeKn at 6:54 AM on January 23, 2013

I'm busy that evening or else we'd totally do this. Definitely keep us posted about any / all future events like this! It looks very cool.
posted by Diskeater at 8:20 AM on January 23, 2013

This sounds awesome!! Definitely attending!
posted by Oliva Porphyria at 12:28 PM on January 23, 2013

Since it's not a night that I have class in the museum, it's a definite maybe!
posted by DoubleLune at 7:26 PM on January 23, 2013

Hey (or possibly salvete), if you're coming tonight, I'll be the one on stage doing introductions in bright red heels, so come and say hi at the reception!
posted by jetlagaddict at 12:14 PM on February 12, 2013

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