The Third Annual Bookbinder’s Ball — 6–8pm SLT


Miss Gabrielle Riel, Prim Min­is­ter of New Toulouse, and Miss Gal­latea­Su Beau­mont, Librar­i­an of New Toulouse, cor­dial­ly invite you on behalf of our com­mu­ni­ty and the Alexan­dri­an Free Library Con­sor­tium to the Third Annu­al Book­binder’s Ball this evening from 6–8pm in the Tou­s­saint L’Ou­ver­ture Library Ball­room. (http://slurl.com/secondlife/New%20Toulouse/64/111/25)

The theme of this year’s Ball is…The Hero­ine in Lit­er­a­ture. We rec­om­mend, but do not require, that guests come as their favorite Hero­ine-cen­tered nov­el, sto­ry, play, or poem. You may come as a char­ac­ter or some­thing else that rep­re­sents the work. We also have an option­al game to see who can guess the most characters/representations cor­rect­ly.

The Prim Min­is­ter will pro­vide the music on Radio Riel New Toulouse. You can tune in by open­ing http://newtoulouse.radioriel.org in a media play­er.

The His­to­ry of the Book­binder’s Ball

In 2007, the first Book­binder’s Ball was held in a ball­room high over Cale­don Primver­ness. It was host­ed by Coy­oteAn­gel Dim­sum, JJ Drinkwa­ter and Gabrielle Riel. The ball was in hon­or of the new Nov­els Col­lec­tion that had just debuted at The Cale­don Library. The theme was “Come as Your Favorite 19th Cen­tu­ry Nov­el”.

Pic­tures from the 2007 Book­binder’s Ball, cour­tesy of Per­plex­i­ty Pec­ca­ble.

In 2008, the sec­ond Book­binder’s Ball was part of the Radio Riel/Caledon Library “Shake­speare Sum­mer” col­lab­o­ra­tion and it was held in an Ital­ian Vil­la in Cale­don Carn­taigh. It was host­ed by JJ Drinkwa­ter and Gabrielle Riel. The theme was “Come As Your Favorite Shake­speare­an Char­ac­ter”.

Machin­i­ma from the 2008 Book­binder’s Ball, cre­at­ed by Val­i­brar­i­an Gregg.

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