Don't miss this evening full of flappers, flasks and foul play. Tempo turns back the clock to a Prohibition-era speakeasy, tempting you to join the stylish, sub-culture of society at The Pourhouse. Enjoy an unexpected encounter with opera at Tempo’s largest event of the season, The Rogue Song.
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Lumber Exchange Building
Knock twice and tell them Figaro sent you. With six bars, tasty eats, live music, gambling and bookcases that open up to an exclusive Rogue VIP area, you should have no problem getting in touch with your swanky side.
Please note: You must be 21 or older to attend this event.
The Rogue Song sales have ended. You may still attend the event by purchasing at The Pourhouse on Mar. 23rd. Doors open at 7pm. $40/General Admission$75/VIP (subject to availability)
Not a Tempo member? It's not too late to join with our special offer!
Become a Tempo member for only $25 (regularly $50 - valid for 21-39 year olds), and get up to two discounted tickets to The Rogue Song and enjoy $30 tickets (valued up to $90) to Minnesota Opera’s production of Turandot on Friday, April 19. To redeem this offer, call the Minnesota Opera Ticket Office at 612-333-6669, M-F, 9am-6pm.
Feeling naughty? Become a Rogue VIP for the free hooch, scantily clad women and other sinful delights! Shh...say the password to unlock the hidden door to The Hooch Room and enjoy these benefits:
Exclusive burlesque performances by Les Folies Risque and local/national superstar Sweetpea!
Complimentary tastings of Absolute Hibiskus Vodka, Beefeaters Gin and Jameson Whiskey courtesy of Southern Wine & Spirits
Complimentary passed hors d'oeuvre
A Swag Bag
Save up to $50 off Uber transportation to and from The Pourhouse
You'll also get a direct view of The Rogue Song main stage, so you won't want to leave your VIP status to chance. Hurry! Space is very limited for The Hooch Room and Rogue VIP tickets.
Feeling lucky? You'll have the chance to “bet it all” on Blackjack or Texas Hold ‘Em while sipping martinis made of bathtub gin. Enter the Rogue Song raffle to win prizes that would make a mobster proud. Light appetizers provided by The Pourhouse.
Entertainment throughout the evening will be provided by The Jeremy Walker Trio and Sole to Soul Dance Conversion. The jazz trio will play 1920’s standards (Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington) with Sole to Soul dancers partnering and performing solo.
The Rogue Song’s centerpiece entertainment is going to be swell, with musical numbers ranging from clever covers to classic show-stoppers featuring soprano Angela Keeton, Minnesota Opera Teaching Artist mezzo-soprano Bergen Baker, and former Minnesota Opera Resident Artists tenor Brad Benoit and bass-baritone Rodolfo Nieto.
After The Rogue Song, there's no need to flee the joint! The Pourhouse presents DJ Ben Quam and The White Keys.
Sole to Soul has been seen locally, nationally, and internationally tackling a variety of roles including choreography, production, direction, and performance. Some of their repertoire includes the Rocco Altobelli Fashion Awards, Midwest Regional Emmy Awards, MN Opera, MN Orchestra, Taste of Grand, Red Carpet Soiree, Oliveri's Salons, Josef's School of Hair Design, numerous Pride and GLBT events, Diva MN, Basilica Block Party, Urban Arts, Ivey Awards, and work with national recording artist Amber, the Capone All-Stars, Matrix, Walker Arts Center, LEAD Project, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation to name a view. S2S has also made repeat appearances in Paris, France as choreographers and performers for Intercoiffure Mondial, one of the most prestigious international organizations of hair and fashion, with shows involving elite stylists, models, dancers and more from 43 countries around the world.
Jeremy Walker is a prolific composer and pianist from Minneapolis, MN. He was the founder of the club Brilliant Corners – voted by Downbeat magazine as “One of the 100 Great Jazz Clubs Worldwide,” and co-founder of the non-profit organization Jazz is NOW! – which launched with the Wynton Marsalis Quintet and surprise guest, Itzhak Perlman. In 2003, City Pages voted Walker “Best Local Impresario.” In the spirit of the music he booked at Brilliant Corners, Walker was asked to launch and curate a late night series at The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant in 2005 which still runs today. His current projects include work involving opera, film - scoring Photographic Justice: The Corky Lee Story (release date 2013), and jazz ensemble with solo voice and choir - Seven Psalms. Walker also authors a series of articles on culture for Walker Art Center.
Tempo and Minnesota Opera has partnered with Uber to provide you with transportation for The Rogue Song. Event attendees (new Uber clients only) receive 1 Uber ride to or from The Pourhouse, up to $25 off, with promo code: ROGUEMSP
To use this promo, please sign up for an Uber account at www.uber.com/go/roguemsp or from within their iPhone or Android app and enter promo code ROGUEMSP before the event. We recommend requesting your Uber 10 - 15 minutes before needing to leave. You’ll receive a confirmation text, and an additional text when your car has arrived.
To order your Uber:
iPhone or Android: Download the app > select pick up location > request driver
Blackberry, Windows: Go to m.uber.com > sign in & set pick up location > request driver
SMS: Text your pick up address (ex: 111 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis) to UBR-CAB (827-222). Follow the on-screen instructions through SMS text.
Make sure to take a look at the fantastic images of some handsome fellas and gorgeous dames we caught trying to sneak into The Pourhouse without a password.
Ladies' and men's fashions provided by Via's Vintage, Savvi Formalwear, L'AVENIR and Goorin Bros. Hair and make-up by Jenna Wolf. Photography by Corinne Standish.
Vintage attire admired but not required. Prizes will be awarded for the best-dressed fella and dame, so get your glad rags on! Looking for ideas? Head over to our Pinterest boards.
You can view her work as a Wardrobe Stylist in the nationally renowned American Craft Magazine and in the Star Tribune’s Vita.mn. She styles fashion shows such as Envision & Voltage and has worked with Raina Hein, local finalist on America’s Next Top Model. She has also styled the Fashion Lookbooks of local designers Amanda Christine Designs and YQY by Vivian.
Best Dressed Fella
Handcrafted hat from Goorin Bros. ($125 value)
Grizum is a 1950s style snap brim fedora with an asymmetrical pinch, echoing a time when a gentleman personally crafted the crown of his hat to fit the shape of his hand. The body is 100% wool felt with a sleek brushed finish and a grosgrain band.