Raven’s Night: Creature Feature
In its 8th year, RAVEN’S NIGHT creeps, slithers, and slinks its way back to The Birchmere. Keep your Halloween season going with a unique soirée featuring fusion belly dance, live music and a pre-show carnival. This year’s theme, Creature Feature brings the most iconic movie monsters to the stage. A sci-fi and fantasy fueled feast fit for all fandoms.
Saturday, November 2nd, 2019
Doors: 5:00 pm
3 fabulous events
all under 1 roof!
The All Hallow’s Exposition: 5:30-6:30pm
As the doors open, lift the veil between earth and “the beyond” and glide into the
“All Hallows Eve Exposition” featuring pre-show entertainment including games, palm reading, live performances, and plenty of opportunities for photos with friends. Here, elements of steampunk, carnival, sideshow, and fantasy combine to create a mesmerizing milieu in which to mix and mingle and get in the mood for a fantastic evening of entertainment.
Salon Lunaire: 6:30-7:300
The second phase of our evening progresses into the ballroom for the “Salon Lunaire” dinner concert.
This year brings you a tapestry of sounds from the East and the West. As you find your seats and settle in you will be bewitched by the beautiful musical stylings of RODYNA.
RODYNA is a collective, or “Family” of talented artists and musicians who play eclectic folk music from regions in and around Eastern Europe. Brought together by their love of the nuanced musical complexity and diversity of this style of music and the regions it hails from, they hope to entrance you with its enigmatic beauty.
Cabaret Melancholia: 7:30-10:00pm
Raven’s Night Creature Feature Belly Dance Show
The evening waxes full with the main event, “Cabaret Melancholia.” A theatrical belly dance program featuring some of the greatest exponents of the art. Cabaret Melancholia features fusion dancers from across the nation who will present “Creature Feature” specific performance you are unlikely to see anywhere else. All set in a setting of incredible lighting and sound, it is an immersive experience. Led by Washington DC area prima Belladonna and drag king extraordinaire Ken Vegas, a cast of 20+ will enthrall & entice!
703-549-7500 | 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria VA 22305
Please be advised that the adult content of this show is suitable for ages 18+.
Folks under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Belladonna and Ken Vegas present the eighth annual Raven’s Night, a soirée of dark decadence and ethereal performances, on Saturday, November 2nd, 2019, at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia.
Belladonna has been producing her famously fantastic Halloween-themed show in the Washington, DC, area since 2005 and has worked with The DCAC, The Warehouse Theater, and The Sitar Arts Center. She is delighted to return to the Birchmere for the fourth time, to present this latest incarnation of Raven’s Night. Her co-producer is Ken Vegas, founder and director of the DC Kings. Ken has been producing sold-out shows in the DC Metro area since 2000, including the Great Big International Drag King Show at the Black Cat and the 9:30 Club.