The Unspeakable Houseness of Oakland

Saturday, January 21st, 2017

hello, dear houseness friends and family:

as you may have noticed, this year our festivities fall on the first day of the Trump 
administration. in light of this, we would like to suggest something:

if you've enjoyed Houseness parties in the past, or look forward in particular to attending this 
one and temporarily banishing thoughts of the danger Trump represents to the most vulnerable among 
us, please consider making a sizeable donation to the ACLU, preferably a recurring one:

and now, on with the fun:


In the beginning there was the House.

And the House was dull, and had Dull People in it, and in a Void where it
was without joy or sufficient fun and friends. And this was sad, for the
purpose of the House was to be a Place Where Exciting Things Happened.

From the Void came a Voice, speaking:

"Ever wanted to mingle genteelly, martini in hand, nibbling on a stylish
hors d'oeuvre? Want an excuse to put on that little black dress or that
natty suit?"

And the Voice decreed: "Let there be Genteel, Interesting People, in Natty
Suits and Little Black Dresses, that the House may serve its purpose."

And So It Was.


Always eager to obey the voices, it's Cocktail Party V25.0! You're invited
to a cocktail party at The Unspeakable Houseness of Oakland, on Saturday,
January 21st, 2017 from 8pm-2am-ish. Drinks and yummy hors d'oeuvres will
be served until we run out. Dressing up is encouraged, but not required by
any stretch of the imagination. The only thing required is you.

Swanky drinks and plenty of appetizers will be provided, but you are
welcome to bring anything you would like to share.

love, the houseness

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