LUSH: Boogaloo & Latin Soul Dance Party

Friday, February 10, 2012 | 8 p.m.–11:59 p.m.
Friday, February 10 | 8 p.m.–Midnight | BBG Palm House

An evening celebrating Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s collection of over 6,000 tropical orchids

  • Dance to NYC’s best boogaloo band, Spanglish Fly
  • Behold opulent orchids
  • Savor icy Mexican fruit paletas by La Newyorkina, bite-sized delicacies by Purple Yam restaurant, Latin-inspired confections by Tumbador Chocolate, traditional tastes from Mexico by Chavela’s, Korean nibbles from Moim restaurant, and more tropical treats by neighborhood food mavens
  • Groove to classic 45s spun by WFMU’s Mr. Fine Wine and DJ Turmix
  • Pose for leaf portraits by Aaron Birk
  • Enjoy an open bar of fragrant juices and cocktail concoctions
  • Hang behind the scenes with orchid curator Dave Horak

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Behind-the-scenes tours of BBG’s orchid collection with curator Dave Horak


Leaf silhouettes with Aaron Birk


Latin rhythms from Barcelona’s own DJ Turmix


Special live performance by NYC’s Spanglish Fly


Classic 45s spun by WFMU’s Mr. Fine Wine

Open bar and exquisite eats all through the night

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