Wednesday, February 15, 2012


Art Exhibition inspired by the Cocktail Party era of the late 1950's / early 1960's

Friday, February 17, 6-11pm. "Its all about style, Dahhhling!" as EGAD Art Lab, Out'A Space Mid-Century Modern Furniture and Matt's Casbah team up for an exhibition of art and more... inspired by the Cocktail Party era of the late 1950's / early 1960's. 

 Details are shrouded in sparkling secrecy until opening night, but co-curators Derek Gores and Nicole Meyers promise something for all the senses. Expect colors, themes and clever styling of the period. "Step into the relaxed glamour of the era," says Meyers, "with flowing music, timely libations by Matt's Casbah, and of course, dazzling art." 

"There's already quite a buzz for the show," says Gores, "The period really resonates with our Space Coast, with a few generations now having lived and worked in this particular glow. Plus, it's just fun."
 Guests are encouraged to dress the part. "Mad Men? Audrey Hepburn? The Glamourous Housewife? Up to you...", says Gores. "Be sure to look sharp!"

 Opening Night, Friday, February 17, 6-11 pm.  The exhibit runs through March 12. EGAD Art Lab's regular hours are Monday through Saturday, 10-6, and by appointment.

VIP Preview, Thursday, February 16, 6-8 pm.  Featuring De-Luxe artwork by David Burton, Jeff Filipski, Heather Everett, John Sluder, Foundry by M, Derek Gores, Cliffton Chandler, Kilroy, David Books, Kilroy, Jamila Jelani, Sone, Christopher Brewer, Speerbot and more.

About EGAD Art Lab:
 EGAD Art Lab opened in 2011 at 1405 Highland Avenue in the Historic Eau Gallie Arts District. Co-founders Derek Gores and Heather Everett enlist resident artists and guest artists to create fresh, interactive shows each month in the contemporary gallery. Gores describes their style of collaborating with the community, and other art forms, as a "mingling of the senses." More at

 About Out’A Space:
 Out’A Space started in 2011 as a “pop up” store offering retro furniture and accessories. The demand by customers led the team to acquire a 1,200 sq foot store in the Eau Gallie Arts District, EGAD.
Out'A Space specializes in vintage mid century modern designer pieces typically designed between the years of 1950-1975. Featured vintage names include Herman Miller, Jens Risom, Adrian Pearsall, and Paul McCobb.

 About Matt's Casbah:
Matt´s Casbah meets your every desire... Fine dining in the art-filled dining room, lunch al fresco on the patio or in the cool inside, sushi at the sushi bar or Waverly Room, special selections from our wine cellar, and a hot after-hours club scene... 

Located at 801 East New Haven Avenue in Historic Downtown Melbourne, on Florida's Space Coast at the corner of Waverly and New Haven.

Matt´s Casbah, open seven days a week in the heart of downtown Melbourne in Brevard County, FL, is stylish and sophisticated, casual and comfortable. 

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