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The Blind Pig Experience
April 8, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm$75 – $350
CREATE Center for the Arts is pleased to present: The Blind Pig Experience.
Dust off your zoot suits and flapper dresses and get ready for an epic speakeasy experience and a fundraiser for CREATE Center for the Arts. Take a step back in time as the CREATE studios are transformed into unique clubs with food, drinks, gaming and fun. Our team of creatives has gone over the top to bring you an amazing night celebrating our work to CREATE Community Enrichment Through the Arts.
The Unveiling of the 139 Club Walls:
In Palm Spring in the 1930s, a small unassuming residential building held a hidden world behind its walls. Inside, a rambunctious group of desert locals and visiting celebrities came together to game and gamble in secret.
As the club’s notoriety grew, a tradition began that both locals and the stars took part in. The plain plywood walls inside the 139 Club started to come alive with the signatures, comics, and words of its many patrons.
While the original building that housed the 139 Club was torn down in 1985, the wall panels were preserved, holding on to the history of the desert. Signatures from Humphrey Bogart, Rita Hayworth, Chico Marx and many more familiar names are still scrawled on the plywood. These signatures and the many sketches, song lyrics, and sign offs written alongside them will be unveiled once again to visitors and locals at our Blind Pig Experience.
We hope to see you there.