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Moulin to Moisture Fundraising Party and Auction
Hale's Palladium
Seattle, WA
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Thank you for your generous support of the Moisture Festival. We'll be back for our annual New Year's Eve party and, of course, the 10th Annual Moisture Festival in the 2013 springtime. Tickets go on sale after Thanksgiving. You can follow our calendar online at


Moulin to Moisture Fundraising Party and Auction
Our Moulin to Moisture Fundraising Party & Auction will celebrate the rich history of vaudeville and varieté, from the legendary Moulin Rouge (opened October 6, 1889) to the soon-to-be-legendary Moisture Festival. This whimsical and raucous evening in a cabaret atmosphere will feature a $5 raffle for a prize pack worth hundreds, a not-so-silent auction accompanied by live music and surprise performances, a side-splitting live auction, delicious hors d'oeuvres and drinks, joyous dancing and, of course, an inimitable Moisture Festival comedy/varieté show!

Don't miss this unique opportunity to show your support for the world's largest and longest comedy/varieté festival while experiencing the history and magic of this marvelous art form first hand. Ooh la la!

October 5th, 2012
Doors at 6:00 p.m.
Hale's Palladium
All tickets are $40 and include two drink tickets usable by adults 21 and over.
Doors open and Silent Auction begins at 6:00 p.m.
Silent Auction, 6:00 p.m.  7:45 p.m.
Live Auction, 8:00 p.m.
Moulin to Moisture Show, 9:00 p.m.
Music, Dancing and Auction Check-out 10:00 p.m. and on


Here are just a few performers who have already joined the roster of world-class performers for this exciting evening:

Frank Olivier
From San Francisco, Frank has generously contributed his outrageous juggling talents to the success of the festival for 8 out of 10 years and we're thrilled to have him as part of our Moulin to Moisture show. He has shared the bill with Dana Carvey, Robin Williams and Whoopi Goldberg. He performed his act for three years on Broadway in the hit show 'Sugar Babies'. His television appearances have included The Tonight Show, Comic Strip Live, and shows for PBS, HBO, BBC and Disney.

Kevin Joyce
Our MC and Auctioneer for the evening, Kevin Joyce, has established himself as one of the most versatile and prolific creative artists in the Pacific Northwest. Among his many artistic accomplishments are creating and starring in the award-winning one-man show A Pale and Lovely Place, co-founding the acclaimed UMO Ensemble and serving as a principal performer and Director of Teatro ZinZanni.

Lara Paxton of the Aerialistas
Founder of the Aerialistas and Circus Contraption, Paxton has studied circus arts in Seattle, San Francisco, Montreal, Los Angeles and Buenos Aires since 1998. A true pioneer in the rapidly-growing Seattle circus arts community, she continues to perfect and teach the arts of trapeze, rope, fabric, hoop and invented apparatus.

Charly Castor of Les Castors
Charly was born in the heart of Paris to the fifth generation of Castors in show business. Charly and his brothers Toly and Eddy make up the acrobatic trio Les Castors which has entertained audiences around the world and across decades. From Monte Carlo to the studios of The Ed Sullivan show, the Lido of Paris to Hong Kong, Charly and his family, who live near the Moulin Rouge in Paris, have made huge contributions to the renaissance of vaudeville. In Seattle and San Francisco, Charly has been involved with Teatro ZinZanni since its inception.

Fuchsia Foxx
Crowned the "Hot Pink Habanero" by The Stranger and voted "Seattle's Sexiest Burlesque Performer" (2008) Fuchsia FoXX performs a stand-out hybrid of bellydancing and burlesque. She has entertained audiences from tv-land on America's Got Talent and internationally in the London, Amsterdam and Canadian International Burlesque Festivals.

The Flordigan Can Can Girls
One simply cannot refer to the Moulin Rouge without including can-can dancers. These high-kicking ladies will bring the glamor and excitement of the Moulin Rouge to life on October 5th.


And here is a small sampling of the many amazing items you'll be able to bid on at a steal!

ACT Theatre
Two ACTPasses for year-long access to everything ACT produces in its 2013 season.
Fair Market Value: $600

Banya 5
Five passes to Banya 5 urban spa.  Pamper yourself five times or invite four friends and make it a spa day with these five passes for admission. Each card includes the use of the jetted hot tub, salt/tepid pool, cold plunge, Turkish steam room, Russian-style sauna, warm and cold drench showers, and Tea Lounge.
Fair Market Value: $200

Center for Wooden Boats
Annual Houshold Membership (covers all individuals residing at one address) and two hours of free rowing in one of CWB's historic wood rowboats.
Fair Market Value: $105

EMP Museum
Four passes good for admission to all exhibitions at EMP Museum. EMP Museum is a leading-edge, non-profit museum, dedicated to the ideas and risk-taking that fuel contemporary popular culture. With its roots in rock and roll, EMP serves as a gateway museum, reaching multigenerational audiences through our collections, exhibitions and educational programs, using interactive technologies to engage and empower our visitors.
Fair Market Value: $72

A party at Jillian's for up to 20 people. Choose from the following packages: 1) The Power Shot: Billiards and Bites: The use of up to two pool tables for two hours and a starter hors d'oeuvres tray. 2) The "A" Game: Game Cards and Treats: $5 Electronic Video Game Card per person and a starter hors d'oeuvres tray. 3) The Special: Billiards and Tokens (Mon-Wed only): The use of up to two pool tables for two hours, a starter hors d'oeuvres tray and ten $5 game cards.
Fair Market Value: $180

Seattle Children's Theatre
A certificate redeemable for two tickets to an evening performance at Seattle Children's Theatre in Seattle Center.
Fair Market Value: $72

Seattle Repertory Theatre
One pair of tickets to the Seattle Repertory Theatre during their 2012-13 season in the Bagley Wright Theatre.
Fair Market Value: $150

Teatro ZinZanni
A certificate redeemable for an unforgettable evening for two at Seattle's legendary Teatro Zinzanni! Includes a critically-acclaimed, 3 -hour performance and a five-course gourmet meal.
Fair Market Value: $242

Vitality Pilates
Get in great shape and have fun doing it with the Foundation Package, including 12 quarters or classes. Great for both people new to Pilates and those with experience.
Fair Market Value: $199



Hale's Palladium (View)
4301 Leary Way NW
Seattle, WA 98107
United States

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Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Arts > Circus
Arts > Performance
Other > Fundraisers

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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