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Night at the Museum 

Wednesday, Feb 4 2009
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The dissolute among us visit the new glossy high-tech nature museum and think: It's great, but ... with a martini it would be really spectacular. We're not bad people. We are just, as Dorothy Parker would say, very thirsty. At NightLife, our dreams come true. All the children are shooed out, a genius expert sits us down and explains some heavy shit, and DJs play music that makes us feel pretty. Then we get to walk around and ponder the bat rays, stemware in hand. Maybe pet a leafy sea dragon. Every Thursday, for the rest of our lives. The opening event features Oxford University's Keith Thomson, who has written several books on Charles Darwin, and DJs from Om Records. Tonight is also the kickoff party for a series of events called EVOLVE 2009, commemorating Darwin's 200th birthday. We raise our glass to him, even though Gallup says 66 percent of adults still don't believe in evolution. See? Thirsty.
Thursdays, 6 p.m. Starts: Feb. 12. Continues through Oct. 29, 2009

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