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13 January 2010

Have Fun Recognizing Main Street Dixon Volunteers

Josh Albrecht, Director of Downtown Dixon's Main Street Dixon program, posts even less blog entries than I do, but he just posted a very long one about the upcoming Black & White Martini Night, for which Books on First is helping to sell tickets. Get a few of your friends and buy a table to make it a very fun night. Martinis, cosmopolitans, a hypnotist, dressing up in black and white, just like for Truman Capote's spectacular party in 1966.
I recommend the following book to get you up to speed: Deborah Davis's Party of the Century: The Fabulous Story of Truman Capote and His Black-and-White Ball which tells the story of who was Truman Capote and what he did that resulted in everyone who was anyone wanting an invite to his party. Great advice which I don't follow: write your thank you notes before you even go to bed that night.

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