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August 21, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm$15 – $25
Tales of alchemical brews & magical medicines; marvelous mixtures, dubious concoctions & potions passed as perfect remedies
Tuesday, Aug 21
Public Works SF: 161 Erie St, San Francisco
Sunny Noctiluca Alleny – Radium, The Hip Health Fad of the 1920’s
Katherine Kinsey – The Elixir of the Gods: A Sacred History from Mesoamerica to European Court
Colin Alexander – Take Two & Call Me in the Morning: Dr Brinkley and the miracle of goat Testicles
Hernan Pelassini – It makes a gnat fight an elephant. The story of Pisco in SF.
Nancy Caciola – A Brief History of Medicinal Cannibalism
Josh Greenwalt – Mummies and Honey
Curated by Tre Balchowsky
Doors at 6:30 for pre-salon cocktails and conversation; talks begin at 7:30
General Admission $15
Limited Reserved tickets $25
Artwork by Imogen Speer