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Odd Salon SF: ADRIFT

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stories of watery wonders and wayward vessels, sea serpents, seafaring souls, and adventure on the high seas


A special fundraising evening for Naga & the Captainess featuring talks by Odd Salon 

Naga & the Captainess is an experiential sculptural art installation debuting this year at Burning Man. Naga and the Captainess is an immersive scene involving a treasure-protecting sea serpent (Naga), cargo & treasure chests floating in the ocean, and a half-sunken adventurers ship (the Aldrovanda) helmed by a mysterious woman known only as the Captainess.

Stories & Speakers:

Annetta Black ~ Aldrovandi’s World of Wonders

Stuart Gripman ~ Usurping Serpents: How a minister kicked off a cryptid craze

Kelly Jensen ~ Stede Bonnet: Crummiest Pirate Ever

Frederic Lightning Leist ~ The Metamorphosis of Maria Sibylla Merion

Arthur Kay ~ Science, Sea, and Sorcery: the Story of the Flying Dutchman

Chris Carrico ~ Scurvy: A Cure Lost and Found

Curated by Odd Salon Co-Founder Annetta Black

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Please note early start time and Oakland venue location. Allow plenty of time for parking.


The Loom: 1000 22nd Ave. Oakland, CA 94606

Parking Location: https://bit.ly/residency-parking – free parking is available near the Residency venue

Doors open at 6pm, Talks begin at 6:30
Reserved Seats available. General Admission seats are first come, first served.

The Robot Heart Foundation, our gracious hosts for the evening, are generously offering our guests discounted tickets for the Robot Heart Residency, which starts at 9pm and features James ZabielaHeidi, & Monty Luke.

The Robot Heart Foundation returns to the Bay Area for another month of talks, wellness, family activities, dining activations, and of course, music! Beginning Thursday April 25th and ending Sunday May 19th – in the same location at The Loom, Oakland. Grab an invite here!

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May 2
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Loom
1022 22nd Ave,
Oakland, CA United States
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