It is time once again for the Roaring 2020: 20th Anniversary Auction and Gala. The auction & gala benefits the Tarpon Springs Leadership Conservatory for the Arts. The auction & gala benefits the Tarpon Springs Leadership Conservatory for the Arts. The evening’s main events feature live & silent auctions with an array of dining, travel, entertainment, and sporting packages. Live performances by the students of the acclaimed Tarpon Springs Wind, Jazz, Dance, and Percussion Ensembles will be heard throughout the evening.
-Appetizers, sit-down dinner & dessert included
-Dress: 1920’s attire optional
Learn more about the roaring twenties here:
The Roaring Twenties refers to the decade of the 1920s in Western society and Western culture. It was a period of economic prosperity with a distinctive cultural edge in the United States and Europe, particularly in major cities such as Berlin, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, New York City, Paris, and Sydney. In France, the decade was known as the “années folles”, emphasizing the era’s social, artistic and cultural dynamism. Jazz blossomed, the flapper redefined the modern look for British and American women, and Art Deco peaked. Not everything roared: in the wake of the patriotism of World War I, President Warren G. Harding “brought back normalcy” to the politics of the United States. This period saw the large-scale development and use of automobiles, telephones, movies, radio, and electrical appliances being installed in the lives of thousands of Westerners. Aviation soon became a business. Nations saw rapid industrial and economic growth, accelerated consumer demand, and introduced significantly new changes in lifestyle and culture. The media, funded by the new industry of mass-market advertising driving consumer demand, focused on celebrities, especially sports heroes and movie stars, as cities rooted for their home teams and filled the new palatial cinemas and gigantic sports stadiums. In many major democratic states, women won the right to vote. The right to vote had a huge impact on society. (Source Wikipedia)
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