This July marks the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Join MOTHER BAR as they transform their upstairs bar into an immersive alien planet featuring an intergalactic video installation art show, titled Lunar, with space-themed drink specials!
Activating the top floor of the Edgewood bar, MOTHER
, this pop-up will feature a large-scale installation, titled Lunar, featuring works created and curated by Linda McNeil, Dave Hughes, Cody DeMatteis and Alan Steadman.
Attendees will experience a glowing room filled with ethereal video projection work and cosmic sculptural installations. Experienced mixologists will handcraft vibrant, star-studded cocktails while DJs play house and disco music.
MOTHER is hosting several activations throughout the week, including a pop-up zine shop and soft opening on Sunday the 14th, an official opening and countdown to the anniversary of the moon landing on Monday the 15th, nightly guest bartenders, a bring your own vinyl dance party on the 17th, a dance party on the 18th, and a closing Art Party on the 19th.
Alan Steadman, Dave Hughes, Cody DeMatteis and Linda McNeil are the artists and curators of Lunar. This group started working together 2 years ago to put together Earth, a projection show at Mother celebrating our beautiful planet. Members of the group work in the animation industry and on the Adult Swim show, "Off The Air.” They have also partnered with various groups around Atlanta, such as Dope Girls and Club Soda, to create original visuals and animation.
A WEEK OF INTERSTELLAR ACTIVATIONS
SUNDAY JULY 14th 7pm - 12am
Subplot Zine Shop
Join us for a soft opening and zine-pop up shop. Get a sneak peek of the Moon Bar and art installation. Over 30 other zines will be for sale, including limited copies of the Moon Zine by the Lunar artists. 70% of all sales go to zinesters! PLUS $2 of every drink sold from our featured menu will benefit Murmur, Atlanta's non-profit organization dedicated to DIY media (including the Atlanta Zine Fest and Atlanta Zine Library).
MONDAY JULY 15th 8pm to 2am
MOON BAR Official Opening
On July 16th, 1966 Apollo 11 began its trek to the moon. Join us on the 15th for the official opening of MOON BAR, plus a midnight countdown to lift off. This night will also feature the official release of the Moon Zine. The drink program includes balanced and booze forward unique cocktails, such as effervescent bubbly, ethereal colors, and aromatic herbals.
TUESDAY JULY 16th 8pm to 2am
Join us for a special space-themed karaoke. Every customer who arrives in costume will receive 10% off, plus a free shot of Smirnoff Sourced for every singer.
WEDNESDAY JULY 17th 2016 8pm - 2am
Knights of the Turntable
We're having a spin your own records night at MOTHER! Bring your vinyl and play a song with our DJ hosts. Free and open to all genres! No experience necessary.
THURSDAY JULY 18th
MOON BAR pop-up 5pm - 10pm and Y2K after party at 10 pm
Come visit MOON BAR from 8-10 PM. Then, stick around for Club Y2K: A 2000s Dance Party presented by House of ALXNDR, paying homage to the decade that was just a decade ago with a one-night-only dance party. MOON BAR will be open from 8-10 and then transition into Club Y2K, which will be open from 10 PM - 2 AM.
FRIDAY JULY 19th
Fashion Party 6 PM - 9:30 PM
This fashion event is presented by Successfulmain with special guests including Queenie La Soul, O2daZone Baby, M.D. Stoner, Thank God I'm Focused, Stef Jules and more.
Late night dance party with Source One Music at 10 PM until 2 AM
Live music with the Txlips, Escape Route 23, and Sixteen Bullets from 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Dance party with Chris Devoe from 10:30 pm to 2 am
Moon Walk - THE CONGRATULATORY DRINK SERVED TO THE APOLLO 11 CREW WHEN THEY LANDED. CHAMPAGNE, GRAN MARNIER, ROSEWATER
Sea of tranquility - HENDRICKS, ST. GERMAIN, HONEY, CUCUMBER, SEA SALT
Blood Moon - MONKEY SHOULDER SCOTCH, CHERRY HEERING, SWEET VERMOUTH, BLOOD ORANGE
Saturn v - FLOR DE CANA 4 YEAR WHITE RUM, GREEN CHARTREUSE, LIME, ORGEAT, GINGER ROSEMARY LEMON SYRUP, FERNET BRANCA FLOATER
Michael Collins - HENDRICK’S, LIME, LAVENDER SYRUP, FEVER TREE AROMATIC TONIC, GRAPEFRUIT BITTERS
Space Pilot - FLOR DE CANA 7 YR, FLOR DE CANA 4 YR, FALERNUM, BLUE CURACAO, ORGEAT, ANGOSTURA, ABSINTHE
Tequila Moonrise - CAZADORES REPOSADO, MONTELOBOS MEZCAL, AMARO NONINO QUINTESSENTIA, ORANGE BITTERS, GRAPEFRUIT BITTERS, GRAPEFRUIT PEEL
Blue Moon draft
Astronaut ice cream sandwich