PHOTOS: The FOLLY is here!
svetlana | Feb 24, 2011 | 10:40AM |

all photos: Ben Droz

  • The Folly is poems/diatribes/satires/yarns/rhapsodies/reportage.
  • The Folly is PRINT ONLY.
  • The Folly is named in tribute the wonderful mistake of a creative life.
  • The Folly was founded by Andrew Bucket and Lex Paulson but also features an all star editorial board of that certain DC population we like to talk about on this website: Andrew Bucket, Ian Bronstein, Christopher Chen, Haley Nabisco Dolan, Jennifer Jeremias, Ryan Hunter Mitchell, Adrian Parsons, Lex Paulson, Sheldon Scott, Madeleine Starkey, Holly Thomas, Glodine Young, Seaton Smith, Stewart Lupton, Dallas Lillach, Thrax Milieu, Josh Cogan, Ryma Chikhoune, Joe Hall, Catullus, Albin, Decoy, Rachel England, Elizabeth Graeber, Chandi Kelley, Mera Rubell
  • The first actual, printed, numbered issue of FOLLY landed in DC this past Friday and everyone who’s into poems/diatribes/satires/yarns/rhapsodies/reportage/creative life/wonderful mistakes landed at Pharmacy bar to celebrate it’s arrival.
  • There are only 200 copies of the first issue – hit them up on FACEBOOK and request your own.
  • OH AND ALSO- people can get copies at Smash records at the front counter
>>>>>>>>>>>> Here is a Featured Event >>>>>>>>>>>>
Saturday 07/01
Announcing NMAH & BYT Present: We The Party People – A Smithsonian After Hours 2017 @ Smithsonian National Museum of American History
$35 / $65
The National Museum of American History & Brightest Young Things Present: We The Party People  JFK 100 A July 4th Weekend National Museum of American History After Hours! Ask Not What Your Party Can Do For You- Ask What You Can Do For Your Party July 1st, 7:00pm – 11:00pm @ National Museum of American History Limited quantity early bird tickets on sale now! Happy Birthday Mr. President / America! The National Museum of American History & BYT are joining forces again for an exclusive tourist-free all-access party-time takeover of the greatest museum in the world. Cause it’s JFKs 100th birthday and it’s the July 4th weekend and we live in Washington DC and we deserve a party. ~~FEATURING~~ Purity Ring DJ Set! (ft. Megan James) DJ Jonathan Toubin (New York Night Train Soul Clap & Dance Off) DJ Kid Congo Powers (The Gun Club / The Cramps / Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds) DJ Little Bacon Bear (Adorbs) + more talent TBA soon! ~~~ OPEN BAR featuring: SKYY Vodka Wild Turkey Bourbon / Appleton Estate Rum + cocktails from our friends: Cafe Saint-Ex + More TBA AND Lite bites from our friends: Awkpie, Sospeso, Highline RXR, Franklin Hall + More TBA ~~~ Turn on, tune in, and drop out with tons of special objects out of storage like the Merry Pranksters’ Acid Test sign! + Smithsonian history nerds around every corner to get yer infotainment on! PLUS TED-Style lightning talks brought to you by the Washington Post: Claire Jerry—JFK: A New Speaker for a New Generation Shannon Perich—JFK through the lens of Richard Avedon Peter Manseau—Fear of a Catholic President Steve Olikara—Passing the Torch to a New Generation of Americans & more TBA! BONUS The epic outdoor terrace! OM Digital photobooth and Instagram printer! Face painter / Caricature artist / Roaming performers Scavenger Hunt with prizes! Gift shops open! THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER Y’ALL! and endless Instagram opportunities with swanky Jackie O gear on display! Croosh Deets July 1st, 7:00pm-11:00pm The National Museum of American History 1300 Constitution Ave NW Federal Triangle / Smithsonian / Archives #WeThePartyPeople Limited qty early bird $35 open bar tickets ON SALE NOW! This is a 21+ event Jackie and John F Kennedy by Richard Avedon, mounted gelatin silver print, January 1961 As always, there is no dress code, but we recommend: Peggy Olsen / Don Draper / I dunno, The Rutles? War & Peace / Hollow Moon / Manson Family The Beach Boyz / Irish Goodbye / Captain America Austin Powers / Yankee / Doodle / Dandee Marilyn Manson MonRoe vs Wade ~~~ Our friends: Skky Vodka / OM Digital / Jackson Pro Audio / Lyft ~~~ Brought to you by: The National Museum of America History / America Now / BYT Productions Stay informed: http://www.brightestyoungthings.com http://www.twitter.com/byt http://americanhistory.si.edu/ https://twitter.com/amhistorymuseum Look how much fun THIS GUY had last time he partied with us at the NMAH:
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