Literary Work Inspiration for Texas Tech’s Night of Dancing

Texas Tech University’s Vernacular Music Center hosts “Dancing with Mr. Darcy at Downton Abbey,” inspired by Jane Austen’s novels and the Masterpiece Theatre series.

WHAT:     Texas Tech University’s Vernacular Music Center hosts “Dancing with Mr. Darcy at Downton Abbey,” an event inspired by Jane Austen’s novels and the Masterpiece Theatre series set in Edwardian England.

WHEN:     7 - 10 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 15)

WHERE:     Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 Fourth St.

EVENT:     “Dancing with Mr. Darcy at Downton Abbey” includes music by the TTU Celtic Ensemble as well as demonstrations and instruction in ragtime-era dancing. Dressing in clothing from the time period or formal wear is encouraged. A light buffet and coffee service will be available.

Single tickets are $20, while couple tickets can be purchased for $30. Tickets are available in advance only through www.selectaseatlubbock.com or can be purchased through Abi Rhoades, administrative coordinator at the Vernacular Center at (806) 445-4637.

For more information on the Vernacular Music Center and the event, visit http://vernacularmusiccenter.org or http://on.fb.me/1b9UPAR.

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CONTACT: Christopher Smith, director, Vernacular Music Center, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2270, or christopher.smith@ttu.edu.