Momentos

MARCH











3/20 Posy-Filled Pockets: A Lovely Corpse
Sunday, March 20th
250 Race St., Grass Valley

5:30p-8:00p
Advance Tickets: $10
Eventbrite - A Lovely Corpse


All throughout history, death has inspired finery and fashion for both the dead and the living. 

Join us as we look at the stories behind some of death's most fascinating vanities, those who chose beauty over longevity, the glamourous world of celebrity stiffs, and funeral fashion trends. After the talks, we will be showing a documentary about a fashion designer who designs custom made bio-degradable burial garments with client family participation.

Speakers: 

Skye Bergen - Dressing the Dead: Corpse Couture

Marci Bennett - A Beautiful Corpse: The Glamorization of Expiration

Tim Lilyquist - Not Just a Suit: A Peek Into a Mortician's Closet

Courtney Williams: To Die For: Fatal Fashions

Film Screening: SOUL - A documentary about Pia Interlandi and her "garments for the grave". 

Pia Interlandi is a fashion designer that creates beautiful, custom death shrouds, working along with the living to create an intimate, personal garment for her client's end of life.


JANUARY

1/24 - Posy-Filled Pockets: Breathing New Life Into Death

Sunday, January 24th
Chapel of the Angels
250 Race St., Grass Valley
5:00pm-8:00pm
Eventbrite - Posy-Filled Pockets: Breathing New Life Into Death
Please join us at the Chapel of the Angels Mortuary & Crematory for an induction into the world of Posy-Filled Pockets. An introduction program filled with delightfully demise-themed presentations, Breathing New Life Into Death is your initiation into the revolution that is demystifying death.

Presenters: 

Hosts - Introduction to the Death Positive Movement & The Posy-Filled Pockets Project

Skye Bergen - Death Customs in Other Cultures

Rachel James - The Accidental Advocate

Kelly Jensen - In Memoriam: A History of Postmortem Photography

Tim Lilyquist - Dress Rehersal: A Death Dry-Run

Lizzy Lee Savage - The Last Song: Traditinal Funerary Music

There will be a Q&A at the end of the presentations, and we will be asking you for feedback, so bring your idea hat. Or flask. Whatever you like to call it.


DECEMBER MEETUP

Cocktails with Corpses

Sunday, December 6th
Union 151 
Downtown Grass Valley
4:30p-6:00p

Hey! You! Death Nerd! We want to hear you nerd out about dead stuff!

Posey-Filled Pockets will be holding a very casual gathering to meet and greet with anyone interested in our kooky plans.

We want to hear your input, your wish lists, and your pitches to join us as presenters and educators.

We want to badger you into becoming a part of the evolving death conversation in a weird and wonderful way.

We want to introduce you to like-minded people who won't step slowly away from you when your enthusiasm for Victorian funeral hair art with be appreciated, and met with equal enthusiasm.

Come meet us, we're charming, pleasant, and there will be beer and index cards and merriment. 

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