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Cecelia Tichi’s Book “Midcentury Cocktails: History, Lore, and Recipes from America’s Atomic Age”.(Photo Courtesy of the Atomic Museum)
ATOMIC MUSEUM INVITES GUESTS TO CONVERSATION, COCKTAILS DURING NEXT ATOMIX EVENT “ATOMIC LIFE: SHAKEN & STIRRED,” THURSDAY, NOV. 9
Author Cecelia Tichi to Discuss Her Book “Midcentury Cocktails: History, Lore, and Recipes from America’s Atomic Age”
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LAS VEGAS (October 2023) – On Thursday, Nov. 9, the Atomic Museum invites guests to enjoy an enthralling conversation and cocktails during its next ATOMIX event titled “Atomic Life: Shaken & Stirred.” Vanderbilt professor and author Cecelia Tichi will discuss her book “Midcentury Cocktails: History, Lore, and Recipes from America’s Atomic Age.”
The discussion will dive into the history of midcentury life and delightful cocktails from the era of new interstate highways, sprouting suburbs and atomic engineering. Renowned for its innovation and style, this distinctive era of American history was reflected in the whimsical cocktails that rose to prominence during the 1950s and 1960s, including tiki drinks, Moscow mules, sea breezes, piña coladas, pink squirrels and sloe gin fizzes.
During the event, attendees can imbibe with the following cocktails from Tichi’s book:
Additionally, the discussion will dive into how the atomic age led to cocktail culture, take away lessons from her book and more.
“Atomic culture permeated into many aspects of American life during the midcentury era, from cocktails to movies, cars and more,” said Rob McCoy, CEO, Atomic Museum. “We look forward to this exclusive conversation with Cecelia Tichi as she takes us back in time to this unique era of American history.”
A book signing will follow the event with copies of “Midcentury Cocktails” available for purchase.
The event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Atomic Motors Classic Cars & Motorcycles at 704 W Sunset Road, Henderson, NV 89011. Tickets are $39 and include cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Guests must be 21 or older to consume alcohol. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
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The Atomic Museum is operated and maintained by its parent company, the Nevada Test Site Historical Foundation (NTSHF), an IRS 501(c)3 charitable, non-profit organization chartered in Nevada. The Atomic Museum is one of 37 museums designated as an Affiliate Partner of the Smithsonian Institution and is a repository for one of the most comprehensive collections of nuclear history in the world. Covering nuclear history beginning with the first test at the Nevada Test Site on January 27, 1951, the Atomic Museum’s exhibitions and programming also address current affairs related to the nuclear industry. For more information, go to atomicmuseum.vegas and follow on Facebook, Instagram, X (Twitter) and TikTok.
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