Adam Vidiksis

Stories and Spirits

Monday, June 1, 2015 @ 7PM

1816 Wharton Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19147




The Renegade Company and Spirit Forward Presents

Stories and Spirits: A one night pop-up cocktail event

You are cordially invited to celebrate the iconic novel. The Renegade Company along with Spirit Forward presents a one-night only literary-inspired cocktail pop-up in Point Breeze. Renegade continues its exploration of iconic works of art by presenting three novels interpreted through cocktails. Spirit Forward, led by Dan Lan Hamm elevates craft cocktail culture in the Philadelphia area with cocktail classes, catering services, and killer pop-up events. Novels will include: Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle, Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar, and Orson Welles’ adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds. Renegade will also be previewing an upcoming work entitled, Damned Dirty Apes- a version of the classic films of Planet of the Apes, King Kong, and Tarzan the Ape Man along with a cocktail inspired by it. In addition to select passages from the novels, there will be a cocktail demonstration led by Spirit Forward for each of the works. 

Adam Vidiksis performs electroacoustic improvisations alongside innovative Philadelphia guitarist Quinn Dougherty.

Monday, June 1st from 7-9PM at a location in Point Breeze.
Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by emailing,

Seating is very limited and reservations are required. Address will be provided once reservation is made.

“The Burning Rhetoric”
Lime, Campari, Pineapple, Blackstrap Rum
Inspired by Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle
Read by Nathan Foley

“A Series of Flashbacks”
Fig and Cinnamon Infused Bourbon, Honey, Coconut Milk
Inspired by Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar
Read by Isa St. Clair

“The Night America Trembled”
Fernet, Maraschino Liqueur, Applejack, Sweet Vermouth
Inspired by Orson Welles’ adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds
Read by Sean Close

“The Monkey Gland”
Gin, Fresh OJ, Grenadine, Absinthe
Inspired by Chris Davis’ and Sam Henderson’s Damned Dirty Apes

For more information or tickets, please click here.
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Date(s) - 06/01/2015
7:00 pm

Fleisher Art Memorial