Thirty-Eighth Annual Black Orchid Weekend
December 4, 5, & 6, 2015
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Friday, December 4, 2015
6:30 PM

Rex Stout & Nero Wolfe Media Fest

Pete's Tavern
(just south of Gramercy Park)

Buffet dinner with beer, wine, and soft drinks

Vintage RadioWe have put together a very special evening featuring video and audio of appearances of Nero Wolfe, Rex Stout, and their families. The program will include Mr. Stout’s 1969 interview on The Dick Cavett Show, his 1956 appearance Filmon the TV anthology series Omnibus, as well as an excerpt from the first episode of the most recent TV adaptation of the Corpus – the 2012 Italian version of Fer-de-Lance (in Italian, with English subtitles). The full program listing will be distributed at the event.

Saturday, December 5, 2015
Arno Ristorante
141 West 38th Street
(East of 7th Ave.)

Black Orchid Assembly

2:00 to 4:30 PM

Speakers discuss a range of Wolfean and Stout topics with intermission refreshments and a “swap & shop.”

Black Orchid Happy Hour

5:30 to 6:30 PM

Mingle with fellow Wolfeans while enjoying scrumptious appetizers and a cash bar.

Black Orchid Banquet

6:30 PM

Black OrchidAs usual, the banquet evening will be filled with song parodies, toasts, themed quizzes, literary award presentations, and general hilarity and conviviality as we celebrate Rex Stout’s magnificent legacy. Our keynote speaker this year is TERRY TEACHOUT, who is the drama critic for the Wall Street Journal, a columnist for Commentary, the author of acclaimed biographies of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and H.L. Mencken, and a lifelong fan of Rex Stout and Nero Wolfe.

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Informal Brunch

Pete's Tavern
(Main Floor Dining Room)
11:30 AM

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