Saturday, September 28, 2013

Pageant Fundraiser of Glamour

I had a wonderful time as part of a special and fabulous Pageant fundraiser called "Miss Sobriety" which benefits the Big Apple Round Up, a non-profit group that organizes an annual conference and fellowship events for LGBT members of the AA recovery program. The event took place on September 28th at the Lab School Theater in Chelsea, New York City.  I live-sang "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" a la Moulin Rouge accompanied by singer/songwriter SAG actor Lovari.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

"Get Out!" Magazine Coverage Village People Wedding

Pretty in Print!  A photo of me and two dear friends Lovari and Tristan Mayfield was published in the lastest issue "Get Out!" weekly magazine and the premiere guide to LGBT New York, on page 27 of issue #127 09/25/2013! It was taken by renowned event photographer Jason Russo of Hey Mister Jason Photography at the celebration reception of the legal wedding of good pals Randy Jones (original Village People Cowboy) and Will Grega at the Penthouse terrace of the DL Lounge on Delancey Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, New York City on September 15, 2013.  Pick up an issue if you get a chance.

Saturday, September 14, 2013

Williamsburg Fashion Weekend

I had a wonderful time as part of the hip and fabulous Williamsburg Fashion Weekend on September 14th at club Villain at 50 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Original, unique couture was displayed in full swing with designs by my dear friend, Geary Marcello of FoXXy Face Couture along with works by SDN by Marcus Hicks, ShocKVintage, IQ Test Melissa Lockwood and many others.  I had a blast with designer Marco Santaniello, Model/Fashion photographer Rob Ordonez and many of the models, stylists and fashion and media professionals. 

Friday, September 13, 2013

Village People Cowboy Legally Wed!

I had a wonderful time at the gala reception for the legal wedding of my dear friends, Randy Jones,  the original Cowboy of classic disco group The Village People and composer Will Grega.  The soiree took place in the Penthouse atrium of The DL nightclub, 95 Delancey Street, New York City, on September 13th.  At also attended a wedding reception that the couple had in 2004, but back then, New York State law didn't recognize same-gender wedding nuptials.  But this time Randy and Will became fully and lawfully wedded spouses and we couldn't celebrate enough.   I had a great time with actor Keith Collins, celebrity author Mark Bego, Olympic Gold Medal Champion Ice Skater Rob Shmalo, recording artist/actor Lovari, comedian Robbyne Kaamil, promoter Mark Schulte, "The Naked Cowboy" of Times Square, Warrington Gillete (Jason from Friday the 13th) media specialist Brian Christopher Cummings, columnist Michael Musto, and many more!

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

GetEQUAL Summer Fundraiser

I loved being the hostess of and a performer at an amazing fundraiser for the important national organization  GetEqual. Their mission is to empower the LGBTQ community and our allies to take bold action and to take demand full legal and social equality, and to hold accountable those who stand in the way. The event took place at the legendary Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, Greenwich Village, New York City.  Other performers included Lovari, Sissy Van Dyke and Tym Moss.  The DJ was Ari Gold and the night was produced by Peter Frank.  The event was listed in Time Out New York magazine as a "Top Five Critics' Pick" of the week and also written up in the New York Daily News newspaper. 

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Birthday Soiree for Flawless Sabrina

I had a wonderful time at the spectacular Birthday Soiree of the legendary Drag personality Flawless Sabrina at the glamorous Club Room at the renowned SoHo Grand Hotel, 310 West Broadway, SoHo, New York City, on September 10th.   Flawless Sabrina has been a fabulous fixture on the scene since the 1960s and known for being in the 1968 cult flim classic "The Queen" and is still as flawless as ever today. She made a wish and blew out all her candles as her dear friends rejoiced.  The celebrants included cabaret nightlife/cabaret chanteuse Joey Aries, party promoter Susanne Bartsch and her husband, celebrity fitness trainer and Gym owner David Barton, Brandon Olson, Flotillia DeBarge, performance artist Michael McQuary, male supermodel Trent, recording artist Lovari, event photographer Merlin Monroe and many more.

Friday, September 6, 2013

LGBT for Quinn - Get OUT the Vote

On Friday, September 6th, just days before the New York State Primary Election, I was part of an amazing event that will help change World History as the new Mayor of the great City of New York will hopefully, for the very first time, be a woman and be openly Gay.  The event was called LGBT for Quinn, Get OUT the Vote and took place at the historic Stonewall Inn (53 Christopher Street, Greenwich Village, New York City), the place that sparked the modern Gay Civil Rights movement with a rebellion in 1969. Christine Quinn is the most qualified candidate, endorsed by all the newspapers and has what it takes to get things done.  Others in the event were Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, Senators Brad Hoylman and Tom Duane, Assembly Members Danny O'Donnell and Matt Titone, NY City Council Members Rosie Mendez and Jimmy VanBramer, Broadway Star Cheyenne Jackson, Country Western Music Icon Chely Wright, recording artist Lovari, Durrell Arthur, Keith Taylor, Tym Moss, Melissa Sklarz, Judy Gold, Edie Windsor, David Mixner, Erik Bottcher, Tom Smith, Robbyne Kaamil, Charles Winters, Michele Balan, Judy Gold and many more!

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

New York Hysterical Society

I had a grand time performing my Stand-Up Comedy act at the glamorous and renowned Metropolitan Room in Manhattan as part of a special taping for The New York Hysterical Society on September 4th.  Rich Kiamco, Emma Willman, Tersea DeGaetano, Bernie Fursch and many other funny guys and girls had a Laugh Out Loud fun time.