Halloween Costume Ball
Tuesday October 29 2013, 6:00pm
Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at http://halloweenball2013.eventbrite.com/ or clicking the "Get Tickets" link, directly above.
The new Bronx LGBTQ Center (the “Center”), a 501(c)3 tax-exempt New York State Not-For-Profit Corporation, is delighted to announce its first annual Halloween Costume Ball, a fundraiser (with prizes! and food!) that will draw on a diverse crowd to raise awareness about its mission and the services it has begun providing to LGBTQ youth, individuals, couples, and elder residents of The Bronx and surrounding neighborhoods, as well as plans for expanded services, programs, initiatives, and coverage.
The Halloween fundraiser will be held from 6:00 – 10:00 pm on Tuesday, October 29th at Vlada Lounge NYC, located at 331 West 51st Street, Manhattan, which will also cater the evening with an assortment of culinary delights (see below). Just Like Nana's bakery will provide inspired, delightful desserts.
Vlada and Just Like Nana's are co-sponsoring this event as part of their ongoing commitment and support to the LGBTQ community and efforts to build a new Bronx LGBTQ Center.
DIVA JACKIE DUPREE will serve as the evening's hostess, while DJ KIMANI G will spin, serving tunes throughout the evening.
PRIZES will be awarded for the best costumes of the evening, with celebrity guest judge ADAM BARTA deciding on the winners with help from an unofficial clap-o-meter-styled vote.
ADDITIONAL PRIZES will be awarded via RAFFLE.Prizes include a custom-designed Halloween cake from JUST LIKE NANA's, valued at $300.
ENTERTAINMENT will begin at approximately 7:00 pm. There will be nearly two hours of performances carved out by nine fabulous local LGBTQ talent, accompanied by DJ Kimani G:
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*ERIC ALÁN is an Out, Latin, New York-based club/dance recording artist;
*PAIGE TURNER is a Showbiz Spitfire who will stop by VLADA for a live performance, where she also performs her long running show SLURP every Sunday;
*JULIA WELDON is a self-taught, nationally touring musician whose possessing personality and captivating music crosses bridges and divides who tells stories that feel both intensely personal and widely universal;
*ALEXA DUMONT is a Bronx-native drag performer who started her career in Las Vegas, and the gay child of BX Famous Polaris Bomb Infiniti and Laritza Dumont;
*KC COMEAUX brings a breath of fresh air to all of his roles both on the stage and in the LGBT film world;
*ELISSA GOLDSTEIN has quickly become a favorite leading lady in the LGBT film world;
*TYM MOSS is a musician, actor, producer, & radio show host, as well as a co-founder and president of the new Bronx LGBTQ Center;
*DIVA JACKIE DUPREE is a drag performer, vocal/recording artist, and record label producer, as well as a board member of the new Bronx LGBTQ Center;
*MISTER IXXY is drag performer who began his career exploring gender bending performance art to explore gender identity.
**SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCES**
*BEN CAMERON is a major Broadway Talent who has appeared in numerous shows, including Wicked.
*MAOR is an openly gay dance recording artist.
*LOVARI* is an award-winning recording artist & SAG/AFTRA member (Law & Order: SVU regular), and movie producer.
*EXTRA SPECIAL GUEST PERFORMANCE*
*ADAM BARTA is a Bronx native, Billboard Top 20 chart-topping recording artist with the #1 Ultimate Sexiest Video Of All Time on LOGO TV.
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Fruit & Cheese
Vegetables w/ Dip
Mini Poached Salmon
___________________________SPONSORED BY: ___________________________
Best Gay New York
Chris Ryan Productions & Promotions
Get Out! Magazine
Just Like Nana's
NYC LGBTQS Chamber of Commerce
The Rey Insurance Agency, Inc.
SCAN New York
Union Community Health Center
Vlada Lounge NYC
Viper Color Graphics