Wednesday, February 3, 2016
I had a blast at the Winter Royal T at the popular hot-spot Boxers NYC, a sports bar in Hell's Kitchen / Times Square in New York City on February 3, 2016. The event was hosted by renowned Celebrity Chef Stephen Daniello and featured wonderful performers including recording artist Lovari who did a duet with the legendary adult entertainment icon and television hostess Robin Byrd of their hit single "Touch Me." There was also recording artist Aaron Paul, radio's Tym Moss, drag diva Yuhua Hamasaki with a surprise appearance by myself. There were also a sizzling appearance by models from Chulo Underwear, a new line of clothing that promotes cultural pride and awareness while reinvesting earnings back into our marginalized communities. Also celebrated was the amazing performance by the preeminent NYC Flagger Invasion who twirled and hoisted their colorful flags throughout the night.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
I had a wonderful time being part of a fantastic fundraising performance called The Nobles' Show with The Imperial Court of New York on January 30, 2016. The show benefited an organization that provides care for children with AIDS and HIV called Thursday's Child and took place at the legendary Stonewall Inn at 53 Christopher Street, Greenwich Village, New York City. The showcase of fabulous Drag Divas was hosted by Viscountess Alexis Flame and Princess Royal Gaye Banter and included performances by myself and Regina Elizabeth King, Empress Madison Mansfield, Crown Princess Sugar B Real, Fran Cisco, Zondra Foxx, Chuleta Devine, Edweena Scootawitch, Ambrosia Amore and many others. I had a blast with leather-man Jed Ryan, Joe Mannitti, Johnny Luckie, Andres Fabian, Lester Blum, Dana Bryan who took fantastic photos and video, and many others. The evening had fun, glamour, entertainment, raffles, prizes, couture cocktails, dancing and music spun by DJ Chauncy Dandridge.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
An amazing time was had at the Imperial Court of New York's Post Holiday Party at the legendary hot-spot where, as the classic disco song goes: "Music and passion are always in fashion" at the Copacabana at 268 West 47th Street in Mid-town Manhattan, Times Square in New York City on January 17, 2016. It was an evening of sparkle and glamour with dear friends at "The Hottest spot North of Havana."
Sunday, December 20, 2015
I had a wonderful afternoon with the Imperial Court "Hearts & Voices" performance and Phillip Williams Teddy Bear toy drive at Casa Promesa Care Facility and residence in The Bronx in New York City on December 20th. We collected, dressed up and gifted teddy bears to the residents and put on a festive holiday show. Kudos to the producers Miriam Makeda and Viagra Falls, MC/Hosts Emperor Opi N Yated and Empress Madison Mansfield and all others for creating such a special event. Had a fantastic time with Charlene Chivoe, Caroline Loevner, Big Ang of Monaco, Francis Cisco, Regina, Victoria Falls, Tedi DeBear, Audra Fox, George Maravegias, Stefani, Farrah Moans, Mario Mulea, Vanity Society, Richzrd DeThuin, Joe Doyle and many others. This is what Christmas is all about!
Saturday, December 12, 2015
I was thrilled and honored to be part of a fundraising performance and gala to benefit the National LGBTQ Task Force. The event was called The 12 Drags of Xmas and was produced by The Imperial Court of New York and took place at Pieces Lounge at 8 Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, New York City on December 12, 2015. The show was produced and hosted by Gotham Glamazon Empress XIII and XXIII Anne Tique and other performers included reigning monarchs Empress Madison Mansfield, Emperor Opi N Yated, Fantasia,Twinkle Montgomery, Robin Kradles, Gaye Banter, Alexis Flame, Geovanka DeMedici, Chuleta Devine and many others.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
I had the best time ever at one of the most fiercest Toys For Tots toy drive and fundraiser in the world at Boots and Saddle Drag Lounge at 100 Seventh Avenue South in Manhattan's Greenwich Village in New York City on December 7th 2015. Courageous Service Members of the United States Marine Corps met up with fabulous Drag Diva Performers to collect toys, raise funds and have a holly-jolly blast! Thousands of toys were dropped off at the hot-spot by Drag performers and patrons of Boots and Saddle and were collected by the Marines for their generous project that brings joy to the faces of millions of children. This turned out to be one of the largest and most successful toy drives ever! Handsome troopers, glamorous divas and others had the wonderful evening of generosity and joyous good-will.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
"Don we now, our Gay apparel" The latest hip trend in Holiday fashion is the classic Ugly Holiday Sweater and we had a blast showing off our tacky woolen winter wear at the annual Ugly Holiday Sweater networking party and Toy Drive at The Townhouse Bar at 238 East 58th Street in Midtown East in New York City on December 9th. The attendees at the soiree including Anthony Wilkinson, the star and author of Broadway's hit comedy "My Big Gay Italian Mid-Life Crisis" and "My Big Gay Italian Wedding." There was food, drinks, prizes and lots of guys being kept warm in sweaters so ugly, they're holiday chic couture.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
We all had the most wonderful time at the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony and Holiday Festival at The Historic Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery at 435 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey on December 5th. It was a beautiful way to kick off the Holiday Season. There were outdoor fireplaces with Chestnuts roasting on open fires. Along with hot apple cider, hot coco and coffee and delicious pastries and desserts. Plus, a festive concert and sing-a-long with costumed Victorian Carolers belting out classic melodies. Santa Clause and Mrs. Clause also paid a visit.
Friday, November 20, 2015
I took part in the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance at The LGBT Community Center of New York City on November 20, 2015. The Center and The Gender Identity Project held one of the nation’s largest ceremonies honoring the lives and memories of Transgender and gender non-conforming advocates, activists, peers, partners, lovers, family and friends. Food will be provided. Free. The event was co-sponsored by Human Rights Campaign, APICHA CHC, Translatina Network, GMHC, Callen-Lorde, NYC Pride/Heritage of Pride, Inc., Empire State Pride Agenda and others organizations.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
We had a spooky blast with Tricks AND Treats at the Halloween Festival and Concert in the historic section of Downtown Jersey City, New Jersey on Halloween evening. October 31, 2015. Jersey and Halloween go together marvelously! Loved sharing the stage with Lovari, Rolanda Rose and mingling with so many spooky and sexy creatures and things that go bump in the night!