CONTEST: Win Tickets to the HOMO SHOWJuly 21, 2009
* MKNG FRNDZ
Less than one week left!! This will be a great night of queer performance and TPR has some tickets to give away. Having already announced the full line-up, you know this is not to be missed. Full press bios after the jump, the roster includes:
Hosted and headlined by Leslie & the Ly’s, MKNG FRNDZ (with Tami Hart), The Scooty & Jojo Show, Hot Toddy, “The Reigning King of Burlesque”, Erthe St. James (recently signed to India Arie’s label), Lez Bo-Bo the Clown, Comedians “Candy & Her Brand New Sisters”, Jessica Hudson (from 500 Clown) & K. Bradford, Dida Ritz & Patrick Andrews, Lahore Vagistan, Bollywood in Drag, Rebecca Kling… and more PLUS: stick around for a dance party spun by legendary Chicago DJs REAGANOMIX (of FKA) and myself.
At $15, this show is a bargain! But for my special TPR readers, we have a contest. For your chance to win tickets, send an email to me at thinkpinkradio(((@)))gmail.com and tell me why gold lamé is better than silver lamé. Two winners will be chosen at random, deadline is Friday July 24th at 6pm. Good luck!
Monday, July 27th, 7:30pm doors, 8pm performance, Subterranean, 2011 North Ave.
$15 Advance, $20 at Door
Go to www.aboutfacetheatre.com or call 866-811-4111 for tickets
Doors are at 7:30 pm and the show begins at 8:00 pm at the Subterranean (2011 North Avenue), and tickets are $15 in advance at aboutfacetheatre.com and $20 at the door.
SCOOTY & JOJO: Innovative cabaret artists and creators of the “Diva Brunch” at The Spot perform a Christian puppet parable, written by Scooty before he came out of the closet. (www.scootyjojo.com <http://www.scootyjojo.com> )
ERTHE ST. JAMES: Recently signed to India Arie’s label after she heard him sing at one of her concerts, Erthe brings his unique sound to the evening’s performance. (http://www.myspace.com/erthestjames)
LEZ BO-BO THE CLOWN: “Lez Bo-Bo brings a new and unique performance concept to Chicago, aiming to forge a new understanding between clowns and those who fear them, and does it while looking fresh and stylish.” – Love, Lula Mae (http://lovelulumae.blogspot.com/2009/06/chicago-style-lez-bo-bo-clown.html)
HOT TODDY: Crowned “The Reigning King of Burlesque” at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, Todd Keich wows audiences with what he calls “burly-esque.” Todd is also one of the co-producers of “Chicago Takes Off,” which last year benefited TPAN.
THE FLANNEL PANTSUITS: Featuring Candy Lawrence from The Money Kids (http://www.moneykids.net/) and sisters Danielle and Tiffany Puterbaugh (http://www.myspace.com/puterbaughsisters), this comedic trio promises to delight and offend.
JESSICA HUDSON & K. BRADFORD: Jessica Hudson of 500 clown and K. Bradford (as Jonny T.) combine drag king and clown performance in “Dinner Is Served.”
DIDA RITZ & PATRICK ANDREWS: Last seen in About Face Theatre’s production of “STUPID KIDS” and at AFT’s Wonka Ball 2009, Dida and Patrick contribute a dance piece to the evening’s events.
LAHORE VAGISTAN: Kareem Khubchandani, one of the forces behind Trikone-Chicago’s “Jai Ho!” brings us Bollywood in drag.
KIDD: A voguer trained at the School of Opulence, Kidd represents the House of Chanel.
REBECCA KLING: Rebecca contributes a short performance art piece about life as a trans youth.
MKNG FRNDZ: This Brooklyn band comes back to Chicago to roost. Featuring Tami Hart and Daniel Scott Erickson. (http://www.myspace.com/makingfriendz)
LESLIE AND THE LYs: Hailing from Ames, IA, Leslie Hall began creating music in order to support the necessary bandwidth for her Mobile Museum of Gem Sweaters website (http://www.lesliehall.com/index8.html). Now with a cultish following and a veritable gem sweater and hip hop empire, Leslie and her backup dancers will host the variety hour of “The Homo Show” and then perform a headlining set. (www.leslieandthelys.com