The community will come together next week for IDAHOBIT celebrations for the third time in its history the Parramatta City Council will fly the rainbow flag. The council will raise the flag at Centenary Square in Parramatta on Thursday 17th May to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. The Parramatta Queer Forum (PQF) will be hosting an information stall in front of the Town Hall from 11.30am to 2pm, supported by PFLAG, ACON, PCC, NSW POLICE , Headspace and Twenty10 , So come along and witness history and take a moment to reflect on how important IDAHOBIT is.
Speaking of fabulous – ROBERT JEFFREY will present " The Vallies A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Sensor '' on Sunday 27th May at Cabra-Vale Diggers Club, 1 Bartley St, Canley Vale from 3 pm $15 FOR TICKETS www.cabravale.com.au
The following weekend on the 2nd June Heaven will Celebrate Our 11th Birthday Party & Haven Charity Night at The Mounties Bowling Club, Fairfield From 6pm-12am. with show's 8, 9 & 10pm Hosted By PORTIA TURBO with Dj Shaft and 15 Special guest performers and its only $15 entry on door with All proceeds from the night will go directly to The Western Suburbs Haven Inc. Hope to see you at Heaven to celebrate 11 years giving back to the community. We at Heaven Social Dance have raised well over $24,108 for charity since first starting in 2007 + We have raised over $7,863 dollars going to Acon & Western Suburbs Haven Inc in the 4 years of running Kaleidoscope Social Dance that is NOW a Total of $31,971 (As Of Dec 2017). So come early for dinner (6pm) and catch up with friends and have chat before the shows that start at 8 pm. For Info: www.heavensocialdance.com
I’m so excited to announce the winners of (drag) factor these three faces WOW four faces (Drag Queens) as there was a tie so we now have 4 fabulous queens represent Heaven Social Dance with a brand new show to be launched on 4th August and 6th October at HSD and The WINNERS are Coco Fox , Danger Del Rey , Crystal Balls & Miss Conception.
Wow Congratulation to LayDee KinMee She will make her way overseas for a month (MAY) to Represent Australia at Drag ... I am so proud of my little girl she's all grown up NOW
OMG !! how time flies it will be soon time to plan for the June long weekend when the GLBTQI Community take over the Blue mountains with something for everybody from exhibitions to a dance party to a ball and it all starting on Friday with BentART. BentART is an annual exhibition held on the long weekend in June at Wentworth Falls. The annual event attracts approximately 60 artists and over 150 works of art and is visited by hundreds of people over the weekend from Friday night the 8th of June at 6:30pm ( Opening ) till Monday the 11th of June. It will be open to the public on Saturday & Sunday from 10am-5pm, + Monday between 10am-2pm only. For more info : www.bentart.com.au
Here are a few things to pop in the Diary… On Saturday The 9th June, The three sisters social group will be holding their 37th Annual " Disco - Dance Party " at the Blackheath Community Centre from 7.15pm – 12.15am. Entry $25 + There will also be a performance from the fabulous LAYDEE KINMEE & BOYS . Take it from me be there early if you want to get a table as it's the biggest event of the year in the mountains with over 400 people packing the community centre. Following this is the 37th Annual Queen's Ball - '' DISNEY '' on Sunday 10th June at the Fairmont Hotel, Leura … $140 OMG the ball will sold out completely. For more Info: 82300889 or www.threesisterssocial.asn.au
DRAG GOSSIP: It's been three years since she CLUTCHed her ham bag and left the very successful production show to launch her own show two year later !! But is it slowly catching up to the successful Drags to Bitches production shows that have sold out over 50 shows in the last 3 years at venues across Sydney & Canberra !! .. And with the cold weather just around the corner and a lack of work .. venues .. So only time will tell gorgeous. Sometimes it's just so hard keeping up with gossip and recently so much is going on So if you have any gossip email me or sms me 0433232425 - Totally confidential gorgeous!!!
Until next time ( 13th June 18) Be Safe & Gorgeous, BB
Bev is a DIVA award-winning contributor to Guidetogay.com - her monthly column highlights the best of the best of Western Sydney and the entertainment and Drag scene for our community.
She is producer and host of PRIDE Radio on 89.32GLF which you can listen to every sunday or on demand on the internet.
She also works with a great team of people to produce events out west for our community to celebrate and come together - so check out Heaven Social Dance or the radio show - whatever floats your boat! She is there for you.Website: www.beverlybuttercup.com/