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Ladies and Gentlemen,
Today is a sad day, it’s a sad day for anyone who knows ANYTHING about music, it’s a sad day for music itself.
Please join us as we pay tribute to “The Queen of Soul” Miss Aretha Franklin
One of the very brightest of lights has gone out…
Let’s take a quick look around and see what my beautiful assistant has found for us this week, shall we…?
Apr 28, 2019 at 12 PM to May 1, 2019 at 12 PM EDT
Venue: Kings Mountain State Park, Clover, South Carolina 29702
“Makeup, wigs, contacts and fangs. What is costume and what is glamour, really?
Is it illusion, a visual lie, a trick for the eyes of others? Is it a way to seek empowerment or to work out who we really are? What happens inside ourselves when we don costumery?
Or is the real costume the skin that you wear every day? Is the makeup, the wig, the glamour, more like who you really are deep down inside?
I feel I don’t recognise myself or feel at home in my own body until a mirror reflects eyes heavy with liner. It’s like my body sighs, “Here I am,” and I am home.”
…annnnd a way up from the rocky mountain way…
“Prepare to enter the Court of the Sun King, the glitter and glamor of Versailles rise and fall will welcome you at this year’s Vampire Ball! Think Marie Antoinette, decadence and sweeping ball gowns for a masquerade fantasy evening like no other!”
Denver Vampire Ball – Court of Versailles. Let them eat cake!
Hosted by Isibella Mircalla Karnstein and Contesa Mircalla Karnstein
Feb 24, 2019 at 8 PM to Feb 25, 2019 at 1 AM MST
The Church Nightclub
1160 Lincoln St, Denver, Colorado 80203
I have chosen a somewhat low key approach to this week’s piece, it doesn’t seem to be a time for jokes and for ribald tomfoolery. There are so many things in the world that seem to deserve worrying about and we spend so much time doing just that that we tend to forget to kick back and not think about anything. So many small dramas, so many unresolved disputes, so many, seemingly, insurmountable obstacles and then, every once in a while, an extraordinary person comes along that seems to speak, through their art, straight to the heart and to the most important “forgotten” things.
“We all require and want respect, man or woman, black or white. It’s our basic human right.”
~ Aretha Franklin ~
Thank you for sharing this time with us, be safe and well everyone.
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