Archive | May, 2011

TigerHeat Has Record-Breaking 4,000+ Attend Its Lady GaGa CD Release Party

27 May

TigerHeat, the West Coast’s largest weekly gay nightclub event, attracted over 4,000 people to its record-breaking event, in honor of Lady GaGa’s “Born This Way” album release party.  For nearly 10 years, TigerHeat has grown to be one of the leading voices for gay nightclubs with clubs in Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Long Beach, and Las Vegas.   On this particular night, DJ Ray Rhodes played a library of Lady GaGa and other popular music videos to the capacity crowd.  The hosts gave out lots of Lady GaGa CDs and posters, courtesy of the Interscope records label.  There was a performance by Australian-born singer Vassy.

Long Beach Pride

22 May

The second largest Pride in Southern California was held this weekend, May 21-22, 2011.  In all, some 175,000 people were expected to participate in some part of the festivities.   Television/radio personality Stephanie Miller served as grand marshal, with The Trevor Project as the Morris Kight Political Grand Marshal, for the parade went down the streets of Long Beach.  Main stage performers in the Festival included Monica on Saturday and Taylor Dayne on Sunday.  Proceeds benefit the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride, Inc.

Long Beach Pride Kickoff Party

21 May

Boy’s Room @ Executive Suite was the place to be to kickoff the Long Beach Pride weekend.  Special performances by RuPaul’s Drag Race stars Raven, Sonique, Ongina, Venus D-Lite, and Tammie Brown, along with hosts Lady VaJayJay and Jayla D. Foxx, to start the night.  The party then turned over for dancing fun to the club’s 3 DJs:  Howie T (Monster, Recess), Draven Josh (Flashback Wednesdays), and RPM (Club Sin).  Special guest host Ingenue of TigerHeat kept the crowd entertained.  Hot go-go dancers of all persuasions then pole danced for the crowd.  Drink specials, including Jägermeister shot specials with reps giving out cool swag, were going on all night.  What a way to start the Long Beach Pride weekend.

Kylie Minogue Aphrodite – Hollywood Bowl

20 May

Kylie Minogue rocked the house at the Hollywood Bowl in front of 3,000+ fans.  A number of them got to see her when she made her first North American tour in 2009.  This year’s Los Angeles show was no exception with a 2 hour non-stop pagentry of her biggest hits throughout her career, including her latest album Aphrodite.  Her North American tour started in Montreal on April 28 and concludes in Las Vegas on May 22.  Photos from the event can be found at:  Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Hollywood Bowl.