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APRIL 29,2005 E
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From 'Valley of the Dolls' to Adoptathon
2005, the last weekend in April also includes
an HGO appearance by rock diva Elton John.
Of dolls and divas
CAN IT REALLY BE THAT THE LAST
week of April is already here? Time flies
when you're busy HoV-oing on the Go-
Go! This week lets visit the Valley of The
Doll's, join our Spoiled Boyz and enjoy
some Fire and Ice!
GOT TO GET OFE GOT TO GET OUT.
To Cypress that is! Darling's your eyes are
not deceiving you, and HotGG is not making
this up. Valley of the Dolls, the play, is here,
or rather there! Valley of the Dolls was
first published in 1966, and this riveting tale
became the best selling novel of all time. A
campy, funny and often moving expose of
the Hollywood lifestyle became a time-honored, cult classic film. The play version is
adapted from the explosive book and the
over-the-top movie. Jacqueline Susann's sensational story of three wildly different, pill-
popping, show-biz friends (modeled, rumor
has it after Judy Garland, Grace Kelly and
Marilyn Monroe) perfectly crystallizes the
decadence of the 60's entertainment industry Recommended for mature audiences!
Friday and Saturday at the Cy-Fair College
Center for the Performing Arts, 9191
Barker Cypress Drive in Cypress. Curtain is
at 8 pm. with tickets running$12 for adults,
$10 for seniors and $5 for students. There is
also a Sunday matinee with curtain at 3 pm.
Call the box office at 281-2905201 or for special group rates call Joe Watts at 713522-
2204. HotGG would walk a hundred miles to
see this show!
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A NEW
four-legged friend? HotGG has three at home
already, but if we didn't we'd be at the Adopt
A Cat event this weekend. Saturday and
Sunday, Adopt A Cat is joining thousands of
other animal welfare organizations across
the country and around the world for Pet
Adoptathon 2005. This annual worldwide
event was organized to make lifelong friends
by matching adorable homeless and
orphaned pets with loving people, people just
like you! Visit Adopt A Cat to find your lifelong friend, between Noon and 5 pm. at
PetsMart, 610 at Westpark or Shepherd at
West Alabama, at PETCO, 1960 at
Eldridge or on Highway 6 in Copper-field.
Adopt A Cat, 17319 Bamwood, Houston, 281-
5806652 for more in-purr-mation!
A NEW CLUB IS HOSTING THE NEXT
Spoiled Boyz event. The always-frenzied
I'vi'iit this time happens Saturday at a new
spot in mid-town called Escobar. This chic
space boasts a great sound system and is a
great match for this raging late night/early
morniii'' event 'Ihe theme this time around
is Lavender! Oh how sweet! Charles
Soloman of Beyond Entertainment explains,
"Spring has sprung, flowers are in bloom! So
DJ Manny Lehman spins for the Fire and Ice Ball
Saturday at South Beach,
prepare to enjoy the lighter side of Purple:
Lavender" The event honors the fashion
color of Spring 2005. Escobar is located at
2905 Travis at Anita. NYC's own DJ Joe
D'Espinosa will be providing the beatz. Any
shade of Purple attire is suggested, however
Spoiled Boyz usually have most of their
clothes off about an hour in! Doors open 3:30
a.m., and the party goes until 8:30 am.
Advance tickets at $15 are available at M2M
Fashion. Expect to be treated like royalty at
the purple velvet ropes!
AS YOU KNOW, HOTGG DOESN'T
usually include opera in this column, but
when Sir Elton is involved well, that's
different. The soon-to-be-wed diva of
rock joins opera divas Renee Fleming,
Patricia Racette and others Saturday
night for Houston Grand Opera's 50th
birthday celebration at Wortham Center.
With ticket prices starting at $250, HotGG may have to sit this one out, but we'd
love to be a fly on the wall.
FINALLY THIS WEEKEND THE FIRE and
Ice Ball is Saturday night at South Beach.
Superstar DJ Manny Lehman, touted as
"the most sought after DJ on the Circuit."
will be tearing up the tootsies from 10:30
p.m. until 5 a.m. with resident DJ Jimmy
Skinner opening early Advance tickets are
$15 and can be had at JR's Bar and Grill,
Meteor, South Beach, 1V12M Fashions and the
Hollywood Superstore. Decor and special
effects provided by Alienliteforms and
Bright Star, www.southbeachthenight-
club.com for all the details!
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713-529-8490. See you on the Go-Go!
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