HOUSTON VOICE www.houstonvoice.com
MAY 26, 2006 13
nightlife JOHNNY HOOKS
A Memoriable weekend
In pursuit of parties,
a porn star and a
SOUTH BEACH IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST
QUEER nightclubs in town and Memorial
Day weekend they prove it when they try to
make us all suffer from too much, too
much! To get you started, Charles
Armstrong brings in Colt video superstar
Brad Patton, direct from Amsterdam. Billed
as "Three Nights of Brad Patton," it begins
at JR's on Friday, May 26 with Patton guest
bartending at 11 p.m. with an autograph
party and photo shoot scheduled from midnight until 2 a.m. Then Patton moves his
beautiful body to Meteor on Saturday May
27 with the same schedule as he had at JR's,
He ends up Sunday May 28 at SOUTH
BEACH, also with the same schedule. If
that weren't enough to keep us all going, on
Sunday, May 28, SOUTH BEACH also presents "The White Party" with another special guest, DJ David Knapp making a stop
on the "Global Groove Tour 2006." The
White Party goes back many moons and
was originally a kick-off to the summer season, so white attire is highly encouraged
(all the better to show of our tans!) Jimmy
Skinner opens the White Party early, with
Knapp taking to the decks from 10:30 p.m.
until 5 a.m. Advance tickets are only $15 for
the White Party and are available at JR's,
Meteor. SOUTH BEACH, Male U Wear and
M2M Fashions as well as www.getquick-
ticks.com 18 and up to party and 21 and up
to drink, www.southbeachthenightclub.com
will provide you with more info. Get ready
to hit it hard!
JEFFRIES IS THE NEW KID ON THE
block over on Pacific, and they continue
to upgrade and add to their lofty space. A
new dance floor is now open where, on
Ari Gold brings his smooth style to Aguafests 5th anniversary party.
(Photo courtesy of Ari Gold/Boogie Sauce Productions)
Saturday, May 27, you can try it out when
Aquafest GLBT Group Cruise Events celebrates their 5th Anniversary with a
"Glitter and Gold" themed part. It features international recording artist Ari
Gold performing his top 40 dance hit
"Love Will Take Over." RSVP (no pun
intended) for a private VIP party "meet
and greet" with Gold by calling 1-888-919-
1126. Aquafest's resident DJ Michael
Kessler spins until 2 a.m., with Gold performing at 11 p.m. When you're there, say
hello to the hottest cruiser of them all,
Tom Thompson. Julie on the Love Boat
had nothing on TT! www.aquafestcruis-
es.com. Jeffries is located at 710 Pacific
St., and is no longer a smoke-free club.
More info is at www.jeffriesbar.com or
THE TEXAS RENAISSANCE FEST IS
looking for performers for their 2006 season, which runs on the weekends beginning Sept. 30 through Nov. 19.
Some of the finest male voices in the state drop the Dallas vs. Houston rivalry (temporarily) to team up for
'Turtle on the Bayou.'
Experience is helpful, but not necessary.
The Fest is seeking all kinds of actors
and actresses, magicians, singers and
more. Apparently the position of Ogre
has been filled! Two audition sessions
are scheduled on Saturday, May 27 at
8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Contact entertainment director,
Jeff Baldwin at 1-800458-3435 to schedule
your audition time.
THE ALLEY THEATRE'S GLBT PARTY.
Act OUT has been rescheduled for
Thursday, June 8 due to increased
demand and the ill health of actor James
Black. The Alley has partnered with the
PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of
Lesbians and Gays) and HATCH Youth
Scholarship Foundation on this final 2006
event. Patrons can save 20 percent on tickets by purchasing tickets online at
www.alleytheatre.org and entering the
promotional code "PFLAG." Ten percent
of all ticket proceeds sold at this discounted price will go directly to
PFLAG/HATCH Youth Scholarship
Foundation. Discounted tickets may also
be purchased by phone 713-228-8421 or in
person at the Alley box office, 615 Texas
Ave. by mentioning the promotional code
"PFLAG." www.alleytheatre.org or call
713-228-9341, ext. 341.
SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY. JUNE 10
at 8 p.m. at Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St.,
the Gay Men's Chorus of Houston teams
up with the most recorded male chorus in
the world, the Turtle Creek Chorus of
Dallas for "Turtles on the Bayou."
Together, more than 225 men will sing
songs of great American composers for a
night of song, dance and American history
Tickets range from $15 to $34 and can be
had by calling 713-521-7464, or logging
onto www.bayoucityperforming.org. Act
now, this will sell out!
THE TEXAS COUNCIL ON FAMILY VIOLENCE a
statewide nonprofit organization that advocates for
survivors of domestic violence, wants to hear your voice.
Dinner will be provided. 6-8 p.m. Montrose Counseling
Center board room, 701 Richmond Ave. RSVP:
the world premiere
of Daniel Johnston's
June 24. 8 p.m. $15.
The Axiom. 2524
9 am-5 p.m. Free.
and Nature Center,
4501 Woodway, Dr.
THE WIZARD OF OZ," presented by Time Warner
Cable's "Movies in the Park" film. Doors open at 6 p.rr
film at 8 p.m. Sesquicentennial Park, Smith and
Preston Sts. Free. 713-658-8938.
TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR TRANSSEXUAL
SUPPORT. 4 p.m. Houston GLBT Community Center,
3400 Montrose Blvd. #207
Cutt rocker Daniel Johnston
came up with the concept for
Motorcycle,' with direction and
additional text by Jason Nodler.
MONTROSE SOFTBALL LEAGUE 7 p.m.-midnight.
Houston GLBT Community Center, 3400 Montrose
Blvd. suite 207 www.houstonglbtcommunitycenter.org.
Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS presents a
night of modern design with Dwell Magazine president
and publisher, MICHAELA O'CONNOR ABRAMS
Benefits DIFFA. 7-10 p.m. High Fashion Home, 3100
Travis St 713-528-3838. www.dwellmaga2ine.com,
"AN ART AFFAIR" with honorary co-chairs John
Palmer and Carol Wyatt 7-10 p.m. Benefits Houston
GLBT Community Center. Winter Street Studios, 2101
Winter St. 713-524-3818. www.boustonglbtcommuni-
Surrender, Dorothy! Time Warner Cable brings the
L Frank Baum classic, The Wizard of Oz' downtown for an open-air screening Saturday night.