4 MONTROSE VOICE / SEPTEMBER 20, 1985
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All Spiffed Up for Fall
By L'Angelo Misterioso, Esq., M.B.E.
Now that summer's heat is finally sibsiding,
and nice cool fall is approaching, we can get
on with some serious renovations. All over
town there 's work going on. There's a new
roof going on 414 Stratford. Work is well
underway on the new police station on Westheimer, with windows being cut into the
brick side walls.
Just Marion & Lynn's will be moving to a
new location at 903 Richmond. As of yet, no
date set for the move.
And the hammering goes on at the 611
Club, where they're putting in a new patio
bar. That should be open sometime in the
coming week or so. It will be needed to
accomodate the every-growing crowd over
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The Houston Guest House is also planning a facelift. Preparations are undwerway
for a new deck as well as a third house.
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The International Gay Travel Agency will
be in town this week staying at the Guest
House. A warm welcome to the IGTA. Hope
you enjoy your stay
KKBQ's Blake, the Wonderful is joining
the ranks of the Kathy Whitmire storm
The Ripcord will hold its "end of summer
sweat" party on the last Monday of September. Special drink prices will prevail.
We'll keep you updated on all the details.
"Come to the Cabaret" is the theme for
this fall's Montrose Symphonic Band concert. The event will be held Sept. 28 at 8pm
at the Allen Park Inn in the main ballroom.
Admission is $5.00. Tickets can be obtained
from band members, Wilde n Stein Books,
Half-Price Books, Union Jack. Eagle Leathers, and at the door. For more information,
call either 527-9454 or 523-9321. Come out
and support and enjoy the wonderful talents of our own Montrose Symphonic Band.
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The MSB will also be playing this weekend in the Texas Freedom Parade in
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The Texas Riders will be serving shish
kabobsfor$1.25from6to 10pm on Sept. 22
at the Ripcord and T.R.s back bar. Yummie!
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Marty Whitakeris back at JR.'s. He most
recently was a staff member at Beaches.
Great to see you back at JR.'s. Marty and the
Mouth worked togeter at JR.'s three years
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JR.'s Best Chest Contest with emcee Gay
Chuch of Fitness Exchange gets underway
Miss Folleyball 1985
Roller Derby Queens
after Dynasty on Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m.
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Randolf: The idea is to stay at a hotel out
of town. So much for San Antonio.
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Don't forget the Brazos River Bottom's
Country Fair sponsored by the Colt 45's.
There will be games, booths and all therest.
One dollar gets you in and all proceeds go
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The Galleon's Third Annual Happy Hour
Daddy's Revue will be on Sunday October 6
at 8pm. This is a reserved seating event with
a $50 advance donation for KS/AIDS.
Pledge cards are available at the Galleon.
Rik "Batty" to you from all at the Ivy
Compound—good riddance. Cant wait till
you come back (if ever) to settle your
accounts. Yours truly, the Ivy.
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The Krewe of Hydra will present "Fairy
Land." a Halloween party on October 25
from 8-midnight. The party will take place at
the Holiday Inn-Medical Center. There's a
$10 entrance fee. Prizes will be awarded.
Grand prize will be a complete VHS video
system including camera and extras. For
further information, call 699-3333, or 667-
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If you're planning to go to New Orleans
soon, yo may want to check out the TRl-
Council Run on October 4-6. The event is
sponsored by the Lancers M.C., de Sade &
Men. and the Knights d'Orleans. Information can be obtained by writing P.O. Box
71386. New Orleans, LA 70172. Don't miss
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The Venture-N'» Mad-donna party was a
smashing success. All the weirdos from the
fantastic folleyball game were there reeking
havoc on the unsuspecting patrons. What a
Mary's classic movie this week will be
Hush. Hush Sweet Charlotte with Bette
Davis The screening begins at 10pm.
Mary's Full Moon Madness party will be
Monday, Sept. 30. Happy Hour prices prevail on the patio. The theme for this one will
be a slumber party. 'Wear what you wear to
bed," says top management! (Oh, yea?)
Don't forget Mary's Leather Nites and crazy
dayz, too. It's time to get it all on!
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Dynasty's premiere showing will be on all
six screens at Heaven on Sept 25 Free
champagne will flow until 9pm. A short
intermission will precede $10<P drink night.
Follow the four searchlights to find Heaven.
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We've seen the Mining Co.'s deck blueprints and things should be ready very
The Voice's restaurant reviewer sampled
hot dog night last Tuesday at Mary's and
gave Ken's red shorts a five-star rating. (The
hot dogs were pretty good too.)
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Stella's Collectable* has a wonderful
array of antiques, exotic jewelry, dresses
and capes. Go see Rick beforethat bewitching night. 2208 Waugh Drive. 529-5582.
The West Hollywood Conference has been
set for the weekend of November 23 and 24
in West Hollywood, Calif., and will bring
together openly lesbian and gay elected
and appointed officials and potential candidates from around the country.
This is the first time for such a meeting
in the history of the U.S.
Sponsored by the National Association
of Gay and Lesbian Democratic Clubs, the
Municipal Elections Committee of Los
Angeles and the City of West Hollywood,
the conference will provide an opportunity
for those currently in elected positions and
those considering running for office to
meet together to learn campaign skills
and to discuss issues.
The conference is also aimed at developing an agenda for openly gay and lesbian
elected officials and to provide support for
ongoing efforts. It will update elected and
appointed officials on issues of concern to
the lesbian and gay community as well.
More information on the conference is
available by writing to West Hollywood
Conference, 1742 Massachusetts Ave SE,
Washington, DC 20003.
The Republican Committee of the Houston Gay Political Caucus will meet on
Monday, Sept. 23, at 601 Harold (corner of
Harold and Audobon), at 7:30 p.m. The
committee will discuss work begun on the
May 1986 Primary Project.
The purpose of the party committees of
the GPC is to encourage participation in
party politics by the lesbian and gay community, and to serve as a focus for that
activity. Membership in the Republican
Committee, as in the Democrat Committee, is open to both members and non-
members of the GPC.
More inforamtion on either of the party
committees is available from the GPC
jffice by calling 521-1000.