8.03.2011

Gagarazzi: calling ALL little monsters!


Homespun Horror's "Gagarazzi: Lady Gaga Is Stalking You".

If you live in Austin (or its surroundings), this is your official invitation to Gagarazzi!

I know, you're probably wondering, "What is Gagarazzi?"

Sponsored by Yelp and Homespun Horror, it's a Lady Gaga-themed burlesque and variety show that will be taking place at hometown favorite The Highball on Friday, September 30th.

The best part? It's also a benefit for Equality Texas.

Equality Texas is the only (nonpartisan) statewide political advocacy organization lobbying the Texas Legislature for the elimination of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity/expression. Their vision is simple but the mission is a fighting battle: they envision a state where ALL Texans are treated equally, with dignity and respect.
Gagarazzi will feature prominent performers from Austin and San Antonio, including: The Jigglewatts, Dolls From The Crypt, Black Widow Burlesque, Austin City Showgirls, Oh Baby Burlesque, and Stars & Garters.

Other happenings at Gagarazzi? A very unique raffle, costume contests, pre- and post-show fun, and a photo booth, to name a few.

The pre-show will include excellent videos produced by local sponsor, Homespun Horror, to get the early arrivals in the spirit of Gaga; Gaga Karaoke; bowling and dinner at The Highball.

All proceeds from the raffle will go to Equality Texas. The raffle will be made up of Lady Gaga-inspired creations of all kinds that have been donated by local artists and businesses: paintings, jewelry, a handcrafted Gaga Barbie, couture tea cups, and even a Gaga-themed handmade soap basket from a local soap company, among other Gaga goodies.
(Do I even need to say that I'm already hoping to win?)

The photo booth will be there to capture the night in all its glory, and to serve as a reminder of all the Gaga-mania for years to come. The professional photos (with a backdrop!) will be snapped before, during, and after the show.

The show will be chock-full of talented performers of varying degrees: burlesque troupes, musicians, dancers and comedy routines.

Be sure to stick around for the post-show dance party, as well! If you're still wondering what Gagarazzi is all about, here's what Haylan from Homespun Horror had to say:
"We feel at this time, with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered equality being a prominent issue, as well as the rash of recent suicides by youths all over the country, it's highly important to raise awareness and funds for this cause and local organization. Our inspiration is Lady Gaga, who was named the most charitable celebrity of 2010 for her LGBT support and Haiti Relief, and has fought diligently for the disenfranchised through political rallies, charities, and monetary support. She donates $20,000 per tour date (over 200 stops on her recent tour alone) to help LGBT youths that have been thrown out by their parents, becoming homeless. These acts, as well as her to activism to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, have inspired us to do what can for this important fight as well. With a show like never before, Austin, TX, can participate and bring awareness and funds to this non-profit, while enjoying the theatrics of Gaga enough to be part of this show dedicated to such a powerful artist and cause."
Well said!

Austin has never gone Gaga like this before! So all the Summer Boys, Monsters, Future Loves, and Government Hookers--be sure to grab last year's blond Halloween wig and your tallest dancing shoes, put on your poker face, channel your inner Gaga and come on down to The Highball on September 30th, where Gagarazzi will be the next best thing to The Monster Ball!
What?
Gagarazzi: a Lady Gaga-themed burlesque and variety show, benefiting Equality Texas.

Where?
The Highball; 1124 South Lamar, Austin, TX 78704

When?
9/30/2011

Other Info?
21+, $7 at the door/$5 with costume.
Show starts at 9 pm. Pre-show at 8 pm. Post-show dance party until 2 am.

Questions/Need More Info?
Contact Homespun Horror at homespunhorror@yahoo.com!
Visit Gagarazzi on Facebook.
Visit Homespun Horror on Facebook.
Gagarazzi on Yelp.

Special thanks to Homespun Horror for the images & video.

25 comments:

  1. Oh my God...if I lived anywhere close I would so be all over this!

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  2. So fun! Wish we could go. Thanks for sharing. xo style, she wrote

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  4. TAKE ME WITH YOU.
    Gaga throws the best parties.
    I went to the official Gaga Monster Ball after-party when the concert came to STL and just about died with excitement. It was the best.thing.ever.

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  5. How awesome! I saw signs for this last weekend, but I didn't know what it was for! I'm so glad I found your blog. I love all of your Austin Street Style posts!

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  6. what a FUN idea! I wish I lived there so I could go. I can't help but love lady gaga hahaha


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  7. Wow, that's great.. I wish I live near :)

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  8. Sounds like lots of fun! Enjoy!

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  9. Gah! This sounds like such a blast - I want to go!! :)

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  10. Looks a really fun idea!
    enjoy!
    xoxo
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  11. wow i bet it'll be insane!

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  12. gaga always make great photos! very original!


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  13. Wow, sounds interesting indeed! So much fun! :)

    xo
    Rachel

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  15. This looks like so much fun! Love Gaga!

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  16. Sounds like fun! Pity I live in Ireland!!

    :)SarahD

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  17. This looks freaking amazing! I NEED TO GO TO AUSTIN!

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  18. YES, fun!

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  19. this show sounds so fun!!!!!

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  20. this sounds awesome! dress up, singing, equality?!!! would totally be there if it were in my neighborhood!

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  21. sounds like such a fun event! hope you have a great time!!

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  22. Sounds like a killer event indeed!

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  23. this sounds like SUCH a fun event! hope you post pics :)

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