Dueling Crawfords: Joey Arias Is Joan In “Christmas With The Crawfords”

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Lypsinka is Joan Crawford, as part of her trilogy, in Passion of the Crawford (just reviewed in the NY Times today!) And now, Joey Arias is gearing up for his role as Joan too in Christmas With The Crawfords! It also stars Chris March (Project Runway, Season 4, who's also designing the costumes and wigs) as darling daughter Christina. And you also ... See the Rest

She’s Living For This!: Watch Sherry Vine’s “Dawn of the Drag” & “The Exorcist Is Burning”

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I somehow missed She's Living For This!, Sherry Vine's comedy mini-series on HereTV from 2012, inspired by 70s variety shows like Sonny & Cher and The Carol Burnett Show. All six episodes, featuring appearances by guests like downtown luminaries Justin Vivian Bond and Joey Arias, and regulars Busted and David Ilku are now on Netflix. So here, in ... See the Rest

CBGB West 2: NYC Punk Pioneers & Their Music

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Next Saturday night, my old pal, CBGB veteran Kristian Hoffman celebrates New York punk pioneers and their music, aided by his musician friends from the original scene in NYC, and his L.A. cohorts! It will feature Adele Bertei (Contortions), Cherry Vanilla, Kim Shattuck (Muffs), David Scharff (Student Teachers), Justin Tanner (Roswell Sisters), ... See the Rest

Legendary Diva: “Joey Arias A-Z” At Irving Plaza

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Another night, another legendary New York treasure. Tuesday night Lady Bunny, last night the one and only Joey Arias. Does he need any introduction? Well, for the uninitiated, "Joey Arias A-Z" was really a mini-retrospective. Sponsored by MAC Cosmetics at Irving Plaza, there were Joey's "makeup wipe" face drawings, artwork, photos, posters and ... See the Rest

Warhol 4 Sale: Andy’s Eye Candy At Christie’s

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Nude Male Model, two unique Polaroid prints, each: 4¼ x 3 3/8 in.,1977, est.: $3,000-$5,000 Christie’s has an auction of more than 100 sexed-up images of Andy's work, directly from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. It provides a glimpse into Warhol’s intimate world. Mot of these images have never been seen in public. (Like the ... See the Rest

Save the Date: Susanne Bartsch Is Coming to Los Angeles, TONIGHT!

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... And she's bringing Amanda Lepore and Joey Arias with her for an incredible POP UP CONCERT! Tonight, May 2nd, at the Standard on Sunset (in the Giorgio's space – very chic, don't you know). DJ sets by W Jeremy and the darling Josh Peace ... See the Rest

Flashback 1986: Fiorucci Loves Andy Warhol

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The late Nelson Sullivan was always on the scene with his video camera and in 1986 on Valentine's Day, he caught Andy Warhol signing his new photography book "America" at a Fiorucci in-store party. My old pals Joey Arias, Erich Conrad, April Palmieri, Andy's assistant Benjamin Liu, then club kid, James St. James (at about 3:20. How cute is he?) ... See the Rest

Legacy: Happy Birthday, Klaus Nomi!

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Klaus Nomi would have been 70 yesterday. He died over 30 years ago, but is still remembered today because of THAT voice and performances like this. Joey Arias who was one of his closest friends (and is busy on a documentary about him) is one of the backup singers in this clip from french TV, singing my old pal Kristian Hoffman's "Nomi Song." Do you ... See the Rest