All good things sometimes must come to an end and so does the annual House of Xavier's Glam Slam which will be bowing out after a decade of ballroom scene antics combined with poetic debauchery.
The soiree is scheduled for Wednesday night at 7pm and will be held at The Bowery Poetry Club in Manhattan (308 Bowery, btwn. Bleeker & Houston). It's cheap! $10 bucks to get in. Scheduled appearances by Michael Musto and Flortilla DeBarge.
And, if you are in the mood to be a contestant, here are this year's open categories:
* BEST LOVE POEM IN RED
* BEST LOSS POEM IN BLUE
* BEST LUST POEM IN UNDERWEAR, LINGERIE OR LESS
$100 Grand Prize:
* BEST VERBAL VOGUE
The rules? Each contestant gets up to three minutes to share an original selection featuring the required props within each category. Winners must be prepared to read a second piece to compete for Grand Prize. Grand Prize category only open to the winner of each Open Category. Repeat poems will not be allowed.
To confirm participation e-mail houseofxavier @ emanuelxavier.com
Ad design by Rodney Allen Trice, photo of Mother Diva Xavier and Emanuel Xavier courtesy of Derek Storm.
For more info, emanuelxavier.com or myspace.com/emanuelxavierartist.
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