Friday, February 11, 2005

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Tuna Is For Lovers

Here's what the 5th Annual TunaHelpers Valentine's Day Show will be like this year at Elysium Friday, February 11th ($5 admission):

(In the words of Laurel Williams)
Screw fancy dress cocktails with desperate singles or another meal with the same boy or girlfriend you had yesterday and will have tomorrrow (maybe).

Valentine's Day always blows unless you spend it with The TunaHelpers and their most ridicuosly hot and talented friends. For the 5th year in a row, The TunaHelpers have assembled a night of tasty treats (the kind that you can swallow and the kind that are sweet enough just to watch), a few of their favorite bands, activities to turn even the bluest Valentine pink and dancing, dancing, dancing. All this happens on the eve of The TunaHelpers CD-release tour, Friday February 11th at Elysium.

The bands performing are Single Frame, The TunaHelpers and The Mysterious They( featuring Terri Lord and Kerri Atwood of The Sexy Finger Champs).

There will be special performances by The Poon Girls, Dance Extreme (making their universe debut), The Be MIME go go dancers, some dancing roller-skaters, Buttons and Bows (Mark Stewart and Hilah Johnson take it old, old, olde school) and many other suprise guests!

If you can't handle the sheer entertainment overload of the aforementioned performers, there will be special activities away from the stage such as cookie decorating and the ever-so-popular "write a dirty Valentine to a stranger and put it in the envelope with the number that corresponds to said stranger's name tag" game. This unique dating game has produced 3 failed marriages, 18 illegitimate children, a serious cold sore epidemic and 1 broken soul. You'll love it!

If you get so inspired by the magical entertainers that you want to join in the fun, well you can't. But you can enter the make-out contest (awesome prizes) and rehearse an audition piece for next year's show while dancing your ass off to DJ's The Pegasus DJ and Notorious Brea.

You'd be stupid to miss the opportunity to come rub elbows with The TunaHelpers before their 2nd CD is released in March by Mimicry Records and they become so fantastically famous that you will never have the opportunity to have them spray you with dyed pink whipped cream. Yum.

Friday, February 11th
Elysium (on 7th and Red River)
The doors open at 8:30
Show starts at 9:00pm
Only $5
21 and up

Thursday, February 10, 2005

Lonestar Rollergirls Set to Bout

The banked track Lonestar Rollergirls will skate their first bout of the season on Sunday, February 13th.

The All Scar Army will skate against last years Calvello Cup Champions the Holy Rollers.

All bouts are held at the Thunderdome, 618 Tilllery, Austin, TX.

Live music provided by The Lifters and Backlit Revolver.

Tickets are $10. Doors 6 pm. Bout at 7 pm.

2005 Season Schedule

2/13: All Scar Army vs. Holy Rollers
3/6: Rhinestone Cowgirls vs. Cherry Bombs
3/20: Holy Rollers vs. Hellcats
4/3: Putas del Fuego vs. Rhinestones
4/17: Cherry Bombs vs. Hellcats
5/1: Holy Rollers vs. Putas
5/15: Rhinestones vs. Hellcats
5/29: Cherry Bombs vs. Holy Rollers
6/12: Hellcats vs. Putas
6/26: Rhinestones vs. Holy Rollers
7/10: Cherry Bombs vs. Putas
7/24: Championship

Check out the Lonestar Rollergirls web site for more information.

support your local rollergirl

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The General has been accused of "Pending Hate".

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

Surly Gurlies vs Smash Squad

The flat track Arizona Roller Derby will skate its second bout of the season on Saturday, February 12th at the Castle Sports Club in Pheonix, AZ.

The Surly Gurlies will skate against the Smash Squad.

Saturday, February 12th. Castle Sports Club, 11420 N 19th Ave @ Peoria Rd.

Doors open at 7:00, bout starts at 8:00. Music by Grave Danger & Calabrese.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

Please check out the Arizona Roller Derby web site for more info.

support your local rollergirl

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Tuesday, February 08, 2005

Rainbow Kingdom

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The Gay and Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands is located in Oceania, in the timezone GMT 10. The country has boundary coastline of 3,095 (km).

The official currency of the Gay Kingdom is the Euro.

Postage Stamps
Gay Philatelic Bureau
On the 1st November 2004 the Government of the Gay & Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands assumed control of its Postal Services. As an interim measure, Australian stamps were used until 31st of December 2004. These were replaced by Gay Kingdom's own design in January 2005. The Kingdom's stamps were used with a Euro value the Gay Kingdom’s official currency. The first commemorative issue was in January 2005 and featured the 9 symbols of the world’s gay community. Today the Gay Kingdom continues to adopt a conservative stamp issuing policy thus maintaining its high reputation amongst the philatelic fraternity.

Major Urban Areas:
Heaven, no (other) major settlements.

Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean 0m
Highest Point: unnamed location on the Island of Heaven
(Cato Island) 6m.

The Island of Heaven, formally known as Cato Island.

Physical Features:
Sand and Coral reefs and islands.

Occasional tropical cyclones.


Land area total: less than 3 sq km.
Note: includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of 780,000 sq km, with the capital Islet of Heaven the most important.

Constitutional Monarchy whose ruler is called Emperor.

Executive Branch:
The Kingdom is administered by a Prime Minister and a Privy Council.

The Gay Kingdom was first administered as an overseas territory of England. In the 1960’s it was administered from Australia by the department of the Environment, Sport and Territories. In June 2004 it declared it’s independence from Australia and is currently the smallest Kingdom in the world.

Flag Description:
The gay rainbow pride flag is the official flag of the Kingdom.

Coat of Arms:
The upside down pink triangle is the kingdom's official coat of arms.

National Anthem:
In parliament assembled, legislation was introduced and passed that officially adopted ZADOK THE PRIEST as the official National Anthem of the Gay & Lesbian Kingdom of the Coral Sea Islands. This very regal sounding Gay Anthem was written in 1741 by George Frederic Handel.

Ports & Harbour:
None, offshore anchorage only.

Military – note:
The Kingdom has declared itself neutral, it does however have a small army of gay activist located around the world it can call on in times of emergency.

Diplomatic representation:
The Gay Kingdom has Consulates located in the major cities of most states and nations in the world. Most of the Consulates are located in the offices of the gay press (media/newspapers/magazines) of these nations.

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Some Iraq veterans are returning home, only to face homelessness and mental problems.

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Sunday, February 06, 2005

States Writes

Looking for progressive blogs in your state? This is a great resource:
States Writes the Progressives' Peer directory from the American Street.

Gotham Girls 2005 Bout Schedule

The Gotham Girls Roller Derby will skate their first bout of the season on Friday, April 1st.

2005 bout schedule:

April 1
April 22
May 20
June 17
July 15
August 19
September 16
October 21

All bouts are held at Skate Key, 220 E. 138th Street in the "Boogie Down" Bronx, NYC. Take the 4/5 one stop out of Manhattan to 138th Street/Grand Concourse.

$12 advance, $15 at the door. Doors 8 pm. Bout at 9 pm.

Check out the Gotham Girls web site for more information.

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