Cafayate Argentina

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: In Search Of , Travel

Cafayate Argentina was exactly what I was looking for. From the moment we stepped off the bus into the remote village in the northwest province of Salta Argentina, the tranquility was undeniable. Which doesn’t mean is was necessarily quiet: we were barraged by people handing out flyers for local hotels and excursions.

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Backpacking in Salta and Jujuy Argentina

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: In Search Of , Travel

Backpacking in Salta and Jujuy Argentina was Kena’s idea.  She was a young, beautiful, adventurous Colombian that I had met when I first moved to Business Aires in April 2004.  It was now August and she and I became roommates; sharing a turn of the century three bedroom apartment in the old neighborhood of Monserrat.  When she said “let’s go for a travel,” we decided on the northwest of the country — Salta, Jujuy and Cafayate.  I said I would check the airfares. “Noooo, we go by omnibus!” she snapped.

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Breakfast on Pluto

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Film , Reviews

Breakfast on Pluto is based on the McCabe novel The Butcher Boy. It’s the story of Patrick Brady; a young man who is astutely aware at an early age that he is different. Yet he never seems to carry that as a burden. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown, he is left on the steps of a priests’ living quarters and then placed into a foster home. From an early age he fancies wearing dresses and make up as casually as if he were putting on socks. This […]

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Bar’dO Celebrates 10 Years

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Events , Reviews

Raven-O & Joey Arias were back in NYC, on leave from Zumania/Cirque du Soliel in Las Vegas, to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of BAR d’O – that comfy neighborhood bar tucked away on the corner of Bedford and Downing Street. The star-studded event drew celebrities such as Uma Thurman, Blaine Trump, producer Joel Schumaker, Jennifer Ferrin (As The World Turns), an enthusiastic crowd, and presented the cities best and brightest trans-talent. Len Edwards of Project Publicity did a wonderful job promoting, evident by the no standing room crowd. Sitting on […]

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Night of a Thousand Gowns; A State of Grace

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Events , Reviews

Pomp and circumstance was on full display at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square on March 27, as the New York chapter of The Imperial Court, a charitable organization with 70 chapters throughout the United States, Canada & Mexico, held their 18th annual “Night Of A Thousand Gowns” charity ball. As they passed the sixth floor in the glass elevator, or happened to look down from over the railing of the seventh floor, visitors of the hotel were astounded by the parade of magnificent gowns milling around the cocktail […]

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