Diva, lead hostess Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at Lips in Oakland Park has recently been named Miss State of Florida Continental Elite 2012. Now, Diva is seeking to win the national pageant in Chicago.
Fellow divas Elaine Lancaster, Champagne Bordeaux, Misty Eyes, Twat LaRouge, Latrice Royal, Lashauwn Beyond of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4, TP Lords, Noel Leon, Nikki Adams and Phillip Alexander, Mr. Continental 2011 will help celebrate Diva's win Monday night with a fundraiser at Lips, A Night of 1,000 Divas.
Here's the complete news release:
THE STAGE IS SET FOR “A NIGHT OF 1000 DIVAS” AT LIPS ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Impressive cast of characters come together to support South Florida’s beloved entertainer, Diva, as she competes to bring home the crown
Diva, who is the lead hostess of Lips every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, won the title back in December and now she will lip synch for her life this April to win the coveted national title.
“It takes a lot money to look as cheap as we do” is a popular line that Diva uses as the lead hostess of Lips, the ultimate in drag dining. But in reality, to compete for a national pageant it is an investment to look the best, perform the best and be the best to win. This special fun-raiser, with a little help from her friends, will ensure that Diva can give it her all.
“I am very honored to represent Florida at the Miss Continental pageant and I am going there to win,” said Diva. “A Night of 1000 Divas will be a great way for the community to embrace the best of drag in South Florida, while at the same time it will help me to compete to the best of my ability.”
A Night of 1000 Divas at Lips will be the talk of the town with good friends, abundant spirits, non-stop music and show-stopping entertainment featuring an incredible cast of characters in support of Diva. Hostess Elaine Lancaster with Champagne Bordeaux will lead The Ladies Of Lips such as Misty Eyes and Twat LaRouge, plus special guests Latrice Royal and Lashauwn Beyond of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4, TP Lords, Noel Leon, Nikki Adams and Phillip Alexander, Mr. Continental 2011. Adult entertainment will be provided by FabScout Entertainment. Power Infinity, Kevin Aviance and Kitty Meow will also debut their new hit single "FreakWhenSee." DJs Daisy Deadpetals and Jeremy of Mobile Mixologist will get the party started for dancing and a show to remember.
“It takes a village and we are very fortunate here to have such wonderful giving talent. I am grateful to Lips and everyone who is supporting this event and can’t wait to see my friends and fans there,” Diva added.
Lips is located at 1421 East Oakland Park Blvd., about two miles east of I-95. Doors open at 8 pm, 9 pm show. Suggested donation at the door is $10. There will be a cash bar with $4 frozen cosmos all night. A silent auction and raffles will be available. For more information, call 954-567-0987 or visit A Night of 1000 Divas on Facebook.
About Miss Continental
Miss Continental is an annual transgender beauty pageant founded in 1980. The Annual Miss Continental Elite Pageant is held every year during Easter Weekend in Chicago and is one of the most coveted titles in the art of female impersonation for entertainers who’ve reached the age of 40 years of age and older. Just as the Miss Continental Pageant, the Continental Elite Contest has become known for fairness and in expecting the best a contestant has.to give. The contest was conceived by Mr. Flint after witnessing the limited avenues available to the industry in the female impersonation for the mature entertainers in the industry.