Sure, you can peruse Vogues fall fashion issue to see the latest trends, but a better option awaits you at the third annual Absolute! Fabulous! Gorgeous! drag and fall fashion show presented by the Boulder Country AIDS Project tonight at the Diary Center for the Arts, 2590 Walnut Street in Boulder.
Mens and women's fashions from Boulder shops Kinsley & Company and Starrs Clothing Company will light up the runway; in between, you can catch ten drag numbers from eleven lovely gals, making this at least 90 percent more fun than your average fashion show.
Absolute! Fabulous! Gorgeous! is organized by and benefits Atlas, BCAPs HIV-prevention program. From the sound technician to the videographer to the ushers, graphic design artist and most of the models, everyone involved is part of the Atlas program, says Atlas program coordinator and event founder Frank OCana. This is an event we use to help build community and bring the core group of volunteers closer.
Doors open at 7 p.m. for an outreach and informational reception. The show starts at 8 p.m., and Bud Coleman, director of theater at the University of Colorado at Boulder, will emcee. Admission is limited to those over eighteen. Tickets are $18 for general admission or $25 for reserved seating; call 1-888-512-7469 or visit www.thedairy.org to order. For more information on the Boulder County AIDS Project, visit www.bcap.org.
Sat., Oct. 11, 8 p.m., 2008