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Buffalo United Artists proudly presents the return of Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA

Buffalo United Artists presents the retun of Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA, for 6 shows only. The turbulent life of Cleopatra, Queen of the Nile, is told, viewed through the outrageous comic lens of master parodist Charles Busch.  Evoking both 1930's Hollywood epics and the grand 19th Century romantic theatre of Sarah Bernhardt, this version of the life of the ill-fated Egyptian Queen takes her from her teenage seduction of the Roman leader Julius Caesar through her volatile tragic romance with Marc Antony and to her ultimate death.  Charles Busch's Cleopatra has echoes of the many great stars that have played her on stage and on film, such as Claudette Colbert, Elizabeth Taylor, Vivien Leigh and several who thankfully didn't, including Jean Harlow, Barbara Stanwyck and Mae West. Charles Busch's CLEOPATRA is directed by Todd Warfield and stars Jimmy Janowski, Bebe Bvlgari, Maria Droz, Timothy Patrick Finnegan, Adam Hayes, Guy Tomassi, and Michael Seitz. Performances are Saturday, July 8th at 8:00 p.m., Sunday, July 9th at 7:00 p.m., Friday, July 14th at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, July 15th at 4:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 16th at 7:00 p.m. at Alleyway Theatre – Main Stage, One Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo NY. Tickets are $25.00 general admission, $23.00 for seniors, $20.00 for members, $15.00 for students.. To make reservations or for more info, call\ (716) 886-9239     
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Logo's Fourth Annual 'Trailblazer Honors' Soars To New Heights With Viewership Up 80% From Last Year

NEW YORK, NY (June 27, 2017) – Logo announced today that TRAILBLAZER HONORS' viewership was up a whopping 80% with total viewers and 118% with P18-49.  The one-hour special event, which aired on Friday, June 23rd at 9PM ET/PT on LOGO and VH1, delivered 328K total viewers and 203K P18-49 (across VH1 & Logo).
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VH1's 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Makes History as the Most Watched Season Ever

New York, NY – June 26, 2017 – Following a headline-grabbing, "Gaga-tastic" season opener that drew nearly 1 million viewers, "RuPaul's Drag Race" kept the momentum going through last week's finale extravaganza delivering  the most viewed season and finale ever.  859k total viewers tuned-in last Friday to watch Sasha Velour snatch the crown and title of America's Next Drag Superstar, representing an increase of 218% over last season's finale (P18-49).  Additionally, the full season was up an astonishing 122% from last season (P18-49).  The season ender also trended across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and was the #1 most social program on all of television on Friday.
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RuPaul Crowns Sasha Velour America's Next Drag Super Star in Season 9 Finale of 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

New York, NY – June 23, 2017 – You're perfect, you're beautiful and you're a winner, baby! Sasha Velour was crowned the season nine winner of VH1's Emmy® Award-winning "RuPaul's Drag Race," after slaying the runway and competition in a season filled with jaw-dropping lip-sync battles, sickening fashions and unforgettably raw moments.  Velour sashays away with the title of America's Next Drag Superstar and a cash prize of $100,000, beating out 13 of the nation's top queens including Miss Congeniality winner, Valentina. Season eight winner Bob the Drag Queen was on hand to crown her successor in front of a packed house at Los Angeles' Alex Theatre.
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Logo's 'Gay For Play Game Show Starring RuPaul' Returns Thursday, June 29 at 9PM ET/PT

New York, NY (June 16, 2017 )– Logo today announced that "Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul" will return with six new episodes beginning Thursday, June 29th at 9PM ET/PT.  The fun-filled trivia series, with Emmy award winning host RuPaul, features pop culture savvy contestants competing to win over $5,000 in cash prizes. You don't need to be gay to play, but it sure does help!
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Logo Announced Special Programming for Pride Month

NEW YORK, NY (June 9, 2017) - As part of LGBTQ Pride month, Logo today announced special programming including "Pride History Project," "We Remember Orlando" and "Trailblazer Honors."

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VisitErie LGBT YouTube Video To Air on TV in Buffalo Region

VisitErie has produced a YouTube video promoting Erie as an LGBTQ-friendly desitination. It is performing so well in their targeted markets that they have decided to buy TV air time in the Buffalo/Niagara Falls area. The video during RuPaul's Drag Race, Keeping up with the Kardashians, Pretty Little Liars and a few other shows from June 16-July 16.  Not only will VisitErie reach the LGBT market digitally, they will also reach them on TV! Several area LGBT community members were featured in the video.
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