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Northampton’s 8th annual Sober Dance Party & Entertainment Extravaganza: March 21st!

I had so much fun last year! This event is VERY well-attended and amazingly produced. And though it's not specifically queer, trust me... it's VERY queer oriented. Come dance with me!

Sober? Yes. Somber? Hardly!

Northampton’s 8th annual Sober Dance Party & Entertainment Extravaganza celebrates the lighter side of sobriety while benefiting two local recovery programs. The party begins Saturday, March 21st at 7pm at the Northampton Center for the Arts.

Where: Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South Street, 3rd Floor, Northampton, MA. The Northampton Center for the Arts is located in the Sullivan Building across from the Academy of Music.

When: Saturday, March 21st, 2009, 7:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Who: ALL are welcome! Please respect those in recovery from alcohol and substance abuse.

Tickets: $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 413-584-7745 or email Tickets are also available from Hairston House and Beacon House residents directly. All hors d’oeuvres, full buffet and desserts are included in the ticket price. Coffee and other refreshments will be available for purchase.

The 2009 entertainment lineup will include:
• Music by NYC house DJ Byyl Arnold
• Song stylings by Evelyn Harris (formerly of Sweet Honey in the Rock)
• Miss Dusty Moorehead, drag performer
• Lord Russ does Queen Elvis
• The Hairston House Dancers & the Recovery Girls
• Acrobatic Misfits
• Other special guests TBA

Proceeds benefit Hairston House for men and Beacon House for women, two residential drug/alcohol recovery programs located in Northampton and Greenfield, MA, respectively. For more information about Hairston House, call 413-585-8390. For more information about Beacon House, call 413-773-4610.
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