Alternaqueers find ‘Fame’ for Halloween [photos]

Add this share

image

VIEW MORE PHOTOS | Fame: A Halloween Party @ Arts Exchange

Combine the talents of beat masters Vicki Powell and Kyle Keyser, and you’re likely to come up with an alternaqueer Halloween event that turns a creepy old high school auditorium into a big costumed dance fest.

Powell – known for her signature Boombox and Sunday parties – and Kyle Keyser — the quixotic mayoral candidate also known for his DJ talents in East Atlanta haunts – shifted their annual Halloween gathering to the Arts Exchange on Saturday. That’s the former school not far from I-20 and East Atlanta that is turning into something of an alternaqueer playground.

“Fame: A Halloween Party” dusted off the best of 70s and 80s dance music and turned out the fun for a costumed crowd that ranged from blood-spattered corpses to now-dead Middle East tyrants and nearly everything in between.

THE LATEST

Project Q Atlanta goes on hiatus after 14 years

On Sept. 1, 2008, Project Q Atlanta promised a hyper-local “queer media diet” for Atlanta. The site set out to bring LGBTQ news, in-depth...

Photos catch Purple Dress Run invading Midtown

After three years of pandemic-inflicted limitations, Atlanta’s gay rugby squad let loose on one of its most popular events. The Atlanta Bucks Purple Dress...

Ooo Bearracuda: Photos from Bear Pride’s Main Event

The seventh annual Atlanta Bear Pride hit the ground running on Friday with packed houses at Woofs, Heretic and Future. Turned out, they hadn’t...

Atlanta Bear Pride set to go hard and long all weekend

That low, growing growl you hear is a nation of gay bears headed for Atlanta Bear Pride this weekend. By the time they arrive,...

PHOTOS: Armorettes bring back Easter Drag Race magic

Gay Atlanta’s queens of do-good drag brought the sunshine to a cloudy afternoon on Saturday when Heretic hosted the triumphant return of Armorettes Easter...
17,446FansLike
7,001FollowersFollow
7,682FollowersFollow

PHOTO GALLERIES