"Stairway to Paradise" by James Nolan

Was anyone ever so young? -Joan Didion, “Goodbye to All That”

The night Mick Jagger picked me up in San Francisco, I was spending my last two dollars on a Heineken at a terrace table of the Savoy Tivoli in North Beach. It was another chilly fall evening of 1970 in a city where, for someone who had just turned twenty-three, anything and everything seemed possible.

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Night of a Thousand Gin-Sling's - Part 2

In 2009 Pearls opened at the Hypnodrome an intimate forty seat theater South of Market and ran for a record breaking twenty-two months.

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Night of a Thousand Gin-Sling's - Part 1

"Be calm and cease all tension. My hand maidens will strip you of your panties and clothe you in perfume of the East. When your bodies lie passive, you will know the joy is peace and time is calm work." -Madame Gin-Sling

PEARLS OVER SHANGHAI with words by Link Martin and music by Scrumbly Koldewyn was certainly the most successful of the entire Cockettes repertoire

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The Holy Grail

Considered the Holy Grail of Cockette memorabilia.

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Spectacle Pantomime

I'm a madcap chef cooking up a cosmic stew and the ingredients are magic and tribal anarchy.

As of 2011 due to my exposure to international dance dancers and movement, my passion has been producing, directing and narrating free short dance and theater productions in New York City.

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The Rumi Missabu Papers at NYPL

Young people think they're immortal. They have little or no concept of time or aging whatsoever or even a inkling of how to leave a legacy.

The Rumi Missabu Papers at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts@ Lincoln Center curated by Doug Reside(center) includes artistic contributions from NYU professor Drag Show Video Verite producer Joe E. Jeffreys (left) and stellar photographer/historian Fussy Lo Mein aka Keith Gemerek (right)

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