Red Dress Party Benefits LGBT Center Services

Michael Holmes of "The Judy Show" will host second annual event



Michael Holmes of "The Judy Show" will be master of ceremonies for the March 2 Red Dress Party.

LGBT Community Center of the Desert

Michael Holmes of "The Judy Show" will act as master of ceremonies for the second annual Red Dress Party on March 2 at the Sand Acre Estate in the Movie Colony neighborhood of Palm Springs.

Tickets for the event, set for 7-10 p.m., are on sale with proceeds benefiting the LGBT Community Center of the Desert. Tickets for members of The Center are $75, and $85 for the general public. Last year’s event was a sell-out. Dress for the evening is "Style Optional, Red Required."

“The Red Dress Party provides an opportunity for our membership, donors, plus community members to get together and have a great time while supporting a good cause,” said Randy Lowe, board chairman. “Funds raised through the event will be used to support direct services to the community, including low-cost counseling, a weekly food bank, and over 40 educational and enrichment programs.”

Guest judges for the Fashion Walk and "Best of" contest include: CBS Local 2’s Jenifer Daniels, 94.3 K News’ Bill “Bulldog” Feingold, Project Runway finalist Michael Costello, and philanthropist Donna MacMillan. Contest categories include Couture, Sexiest, Outrageous, Entourage and Best Marilyn.

Based on a nation-wide event concept that raises awareness, wearing of a red dress, regardless of age, gender, or sexual orientation, serves as a symbol of solidarity with people who have been ostracized at some point, according to Gary Costa, interim executive director of The Center.

To purchase tickets, visit The Center’s website at www.thecenterps.org or call (760) 416-7790.

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Desert Guide
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Enter to Win a Dinner for 2 During Palm Springs Restaurant Week

Celebrate the Coachella Valley’s bountiful and eclectic cuisine during Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week by entering to win a dinner for two in our Facebook contest.

Colt's Lodge Brings New Life to Palm Springs Accommodation Options

Colt's Lodge, a newly redesigned and renovated 11-room hotel located in Palm Springs' historic Deepwell Estates area, takes advantage of new owners Jon Nelson and Frank Young's design and theater backgrounds to create a fresh, new look.

Madison Rising Sings Red, White & Blue at Agua Caliente Casino Show

Formed in 2011, Madison Rising plays original and cover tunes to generate positive vibes and inspire gratitude for the good ole U.S.A.

Diane Best Helps Desert Town Show Itself at Inaugural Joshua Treenial Event

Joshua Tree's Diane Best will be among 50 artists from 15 countries who will showcase their work in the inaugural Joshua Treenial held at various venues over Memorial Day Weekend.

Witness the Power of Space During Monthly Stargazer Party

If you have not explored the wondrous splendor of space up close, the Astronomical Society of the Desert hosts a monthly “Star Party” for curious stargazers and space aficionados alike.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions + Contests

2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
GuestLife Magical Monterey Bay Experience

GuestLife Magical Monterey Bay Experience

Pets on Parade 2015 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2015 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2015 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.
Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Edit ModuleShow Tags