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Seattle Inferno New Years Eve Speakeasy
Seattle Renaissance Hotel
Seattle, WA
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We're puttin' on the Ritz! Ring in the New Year Inferno style.

Join us on New Years Eve for the 3rd Annual Seattle Inferno New Years Eve dance. This year we are doing a Speakeasy theme . . . think flapper dresses, feather boas, fedoras, zoot suits and spats!

We will be taking over the Madison Ballroom and Maxwell's Restaurant at the Renaissance Hotel, at 515 Madison Street, from 8pm until 1am.


For the early part of the evening (8-10p) we bring you:
Portland comedian Belinda Carroll will MC the show featuring Indie singer Christine Havrilla, Blues singer Danie Ward and Lady Jane DJ. (To learn more about our performers, see the bios below.)

Later in the evening (10p-1a) we bring you:
Burlesque performances, Lady Jane DJ, Midnight champagne toast and glitter cannons!

The early part of the evening (8-10p) also includes a wonderful buffet. This year's menu includes:   Arugula, Cranberry & Strawberry Salad with hazelnut & bleu cheese; Mini kobe beef sliders with camembert cheese; Antipasto display; Blackened potatos with smoked chicken, carmelized onion and sour cream; Smoked beef carpaccio and goat cheese on olive bread; Steamed barbeque pork buns; Chicken, pork and vegetable lumpia with soy ginger and garlic sauces.

Hot Flash/Inferno is proud to raise funds for the LGBT Community in Uganda. U Betcha Entertainment will be setting up three Blackjack tables, one Roulette table, one 3-card poker table and a prize wheel. Gaming will be open from 8pm to 11pm.

For your donation you receive chips to play at any of the tables. (We will double your contribution in chips.) At the end of the eveining, the top three chip winners will be awarded fabulous prizes. After expenses, 100% of the proceeds will go to Uganda.

Prizes Include: Renaissance Overnight Romance Package; Tickets to a Seattle Storm Game and a Lauren Jackson bobble head; and a Sony Speaker Dock/Clock Radio for iPod or iPhone.

Hot Flash/Inferno is please to be giving out free copies of "Fall To Grace" by Paloma Faith. (Limited quantity - first come, until they are gone.) This is her second album and it debuted on the top of the UK charts to critical acclaim in June 2012. Epic Records is thrilled to release the album domestically, which is sure to captivate U.S. audiences with Vogue magazine leading the charge after recently naming her "Artist of the Week."

We are excited to bring Portland portrait photographer DAWN KOWALEWSKI to the party. She will be setting up to take memory photos of you (or your group) to remember this special night. Memory Prints priced at "one for $10", "two (of the same print) for just $15"!!!

Dawn is providing a vintage backdrop and roaring 20s props to create even more excitement at this year's Speakeasy. Choose from hats, boas, fake cigarette holder, feather hairpiece, dance stick, and garters!

Suggested ticket price is $55/person
(sliding scale - we'll take $45 or $50 if your finances necessitate).

Coming with a group?
You can purchase/reserve a table for 10 people for $550.

Are you single?
Seating at a hosted singles table is available - email pauline@hotflashdances.com to reserve a place.

Join us after 10pm for only $25.

Why worry about driving home . . . spend the night at the Renaissance Hotel. Special room rates starting as low as $125/night are available at (copy & paste the following link in your browser): https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=9212457&utm_source=1438&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11876464

or call 877.901.6632 (toll free) and reference booking code: Hot Flash Dances

NOTE: Special room rates are available until Dec. 28th and are good from 12/29/12 to 1/2/13. (They expect a full house, so book early!!)

No Host Bar.
20's style or semi-formal attire is requested (but not required).
WA State Sales Tax is included in the ticket price.

Christine Havrilla -
Portland based, Philadelphia native, Christine Havrilla, brings her "well-built, catchy, smart tunes" (Upstage Magazine) to the audiences everywhere, touring nationally with the support of her new band project, Gypsy Fuzz. Christine utilizes the soft gritty texture of her vocals to express warmth and honesty listeners quickly embrace as well as her aggressive, raw, trash-style guitar playing. Named "One of the Top Ten Indie Artists" by The Advocate Magazine, The Washington Post writes, "(Havrilla's) songs are intelligent and moving, the arrangements are incisive and colorful, and, best of all, Havrilla consistently comes across as a confident and seasoned performer." Gypsy Fuzz's premier album titled "Searching. Finding. Living.", co-produced by Larry Crane (Elliott Smith, Sleater-Kinney, Cat Power), was listed on Advocate Magazine's not to be missed "Best Overlooked Albums of 2011!" (Advocate -November 2011) and She Wired's Top Ten Albums of the Year! Christine was nominated for About.com's Reader's Choice Awards and is called "...raw, simple, wonderful!" by Curve Magazine. Inessa at 101.9 KINK.FM calls Gypsy Fuzz "Yet another fun late-year discover!" Michaela Majoun at 88.5 WXPN applauds her "terrific, big sound while  Philadelphia Magazine states, "She rocks!".

Danie Ward -
Vocal powerhouse Danie Ward never fails to impress audiences with her fresh interpretation of contemporary songs and old-school favorites.  Her passion and unique talent show through her vocal stylings and natural fluency in a wide range of musical styles.  

Her magnetic energy and smile are contagious.  She is a sought-after guest performer within Portland's queer community.  She has recently performed for the Superstar Divas at CC Slaughter's, the Honey Bea Hart show at Hamburger Mary's and has headlined two shows at the Local Lounge.  Additionally, she has taken her talent outside of night clubs, performing for both Portland Pride and Vancouver's Saturday in the Park."

2011 finalist for NBC's Stand-Up For Diversity, she caught the comedy bug circa 1986 when she was asked to play not only, "Aunt Sally" in the school comedic masterpiece "Tom Sawyer"; but was also asked to sing the national anthem, in front of the entire school, in a gray-haired wig, floral mu-mu dress, and Mom's orthopedic stockings. With her pride firmly in the gutter, her road had begun!

Lady Jane DJ -
A staple in the Seattle area, Lady Jane has performed at many popular events, most notably as a Seattle Inferno house DJ. She also DJ'ed to rave reviews at San Diego Inferno earlier this year. Her comprehensive mix of retro, funk and top 40 will have you bumpin' and grindin' on the dance floor all night!
Monday Dec 31, 2012 8:00 PM - Tuesday Jan 01, 2013 1:00 AM | $25.00 - $550.00


Seattle Renaissance Hotel (View)
515 Madison Street
Seattle, WA 98122
United States


Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits
Music > Blues
Music > EDM, Dance, Rave
Music > Funk
Music > Indie
Music > Pop & Top 40
Music > R&B
Music > Singer/Songwriter
Other > Holiday
Social > LGBT

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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