Monarch's Blog December

Regal Beagle BINGO, Sunday December 2, Black Eagle

Thank you to everyone that came out to Regal Beagle BINGO at the Black Eagle Toronto on Sunday December 2. It was fantastic to see so many out including HMISM Empress 32 Denise Derring Twist, Dowager Empress 31 & 29 Morgan James, Emperor 27 Big Kris, Empress 27 Teran Blake(Rick), Emperor 25 Ron DaMae Bouvier, Empress 23 Thelma Bouvier, Empress 11 Rose, Empress 3 Dawn Valley Parkway (Don) , Emperor 13 of the Waterfall Empire Robert George, Dwayne Shaw (Carrie Sinclair), Davey Diamonds (David), John Thompson, Scott Leroux, Steve, Rockey May, Joe Derring Twist and Ross Scorch. We also had members of SPEARHEAD in attendance including VP John, Treasurer Ron, Membership Director Charles Macphee, Operation Director Dwayne, Scott, Big Kris, Robert and Ross. Thank you to the Black Eagle Toronto for all of your help with the event. Fireball shooters were graciously sponsored by The Black Eagle Toronto. Thank you to Dowager Emperor 31, 29 & 22 Hunter James for the advertisements and Kathy Sparkles for the social media attention. It was a fun afternoon of BINGO with lots of cash and prizes given away! $633 was raised for the Imperial Court of Toronto's Reign 32 Charities: The People With AIDS Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth. Thank you all once again and I hope to see you all out for the next Regal Beagle BINGO at the Black Eagle Toronto on Sunday January 6 (and every first Sunday of the month, 4-8pm) for more cash, more prizes and more fun!

HMISM The Randy Emperor, Emperor 32 of TICOT

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SPEARHEAD Holiday Social, December 2, The Drink:

Spearhead Leather Denim Social Club held a Holiday Brunch which was open to the public. It was an all you can eat affair with raffle prizes and performances by ICP 28 Bunni Lapin and D’Manda Tension!  Many members from the community were there from The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation, The Imperial Court Of Toronto, The Toronto Sister of JOY and SPEARHEAD! Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year everyone!    

HMISM The Randy Emperor, Emperor 32 of TICOT
Photos by SPEARHEAD Secretary John Bell

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Drag Battle, December 4, The Drink:

The inaugural competition for the third season of Drag Battle at The Drink was hosted by Ivory Towers (Geoff Gough). This competition featured Rebekka Blake and Cereza Reina Twist. Rebekka Blake won this round and the next round will be in April or May 2019. So many TICOT members were there including Kathy Sparkles, Jason Dickson, Rick(Teran Blake), Chantelle Poisson (Billy Blake), Nikki Chin, Bunni Lapin, Dwayne A Moore, Matt Vreeland, Alan Dickinson, Mr. Sparkles, The Randy Emperor and Trevor P!

HMISM The Randy Emperor, Emperor 32 of TICOT

 

IRSCDE Coronation, December 6-11, 2018, Alexis Park, Las Vegas:

Thank you to the Imperial Royal Sovereign Court of the Desert Empire on a wonderful Coronation weekend. Congratulations to Emperor XX Mikey K Choy Foo and Empress XX Midori Ice (Daniel Ciacci) on a successful reign. Your hospitality throughout the weekend was much appreciated.  All the best to the newly crowned Emperor 21 Alex Brooks and Empress 21 Taylor Trash. May the Monarchs have a fantastic reign.  

It was a pleasure to meet new friends of the International Court System and to reconnect with old friends. It was an honour to receive the International Order of the Double Eagle from Queen Mother Nicole the Great and Emperor 1 Terry Sidie with Emperor

43 Davvid Drag (Dave Ahlberg), Empress 28 of Regina Maya Fantasee and Empress 42 of Calgary Devious Harte & Soul-Tron (Diane Kirkhope-Fjaagesund)

 Thank you to Emperor 30 Jason Dickson-Vanderbilt for the company during the stay in Las Vegas. Thank you to Yeust Bobb,

Dave Ahlberg and Ronald M. Brankley for the walking tour of Vegas and the strip. It was a pleasure to see Tom Lavallee, Garrett,

Misty H Meadows-Gurl, Ginger Snap-Clemons, Goldie Banker, Jeff Janney, Julian Miller, Chrissy Kekseo, Madie Doll, Anni Coque l'Doo, Ken Harper, Mark Newsome. I met so many wonderful people this weekend. Too many to name, but I enjoyed my time with each of you!

 Thank you to ICP to Reign 32 Billy Blake (Chantelle) and ICP to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake for looking after the TICOT Brunch at the Garage this past weekend. Fantastic job on raising $535 for our charities of choice.

 HMISM The "Randy" Emperor, Emperor 32 of TICOT

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Worldly Women, Saturday December 15, The Lodge:

Worldly Women was a fantastic event presented by Jason Dickson-Vanderbilt for the International Court Council. It was a fundraiser in support of the Year of the Woman Campaign. It was a pleasure to have the event hosted by Deanna Stevens-Dior. So many wonderful performances by HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake, HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake, HIM Empress 30 Nikki Chin, HMIM Empress 6 & 26 Michelle DuBarry, Alexandher Brandy, Mich Mash, Dottie Dangerfield and Dustiny Love –Lawsuit. Thanks to Kathy Sparkles for filming the event and Alan J Dickinson for selling raffle tickets. It was great to see HIM Emperor 27 Big Kris, HIM Emperor 20 Dave Beauchamp, HIH ICP 28 Bunni Lapin (Andrew), HIH George Palmer and Ross. Thank you to the Lodge (Jimmy) for a great evening! Everyone’s support was much appreciated.  

HMISM Emperor 32, The Randy Emperor and HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake.

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Holiday Birthday Bash of The Empress, Saturday December 15, Staircase Theatre Café (Hamilton):

Thank you to HMIH Imperial Crown Princess XXIV Arrianna (Aaron) and HIG Imperial Grand Duchess XXIV Chanelle Deux

Visage (Christopher) for a fantastic night at the “Holiday Birthday Bash of the Empress” event held at the Staircase Theatre. It was wonderful for HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick), HIM Emperor 27 Big Kris and HIH George Palmer and myself to spend time with HMISM Emperor 24 Daemon Valencia (Adam) and HMISM Empress 24 Misery Rayne and the Waterfall Empire for this F.U.N. event of fundraising and great holiday performances. Congratulations to the Imperial Court of the Waterfall Empire on this successful event and happy birthday Your Majesty!

HMISM Emperor 32, The Randy Emperor and HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake.

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TICOT Brunch, Sunday December 16, The Garage On Church:

Thank you so much for everyone’s support at the TICOT Brunch held at the Garage on Church. Thank you to the Garage, Pierre and the staff for having us. To our wonderful hosts HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick) and HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake (Chantelle) thank you for running the Open Stage show! Great job with selling raffle tickets by Davey Diamonds(David). Kathy Sparkles recorded the performances for our social media platforms. Thank you!

We were fortunate to have a full lineup of performers at the show: HMIM Empress 6 & 26 Michelle DuBarry, HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia, Sir Star(Patrick), Cereza, James G, Brody, Kathy Cougar, Ross Scorch and an impromptu dance number from two talented young girls. It was a pleasure to see HIM Emperor 27 Big Kris, John, Xavier, Alex, Fontaine, Alan and Kevin Gl.

Thank you so much to members of the Waterfall Empire for coming to Brunch this Sunday: HMISM Emperor 24 of the Waterfall Empire Daemon Valencia(Adam), Stacy, Brody and Jason. Thank you!

We had new members join TICOT today including Mel, Scott and Adam. Welcome! To everyone that came out to the event, your support is greatly appreciated. If you missed this event, don’t worry, we will be back again at the Garage on Church on the 2nd and 3rd Sunday of the month. All of the proceeds from the TICOT Brunches will be going to the Reign 32 charities: The People With AIDS Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth.

Yours in service,

HMISM Emperor 32, The Randy Emperor and HMIM Regent Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake.

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PWA's "STARRY NIGHT", Tuesday December 18, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre:

Had a great time performing at PWA's "STARRY NIGHT" at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre last evening!  The show was hosted by Morgan James with performances by Jade Elektra (Alphonso King Jr.), HMIM Empress 26 & 6 Michelle Dubarry, HMISM Emperor 32 The Randy Emperor, HMIM Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick), HMIH ICP to Reign 32 Billy Blake (Chantelle) and Trinity Ross! Thank you to The Toronto People With AIDS Foundation for having us. Photos by Kathy Sparkles.

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TICOT’s Christmas & Holiday Show, December 28, Erotico Lounge:

Thank you to everyone that came out to TICOT’s Christmas and Holiday Show, the first event hosted by both Emperor 32, The Randy Emperor and Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake (Rick) at Erotico Lounge on Friday December 28. So many festive outfits and wonderful performances! Thank you so much to George Pratt and Erotico Lounge for allowing us the space to hold this fantastic event and to the staff for all of your help: Andres and George Young at the bar and DJ Nyte Hawk. We had a very special guest as Kris Kringle AKA Emperor 27 Big Kris. Thank you to Ross for all the work preparing the food and Davey Diamonds (David) for the food donation. Thank you Kathy Sparkles and Alan for capturing the performances by Empress 6 & 26 Michelle DuBarry, ICP 20 Lynda Louise Dubarry, Jim Lepore, Kathy Cougar, Davey Diamonds, Anita Nayme (Deep), Cereza, Yuki Blossom (Patrick),

Rhyan Stone and Ross. It was so nice to see many people in support of this event: Empress 30 Nikki Chin, Emperor 25 Ron DaMae Bouvier, ICP 30 Rachelle Temptation (Matt), Kevin Levere, Kevin Gl, Bryan Greenwood, George Palmer, Alex, and David. Thank you to Davey Diamonds for selling raffle tickets. Thank you to Dowager Emperor 31, 29 and 22 Hunter James for the poster design. $710 was raised for The Imperial Court Of Toronto’s Reign 32 charities: The Toronto People with AIDS (PWA) Foundation Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and Supporting Our Youth (SOY). Thank you to everyone that came out.

Photos by Kathy Sparkles and Ross:

The F.U.N. continued on Sunday December 30 at the TICOT Drag BINGO. This edition was hosted by guest BINGO caller Empress 32 & 27 Teran Blake. Thank you to Flash on Church and Sid for all of your support. Thank you to everyone that contributed to the raffle prizes. Thank you to Burger and George Palmer looking after the raffle tickets. Another great turnout by TICOT Members who I have yet to mention: Emperor 27 Big Kris, Empress 6 & 26 Michelle Dubarry, Emperor 25 Ron DaMae Bouvier, Empress 23 Thelma Bouvier, Empress 11 Rose, ICP to Reign 32 Billy Blake (Chantelle), Melanie, Kathy Sparkles, Alain Paquette, Kathy Cougar, Alan, Kevin Haycock, Andres and Ross Scorch. It was a pleasure to talk with Joseph and Sev for a bit too. Thank you to Dowager Empress 31 and 29 Morgan James for arranging this event. Another $610 was raised for the TICOT Reign 32 charities: PWA Food Programs, Rainbow Railroad and SOY. It wouldn’t be possible without all of you. Your support is greatly appreciated. THANK YOU!

In service,

HMISM Emperor 32, The “Randy” Emperor, HMIM Empress 32 & 27, Teran Blake,
HMIH Imperial Crown Prince to Reign 32 Billy Blake and HMIH Imperial Crown Princess to Reign 32 Rebekka Blake

Crews and Tango’s Late Show, December 30, Crews and Tangos

A great night out at Crews and Tango's Late Show. Fantastic job by Farra N Hyte, Xtacy Love, Sapphire Titha Reign and Ivory

Towers!  In service,
HMISM The Randy Emperor, Emperor 32 of TICOT

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New Year’s Eve Party, December 31, Flash on Church:

Thank you to George Pratt, Morgan James, Teran Blake and Flash for a fantastic New Year's Eve Party! All the best for 2019!

HMISM The Randy Emperor, Emperor 32 of TICOT

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