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seven ·
Jackie 60 at #5. But which night out of the week's various parties?
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daddy ·
I can't believe that I DJ'd at 9 out of the 10 clubs! (Not Studio 54)
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hatches ·
You have me beat, daddy... I worked at only 7 out of the ten.
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daddy ·
That ain't bad!
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Lily of the Valley ·
I DJ'd at one (Happy Valley) I think and I performed and cocktail waitressed (badly) at another one
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seven ·
I only made my living for a time off the plastercated people leaving six of those clubs. The easiest ploy was I would have a pocket full of photocopied twenty dollar bills and ask the plastered idiot if they had change for it. Some nights, like outside Studio 54 and Danceteria I would make as much as a thousand dollars. Once, Biance Jager just gave me a fifty dollar bill and told me to keep the change. Nightlife is great. But Musto should list the 10 alltime easiest clubs to get sex at.
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daddy ·
seven, Are you kidding? Is that real? If so you are my hero!!! And Lil, Yes, you did cocktail at one of the clubs VERY badly. My advise: Don't give up your DJ career to be a cocktail waitress!
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seven ·
Hey wait a minute. Getting spilled on by Lilly was arousing. There are thousands of people who would pay for that, uh, but that is a Different nightlife occupation altogether !
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hatches ·
Lilly, a spiller? Who knew? And don't forget who the original Jackie waitress was, Lil... Dee Finley. I doubt if anyone could top Dee in sheer personal volume alone! BTW does anyone else remember the "ghost of Dee Finley" story?
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bobby Miller ·
"The ghost of Dee Finley story" ? Yes please.
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daddy ·
I completely forgot That de Finley was our first cocktail hag. We were insane. What is the Dee Finley Ghost story?!!!
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hatches ·
Quite a few years ago, Dee vanished. And then finally people began seeing her on the streets, towing a shopping cart and homeless. People tried to help, but it was't much use... this was for about 6 months. The one day, during Clit Club "set up", some of the girls came in and told us she was dead. Sadly enough no one even questioned the story... (this was before Elizabeth Taylor & Dee's miraculous turnaround). A couple of weeks later, Julie Tolentino came into Clit Club "set up" as pale...
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bobby Miller ·
Hat / Thank you so much for sharing that story. I miss Dee and her great humour. I can remember many nights sitting in The Versaille Room with her and hearing her stories. A true original. Here she is at Wigstock with Miss Shannon around 1989
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daddy ·
Oh right! I forgot that Dee was "dead" for a while. That was crazy. We all gagged when she came back from the beyond. Great pic Bobby.
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Re: Remembering "Mother"

seven ·
Proving the distance between west 14th Street and T Magazine is just a well earned reputation.............. ________________________________________________________________________ If anyone understands the allure of these garments — and their, if you will pardon the expression, historical underpinnings — it is Chi Chi Valenti, who was running around town in her underwear years before Courtney Love showed up on Oscar night in a vintage white satin slip and a tiara. Valenti was the proprietor...
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Chi Chi ·
Can't believe that YOU read T Magazine, but that is just another reason to adore you I guess.. Yes, it was a total honor to have Lynn Yaeger write about me, and I always think of that couple in Lullaby of Broadway when I think of our flaming youth! If interested, other peeps, here's the context/ link: http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes...1/02/24/early-birds/
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bobby Miller ·
Gorgeous! I remember those 5 inch Jourdan heels, I always feared for your safety in those shoes, I don't know why.
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LAD ·
Oh boy, do I remember MOTHER! Being a "working girl", I did not get out much, but Saturday nites in the 90's you would find me at 14th Street, stumbling in & out of LOVE with Falon, Sabrina, Brianna, Randella, Karin Singh (with Grandpa), etc. and the handsome bouncer, who alwaysmade sure I got a cab to take me home safely! Oh, his name was STEVE!
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saxe83 ·
I noticed that none of the clubs listed are even open anymore. What is gonna be the top club of 2011?
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hatches ·
Well we should probably wait till the end of 2011 for that but... Have you noticed that there just aren't that many nightclubs anymore to begin with? Let alone good ones. The City has placed so many restrictions on them that only a raving lunatic would open one now. (Although, come to think of it, there always was a bit of the raving lunatic in every club owner...) And it does seem that nightclubs are happy (and lucky) to have just one "hot" night, forget about 7. Of course the definition of...
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saxe83 ·
Well since it is about the music and always has been. For House music...Cielo, District 36, and Webster Hall always have the top dj's for that genre of music and are easy to get into and always a fun time!
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Chi Chi ·
What a beautiful post - its is such an honor and joy to live in memories like these. Thank you, it is so inspiring as we do the new work, different yet the same. Welcome to the Motherboards and do keep posting, you have a writer's touch..
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zephyr ·
Chi Chi--thank you so much! Keep it going...
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Daniel ·
Teri Toye, oh Teri Toye, there's not a girl who's scarier. But Teri Toye, oh Teri Toye, can you get me into Area?
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Area

Drama Queen ·
I'm doing some research on Jeffery Strouth (_American Fabulous_), specifically his years at Area...I was wondering a) exactly what years Area was open, and b) what songs immediately make you think of Area.
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Remembering "Mother"

zephyr ·
I still have such fond memories of 'Mother' nightclub, and was happy to find this site. I was a 20-something girl from Long Island, living in the East Village in 1998 and enthralled with the creativity and grit. I met a young lad who introduced me to...
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December at Deep Space!

DeepSpaceNYC ·
December 14: Dimitri From Paris & Francois K. Super Disco Experience https://www.facebook.com/events/601354850003382/ Deep Space welcomes back SUPER DISCO EXPERIENCE, a rare, all-night collaboration featuring Dimitri from Paris with Francois K. live behind the mixing board. As the French Ambassador of stylish club sounds, Dimitri from Paris is everything his nation could be proud of: a DJ, producer, and remixer of the highest standard, and a stylish snake-hipped pin-up with French...
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January at Deep Space!

DeepSpaceNYC ·
January 4: Doctor Jeep (Trouble & Bass, Enchufada) and Francois K.: Free entry with complimentary cocktails before 11pm w/ efyler. $12 after midnight with flyer, $20 without. https://www.facebook.com/events/946054095473798/ Doctor Jeep (Trouble & Bass, Enchufada) SOCIALS: http://soundcloud.com/drjeep http://twitter.com/doctajeep http://facebook.com/doctorjeep MIXES https://soundcloud.com/drjeep/sets/mixes-live-dj-sets DOCTOR JEEP BIO: Doctor Jeep is a 25-year old New York native...
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Iconic Deep Space party moves to Sundays

DeepSpaceNYC ·
Iconic Deep Space party moves to Sundays NEW YORK, NY – On Sunday, April 10 Deep Space the legendary weekly party, will move to Sundays at club Cielo . The party, awarded as the “best party in New York City,” with “best resident dj” FranÇois K. will also be celebrating its anniversary, after running the party every Monday at Cielo for 13 years. Deep Space features dj’s, musicians, dancers and poets who represent a breathtaking range of styles celebrating dub’s impact on so many forms of art.
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Musto names 10 Best Clubs Of All Time

daddy ·
Michael Musto tells it like it was! http://blogs.villagevoice.com/.../the_10_best_nyc.php
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Best Nightclubs in New York

saxe83 ·
What do you think the best Promotion companies and nightclubs are right now?
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Nightclub - Off-Broadway Event!

RRPromotions ·
Totally Tubular Time Machine Culture Club 20 West 39th St. (btwn. 5th & 6th Ave) www.TotallyTubularNYC.com Premieres January 19,2013! Time Traveling Every Saturday at 8:00pm Ever wanted to go back in time? Now's your chance! Witness tabloid stories come to life when you get on board the Totally Tubular Time Machine - New York City's only interactive, intergalactic, pop music experience! TTTM is a reality based pop musical that allows you to time travel and party...
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Early Eighties Nightclub legends panel at MOMA 10/13

Chi Chi ·
Thought you Nightclub History fanatics would enjoy seeing this - one of the climactic events for the great new Tim Lawrence book Life and Death on the New York Dancefloor 1980-1983 . It happened last night in a packed theater at the Museum of Modern Art and is now up on YouTube. Our own Johnny Dynell joined Glenn O'Brien, Fab Five Freddy, Ann Magnuson, Michael Holman and Patti Astor for this deep discussion moderated by Tim L.
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hj ·
great remembering... cleaning up my office, just found an old Keith Haring invite for the Pyramid Club from 1986...haoui montaug, wendy wild, john sex, kenny scharf, karen finley, the tall lonesome pines,
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daddy ·
"The Tall Lonesome Pines"???? I don't remember that act. (But then, I was probably in it knowing my bad memory)
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hatches ·
The Tall Lonesome Pines were a country-style act, consisting of Marek from the Fleshtones and George Gilmour.
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Addahville ·
My fondest memory of AREA.. was when I was working on the BIG-ASS tree (over by the Japanese pagoda) for GARDEN theme.. I was one of many artists brought in to help with the themes. Anyway, Darius came up to me that day and told me I was moving a little too SLOW.. made me follow him to the office.. I thought I was in deep shit.. Instead.. he laid out a foot-long line of coke.. I snorted about half of it.. and he told me to get back to work.. I kid you not.. true story.
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daddy ·
It's true. That's why I used to play the records so slowly.
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yiyi ·
Hello, i am doing the research on the artists who frequented Area for my topic "the art and the party". Does someone have the pictures of these art works: David Hockney flew in to do the pool. Michael Heizer put his meteorites on the dance floor. Warhol did T-shirts and an invisible sculpture. Keith Haring painted something on the dance floor. Barbara Kruger painted something on a wall. Basquiat, Alex Katz, Jenny Holzer and Tom Wesselmann all did windows. Larry Rivers did a great sculpture...
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daddy ·
Well, I happen to know that Franceso Clemente Tattoo'd the DJ as his art piece. (I also know that it hurt like hell!_ It's still on my arm.
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Addahville ·
Yeah.. that's somethin' I've been wonderin' about too.. My friend (Christian) that also worked there, was an in-house photog.. He had SHITLOADS of pics from the installations.. Alas.. I've lost touch with him.. Dadd-ay, don't you have any others that you would like to share?.. (other than me having to fly to NY to see your arm, that is)
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daddy ·
I've seen bits and pieces of the "Area Book". It's going to be amazing.
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BenEngland ·
Hi, I'm doing research on Robert Downey Jr. and I know he was a performer at Area (briefly). I was wondering if anyone could remember him there, or remember anything about his days hanging out on the New York club scene in the Eighties?
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daddy ·
Well I was a DJ at Area from the opening to the closing night. Who was Jeffery Strouth? It all gets fuzzy. Do you mean Jeffery who worked in the day? As far as music... that's a whole topic. Oooops! I stand corrected by The Empress. I guess I didn't play the closing night. [This message was edited by daddy on 07-29-01 at 07:38 PM.]
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dresscode ·
i loved his movie, i watched it with taboo, misty and jimmy paul. my fva part was when he brought that homeless man in and feed him and gave him a bath. the man thought he was going to be topped by jefffey. WRONG! see it if you haven't. 4 stars
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Drama Queen ·
Jeffery Strouth, as he recounts it in his twisted little indie movie _American Fabulous_, was one of Area's "window displays" namely the hookah-smoking catapillar--he also recounts sleeping in the back seat of James St. James' Camaro, using the catapillar suit as a sleeping bag (he seems to remember his display gig as being in January of some year, I'm guessing 1987). I'm still dead curious about Area's heyday (I'm guessing 1985-1988, is this right?), and the music--if it is indeed a...
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hatches ·
No, the KLF song was later-- '90 or '91. And a few years after I moved into my apartment (1984), Area was closing or about to close, if I recall correctly. We had Baby Gregor do the witch-on-broomstick over the Pyramid's door in, I think '85, and she was hired to reprise it at Area afterwards, where she exchanged fisticuffs with Marilyn.
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Chi Chi ·
It opened in September 1983 on a night that forever defined "back to school" in a nightlife sense. Interestingly it closed the same night that The Tunnel opened, I remember because Johnny was DJing at the Tunnel so he couldn't go, but I went to represent us and brought a note from him to all his flock - the busboys and barbacks and bartenders who were so devastated - it was their first club closing. I hung Johnny's note by the timeclock so they would all see it. It was 100% Dynell - "Sorry I...
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Drama Queen ·
Thanks, your high serene fabulousness, for spinning the legend of Area out for me--I mentioned the Butterfly Ball to my s. o. and he gasped, "ohmigod, that's right, I'd forgotten all about that!" I'm working on an _American Fabulous_ related project, and knowing the right dates and music makes a big difference. As for the music...new wave? freestyle? "dance music" (aka late disco?. The McLaren reference gives me a clue. Now I'm not expecting responses about the music...seems to me that Daddy...
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Drama Queen ·
I posted this in NYC events already, but I thought it might also be of special interest here since Our subject, Jeffery Strouth, was a denizen of Area. ** RENO DAKOTA�S AMERICAN FABULOUS ** New One Man Show Takes a Look at the Life of a Flamboyant Nomad Play Premieres at Duplex Cabaret Theatre Mondays in April Reno Dakota�s American Fabulous, a one man show adapted from Jeffrey Strouth and Reno Dakota�s 1992 indie film of the same name, will receive its stage premiere Mondays, April...
 
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