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Saturday, November 12 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Gaming in Nightlife Events and Shows

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NYC nightlife personalities Shane Cherry, Avant Garbage, Crimson Kitty, and Erika Klash discuss their experiences including such topics as the challenges of video games in nightlife, identity during youth, and development of gaming in drag.

Moderators
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James Nieves

Event Organizer, NYC Gaymers
James Nieves is a lifelong gamer and an admin for the NYC Gaymers Facebook group. James has a particular passion for the classic era of console video games and hosts retro gaming events throughout the year. Follow @nycgaymers on twitter or join the Facebook group for information about their events.

Speakers
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Shane Cherry

NYC Gaymers
Shane Cherry is the preeminent nightlife promoter for video game players in NYC, with 6 years experience in providing an alternative to typical nightclub events. He hosts two weekly events for gaymers and has created the Miss Nerd New York drag pageant.
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Avant Garbage

Drag Queen, Avant Garbage
New York City's premiere trash queen. | | Avant Garbage was the first ever Miss Nerd New York and current reigning Lady Liberty. | | Avant has been an avid gamer her whole life and when not killing it in smash bros, she is making all of her wigs and outfits out of garbage!
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Crimson Kitty

Drag Queen, LadyQueen
Called the female-on-female drag pioneer by TimeOut, Miss Crimson Kitty is taking drag culture by storm one perfected lip-synch at a time! The drag daughter of Rebecca Glasscock of Rupaul's Drag Race The Lost Season, she has created a haven for other queens at LADYQUEEN which is NYC's only all female drag revue and created an education revolution by creating LadyQueen University; A 6 week workshop designed to turn any Lady into a LadyQueen... Read More →
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Erika Klash

Drag Queen, Erika Klash
Erika Klash is NYC's resident video game, anime, and harajuku drag queen, and the current reigning Miss Nerd New York. Her unique signature look and campy, high-energy performance style have made her a fixture of NYC nightlife. | | Erika is well-known for her drag cosplay (crossplay) looks and her character illusion makeup looks of noted video game and anime chatacters, as well as her "kawaii desu" series, through which Erika mashes up... Read More →
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Jason Romas

Bar Manager, Rockbar


Saturday November 12, 2016 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Panels A 6501 Conference Central Park West - 11 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

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