Imperial Court of Arizona

Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona

Events for Reign VIII

Welcome to our calendar of events. Our goal is to have at least one fundraiser or benefit a month so there is always lots to do. Please join us either as a spectator and contributor or as a member. View this page in calendar format.

Our combined board and membership meetings are held on the third Sunday of the month at the Phoenix Pride LGBT Center, starting at 1:00 pm. Please feel free to join us at these meetings!


Southern Style Sunday Brunch & Show A Tribute to Mothers

05/11/2014 - 11:00am
Zorf's (view map)

Mother's Day is traditionally the 2nd Sunday of May.  All across America, families treat their mothers to the something special on this day.  Join the Imperial Court in celebrating the "Mother" of all holidays.   Brunch starts at 11:00 am with a show at 3:00 pm, hosted by Emperor and Emperor 4 CJ Whitmer and Regine Rochelle and Emperor and Emperess 6 Jerry Heitman and Lady Christian. 

Raised: $600

Easter Show High Heels and Higher Hats

04/20/2014 - 3:00pm
Apollo's Lounge (view map)

Did you know that the date for Easter is determined by the following formula? Easter is the first Sunday after the first full moon after the first day of Spring.   Now that you have this useless piece of information, join the Imperial Court on Easter Sunday April 20th at 6:00pm at Apollo's for an evening of Easter Bonnets and high heels.  There is a $100 prize for the best bonnet, and adult Easter Egg Hunt and drink specials.  

Raised: $525

Monarch's Roast

03/29/2014 - 6:00pm
Apollo's Lounge (view map)

The Imperial Court of Arizona invites you to the Monarch's Roast for Reign VIII.  This is an opportunity to skewer your favorite monarch and meet our delicious Candidates for Emperor and Empress. There is a 50/50 raffle and a $5.00 donation to roast the Monarchs and a $5.00 donation to perform.  This promises to be an evening of fun and entertainment.

 

Fundraising Note: following Coronation, the Monarchs from Reign VIII gave a $2,500.00 to Tihan's Take Back the Night.

Raised: $2,760

Wingmans Ball

03/22/2014 - 8:00am
Rainbow Cactus (view map)

This event is raising funds for Paws for Patriots and is a Military Costume Event and USO Show.  Join the Imperial Court and the community in a night of uniforms, entertainment and jello shots for a great cause.  

Raised: $511

P.R. Ball 2014 A Roman Affair-A Salute to Caligula

03/15/2014 - 9:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

Carpe Diem!  Seize the Day, or whatever or whomever is available and join the Imperial Court in a Roman Holiday at the Bunkhouse!  This event promises to be a night of crowns, gowns, togas, and boys with grapes.  Annuit cœptis!

 

 

Raised: $877

Pisces Birthday Bash

03/08/2014 - 5:00pm
The Zone (view map)

According to one Greek myth, Pisces represents the fish into which Aphrodite and her son Eros transformed in order to escape the monster Typhon.  Join the Imperial Court at the Zoan for this salute to all our friends born under the sign of Pisces - Aphrodite and Eros included.  There will be entertainment, jello shots, food and raffles, proceeds will go to support the One Voice Community Center.  

Raised: $401

Empress Ball 2014 Double Dutch Bus Express

03/01/2014 - 8:00pm

Crowns, gowns, funk and a bus tour!  What a funky combination.  Join the Imperial Court for the Empress Ball on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  The bus tour starts with a meet and greet at Stacy's @ Melrose 4343 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013, 602-264-1700.  Tickets are $20.00 and are available at the door at Stacy's or you may purchase them right here (See Buy Now Button below).   The Doubledutch Bus Tour is a nod to the 1981 Funk hit by Frankie Smith - so get your funk on to be in theme. 

Fund Raising Note:  A $3000.00 corporate was received for this event.  This in addition to the $829.00 raised at the event, brings the total to $3829.00

 

Raised: $3,829

Super Bowl XLVIII Party

02/02/2014 - 3:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the Court for Super Bowl game day.  Enjoy food, fun and drink and watch the game. 

Raised: $678

Turn About Celeb-U-Ton

01/11/2014 - 5:00pm
BS West  

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for an evening of turn-about fun! This events features drink specials, appetizers and jello shots.  All proceeds will go to H.O.P.E. House a safe house and transitional living home for trans people.  A $5.00 suggested donation at the door is always welcomed. 

Raised: $1,687

Emperor's Ball One Night in Bangkok

Emperor's Ball One Night in Bangkok
12/28/2013 - 9:00pm
Anvil Bar (view map)

Join the Imperial Court of Arizona for this State Event -The Emperor's Ball A Night in Bangkok.  This year, the Ball will be at the Anvil Bar and features entertainment, exotic jello shots, and a 50/50 raffle.   The proceeds from this event go towards support of the Imperial Court in their mission of giving back to the Community.  

Raised: $650

8th Annual Winter Wonderland

12/14/2013 - 9:00pm
Kobalt Bar (view map)

Let it Snow, Let is Snow, Let it Snow!

Join the Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona as we celebrate the 8th Annual Winter Wonderland show at Kobalt. Featuring a visit from Cris Cringle himself and fun holiday duets for the whole family. This event will benefit the Foundation for Blind Children and the Bryan Wiley Memorial Scholorship Fund.

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Raised: $1,091

Prince and Princess Ball

11/22/2013 - 7:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Girl Groups, Boy Bands and Duets

Benefitting Logan's Playground

Jello Shots

Donations at the Door

Raised: $385

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

11/16/2013 - 9:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

This ain't gonna be Pretty Show, benefitting Logans Playground

Admission is Free, but these girls aren't cheap!

Starring: Empress VIII - Vanilla De Lishus, Empress VI - Lady Christian, Empress VII - Paula Sha, Empress II - Julie Craig, Ima Cornholer, Maxine Hart, Ionna Doublewide, Sara Gosa, Miss Demeanor, Lady Saphire, and Special Guest Star: Emperor VIII as Pepper Mill.

Co-Hosted by Chastity DeVine and Sister Odora Flatulotta D'Pew

Beer Bust - Jello Shots - 50/50 Raffle

Raised: $300

Dykes 2 Dames

11/03/2013 - 4:00pm
Rainbow Cactus (view map)

Join the Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona as we get together to transform our communities butchest women into feminine beauties!

Dykes to Dames will transform women from their butchest persona into glamorous drag queens!

BBQ will start at 4:00 and the contest will begin at 6:00. Check back here for the application.

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Raised: $800

Trailer Trash Gong Karaoke

10/07/2013 - 9:00pm
Zorf's (view map)

A benefit for 1 Voice Community Center!

Join the ISEA for Karaoke with a TWIST!

Make a donation to sing,
Make a donation to stop the singer,
Make a matching donation to keep singing!

When it's time to stop the singer, hit the provided pot with the provided spoon. Dress in your Trailer Trash Worst to make the event more "Festive"

Sponsored by "Karaoke Time"

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Total raised for all three events: $427

Raised: $427

Prince 8's Birthday Bash

09/29/2013 - 2:00pm
Nu Towne Saloon (view map)

Join the Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona, and Prince 8, Steve Marino as he celebrates his birthday and raises money for Logan's Playground! Logan's Playground is a program in the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS that benefits children and families affected by HIV/AIDS. They provide summer camps and holiday parties for children who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford these opportunities for their children. In lieu of birthday gifts, Steve asks that you make a donation to Logan's Playground. These donations will be accepted at this event!


Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Raised: $618

Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship Annual Underwear Auction

09/28/2013 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

The Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona Presents:

The Annual Underwear Auction benefitting the Bryon Wiley Memorial Scholarship!

This fun filled day will include the underwear auction, gift auctions, food and frivolity with your favorite Imperial Court and Community Members. Please join us as we raise money for the GLBT and allied students in Arizona!

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Raised: $2,685

Sister Act: A Whole Lotta NUN-Sense

09/21/2013 - 7:00pm
Apollo's Lounge (view map)

The Imperial Court of Arizona presents the annual Sister Act FUN-raiser for Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) Phoenix (formally known as Gentle Shepard Metropolitan Community Church.)

MCC Phoenix is an open and very welcoming place for all walks of life who seek a safe place to either gather power or worship God.

This will be a spirit filled night of nuns, sisters and soul singers! We will have very special guests, fabulous entertainment and raffle/auction prizes! Bring your family and friends and be filled with more than one kind of spirit!

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook!

Raised: $405

Sunday Sing-a-long

09/08/2013 - 7:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Sunday Sing-a-long
The Sound of Music
With Sophia St. Clair

The Imperial Sovereign Empire of Arizona will be joining forces with Sophia St. Clair, the Grand Canyon Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the Phoenix Movie Bears, and the Metropolitan Men's Chorus to raise money for the Men's Chorus! We will be singing along to a few of your favorite songs, and throwing in some variety for a fun filled event to benefit the singers in our community!

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

Raised: $156

Trailer Trash Gong Karaoke

09/06/2013 - 9:00pm
Oz Bar Phoenix (view map)

A benefit for 1 Voice Community Center!

Join the ISEA for Karaoke with a TWIST!

Make a donation to sing,
Make a donation to stop the singer,
Make a matching donation to keep singing!

When it's time to stop the singer, hit the provided pot with the provided spoon. Dress in your Trailer Trash Worst to make the event more "Festive"

Sponsored by "Karaoke Time"

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook

 

Chocolate Cherub Auction

09/01/2013 - 2:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

It's time once again for the annual chocolate cherub auction! We will be auctioning off some of your favorite community members, and you get to cover them in chocolate, whipped cream, peanut butter and now introducing this years secret ingrediant ... wait, you'll have to attend to find out what it is!

This year's event benefits hospice of the valley!

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook.

Raised: $2,090

Trailer Trash Gong Karaoke

08/07/2013 - 9:00pm
Bunkhouse Saloon (view map)

A benefit for 1 Voice Community Center!

Join the ISEA for Karaoke with a TWIST!

Make a donation to sing,
Make a donation to stop the singer,
Make a matching donation to keep singing!

When it's time to stop the singer, hit the provided pot with the provided spoon. Dress in your Trailer Trash Worst to make the event more "Festive"

Sponsored by "Karaoke Time"

Closet Ball 2013

07/27/2013 - 6:00pm

$10.00 at the Door
"The Hunger Games:
May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor”

Phoenix Place Hotel and Suites
3600 N 2nd Ave.

Contestants MUST be at least 21 on or before the day of Closet Ball 2013 and be a resident of the State of Arizona. A Valid State ID, Drivers License or current Bill with your Name and Arizona Address will prove residency.

Competition this year is open to any individual who has never done drag, who has not won a state or local title, who does not have a regularly paid spot in a show or who is not a show host. Contestants or their sponsors will pay a $50.00 entrance fee. This fee will allow the Contestant and their Creator/Painter/Dresser or 1 other person in the dressing area. Any additional dancers and extra help will have to pay $10 per person. Former Contestants may participate again as long as they still qualify as specified above.

Click Here to RSVP on Facebook!

Raised: $1,167

Friday Night Rock!

Repeats every week every Friday 3 times except Fri Jul 19 2013.
07/05/2013 - 9:00pm, 07/12/2013 - 9:00pm, 07/26/2013 - 9:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the ISEA for socializing on the Patio at the Rock. 15% of the money made on the patio will be donated to the court!

Back To School Sock Hop!

07/14/2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Apollo's Lounge (view map)

50's & 60's Drag Show
Raffle Prizes: School Backpacks filled with Liquor (The School gets the Backpacks & the Winner gets the Liquor )
Accepting Donated School Supplies

RSVP on Facebook!

Raised: $499

Friday Night Rock!

07/05/2013 - 9:00pm, 07/12/2013 - 9:00pm, 07/26/2013 - 9:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the ISEA for socializing on the Patio at the Rock. 15% of the money made on the patio will be donated to the court!

Friday Night Rock!

07/05/2013 - 9:00pm, 07/12/2013 - 9:00pm, 07/26/2013 - 9:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the ISEA for socializing on the Patio at the Rock. 15% of the money made on the patio will be donated to the court!

4th of July Show

07/04/2013 - 4:00pm
Kobalt Bar (view map)

Show time: 4:00
$5.00 or School Supplies suggested donation
Happy hour specials: $3 Fireball, $3 Well, 2.75 Domestics.
Jello Shots
50/50 Rafle

Raised: $620

School's Out Carnival

06/29/2013 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
IcePics Video Bar (view map)
Play Carnival Games, win Raffle Tickets
Great raffle prizes
Accepting Donated School Supplies
Bring your receipt to get extra raffle tickets
Shot Specials
Separate 50/50 Raffle
Raised: $500

Investitures for Reign VIII

06/09/2013 - 6:00pm
The Rock (view map)

Join the new monarchs as they invest their new lines, and the lines of reign VII have their final fairwell!


Investiture VIII Theme will be Valley of the Dolls, please come dressed in theme, or in formal state attire. Please bring a Donation of $5 or school supplies for those in need. Doors open at 6:00 pm, Event begins at 7:00 pm

Additional Donation Information

School Supply Donation $396

Post Coronation Donation to Wingspan Community Center - Tucson $2500

Bar Cards $100 and One Voice Parking Lot event $8

Total $3004

Raised: $3,004

School Supply Drive

05/19/2013 (All day)

Ongoing throughout the first half of Reign VIII, we are raising money and purchasing school supplies for Children of Arizona in Need. Feel Free to click the "Donate" button at the top of this page or in the side bar to contribute.

Additional donation information:

$1079.00 originally reported funds raised

$2500.00 In Kind Donation of School Supplies (not cash)

$15,000.00 In Kind Donation of School Uniforms (not cash)

$2715.00 In Kind Donation of School Uniforms (not cash - April 2014)

$309.69 micellaneous adjustment

Total $21,604.00

 

Raised: $21,604