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Tuesday, July 15, 2008

For the Love of Candye: A Benefit for Candye Kane on July 23, 2008

Next week, there will be a benefit for Candye Kane at the El Rio in SF. She has recently undergone surgery to remove a Carcinoid tumor, so the funds raised by the benefit will help to pay for her substantial medical bills. Being an artist, she doesn't have health insurance. Here are all the details for the benefit:

For The Love of Candye: A Benefit for Candye Kane

Wednesday, July 23rd
The El Rio
3159 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110

Doors: 7pm
Show: 8pm
Admission: $10-20 sliding scale (no one turned away)

BBQ pit open from 7-10pm!
Bake Sale!
Raffle Prizes!

Produced by Lady Monster
Sponsored by The Center for Sex and Culture

MCs: Dr. Carol Queen and Lady Monster

All Candye, All Night – all performances will include Candye Kane songs

Mr. Lucky with special guests: Ralph Carney and Joshua Raoul Brody
Singing with Mr. Lucky, Ralph Carney and Joshua Brody will be Veronica Klaus

Also appearing will be:
Annie Sprinkle
Kitten on the Keys
Trauma Flintstone
Alotta Boutte
King TuffNStuff
Phat Fly Girls
Jukie Sunshine
Diamond Daggers Burlesque
Velvet Siren
Bunny Pistol
Sassy HotBuns
Ruby Vixen
Honey Lawless
Lee Sanders
Anita Martini
Shannon Holbrook
Ophelia Coeur de Noir
Lily LeRouge with Leslie Presley
Leigh Crow, Nettie Hammar & John Ashfield (of
Mighty Slim Pickens)
Miss Peppermint
Celestina Meow Meow
William Taylor, Jr.

AUTOGRAPHED BY CANDYE: The Big Book of Breasts
Good Vibrations
Oh Boy Records
Hard Rock Cafe
Dikenga Films
Red Meat
Thee Merry Widows
Dottie Lux
Bunny Pistol
Kitten on the Keys
Jay Mueller
Anje Vela
Marilyn Wann's YAY! Scale
Gift Baskets donated by Big Boogie Nights

All proceeds go to
Candye Kane as she recovers from surgery to heal a rare type of pancreatic cancer. For more information about Candye, go to her websites: or

I would like to thank my co-producers:
Dottie Lux
Madame Maraschino
Dr. Fudgie
And, Ken Dashner for donating his artwork for our beautiful flyers.

And, Val Killmore for videotaping the benefit so Candye can check out all the special tributes made just for her,

--and all of the performers and volunteers for the generous contributions to make this benefit happen!!

Also at the The El Rio that night:
Happy Hour special: Well and Pints (Intl/Dom) $2.50, 5-9pm
TIKI-TASTIC! TROPICAL MAI-TAIS $5.00 ALL NIGHT!! (starting at 5pm).

If you are unable to attend and want to help her, the following are options for your donations: via
Or you can send a check to:
Candye Kane Cancer Fund
315 S. Hwy 101 #47
Encinitas, CA 92024

This really looks like it'll be a fun event in addition to being a good cause. But if you can't attend, you may also send your donations to her PayPal account or by mail!
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