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Monday, December 1, 2008


Contact: Lara Sebastian, Director/Producer
Phone: 401.263.1960
Email: lara@wutupproductions.com DECEMBER 15, 2008
At Fire House 13, 41 Central St., Providence RI

“Life’s A Drag,” a Wutup Productions documentary by Rhode Island filmmaker Lara Sebastian. Is the featured presentation for this fund raising event benefiting Rhode Island Pride The event catered by SHEA Catering will be held December 15, 2008 at Fire House 13, 41 Central St. Providence (behind the Broad St McDonalds). Doors will open at 7:00pm. Tickets are $20.00 in advance $25 @ The door and can be purchased through the Life’s A Drag The Movie Website: www.lifesadragthemovie.com. (a dvd & ticket bundle is also available there)

7:00pm-8:00pm: Cocktail Reception. Cash bar,(beer and wine) hors derves provided by SHEA Catering, and music by TIGHTCREW
8:00pm-: Live performances by SABRINA BLAZE, LaDiva Jonz, BB Hayes, and
Krystle Kensington, along with a few other surprises like
Miss Kitty Litter and MS Gay RI
Followed by: “LIFE’S A DRAG” film screening.
Wind up: An After Party @ The Dark Lady will follow this event.

“Life’s a Drag” follows Rhode Island drag queens into the world of performance venues, entertaining social gatherings and intimate conversations about why we do the things we do. Sebastian uses the innovation of modern culture and the familiarity of a traditional society to convey a message that will open your eyes. In documenting this film Sebastian discovers the generosity of these drag queens and the important role they’ve played in raising funds and awareness for many charitable organizations, “I couldn’t think of a better way to follow their example then to give partial proceeds to such an important cause,” said Sebastian. The film includes a host of extreme characters including drag queens Sabrina Blaze (Wayne Hawkins), Kitty Litter (Stephen Hartley) BB Hays (Brian Laquerre) and La Diva Jonz (Gary Jacques). Discover one interpretation of tolerance, acceptance and the courage it takes to be okay with who you are.

Sebastian, a current board member of The Rhode Island Film Collaborative attended Rhode Island School of Design and in 2000 created Wutup Productions.
To view the “Life’s a Drag” trailer visit www.lifesadragthemovie.com

Wutup Productions
PO Box 3587 Cranston, RI 02910 Phone: 401.263.1960
Email: lara@wutupproductions.com Film Site:


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