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World of Champagne Presents A Mini Manicure Giveaway – Feat. Nails Inc. London!

Summer is the season for perfect pedicures, and fingernails to match.  To help get you in the mood for your next Mani-Pedi, the World of

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Dakota Divas Pride Show Hits Bismarck Aug 2 – With Boom Boom And Brandonna!

The Dakota Divas will be back to stomp the stage for the annual Pride show and they are bringing not one, but two Twin Cities

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Janessa Hits The Road To Host CinderFella Fundraiser Show!

Ok, just stay with me.  It’s a little bit of an odd story, but I promise it has a happy ending! Once upon a time

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Miss Representation, or Even If You Win You Still Lose

Disclaimer: Let me start by saying that this blog post is all about my thoughts on drag pageants, not necessarily the contestants themselves.  People may

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House of Champagne Originals – I Have So Many Jewels!

In addition to sewing, Miss Jaye has recently started dabbling in the art of making jewelry.  She has made several pieces for performances, including making

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House of Champagne Originals – Miss Jaye’s Signature Mermaid Cut!

Miss Jaye’s process allows her to use a block pattern to create a wide variety of dress styles.  One that she developed is her signature

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House of Champagne Originals – Short Dresses, Coats & Wraps

Miss Jaye is quite the crafty queen!  She’s been sewing for several years; in addition to making costumes for herself for shows, she has also

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Swimming With Sharks: Thoughts On Life As A Queer Person Of Size

I’ve been thinking about this post for a while.  There are 100s of little moments, happening all the time, that make me want to sit

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Janessa @ The Final Sensations Holiday Show!

Before heading over to the East Grand Forks VFW, we put on one last holiday extravaganza at Sensations!  Our very first dance and our first

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Concrete Minerals Giveaway Winners Announced!

Another fabulous World of Champagne giveaway is over and we are thrilled to be sending out two goodie bags filled with Concrete Minerals brand products

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Janessa & Kelly Coxsyn Join Cast Of Annual Fireman’s Ball Fundraiser, July 31

This year, the firehouse is about to get a little bit hotter! Every year, the Great Grand Forks Community Theatre’s main fundraiser is the Fireman’s Ball, and

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Vintage Janessa – Part One – Sensations

Here is a great collection of live performance photos from our old show hangout, Sensations, in Grand Forks ND.  The building might be just a crater, being

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Janessa Bares All – Well, Almost – In A Reverse Burlesque Number!

This one is always a crowd favorite!  The mix starts with the intro to “Black Parade” – which Miss Jaye does in her foundation garments

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Color Inspiration: “The Placebo Effect” Is Sexy & Saturated

I found this series of photos while doing some image searching on Google, and I was blown away!  I have used one or two in

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Miss Representation, or Even If You Win You Still Lose

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Swimming With Sharks: Thoughts On Life As A Queer Person Of Size

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Forces of Nature – Remembering Liz Lunde

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Thin Line Between Love & Hate: Dr. Who Edition

So just in case this post gets ...
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100 Happy Days: A Skeptic’s Approach To Bliss

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Violent Femme: Femininity As Power

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Thin Line Between Love & Hate: Nebraska Edition

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Where Have All The Good Men Gone: Masculinity As Stupidity

In an earlier blog post, I talked about the ...
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PROFILE: Chris Berg Brings Quality Theatre to the Grand Cities, and Joy to Children*

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Photo Shoot with Roen Photography Part 4 – Steel & Stone / Headshots

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World of Champagne Presents A Mini Manicure Giveaway – Feat. Nails Inc. London!

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Color Inspiration: “The Placebo Effect” Is Sexy & Saturated

I found this series of photos while ...
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A Champion Will Arise: Sugarpill Vs. Concrete Minerals – Part Two

In my last post, I set up ...
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Updated! FREE STUFF! Janessa Gives Away 2 Fabulous Concrete Minerals Beauty Bags!

I'm sure you're all shivering with antici..................(SAY ...
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Color Chaos: Sugarpill vs. Concrete Minerals – Part One

Two makeup brands will enter.  Only one ...
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Janessa Presents: The “Fabulous Or Less” Beauty Giveaway!

Miss Jaye is a tried and true ...
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Make Your Look POP: Lichtenstein-Inspired Beauty

I adore Roy Lichtenstein and his fabulous ...
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Sephora Inside JC Penney Coming To Grand Forks May 2

Grand Forks is finally getting a little ...
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