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 FEBRUARY
23,
2010
 










IMMEDIATE
RELEASE



 
 A
NIGHT
TO
REMEMBER
WITH
AMAZING
PERFORMANCES
BY

 BARON
&
ERIC
JOPPY
AT
QBC
PARTY
WITH
A
CAUSE
FUNDRAISER

 
 












 New
York,
NY
(www.QBCNYC.org)
–
Queer
Black
Cinema’s
(QBC),
“Party
With
A
Cause
Fundraiser”
was
a
night
 to
 remember!
 Funds
 went
 towards
 the
 3rd
 Annual
 Queer
 Black
 Cinema
 International
 Film
 Festival
 2010.
 Performances
included
Baron
also
known
as
B
dot
performing
songs
from
his
sophomore
album,
“Celebrity.”
 Newcomer,
 Eric
 Joppy
 also
 performs
 and
 R&B
 recording
 artist,
 Jesse
 O.
 The
 performances
 were
 hosted
 by
 award‐winning
radio
personal,
DJ
Baker
from
Da
Do
Dirty
Show
(QNation.FM).
 
 The
 evening
 started
 off
 with
 DJ
 Unknown
 spinning
 on
 the
 one’s
 and
 two’s
 getting
the
audience
ready
for
outstanding
performances.
DJ
Baker
opens
up
 the
event
with
his
charming
charismatic
personality.
Baron
then
rocked
the
 stage
with
hit
song,
“Party
with
b.”
He
then
slowed
it
down
with
“Birds”
off
 the
 same
 album.
 Baron
 surprised
 Angel
 L.
 Brown,
 QBC
 Founder
 and
 Executive
Producer
by
asking
her
to
join
him
on
stage
singing
the
chorus
of
 the
song.
However,
Angel
did
not
disappoint
the
audience
with
her
beautiful
 voice.
“This
is
one
of
my
favorite
songs
off
the
album
[Celebrity].
I
absolutely
 love
 this
 song
 so
 I
 figured
 why
 not
 hum
 the
 chorus.
 I
 had
 a
 blast!”
 states
 Angel
L.
Brown.
 
 Eric
 Joppy
 then
 made
 his
 grand
 entrance
 with
 his
 rock
 stylish
 attire
 which
 included
 a
 golden
 masked,
 black
 leather
 pants
 and
 a
 button
 down
 checker
 shirt
 open
 for
 all
 to
 see
 his
 tone
 body.
 His
 voice
 defiantly
matched
his
style
–
hot!
The
crowed
went
wild
when
he
begins
to
whine
 and
 sing
 popular
 song,
 “Just
 Because”.
 “Both
 Eric
 and
 Baron
 killed
 it!
 I’m
 glad
 I
 came
out
to
support
QBC.
What
they
are
doing
for
the
community
is
wonderful.”
 John
Peterson
‐
Audience
member.
The
surprise
of
the
night
was
Jesse
O
singing
 Happy
 Birthday
 to
 good
 friend
 and
 now
 colleague,
 Angel
 L.
 Brown.
 Jesse
 Afriyie
 (Jesse
O)
has
joined
the
QBC
team
as
Co‐ Producer/Consultant
 over
 the
 music
 department.
 Jesse
 is
 working
 on
 his
 sophomore
 album,
 which
 is
 set
 to
 hit
 stores
in
March/April
2010.

 
 Guest
included
long
time
pioneer
Male
Illusionist,
milDRED
which
will
 appears
 on
 QBC
 TV
 Network
 new
 show,
 “ONE
 on
 ONE
 with
 QBC”
 premiering
 summer
 2010,
 Eric
 J
 Parker,
 founder
 of
 NYC
 Socialites,
 award‐winning
 filmmaker,
 Veronique
 N.
 Doumbe,
 DOLL
 HOUSE
 founders
 Davone
 "Bosslady"
 Madison
 and
 partner
 Shaun
 Jackson
 including
 a
 host
 of
 Doll
 House
 women.
 The
 founders
 were
 recently
 featured
 in
 New
 York
 Daily
 News
 for
 their
 emerging
 event
 business
 for
 women.
 Shorty
 Roc
 was
 also
 in
 attendance,
which
was
scheduled
to
performed
but
arrived
too
late.
Other
guest
included
QBC
new
and
old
 supporters
plus
more.




The
night
ended
with
QBC
supporters,
Secrets
regulars
and
joint
birthday
 party
goers
dancing
the
night
away
to
the
amazing
talented,
DJ
Unknown.
 You
 can
 hear
 DJ
 Unknown
 every
 Friday
 at
 Secret
 Lounge
 and
 various
 other
clubs
throughout
NYC
along
with
promoter
Ron.
For
more
exclusive
 pictures
of
the
fundraiser
go
to,
www.QBCNYC.org
 
 All
 funds
 raised
 from
 the
 party
 goes
 rd toward
 the
 3 
 Annual
 Queer
 Black
 Cinema
 International
 Film
 Festival
 2010.
 The
 Film
 Festival
 will
 take
 place
 mid
 October
 2010.
 Donations
 are
 now
being
accepted
and
sponsorship
opportunities
are
available.
For
more
 information
 go
 to
 www.QBCNYC.org
 and
 contact:
 info@queerblackcinema.org
Subject:
Sponsorship.
 
 QBC
 next
 event
 will
 take
 place
 Friday,
 March
 19,
 2010
 screening
 award‐winning
 film,
 “Butch
 Mystique”
 directed
by
Debra
Wilson
in
honor
of
Women’s
Month.
Go
to
www.QBCNYC.org
for
updates.
Advance
ticket
 holders
will
have
a
chance
to
win
a
sign
copy
of
Butch
Mystique
by
director.
The
director
will
also
take
part
in
 a
live
Q&A
from
Oakland
California
via
Skype.
 
 
 ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
 ®
 About
QUEER
BLACK
CINEMA 


®


QUEER
 BLACK
 CINEMA (QBC)
is
New
York’s
first
and
Only
Black
LGBTQ
monthly
micro‐cinema
series
and
annual
 international
film
festival
mission
is
dedicated
to
showcasing
independent
narrative
and
documentary
works
 by
 and
 about
 U.S.
 and
 international
 progressive
 Black
 LGBTQ
 filmmakers.
 We
 are
 a
 socially
 conscious
 organization
 that
 uses
 films
 to
 create
 dialogue
 to
 address
 homophobia,
 alarming
 health
 issues
 and
 many
 others
"taboo"
issues
relating
to
the
Black
LGBTQ
experiences.
We
provide
an
online
resource
to
Black
LGBTQ
 theme
 films
 and
 their
 makers
 as
 well
 as
 support
 LGBTQ
 youth
 of
 color
 emerging
 producers.
 In‐addition,
 we
 screen
and
promote
all
people
of
color
artist
trailers
and
original
music.

QBC
film
series
takes
place
once
a
 month
at
the
LGBT
Community
Center
and
other
locations
throughout
the
New
York
Metropolitan
area.
All
are
 welcome
to
attend
regardless
of
their
sexual
orientation,
race
or
gender.
We
aim
to
entertain,
enlighten
and
 educate
 through
 our
 niche
 programming.
 
 Queer
 Black
 Cinema
 uses
 MIX
 NYC
 Experimental
 Queer
 Film
 Festival,
a
501
C3
Not‐For‐Profit
Organization
as
their
fiscal
sponsor.
 



































































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