April 23rd to be an ‘unpredictable’ day

High fashion and an unpredictably great time are what organizers say is in store for those who attend the first-ever fashion show benefiting the Nashville GLBT Chamber of Commerce labeled “Unpredictable.”

The high-energy fashion show will be held at Play Dance Club on April 23 starting at 6 p.m.

Current sponsors include: Gold - Anode, Bridgestone North America, MTV Networks/CMT, Play Dance Club, The Edge of Belle Meade, Inside Out Nashville, Nashville Scene, Out & About Newspaper, and Wells Fargo. Silver Sponsors include Instinct Magazine, Loew's Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel and PlantOut/Gay.com.

Stores that have signed up to participate include Bamboo; Betty Badd Couture; Joe; Smack; and D'Vich Designs.

The show is being organized by chamber members and co-chairs Michael Fluck and Rick Harris and produced by Bud East. A team of volunteers is currently being organized by Fluck and Harris.

“This event is going to be unlike anything that has ever been done in Nashville,” Harris said. “Plan on being surprised by a truly sophisticated fashion show experience. Guests will witness not only the hottest Spring styles for men and women, but will be a part of an event that will showcase Nashville’s rogression into a truly cosmopolitan city to live, work and play.” The theme “Unpredictable” was selected because of the unpredictable nature of fashion, and the fact that this is the first year for the show. “As the first-of-its-kind inaugural event, the show is going to shake things up, open some eyes and has the components to become one of Nashville’s annual premier mustsee events,” explained Harris.

Producer East said Play would be transformed into a setting that would highlight the high energy of the event and fresh fashion. More than 20 models will show off the latest in fashion in casual wear, swimwear, underwear and a special category called “wild card.”

Ticket prices for the event start at $20 for general admission (advance purchase) or $25 at the door. Stage and runway seating tickets are available for $50. All tickets include admission to a silent auction and a special “unpredictable” food buffet. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the fashion show will begin at 7 p.m.

“We’ll have some great items that will be a part of the silent auction,” Fluck explained. Fluck said a limited number of tickets would be available for the event. Just over 300 tickets are expected to be sold and can be purchased at Play Dance Club; online at www.outandaboutnewspaper.com or through GLBT chamber members.

Approximately 100 VIP runway floor seats will be sold and 200 general admission tickets. Harris said he would encourage people to buy tickets early as he expects a sellout crowd. “This is clearly going to be Nashville’s ‘can’t miss’ event of the year,” he said.

If you are interested in sponsoring, participating or volunteering for the event, contact Fluck at unpredictable@comcast.net.


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One Night Stay and Dinner for Two at Loew's
Loews Vanderbilt Hotel/Tom Negri, GM

“Colorful Streams” Acrylic on Canvas by Stevn Dutton
Stevn Dutton

Set of 4 Bridgestone Tires
Bridgestone Firestone

8 Tickets to The Little Prince
People's Branch Theatre

Screen Printed T-Shirt & Underwear by Trevor
Trevor Mikula

5 Page Web Site with Hosting Set-up and 3 Months Free Hosting and Domain Registration
SBResults, LLC

Ooey Gooey Night Out at Hotel Preston
Hotel Preston

Entry to Play Dance Bar and use of VIP room for 5 people
Play Dance Bar

Urban Fusion Spa and Boutique Items
Urban Fusion Day Spa & Tanning Studio

2 tickets to "Wine on the River" - Sept 16th
Candace Price/Mike Carpenter ClearChannel Radio

Oil on Canvas Painting
Gina Julian

One Large Piece of hand sculptured pottery
Shack Art Pottery and Glass

Large Mosiac Flower Pot
Mosaic Lilly Creations

7 days Pet Boarding for 1dog including pickup/drop off in Nashville area
Almost Home Pet Sitting

Contemporary Large Silk Flower Arrangement
Blooming Boutique

25 Free Movie Rental Certificate - Any Movies
OutLoud! Department Store

2 Club Seats for Titans/Ravens Home Game 2006 - 2nd Row near 45 Yard line – West Side
Gish, Sherwood & Friends/Jeff Lipscomb

2 End Zone Seats for Titans/Colts Home Game 2006 - 10th Row Center – North End Zone
Gish, Sherwood & Friends/Jeff Lipscomb

2 Tickets to Predators/Dallas Stars Home Game 2006/07 Season - 3rd Row from Glass by Goalie
Gish, Sherwood & Friends/Jeff Lipscomb

5 Scented 16 oz. Candles, 4 Votive Candles, 2 Bath/Body Bars
Mia Bella's Gourmet Candles by Debbie Trombley

2 Lucky's Garage T-shirts, 1 Year VIP Memberships and Invitations to Private Pre-Opening Party
Lucky's Garage

Gift Basket
A Basket Case

1 Year Subscription to The Advocate Magazine
The Advocate - LPI Media

2 Bottles of Gun Oil 32oz Silicone Lube
Gun Oil

Shampoo, Cut, Highlighting & Conditioning
Joseph Gregory

Male Erotica T-shirt
Katy K's

Woman's embroidered and Beaded Jacket
Katy K's

1 Year Subscription to Out Magazine
Out - LPI Media

1-year subscription to Envy Man Magazine
Envy Media Group

3 Autographed Hats - Blondie, Indigo Girls & Collective Soul

Man's studded shirt
Betty Badd Couture

Man's slim wallet with 18" nickel-sterling silver chain
Betty Badd Couture

Woman's Slim Wallet Gilded with 24K Gold and Sterling Silver - 3 Semi-Precious Stone and Swarovski Crystal Chains Can Also be  Worn as Necklaces
Betty Badd Couture

Woman's "Accesor-Tee"
Betty Badd Couture

Woman's custom pendant
Kendall Moore

Man's custom pendant
Kendall Moore

39th Annual CMA Souvenier Brochure, Hat, Poster, Blanket, T-Shirt and CD

One Custom Living Will
Durham & Dread

Chocolate Spa Basket
Outlook Nashville, Jim Robert, Development Coordinator

$200 Southwest Airlines Gift Card
Gish, Sherwood & Friends/Jeff Lipscomb

One Pair of Tickets to Erasure at The Ryman
The Messina Group / AEG Live

One Pair of Tickets to Erasure at The Ryman
The Messina Group / AEG Livec

Fuzion Backpack, 3 T-shirts, 3 Hats & Watch

Manuel Long Sleeve T-Shirt and Fashion Book
Michael J. Mills, Attorney at Law

Stanley Furniture Server with Silver Lined Drawer and Marble Insert
Cresent Home Furnishings

Olympus Binoculars, Bridgestone Maglite & Bridgestone 2" Casio Color TV

DVD Pack - Desperate Housewives 1st Season, Rent & Harry and Max
Bart Durham

DVD Pack - The L Word Season 2, Do I Love You & Watching You
Bart Durham

1 Botox Treatment
The Men's Center

6 Dolly Parton CDs
Sugar Hill Records

Dolly Parton Live Concert DVD & Autographed Mini Poster
Sugar Hill Records

Fable Eau de Parfum, Signed by Fragrance Creator Joseph Gregory
Joseph Gregory

Lunch for 2 at Miss Marple's Mystery Dinner Theater
Miss Marple's Mystery Dinner Theater

Arbonne Health Gift Basket
Chris Buchannan

Arbonne Health Beauty Basket
Mart Stovall

Shampoo, Cut & Color Gift Certificate
Alchemy Salon/Mart Stovall

Hangin' Around $100 Gift Certificate for Custom Framing
Hangin' Around

CMT Presents: Karaoke Revolution Country for PlayStation 2
MTV Networks/Jonathan Pinkerton

MTV Beach Towel
MTV Networks /Jonathan Pinkerton

6 CMT DVDs (Big and Rich, Most Shocking Bulls of the PBR, Most Wanted Live Alison Krauss and Union Station, Toby Keith, Sara Evans, Kenny Chesney)
CMT/Jonathan Pinkerton

Faith Hill 6 CD Collection
Warner Bros.

Faith Hill Autographed Poster
Warner Bros.

Margarethe Von Trotta 2 DVD Set
Tower Records/Video

5 Waterbearer Films DVD Set
Tower Records/Video 

3 Waterbearer Films DVD Set
Tower Records/Video

1 Phantom of the Opera Ballet DVD
Tower Records/Video

4 CDs (Best of Savage Garden, Sarah McLachlan Remix, Sinead O’Connor Collaborations , Traveler ’06 Compilation)
Tower Records/Video

2 Opening Night Tickets to FOREVER PLAID
Boiler Room Theater

2 Tickets to FOREVER PLAID
Boiler Room Theater

2 Opening Night Tickets to CABARET
Boiler Room Theater

2 Tickets to CABARET
Boiler Room Theater

Carved and Upholstered Antique Chair
The Edge of Belle Meade Staff

Silk Flower Arrangement
Ilex of Belle Meade

Shampoo, cut, and style with Tracy Hartman
The Edge of Belle Meade Staff

Shampoo, cut, and style with Jenny Harper
The Edge of Belle Meade Staff

Sunless Airbrush Tanning Session with Darla Davis
The Edge of Belle Meade Staff

Skin consultation and facial with Kelly Womack
The Edge of Belle Meade Staff

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