Wednesday, August 31, 2011

the gay weekend clubs / the parties

Last week I was too late to make a post about
the gay weekend clubs.
Here some pictures of last weekend.
Friday Beach Party @ Open Minds!!!
Summer is still here, it's HOT, and at Open Minds, we're having a Beach Party!
DJ Rik will be rocking the place with the coolest tunes ever, so take off your clothes,
get into your coolest swimsuits, bring your friends and join us.

DJ Tim is back from US and it is time
Party to his hot rocking tunes at T.R.A.C.S on
As always 1000L on board for best in theme
so who will come as Statue of Liberty ?
Sadly we had not much guest but we had a lot of flags.

Saturday at Fabulous Soul Pub
Ricky Flow in Concert
Two pictures Jenna made at the concert. First with Tim, Rod and me
and the second with Jamy and Max
Later in the weekend Jamy did send his thanks and the promo for next weekend.
We want to thank everybody for being at our great party yesterday.
Ricky was great, we are sure you all enjoyed.
He will be back last Saturday of September.
But every week the greatest parties at FabulousSoul Pub.
So here a sneak preview of what u can expect next week...

Sunday in Sweetgrass Pool & Disco, Sexy Formal Party. 

Is it really possible to be sexy in formal dress?
The judgement is yours!
Sunday August 28, the disco has been converted into an exclusive dance club to host 
the Sexy Formal Party.
SLT hot boys in sexy tuxedos will be dancing 
on DJ Xon’s exciting tunes.

Gany made the picture of the winners.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Jerry Leiber & Nick Ashford

Songwriter Jerry Leiber has died. He wrote together with Mike Stoller hits as "Hound Dog" and "Jailhouse Rock" for Elvis Presley. 

Although there unpleasantly surprised, much too quickly Sung Hound Dog by The King, the duo composed about two dozen songs for Elvis. Jerry Leiber wrote Hound Dog  in 1952 together with Mike Stoller for Big Mama Thornton. It marked the first success for the song written by Leiber & Stoller, that especially in the 1950s and early 1960s an important mark on pop music.

They wrote hits including "Love Me", "Loving You", "Don't", "Jailhouse Rock" and "King Creole",
Leiber died of a cardiac arrest and was 78 years old

Also Nick Ashford is deceased; He lost yesterday at the age of 70 in the final battle with throat cancer. Like Leiber Ashford was best known as half of a duo: together with his wife Valerie Simpson, he was responsible for hits like "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "I'm Every Woman" and "Reach Out and Touch". The former song was recorded by, among others, Marvin Gaye and Diana Ross. "I'm Every Woman" was sung by Chaka Khan and later by Whitney Houston.
Also under their own names the duo had a world hit in 1984 with ' Solid ':

Monday, August 22, 2011

the gay weekend parties

Scary Party, Saturday, at Fabulous Soul Pub.

Superheroes in Sweet Grass
Picture of the winners is made by Gany

Sunday, August 21, 2011


A smile is a facial expression formed by flexing the muscles near both ends of the mouth.
The smile can also be found around the eyes. Among humans, it is an expression denoting pleasure, joy, happiness, or amusement, but can also be an involuntary expression of anxiety, in which case it is known as a grimace. Smiling is something that is understood by everyone despite culture, race, or religion; it is internationally known. Cross-cultural studies have shown that smiling is a means of communicating emotions throughout the world. But there are large differences between different cultures. A smile can also be spontaneous or artificial.

Cultural differences
While most often, smiling is perceived as a positive emotion, there are many countries that perceive smiling as a negative expression and consider it unwelcoming. Too much smiling can be viewed as a sign of shallowness or dishonesty. The Japanese may smile when they are confused or angry. In other parts of Asia, people may smile when they are embarrassed. People in other cultures may not smile at everyone to indicate a friendly greeting as people do in the United States. A smile may be reserved for close friends and family members. Many people in Russia consider smiling at strangers in public to be unusual and even suspicious behavior. Yet many Americans smile freely at strangers in public places (although this is less common in big cities). Some Russians believe that Americans smile in the wrong places; some Americans believe that Russians don't smile enough. In Southeast Asian cultures, a smile is frequently used to cover emotional pain or embarrassment. Vietnamese people may tell the sad story of how they had to leave their country but end the story with a smile.

But "Smile" is also a song based on an instrumental theme used in the soundtrack for the 1936 Charlie Chaplin movie Modern Times. Chaplin composed the music, while John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons added the lyrics and title in 1954. In the lyrics, the singer is telling the listener to cheer up and that there is always a bright tomorrow, just as long as they smile. "Smile" has become a popular standard since its original use in Chaplin's film.

you can switch off the background music by clicking the II button on the flashplayer at the the bottom of this page
According to the official documents, the music score was composed by Chaplin himself, and arranged with the assistance of Alfred Newman. The romance theme was later given lyrics, and became the pop standard "Smile", first recorded by Nat King Cole, charted in 1954 and later covered by artists as Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin, Trini Lopez, Eric Clapton, Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross, Michael Bublé, Petula Clark, Liberace, Judy Garland, Madeleine Peyroux, Michael Jackson and Robert Downey, Jr. (included on the soundtrack for the film Chaplin).

Michael Jackson version
Michael Jackson recorded the song for his 1995 double album HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I. It was planned to be released as the eighth and final single from the album in 1997 but was canceled days before its release date. Only a few copies from the Netherlands, Germany and South Africa (where the record distribution was started previous to the withdrawal) were saved as the other copies were withdrawn.

Jackson had never performed this song live; an HBO special was once planned with the song being performed, but Jackson collapsed during the concert's rehearsals. During the final concerts of his HIStory World Tour, the song was played at the beginning of each concert in memory of Princess Diana. In Living with Michael Jackson, he mentioned the song while at Neverland Ranch and sang it while he was in Las Vegas.

Michael Jackson's brother, Jermaine Jackson, sang "Smile" at Michael memorial service on July 7, 2009, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, shortly after Michael Jackson's friend Brooke Shields mentioned it had been Jackson's favorite song. He also sang it in an interview with Today at Neverland before the memorial and only days after Michael had passed. During the internationally televised public memorial, Jermaine switched the words "gladness" and "sadness" in the lyrics, possibly in an unintentional flub of the lyrics.

Smile though your heart is aching
Smile even though it's breaking
When there are clouds in the sky, you'll get by
If you smile through your fear and sorrow
Smile and maybe tomorrow
You'll see the sun come shining through for you

Light up your face with gladness
Hide every trace of sadness
Although a tear may be ever so near
That's the time you must keep on trying
Smile, what's the use of crying?
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you just smile

That's the time you must keep on trying
Smile, what's the use of crying?
You'll find that life is still worthwhile
If you just smile

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Tears In Heaven

Tears In Heaven

Would you know my name
If I saw you in heaven?
Would it be the same
If I saw you in heaven?

I must be strong
And carry on
'Cause I know I don't belong
Here in heaven

Would you hold my hand
If I saw you in heaven?
Would you help me stand
If I saw you in heaven?

I'll find my way
Through night and day
'Cause I know I just can't stay
Here in heaven
Time can bring you down
Time can bend your knees
Time can break your heart
Have you begging please
Begging please

Beyond the door
There's peace, I'm sure
And I know there'll be no more
Tears in heaven

Would you know my name
If I saw you in heaven?
Would it be the same
If I saw you in heaven?

I must be strong
And carry on
'Cause I know I don't belong
Here in heaven

'Cause I know I don't belong
Here in heaven

the gay weekend clubs

Open Minds Dance Club

While our exhausted hard working host Dillon is enjoying his holidays 
we will take one week off too...
August 19th Open Minds 
will be closed.


We're back next week!!
T.R.A.C.S. is closed this Saturday

FabulousSoul Pub

Coral Reef
Hey Guys, this Sunday we'll have a great Sunday at Coral party for you,
and a surprise guest DJ for your listening and dancing pleasure! 
YES, right from Sao Paolo, we'll have
DJ Rik Nayar at the turntables, spinning his great sets.
Be sure to mark your calendars, and don't miss this one! 
Party starts at 6AM SLT, 9am EDT, and 3PM CET.  See you there!
Party starts at 6AM SLT, 9AM EDT, and 3PM CET, and we'd love to see you!

Sweetgrass Pool & Disco
We can be heroes!
Deep inside us we are Batman and Superman! 
Wake them up in Sweetgrass Pool & Disco 
this Sunday August 21, from 21:00-24:00 CET till 12:00 AM-3:00 PM SLT. 
Enjoy DJ Frankie’s heroic set, and defeat Robin in the contest by wearing 
the hottest superhero outfit!
Norbie and the team

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

the gay weekend parties

Last weekend
Some pictures of the Pirates Party at Open Minds Dance Club.
We had our first concert on the sim and the first time at our event hall.
Ricky Flow gave a wonderful life performance. We had at one moment 29 guest.
For Rod and me all went smooth and we did not have trouble with lag and or the server. 
Curtis found a place at the sound booth. 
So we will hire him as soundman for future concerts.
I only made one picture of the Hospital party in Sweet Grass.
The picture of the winners is as always made by Gany.