Harmonica Sunbeam Hosts The Bronx LGBTQ Expo 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Showtime & Opening Ceremony
Modern Dance Performance
Haus of Casimar Dance School Showcase
Mini Ball ShowCase
Special Performances & Appearances by
Chanel Lopez - The Mother, The Advocate, The Activist, The Public Figure Beside being an advocate & activist for the Transgender/gender non-conforming community for the past 14 years, she is a plus size model and actress. Chanel International is a well-known public figure within our community and beyond, She has years of experience as a hostess and entertainer in the club scene, special and private events. She's been in numerous documentaries, and has received (2) “Certificate of Merits,” by the Bronx Burroughs president Ruben Diaz Junior. Chanel holds the current title of “Miss Fame Magazine 2016-2017,” and was , "Miss Long Island 2010." She enjoys working-out at the gym with her son, museums, concerts and plays. Her love for music and for those she holds dear is clear. Today, Chanel aspires to run for "City Council, or Public Advocate Speaker,” and be recognized as a transgender pioneer.
Haus of Casimar - The Haus Mission is to create a second home for the community where children and adults can feel safe to express and grow in the realm of the arts. We dedicate our time to providing quality services to improve the value and quality of life for our community.
Egyptt LaBeija - Her commitment to the LGBTQ community involves: Harlem Pride and Brooklyn Pride from 2012 - 2013, The Egyptt LaBeija Inspirational Showcase at the Christopher St. Lutheran Church in 2014, and serving on the Board of Directors of Our Youth in NJ/NY. She is also a 2015/2016 Contestant Coordinator for the Liberty Continental Pageant. In 2015, Egyptt LaBeija was an Event Performer for the Hetrick Martin Institute, a performer at the Coney Island Boardwalk for the Frankie Paradise Productions, The Bronx Pride, BAAD Halloween Party, GNote Entertainment Christmas Party, Hostess at Fire Lounge in Brooklyn, NY, Carol Lounge Hostess in The Bronx, NY, and a performer at Twist in South Beach, Miami Fl. Her current projects include: Reigning Miss Gay Jersey City Classic, the independent photo documentary on Christopher Street, the Boots and Saddle Photo Project, and the short film, Happy Birthday Marsha.
Cara - Cara has a background as a dancer in ballet and modern dance, earning her BFA as a scholarship recipient from the dance department at Adelphi University 2002. In 2007 she earned her certification to teach the Martha Graham technique. In addition to performing in such venues as Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and as improv artist with jazz musicians at their venues, she has also worked as a class pianist for the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, Usdan Summer Arts Camp, and the dance departments at Barnard and Marymount Manhattan College. A recent career transition has lead her to serving the most in need populations of NYC as an Outreach Health Worker with a non-profit organization. She resides in Harlem USA.
Lady Keyonte - Is the current reigning Miss Gay New Jersey. Some of my other titles iclude: Miss Feathers, Miss Lauras, and Miss Pien Canela Plus to name a few. She has performed at many clubs in many states throughout the years. Keyonte works with the Rockland County Pride Center, where does Drag Queen Story Hour for children which includes teaching them about acceptance. I have marched in many pride parades in the tristate and has been featured in newspapers and magazines. She is shy and humble, loves to entertain people and make them smile. Didi we mention that she has a degree in Pastry Arts and she loves decorate cakes from home, and Lady Keyonte is a seasoned bartender and catering coordinator.