PHOTOS: Halloween was scary, good fun at Parliament House

By : Danny Garcia
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ORLANDO | Even with Halloween being on a Thursday this year, crowds packed into the Parliament House in Orlando Oct. 31 to show off their costumes, as well as participate in the club’s weekly Latin Night party and Bearoke in the Bear Den.

The main pool stage was the location for the night’s $3,000 grand prize costume contest. The final two consisted of Saturday night’s costume contest runner-up, Maleficent — with an impressive wingspan — and “Game of Thrones” villain White Walker riding a dragon who breathed actual fire.

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2019 WAVE Award Spotlight: Daphne Ferraro

By : Ryan Williams-Jent
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At nearly 6 feet 6 inches tall, fans and friends notice when Daphne Ferraro enters a room and takes center stage. It isn’t just because of her height, however, even if she is affectionately referred to as the “Tallest Drag Queen in Captivity.” It’s also because of her heart.

“We have such an incredible community,” Ferraro says of her four years of entertaining as show director at Enigma St. Pete, the WAVE Award winner for Favorite Local Club/Bar and more. “I’ve found a home at Enigma. Every week when I’m getting ready I think about the people I’m going to see—and when I go home I think about how grateful I am for those people. They’re a part of me and I’m so glad to be a part of them. I’ve never felt so energized and excited by any other booking.”

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Watermark on the Fringe: “PeeVira’s SCAREavan Sing-along: Disney AdDICKtion”

By : Layla Ferris
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Remember being told to avoid strangers in sketchy vans offering free candy? Well, screw that and get in the van.

“PeeVira’s SCAREavan Sing-along: Disney AdDICKtion” is a karaoke adventure filled with Disney tunes and references. Madame PeeVira grips her glittery microphone and lip-syncs to hits from “Tarzan,” “Hercules,” “Lion King” and more. With a bat of her incredibly long eyelashes, you’ll be belting out nostalgic noise with a few other strangers during this eccentric experience.

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