The Black Party will hit Roseland Ballroom for a weekend-long series of rituals and events and there are plenty of ways to get in on the fun. BPX: The Black Party Expo will feature The Hookies, which celebrates the best in the male escort industry with awards in fifteen categories. BPX and Dirty Carnival pull back the leather curtain, granting visitors access to the netherworld behind the biggest and most notorious gay dance party in the world. Expect strange and eccentric live acts, naughty carnival games, adult film stars, fetish art, fashion and all kinds of sexy eye candy. The Saint at Large has been busy setting the scene for what will be the last Black Party at Roseland Ballroom (the popular concert and event space will close later this year). The weekend will kick off early with tonight’s opening reception tonight at Rosebud Bar & Hotel Lounge featuring In Endless Nights of Love, an electronic installation including posters and rare images from events produced by The Saint At Large at Roseland Ballroom from 1991 to 2014. Large format photographs by Robert Zash will also be on display.
First image courtesy of The Saint At Large, others by Jeffrey James Keyes