<![CDATA[PINK & PINK PAGES - david's favorite things]]>Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:32:35 -0800Weebly<![CDATA[Kinky Boots Ticket Giveaway in Chicago!]]>Wed, 03 Oct 2012 19:03:00 GMThttp://pinkmag.com/48/post/2012/10/kinky-boots-ticket-giveaway-in-chicago.html
A Grammy and Emmy award winning artist with more than 25 sterling years and global record sales in excess of 30 million, Cyndi Lauper has proven that she has the heart and soul to keep her legion of fans compelled by her every creative move.

Now the iconic star is set to conquer Broadway, and I'm so happy and excited for her! The talented performer has teamed up with four-time Tony®-Award winner Harvey Fierstein to create the new musical Kinky Boots.

Kinky Boots, the new musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein who wrote the book, and Grammy® Award-winning Cyndi Lauper  who wrote theMusic & Lyrics, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere in Chicago this fall.  Directed and choreographed by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell, Kinky Boots will run in Chicago,  from October 2 through November 4, 2012, and in March 2013 on Broadway in NYC.
 
In Kinky Boots, Charlie Price is forced to step in and save his family’s shoe factory in Northern England, following the sudden death of his father. Help comes from the unlikeliest angel, a fabulous drag performer named Lola. Together, this improbable duo revitalizes the failing business, while helping one another grow into the men their fathers always dreamed they would become and transforming an entire community through the power of acceptance.
 
Inspired by a true story and based on the film, Kinky Boots features a warm and witty book by Mr. Fierstein (La Cage, Torch Song Trilogy, Newsies) and a richly diverse musical score from Ms. Lauper, in her stunning theatrical debut. Mr. Mitchell (Hairspray, La Cage, Broadway Bares) has crafted a production bound to move, inspire and set audience's feet dancing.

KINKY® Liqueur, a premium fused-vodka, is the official drink of Kinky Boots and will be pouring its signature cocktail, "Kinky Bubbles," during the four-week run before heading to New York in March for the Broadway opening. To celebrate its sponsorship and national launch, KINKY® is launching a Facebook promotion that will have two lucky fans wearing a pair of Manolo Blahnik boots, exclusively-designed for Lauper for the Chicago premiere and autographed by the Grammy® winner.

Starting today, 1 lucky reader can WIN 2 tickets to see Kinky Boots
on Thursday, October 18 in Chicago at Bank of America Theater

2 ways to win:
Tweet:  @TweetPINKmag 

@cyndilauper  •  @harveyfierstein rocks  •  @KinkyBootsBway  •  @KinkyLiqueur
Or
go to www.facebook.com/PINKSocial  hit "LIKE" and post

why you should go to Kinky Boots to sip Kinky Liqueur
 
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<![CDATA[David's favorite Things: Summer Must Haves]]>Wed, 23 May 2012 04:11:07 GMThttp://pinkmag.com/48/post/2012/05/first-post.html

1. America’s Next Top Model and Hatch Beauty have created the perfect fragrance this spring–DREAM COME TRUE.™ With intoxicating hints of pink sugar and sparkling musk combined with an infusion of vanilla and peony, this flirtatious scent feels like a warm afternoon breeze. Like young love, it is sexy and seductive, keeping you guessing what will come next––it is a DREAM COME TRUE.™  1 fl. ounce  $21.99 ; 30 ml Perfume Rollerball  $12.99. Available at www.ShopDreamComeTrue.com and ­­­­­­­Target.

2. Neutrogena® Microdermabrasion System Puff Refills deliver noticeable results every time you use them. Your skin will be softer, firmer, more luminous and younger looking within weeks. Each puff is pre-dosed with ultra-fine crystals and mild purifiers.These puffs are for use with the Neutrogena® Microdermabrasion System applicator. $13.99 for 24 puffs.

3. Truth or Dare a new perfume created by Madonna as a tribute to her mother who died of breast cancer in 1963. “My oldest memory of my mother is her perfume. I carry it with me everywhere. She always smelled like gardenias and tuberose, an intoxicating mixture [that was] feminine and mysterious. I wanted to re-create this scent, with something fresh and new. Something honest and yet daring—hence the name Truth or Dare,” Madonna told Womens Wear Daily. Available in two sizes, 50 and 75 ml Eau de Parfum, as well as body lotion and shower gel. $24-$68.

4. Nickel Le Grand Bluff Self-Tanner tans the skin naturally providing a gradual tan with no streaking or orange effect. The enriched super-hydrating sugar derivative will prevent dullness, and give your skin a natural, healthy glow. $33.

5. 2(x)ist presents the next evolution in men’s underwear – TOUCH. The newest 2(x)ist line is made from micro-brushed, ultra soft material, wicking away moisture, and allowing the treated stretch material to maintain a  suede-like feel with a supportive fit. The 2(x)ist waistband is soft to the touch and available in the No-Show Brief,  No-Show Trunk, Contour Pouch Brief, and V Neck T-Shirt. Multiple, vibrant color combinations are also available. $24-48.

6. OXYwater™ is full of natural ingredients that support your health and well being. Made from fruits and plants with essential vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes, plus antioxidants equal to 3 servings of fresh fruit! There's no sugar, no artificial sweetener, no caffeine. $1.99.

7. Mike’s Lite Hard Lemonade is the first naturally sweetened flavored malt beverage of its’ kind. Made from fresh lemon and natural sweeteners, this gluten-free drink comes in two flavors, lemonade and cranberry lemonade. For those of you watching your calories, Mike’s Lite can be an alternative to light beer.  www.mikeshard.com. $6.99 per 6-pack.

8. The du HAMMAM is one of the most popular tea flavors available at Le Palais des Thés. This unique green tea inspired by a Turkish recipe, is a fruity blend which evokes the fragrances used to perfume the hamman: roses, green dates, red fruit and orange flower water.  Sprinkled with flower petals in the purest eastern traditions, The du Hammam tea’s extraordinary fragrance comes from a subtle combination of Chinese green tea and rich, fruity aromas. 3.5oz for $23.00 at www.palaisdesthes.com, and at our online PINKStore.

9. Disney iHome’s new trendy Portable Sport Speaker Case is water-resistant and fits into any lifestyle. This portable speaker case is perfect for taking music anywhere you go. All you need to do is plug the line-in cable to an iTouch or iPhone, place the device into the designated slot, place the white cover on, and Velcro everything in place It is the latest addition to the immensely popular and growing line of speaker solutions from the market leader in iPod, iPhone and iPad.  $39.99.

10. Hadaki offers an eco-friendly solution that enables you to carry favorite devices in safe, stylish, and affordable luxury bags. With a padded main compartment, the On the Run iPad Messenger is perfect for both personal and professional use. This bag has a padded main compartment, a small zippered pocket underneath the flap, and the exterior’s reverse side features a large slip pocket. The strap is adjustable, making it easy for anyone to keep their prized gadget with them at all times. Cost $50.

11. Sachi Lunch Bags are insulated, fashionable and suitable for any setting.  These bags are stylish and roomy enough to double as a purse or handbag, while also effectively keeping food hot or cold. The bags zip closed and the handles can fold down so it can lay flat in the refrigerator. $9.99-$25.99 at www.sachi-bags.com.

12. Eyemusement offer handcrafted sunglasses that are sure to gain attention wherever you go.  The stylish Zee  a dimension of class and elegance. The Zee’s modern angles surround the classic teardrop lens shape, and wide temples provide extra sun protection. The acetate frames—in either horn with tortoise temples or all brown tortoise—offer CR-39 UV 400 grey sun lenses that are antireflective with hard coating. A dollar of each sale goes to social justice. $90 at www.eyemusement.com.­­, and at our online PINKStore.
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