Seattle Counseling Service (SCS) will present its 12th annual benefit, ICON: a celebration of drag, art & life! taking place at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel on April 10, 2016, featuring SCS’s very own Aleksa Manila with international cabaret sensation Arnaldo, Drag Chanteuse, Atasha Manila, drag king champion Ernie Von Schmaltz, Miss Exotic World Indigo Blue, celebrity impersonator Isaac Scott, burlesque rock star Iva Handfull, drag king La Gaviota, dynamic burlesque trio Mod Carousel, and the sensational Shanghai Pearl. Plus VIP Reception special performances by Sparkle Leigh, Nickolai Pirak and Brian Buck on the piano.
ICON will feature a dinner and show spectacle with Aleksa as Master of Ceremonies with amazing acts featuring burlesque, dance, comedy, live singing, and of course, drag! ICON highlights the tremendous work SCS provides through mental health therapy, addiction treatment, case management, and social services that is critical and relevant to Seattle’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community since 1969.
This event is proudly sponsored by Group Health, Living Care Lifestyles, Swedish Medical Center, 1st Security Bank, Amerigroup, Foster Pepper and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Media sponsors are Seattle Gay Scene, Seattle Gay News and the Seattle Lesbian.
Early bird discount rates begin February 10 until March 10 with General Admission tickets at $100 and VIP tickets at $150. Regular ticket prices are $125 GA and $175 VIP. Tickets can be purchased online at seattlecounseling.org/icon