Aurora Show Their Pride 2009: Aurora Getting

Aurora Show Their Pride

The Aurora Group are getting behind the push to re-invigorate Sydney&8217s annual Pride Week celebrations.

Their annual Aurora Dinner will return to Paddington Town Hall on Saturday June 27, and the theme will be &8216New York, New York&8217. &82202009 marks the 40th anniversary of [the Stonewall riots in New York City] and commemorating this important milestone is an important part of our plans for this year&226&8364&8482s Aurora Dinner,&8221 said Aurora Chairperson Alex Sosnov in a statement. &8220In fact, the dinner will be held exactly 40 years to the day since the first night of the Stonewall riots.&8221 Over 400 guests attended raising over $60,000 for the charity, money that has since gone on to support LGBT community groups. &8220It&226&8364&8482s glamorous, fun, very social, and features the best in food, wine and entertainment. Of course, for Aurora, this is also our most important fundraiser, and a chance to ensure we can continue to support our community over the next year,&8221 said Sosnov. The entertainment line up is yet to be announced, but Event Director Anthony Hillis says that the evening&8217s centrepiece will be a live swing band. Visually, Hillis says that Aurora will &8220be drawing upon the beautiful art-deco designs of New York City in the early 20th Century&8230 [and] our central focus will be recreating Paddington Town Hall with the look and feel of the legendary Rainbow Room, on the 65th floor at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.&8221 To post a comment, you need to be a SameSame Member Christian Taylor joined us ages ago.

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