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Mardi Gras Masquerade Party At Puerto Vallarta , Feb 11, 2013

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With over 1000 people attending the Puerto Vallarta Mardi Gras Masquerade Party on the new Los Muertos Pier, we can now safely announce that Mardi Gras will continue to be a Vallarta tradition.

The musical performances at the 2013 Masquerade Party opened with Sylvie and Jorge who also continued through the evening as the hosts of the show. Daniel Portela, Diamente Negro and Cristian Ogaz, Alberto Mejia, Miss Conception, Jorge Acosta and Beata and Eduardo Leon all gave those attending the Pier Party the show of the year. The combination of the music, the costumes and the lights on the pier was magical.

The Carnaval Committee is comprised of Tim Longpre of PVRPV, Tom Finley of Bar Frida, Rick Hepting of PVScene, Bill Hevener of RK Supplement and BuenFlex Clothing. Tracy Parks of the Palm Theater helped with organizing the entertainment.

Many thanks are due to the Vallarta Police Department, the Vallarta Bomberos, the many volunteers who worked behind the scenes, the sound crew, and the local restaurants and bars who joined in the party providing masks and libations.

A very special thank you goes out to Carlos Gerard Guzmán, the Puerto Vallarta Director of Tourism, who, above anyone else, made this show possible.
This year we did the pier. Next year we take it to the streets …

Laissez les bons temps rouler!

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Emmy award-winning actor Leslie Jordan brings his ‘Stories I Can’t Tell Mama’ to The Palm Feb. 15-27, 2013

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Actor and comedian, Leslie Jordan is a small town man with a giant propensity for scene stealing. Best known for his raucous, outrageous recurring role as Karen Walker’s nemesis Beverley Leslie on the television classic Will & Grace (garnering an Emmy for Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series, 2006) as well as his career defining role as ‘Brother Boy’ in both the original film Sordid Lives and the recent Logo TV sensation, Sordid Lives, The Prequel, Leslie begins his long-awaited run at The Palm on Friday, Feb. 15 with an already sold-out opening night (don’t worry: 7 performances follow). Leslie is also well known for his outrageous and memorable appearances in commercials and hit television shows including Reba, Desperate Housewives, Ugly Betty, Alley McBeal, Boston Legal, Murphy Brown, Monk and as a series regular on the 80′s sitcom Hearts Afire. Most recently, Jordan gave us a brief yet indelible splash performance (cartwheels anyone?) in the Academy Award winning box office sensation The Help.

A veteran of the live stage as well, his one-man autobiographical shows include Hysterical Blindness, and other Southern Maladies That Have Affected My Life Thus Far, Full of Gin & Regret, Stories I Can’t Tell Mama (which he’ll perform in Vallarta), Deck Them Halls Y’All and My Trip Down the Pink Carpet which was based on the best-selling autobiography of the same name and filmed as an HBO Special. Mr. Jordan also won the Ovation Award, The Garland Award and The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his portrayal of Preston Leroy, the aging, sodden barfly in Del Shores hit play Southern Baptist Sissies.

Advance reservations are highly recommended. Tickets for ‘Stories I Can’t Tell Mama’ are 350 pesos (plus two drinks minimum) and may be purchased online at or at the door starting 2 hours before showtime each evening. The show will run Feb. 15 (sold out), 17, 22, 24 at 10pm and Feb. 18, 20, 25, 27 at 8pm. A warm-up cocktail party is planned at Casa Cupula and their top-rated restaurant TASTE ( as part of their 10th anniversary celebration on Friday, Feb. 15 at 8:30pm just prior to the 10pm opening night performance. The public is invited. Leslie Jordan will be on hand to say hello and share a laugh or two, before he heads down the hill to The Palm that night.

The Palm is well known for bringing top notch, cutting edge entertainment to Vallarta. Inside you’ll find an intimate, 80 seat cabaret with outstanding sound and lighting, creating the ambience of cabarets from days gone by. Shows are scheduled 7 nights per week with two different shows nightly. A full calendar of performances is available online at . The Palm is non-smoking (a patio is provided for smokers) and is located at Olas Altas 508. You can also find the Palm on Facebook at The Palm Cabaret and Bar.

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