Graceland: 1250 Richards St, Vancouver, BC, Canada. 11 x 17 in. Offset. Very good
condition, creased across center of sheet with slight yellowing at edges. Item #5032
Flyer for Joey Arias show at Vancouver’s Graceland club, Arias appearing as Justine.
Justine was Arias’ first drag persona, conceived of by Arias for an Andy Warhol
Halloween party. Justine was such as hit Arias decided to begin performing as Justine
at events and clubs. This flyer, in striking red and black, captures a very special moment
in Joey Arias’ career. Graceland was a mainstay of the gay nightclub scene in
Vancouver during the late 1980s and 1990s, with their “bad boy nights” featuring live
male go-go dancers.
From the archives of Joey Arias.