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13th Annual Hamaganza Extravaganza

An extremely adult, extremely entertaining holiday celebration.


Style Weekly and Q-94 present two uplifting, somewhat disturbing and gloriously entertaining nights of holiday inspiration and joy.

Oh, and did we mention the super-hot dancing girls, shameless politicians (past and present), juggling punk rockers and otherwise debased local media celebrities exhibiting their questionable musical talents?

If GWAR and Father Christmas had a love child, it would be Hamaganza! It's part rock, part roll and a whole lot of fun. We have burlesque and go-go dancers! Art Cheerleaders! A Scientologist Children's Choir! Local celebrities! (Q94's Melissa Chase, CBS 6's Mark Holmberg, Style Weekly's Chris Dovi, Times-Dispatch's Will Jones, Bandito's Sean,State Delegate Manoli Loupassi, former Richmond mayoral candidate Bill Pantele, former City Councilman Chuck Richardson, and former vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin)!

And who can forget everyone's favorite 450-pound cross dresser! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it's Dirtwoman as Mrs. Claus!

Proceeds benefit the Central Virginia Food Bank. Admission is a cured or canned HAM or a minimum of $10 donation at the door (other charitable donations of canned food accepted). Can't make it? Donate to Hamaganza online at

Two nights only: Friday, Dec. 12, at Poe's Pub, 2706 E. Main St.; Saturday, Dec. 13, at Capital Ale House Downtown, 623 E. Main St. Both shows 9 p.m. till Dirtwoman sings.
Sponsored by Style Weekly, Q-94, Capital Ale House and Poe's Pub.
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