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Jim Winsor's Out & About: White Party Palm Springs lineup and Thanksgiving weekend events

Promoter Jeffrey Sanker recently announced the lineup for his 2013 "White Party Palm Springs Xtreme" weekend, which will run from March 29 to March 31 of next year. Here's what we got:


The weekend heats up poolside at the Renaissance Hotel as men arrive from around the world for the first sun-splashed pool party of the weekend featuring a tidal wave of music from DJ extraordinaire, Ryan Kenney.


Show off your Tighty Whities or your sexiest underwear as we officially kick off the weekend in epic style at Friday night’s Bulge Underwear Party, sponsored by Andrew Christian. Don’t miss the music from Dave & Gerardo (NYC) and Dani Toro (Barcelona), Don’t miss the chance to meet and hang out with the sexy Andrew Christian Underwear Models. As a special treat, Andrew Christian’s collection of hotties from viral WP 2013 underwear videos will be hitting the stage live to bring their sensuality to life in all their barely clothed glory. Arrive in your favorite undies or take advantage of the secure clothes check upon arrival. Either way, this party will surely jump-start your weekend fun!


Dive right into the sea of hot bodies at THE largest pool party in the desert at the Renaissance host hotel. Spend a day in the sun and make friends with thousands of the world’s sexiest men as they oil up for a day of fun in the sun! Presented by the indulgent all male FLEX SPA retreats from coast to coast, this party will feature music from DJs Pornstar and Grind and live performances throughout the day. VIP Cabanas are available for your lounging enjoyment, as well as a bevy of hot bodied cabana boys, attending to your every whim.

The highly anticipated signature Saturday night pushes the envelope once again! Dance all night at the weekend’s signature party, all dressed in WHITE, filling the Palm Springs Convention Center with unparalleled energy! Spectacular state-of-the-art production, along with Xtreme special effects and 360° LED video walls will take you beyond your wildest Xpectations. The energy and excitement begins to boil with an incredible opening set from Denver’s Sean O’Grady, making his White Party debut. Eye popping visuals and lighting push the boundaries of your senses leading up to the pulse-pounding sound of our superstar headlining DJs, starting with red-hot sensation Danny Verde, followed by legendary musical juggernaut, Peter Rauhofer.

Arrive early as the excitement begins out on the lawn, under the stars, at the Grindr Outdoor Lounge, the ultimate place meet and connect. Once inside, explore and enjoy the amazing White Party Extreme Dance Lounge, featuring infectious European grooves from critically-acclaimed international DJ/Producer Leonardo GloVibes in a completely re-designed dance lounge. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements of White Party’s highly-anticipated surprise performer!

CLIMAX – After The White Party
Just steps away, let momentum keep you moving thru the week hours of the morning. Xplore the mysteries within the music and experience the captivating sounds of Paulo and Jackinsky, creating the pulse-pounding surreal ambiance as the journey continues into the morning.

Don’t miss the Sunday fun under the hot desert sun. It’s all about the music poolside at the Renaissance Hotel featuring a musical assault by world-renowned musical hit-maker, DJ/Producer Andy Almighty, with a blazing opening set by DJ Casey Alva.

Experience Sunday T-Dance, the largest outdoor high-energy dance party in the world! It’s an unforgettable afternoon celebration that has become an annual tradition. Bask in the sun as the beat moves you through the day; and as dusk turns to night against the majestic mountain backdrop revel in the music & the magic from DJs Manny Lehman and Wayne G. Enjoy the world-famous WP Ferris Wheel and other Xtreme thrill rides, all powered by Monster Energy Drink. And the journey culminates in spectacle, as the ultimate Xtreme fireworks display ignites overhead, featuring a special remix by Wayne G.

In the end, size does matter. Feel the energy of the weekend culminate and gather together one more time with expanded lighting and special effects. DJ/Producers Tony Moran and Rosabel (featuring Ralphi Rosario and Abel) join forces this year. Separately, they are chart-topping musical forces to be reckoned with. Performing together for the first time anywhere, Moran and Rosabel are sure to deliver a double-fisted knock-out sonic punch and round out the festivities with a collaboration of historical proportions.

Advance tickets and passes are on sale now. Book host hotel accommodations at the fabulous Palm Springs Renaissance and be with all the boys at the home of the pool parties, just steps away from all White Party main events. For more information, reservations and tickets/passes, visit: www.jeffreysanker.com."

Thanksgiving Day Wet at Bourbon Street

If you're looking to go out this Thanksgiving night, be advised that not every bar will be closed tonight! For example, Bourbon Street will not only be open starting at 8 pm, but will be hosting a special Thanksgiving Day edition of their Wet contest, this week with Benny Cartwright and Andrew McIntyre.

Every week contestants compete for their share of over $600 in cash and prizes, with the top three winners are chosen by audience response. And there's half priced Smirnoff cocktails all night long, plus dancing and $1 shot specials after the show.

To sign up for the contest, email Andrew at andrew@himsd.com, or sign up with him in person at Bourbon Street.

Active Duty at Rich's

This Saturday night will be a big one at Rich's, as it's time once again for the Active Duty Military Party. Besides the usual hot military go-go boys and free dog tags, this night will be special in that it will see the return of DJ Nikno, who will visiting us from New York just for this party! He'll be spinning the late set from 1 am to 4 am (yes you read that correctly, this will be an after hours night as well!), while DJ Taj will open from 10 pm to 1 am.

Military or camo attire is encouraged, and there'll be on site body painting to accessorize yourself with as well; to get a good idea on what to expect check out photos from past Active Duties here.

Doors open at 10 pm, and with a valid military ID there's no cover before 11 pm, or half-off 11 pm to close. Pix VIP Members received half-off cover and front of the line privileges before 11 pm, or just text SDPIX to 313131 from your cell phone and show the welcome message to the cashier to receive half-off cover before 11 pm.

Last week's events

Check out SDPIX for all the new albums from last week, including photos from Rich's, Baja Betty's, Top of the Park, Bourbon Street, and Babycakes. Happy viewing!