New York’s 90s club kid fixture and Deee-Lite singer Lady Miss Kier has a problem with the Limelight. No, not the club that closed twenty years ago…well actually, that too.
She recently took to Tumblr to express her outrage over being featured in the new documentary about Limelight and Tunnel owner Peter Gatien. Limelight, produced by Mr. Gatien’s daughter Jennifer Gatien (who also directed of Hounddog) premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and screened last night at New York’s Sunshine Theater.
Unlike Party Monster — which focused on Limelight’s infamous murderer Michael Alig — Ms. Gatien’s film focuses on her father’s fall at the hands of Rudolph Giuliani‘s anti-drug (and club) administration. So what’s Lady Miss Kier’s problem?
About a dozen congregants meandered about the former Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion at the corner of Sixth Avenue and 20th Street on Sunday evening to the thumping tune of a strange but convivial hymnal.
“These sounds fall into my mind,” went the familiar refrain. It was the Bucketheads’ smash Read More
Originally a church, later an infamous nightclub, and more recently the site of a planned mini-mall, the gothic 12,000-square-foot building best known as the Limelight is again headed for an uncertain future.
Nightlife veteran Steve Lewis reports for BlackBook.com that a deal between landlord Ben Ashkenazy and the New York Artist Read More
Nightclub Pulls Out Stops
To Overcome ‘Gatien Curse’
Call it the “Gatien curse,” for there are few names more liable to put a community board on the warpath than that of Peter Gatien, the notorious former owner of the nightclubs Tunnel and Limelight, who was forced out of business by a multitude of legal Read More