Desert Fetish Authority News

Fetish in the Outfield Update

Only eleven days to go to this year’s Palm Springs Pride Festival! Jim Neff, co-organizer of the new Fetish in the Outfield kink realm, has just announced the complete schedule for both days:


Saturday, November 3

10:00 am – 6:00 pm:  Carter-Johnson Leather Library Exhibit Open

11:00 am – Noon: Meet and Greet with Leather Community Leader (and Pride Honoree) Viola Johnson

Noon – 4:00 pm: Demos and Workshops

  • Bridging The Age Gap Within the Leather Community – Papa Tony (FetishMenSanDiego Member)
  • Dealing With Disability Within the Leather Community – Luke Owens (DFA Member)
  • The Art of Bootblacking – Keith Heisz (DFA Member)
  • Rope Demo - Mike Knolhoff (DFA Member)

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: “Dancing in the Dugout” featuring DJ Brodie Newport


Sunday, November 4

10:00 am – 6:00 pm:  Carter-Johnson Leather Library Exhibit Open

Noon – 4:00 pm: Demos and Workshops

  • Bridging The Age Gap Within the Leather Community – Papa Tony (FetishMenSanDiego member)
  • Dealing With Disability Within the Leather Community – Luke Owens (DFA Member)
  • The Art of Bootblacking – Keith Heisz (DFA Member)
  • Bull Whipping Demo – Drew Kramer (DFA Member and Mr. Palm Springs Leather 2011)
  • Meet and Greet With Mr. Leather San Diego 2012 – Aaron Duke  (FetishmenSanDiego Member) and Mr. Eagle San Diego 2012 – Eli Correa (FetishmenSanDiego Member)

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm: “Dancing in the Dugout” featuring spinning and performances by DJ Mac Valentine (DFA Member)


Volunteer Positions Still Available

You can be part of the fun and make new friends by helping out as a volunteer! Volunteers greet people and check IDs at the entrance, watch over the Carter/Johnson Leather Library exhibit, work the information tent and/or do other odd jobs within the venue.

Everyone who helps out gets a free two-day Pride Festival pass plus a stylish tee shirt. To sign up, fill out a volunteer application at the PS Pride site, look for the Fetish in the Outfield section and pick the shift(s) you’d like.

Saturday

10am – 2:30 pm (1 opening left)
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (1 opening left)

Sunday

10am – 2:30 pm (2 openings left)
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm (2 openings left)

Please lend a hand and help represent DFA!

Leather Pride News

PSLOD reports that only a few weekend packages remain for this year’s Leather Pride Celebration! You must buy a package if you wish to attend Friday’s Formal Leather Dinner. To get more information about the weekend and buy tickets, visit the website at DesertLeatherPride.com.