Joey Arias and Brendan Maclean to join Aurora’s all-star line up at ‘Yesterday Once More’

The Aurora Ball ‘Yesterday Once More’, on Saturday 22 June, just keeps getting better.

Performance artist, cabaret singer and drag artist Joey Arias will be joining, all the way from New York City. Arias has performed at Carnegie Hall, emceed for Cirque de Soleil and channelled Billie Holiday and promises a performance to remember.

Aurora favourite Brendan Maclean will also take to the stage at Sydney Town Hall, fresh from his role as Klipspringer in The Great Gatsby. Guest will love his signature brand of flamboyant and authentic live performance.

They join Sydney show queen Trevor Ashley, the Carpenters from Kempsey, keynote speaker Magda Szubanski and host Gretel Killeen for an unforgettable night.

Aurora is also thrilled to announce that Radisson Blu Hotel have come on board this year as an event partner for the 2013 Aurora Ball. This partnership will greatly assist Aurora’s fundraising and to therefore support more vital GLBT projects across New South Wales.

There will be some fantastic prizes in the auction and raffle on the night. Celeb spotters might be interested in tickets to the Australian premiere of Heat with the star of the film Sandra Bullock in attendance or perhaps the private ballroom dance class for four with Carmelo Pizzino (Dancing with the Stars). For those who want to continue the ‘yesterday once more’ theme a ‘Turn Back Time’ package from Skin DNA might appeal. There is a fantastic array of artwork including an original black & white lithograph from Picasso’s “A Los Toros” series, an extremely rare artwork from a limited edition of only 125 and Marc Chagall “Woman Juggler”, 1960 an original colour lithograph from Chagall’s “Lithographel” portfolio.

Food and wine lovers will love the fabulous dinners on offer along with tickets to Gay4Play’s Hunter Valley Wine Tour Chard!! Champ!! Camp!! and a macaron making demonstration for ten people at MakMak, the makers of the best macarons in Sydney. Or if you are thinking of popping the question soon, you may want to bid on a civil ceremony of choice from Rainbow Ceremonies. Many more exciting prizes are still to be confirmed!

Aurora has sold out all available tickets for the 2013 Annual Ball but interested people can put their names on the waiting by emailing Anyone wishing to support Aurora or find out more can go to

For more information please contact Katie Hoskins on 0423 506 404