Presenting “Mardi Gras Masquerade” – The Emprex’s Birthday

Join the United Court of Austin and The Haus of St. Stone are thrilled to be hosting “Mardi
Gras Masquerade,” to celebrate the birthday of Austin’s first Emprex, Ffire Stone. The Mardi Gras
Masquerade is a night of fun and frivolity, complete with a superstar drag show, a mask auction, and plenty of
beads to go around. The night is a celebration of Ffire Stone, The First Non-Binary Monarch of Texas’,
Birthday to help raise money for local area charities. The party kicks off at 6:00 pm with Beats by DJ C-Rail along with housemade brews, and seltzers and eats from the two on-site food trucks. Then at 7:00 will be the superstar drag show Hosted
by Empress Talor Brook-Stone and Emperor 22 of Salt Lake City Jeff Boxx Kristie and featuring performances
by Emprex Ffire Stone, Trixie St. Stone, Maxine LaQueene, plus surprise guests from across the United
States including the Haus of St. Stone.

In addition to the stellar show and refreshing beverages, there will be
a charity mask auction featuring Mardi-Gras inspired masks from various businesses, artists, and
personalities. Hopsquad Brewery is a community-centered brewery just down the block from the new Q2
Soccer Stadium, this family-friendly venue features house-made beers, wines, and hard seltzers. The show,
auction, and a portion of sales will go to benefit the reign 28 charities, KIND Clinic, Ashwell, and Project
The United Court of Austin is a community service organization that presents drag shows and other
fundraisers for charity in the Greater Austin area. The membership plays a game of mock monarchy and asks
the community to elect an Emperor, Empress, and/or Emprex (Non-Binary Monarch title) each year to be
crowned at their annual fundraiser gala “Coronation.” The United Court of Austin is known for creating fun and
fabulous drag cabaret shows dating back to the 1990s. In its 30th year of charitable noble deeds, The United
Court of Austin, or UCA is excited to invite one and all to one of its royal drag productions! The best part is
that all of the tips to the entertainers and the funds raised for this event will go back to help LGBTQ+
Charities. This event will benefit local LGBTQ+ Charities: the Kind Clinic, Project Transitions, and Ashwell.

To help raise money for our causes audiences are asked to tip the entertainers with dollar bills during
the performances. All funds raised will be collected on stage and donated to local area charities through the
United Court of Austin. If you would like more information please check out the United Court of Austin website.
More about the beneficiaries:
ASHwell Sexual Health + Wellness empowers central Texans by providing sexual health and wellness
services that serve the body, mind and spirit. Learn more at
Kind Clinic strives to empower our communities to embrace their sexual health and wellnes without fear,
shame, or judgement. Learn more at
Project Transitions is dedicated to serving people with HIV by providing housing, comprehensive support
services, recuperative care and hospice in compassionate and caring environments. Learn more at

You can donate to this event here:


Feb 18 2023


Cocktails at 6pm. Showtime at 7pm.
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Hopsquad Brewing
2307 Kramer Lane, Austin, TX 78758

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