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(Categories listed to honor past and present cabaret venues.)

Le Chat Noir (The Black Cat)

 $5,000 and above

Le Chat Noir was a nineteenth-century entertainment establishment, in the bohemian Montmartre district of Paris. It opened on 18 November 1881 and is thought to be the first modern cabaret .

Brian Silkworth & Bill Colter

The Cricket Foundation

Überbrettl (Superstage) $1000

 Überbrettl was the first venue in Germany for literary cabaret, or Kabarett, founded 1901 in Berlin.

Dai & Akiko Yanagishima

Marilyn Deering​

The Carlyle $500

The Carlyle where the golden age of New York cabaret comes alive each night. 

Arnaldo Inocentes & Stephen MacFarlane

Aleksa Manila & Alex Nucci
Marcus P. Wolland

The Duplex $250

The Duplex is the cornerstone club in Greenwich Village, the cradle of New York City cabaret.


​Erik Aaker & Jim Ransier

Nancy Nucci

Thumper's $100-$200

Thumper's was the grand old gay restaurant/piano bar that was at 15th and Madison on Seattle’s Capitol Hill.​

Agnes Navarro & Alan Garcia


​​​Bing Santos

Celeste Cleveland

Christabelle Binag- Granadosin

​Gina & Rob Rose

Jason Plourde

​Michael Loebe

​Tre Argerious & Natalie Bicknell

Stacia Beyl

Victor Janusz

The Bistro $50-$75 

Francina Noordhoek

​Julie Togba

​Sharmon M. Knecht

Lina Fineza

JC Klein

The ​Patron $25 -$50

Jocelyn Coke

Lauren Brydon






Aleksa Manila
Atasha Manila
City Arts Magazine
​Egan’s Ballard Jam House
Erv Raible -for many years of guidance

Francina Noordhoek
Filipino Community of Seattle
​Jerry Ines​
John Engerman
Julia's On Broadway
Michael Mikowski
Rodney Dungo
Seattle Gay News
Sherry Eaker - Backstage Bistro

Steve Macfarlane
Three Dollar Bill Cinema