Article Title:Get your wig on
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Published on:7th May 2011 - 11:41 am
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Story ID:10329
Text:Entertainers from across the country are giving up their time to raise money for the Cartier Trust at Wigarama in Auckland on Saturday night. The Cartier Trust supports the funerals of those who lose their lives from AIDS-related illnesses and provides emotional help to family members and friends. The event is also about supporting those living with HIV. Wigarama is designed to be totally community accessible, with a $5 or gold coin donation at the door all that's sought, compared to other more expensive Cartier events like the Masquerade Ball. “Wigarama is a community event and we welcome you to join us for a wonderful night with great entertainment kindly provided by local performers. Cindy of Samoa will be hosting the night along with Auckland's Drag Divas,” says founder and Trustee Karen Ritchie. Cindy of Samoa says performers of all varieties from all over the country are getting involved. “We're expecting a big crowd to come along,” she says. “I have a feeling it will be a good crowd coming. The community is always supportive of our charity events.” Cindy says the event starts at 7.30pm with live singers and there will be people collecting donations all night. “It will be a good night of entertainment. But don't forget the main reason we are there for the night is we are all supporting the people who are living with HIV and trying to make a change for our community.” - 7th May 2011    
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