Celebrates in Style
By Troy Maillis
Vegas Dion, who has been known to shake up
the gay nightlife in
Miami, earned the title as “South Florida’s
Nightlife Diva.” She has gone on to win several pageants such as
Miss Noche Latina, Miss Florida Continental, Miss New York
Continental, Miss Key West,
Miss Pridefest South Florida, Miss
Orlando Latina, Miss Fort Lauderdale Icon, Miss Fort Lauderdale
and many more. She has worked all over the state of Florida in
clubs such as University Club in Gainesville,
Parliament House in
Orlando, The Galley in Naples,
Discotekka, Elements, O’Zone, Oxygen,
Voodoo Lounge, Jetset, Purgatory, and many others. Vegas is
originally from Caracas, Venezuela. She has a bachelor’s degree
in marketing and advertising and is in the process of getting
her master’s degree in education. She is currently one of the
General Managers of Discotekka, and is the hostess of their
extremely popular Saturday nights. She is celebrating her
birthday with a party at
Saturday, September 18. Remember that “what happens in
Vegas…stays in Vegas!” Vegas caught up with Mark Magazine to
talk about the upcoming festivities.
What can we expect this year at your
birthday extravaganza? Tons of surprises and giveaways.
We are celebrating all Virgos, so this is a special party.
What are you looking forward to most about
your birthday? Are you expecting any special presents? I’m looking forward to the presents of
course and a fabulous cake! I love sweets! My darling boys from
Living Room and Score are always present, and many colleagues
and dear friends come out to celebrate with me. This is what I
cherish the most about birthday celebrations: the love you
receive from special people that truly care about you. I'm
expecting my sister TP Lords to have a sickening production
do you think about getting older and where do you see yourself
in 5 years? 10 years? Do you want to continue to celebrate your
birthday at Discotekka?
You know, getting older is a beautiful
thing. You are able to see the all the shades of the colors of
the world, the beautiful ones and the not so pretty ones. Five
years ago I never thought I would be where I am now; and 10
years ago I knew I wanted to get to where I am now, but never
expected it to be so fast. I can’t say where I see myself in
five or 10 years from now, but one thing is sure: I will keep
Do you think the gay community fears getting
older? I think everyone does. Everybody fears the unknown. We
all know we are getting old, but we don't know how to approach
it. It's fun to see everybody dealing with their age drama every
year. I'll quote my dear friend Electra: "You can't beat it, so
What is the craziest thing that has happened
to you on your birthday? Ugh., some hurricane years ago terrorizing
South Florida. Isn't that strange?
What is your ultimate birthday experience or
birthday party fantasy? Sky diving in full drag, drinking champagne
and having a fierce photo shoot...all of it at the same time!
I'm just kidding [lol]. Cruise to Alaska is the right answer!