Erotic Photo Benefit for Adult Star Jessie Lee Produced by Darling House, Hosted by Joanna Angel at Beauty Bar in New York City

Posted on November 26, 2010


Press Release: Punk rock porn princess and founder of BurningAngel (, Joanna Angel will be hosting a rock n’ roll photo gallery show to benefit BurningAngel girl Jessie Lee on Monday, November 29th at Beauty Bar in Manhattan.

The Erotic Renaissance Salon “Darling House” ( ) will present 20 American Erotic Photographers joining together for one spectacular night in New York City to help raise money for BurningAngel Girl Jessie Lee who was injured in a car accident earlier in the month. This benefit in her honor will raise money to aid in her recovery.

“Come out, watch burlesque, buy a print and donate money to a good cause – all in one evening,” pleads Joanna. “Help a great girl in need while mingling with the edgiest artists in NYC”, say’s Darling House’s founder JM Darling.

The gallery will be putting their prints on exhibit and selling them to the public with proceeds going to the recovery fund. The cutting edge photography will be available at obscenely cheap prices, perfect for the avid erotic photography connoisseur.

Monday, November 29th

Beauty Bar

231 E. 14th Street

8pm – 11pm


Special performances by: Madame Rosebud, Bastard Keith, Eric Walton, Stormy Leather and Sapphire Jones.

Participating photographers include: Nathan Appel, Bob Coulter, JM Darling, Dastardly Dave, Driven By Boredom, Aeric Meredith-Goujon, James Graham, Jimi King, Chase Lisbon, Kelly Lind, Lithium Panic, Dave Naz, George Pitts, Corwin Prescott, Steve Prue, Collin J. Rae, Holly Randall, Ellen Stagg, Tony Stamolis, Viva Van Story and more.

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And for those based on the west coast, please save the date of Monday, January 13th for the Los Angeles Jessie Lee benefit – details to follow.

About Joanna Angel and

Pushing the envelope and breaking new ground, the BurningAngel empire is a refreshingly unique web cocktail of sex, rock n’ roll and pop culture. Its unmatchable edge has claimed a burgeoning bi-coastal community both in and out of cyberspace. officially launched in April 2002 with a few sets of photos and a band interview. The amateur experiment, conceived by two college kids from Rutgers (Joanna Angel and Mitch Fontaine), has since exploded into a fierce indie company that has pioneered a new species of erotica and has given way to the emergence of Joanna Angel as the “queen of alt-porn.” In January 2005, the website’s growing popularity spawned its sister DVD production company, BurningAngel Entertainment, which continues to deliver hip, ironic cult classics, including the award-winning Joanna’s Angels and Cum on My Tattoo series. now hosts an extensive hardcore video collection and photo gallery featuring over 200 girls, hailing the site’s co-founder and star, Joanna Angel, as its queen bee. The site also features provocative interviews with a variety of bands on both major and independent labels, including Bad Religion, the Transplants, Bloc Party, Marilyn Manson, the Bouncing Souls and Brendon Small of Cartoon Network’s Metalocalypse. The website also boasts an interactive web community, featuring active message boards, profile pages for all members and models, and comment boards throughout the site in which members can express their opinions.

Since its inception, BurningAngel and its star Joanna Angel have been featured on such media outlets as Fox News, Playboy TV, Fuse TV, KROQ Radio, SIRIUS Radio, and on the series premier of TLC’s LA Ink. In addition, to a feature cover on Heeb Magazine naming Joanna as one of the “Top 100 Up-and-Coming Jews,” BurningAngel has appeared in The New York Times, Newsweek, The Village Voice, The New York Press, Esquire UK AVN, XBIZ, Status Ink, Tabu Tattoo Magazine and Penthouse. In 2006 The New York Post featured her as one of the “Top 25 Sexiest New Yorkers.”

About JM Darling:

JM Darling is photographer, theater director, filmmaker, polyglot, and world class sailor. He has worked with Oscar, Tony and Pulitzer Prize Winners. He has shot a wide range of subjects from political maverick Roger Stone and the Manhattan Madame Kristen Davis, to alternative porn stars Stoya and Madison Young. He’s also shot dozens of Penthouse Pets and Playboy models, fetish icons such as Darenzia, and up and coming alternative models such as Lauren WK. His work has been published in the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Whore Magazine, and the Oscar nominated documentary Client 9. Along with partner Sovereign Syre, he is soon to launch, Darling House (, a virtual salon chronicling the Erotic Renaissance.”

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Brian S. Gross | BSG PR | 818.340.4422 | | @bsgpr

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