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Event: 'RICKI LAKE TO HOST WOMEN COME FIRST, A BENEFIT FOR THE NEW SPACE FOR WOMEN'S HEALTH, AT BABELAND, NYC'S PREMIERE SEX TOY SHOP - NYC'Print
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Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 - 3:00 pm
Duration: 1 Day
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On Tuesday, November 18th at 7 PM, acclaimed actress, producer and former talk show host Ricki Lake will host Women Come First: An Evening to Benefit to the New Space for Women's Health at Babeland in Soho. Ricki is a board member of the New Space, which will open New York City's only independent women's birth and health center next year. Babeland, the city's premiere sex toy shop, is hosting the event, and Urban Decay cosmetics is the headline sponsor.Earlier this year, Ricki produced "The Business of Being Born," a documentary about midwifery and the state of birthing in America today. Babeland and the New Space have recently joined forces to launch a speaker series on issues pertaining to motherhood and sexuality at Babeland's newest store in Park Slope, Brooklyn.WHAT: Women Come First: An Evening to Support the New Space for Women's Health is a benefit party hosted by Babeland and sponsored by Urban Decay WHERE: 43 Mercer Street at Grand, New York City WHEN: Tuesday, November 18th, 7PM-10PMCONFIRMED NOTABLE GUESTS INCLUDE: Ricki Lake, Helen Hunt, Erica Reid, Todd Oldham, more to be announced. TICKETING INFORMATION: www.newspacenyc.org/events/ About The New Space for Women's Health, a project of Friends of the Birth Center The New Space for Women's Health grew out of the community of the Elizabeth Seton Childbearing Center, which, challenged by insurance demands and increasing costs, closed in 2003. Once open, the center will create an environment where midwives, mental health professionals, family educators and a community of other professionals will provide more than 20,000 women and families each year with prenatal and postpartum care, childbirth education, gynecological services, social work, and psychological care in a welcoming and environmentally sustainable setting. www.newspacenyc.orgAbout Babeland With three locations in New York, one in Seattle, a partnership in Los Angeles and a website, babeland.com , Babeland is recognized around the world as a friendly place to shop for sex toys, and accessories. Founded in 1993, Babeland has received numerous honors in its fifteen years of business, including Zagat Survey Awards for "Top Service" in New York City in 2003 and 2006. It was voted "Best Place to Buy Sex Toys" by The Village Voice, New York Magazine, New York Press, Miami New Times, Seattle's The Stranger, and the Seattle Weekly. Self Magazine has hailed co-Founders Rachel Venning and Claire Cavanah as "new generation sex gurus." www.babeland.com.About Urban Decay Cosmetics It's beauty with an edge…feminine, a little bit dangerous and a lot of fun. It appeals to women who relish their individuality and dare to express it. URBAN DECAY COSMETICS is a niche beauty brand that creates makeup for eyes, lips, body and skin. It's always beautiful, but sometimes unusual. It's not for everyone or those who want to blend in. The modern Urban woman loves being girly but she's strong and powerful too. From amazing makeup staples to never-before-seen products, shades and sheens, Urban Decay lets women of all ages be whoever – or whatever – they want to be. www.urbandecay.com


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