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Hundreds Will Gather for a Rebellion

Salt Lake City’s only annual leather and fetish event turns five this year. Modeled after the Las Vegas SmokeOut and taking inspiration from other cities’ events, Rebellion draws hundreds of leather, BDSM, power play and other enthusiasts to Club Try-Angles for a three-day festival of kink.

Event organizers Utah Rox and Master Tiger hope to have 500 participants this year and have a lot planned to draw them there.

TitanMen performers Tony Buff and Derek da Silva will be joining the festivities this year.

Pittsburgh-born Tony Buff may have a baby face and disarming smile, but don’t let that fool you, says Titan Media Vice President Keith Webb.

“When it comes to BDSM, this 39-year-old Italian-American is recognized as one of the heaviest players on the national scene,” said Webb. “While he considers himself a power switch, it is his skill set as a top that brought him to the attention of the folks at Titan Media and success as a performer and director in the adult video industry.”

Buff joined the Marine Corps at age 17 after graduating high school, then studied philosophy and political science at California State University, Long Beach. He now lives in Seattle where he works as a BDSM trainer, frequently traveling to demonstrate and teach BDSM skills throughout the United States and Canada in addition to being a regular contributor to Instigator Magazine. He has been a praised presenter at Chicago Hellfire’s Inferno, Thunder in the Mountains, CLAW, Great Lakes Leather Alliance, International Mr. Leather, ShibariCon, Kink Fest and Tribal Fire.

Chicago-born Derek da Silva has made a career of pushing the edges of gay video to represent the diversity of play found in the BDSM and Sex Fight communities. He made his debut with Shotgun Video and has since been signed by at least six others, including Titan Media alongside Tony Buff.

Da Silca also has a career as a record producer and a musician. He enjoys serious literature, post structuralist philosophy, and is active in the BDSM community as a safer sex educator both on his own and through the Chicago Hellfire Club. He also is an avid martial arts practitioner and a practicing yogi – hence his vegetarian lifestyle.

Other guests at Rebellion include Utah native Michael Aylett, aka Grand Master A,
Pacific Northwest Mr. Leather SlaveMaster and Dallas author and filmmaker Hardy Haberman.

Appearances by titleholders Mr. Rocky Mountain Olympus Leather 2010 Utah Rox, and Mr. International Olympus Leather 2008 Andrew Love, can be expected, as well as performances by the Salt Lake Righteously Outrageous Twirling Corps.

2010 Schedule:
On Friday August 6th, all the special guests and participants can mingle at the Meet and Greet Social presented at Club Try-Angles from 8pm to 10pm, followed up by a special party hosted by Tony Buff and Derek da Silva.

On Saturday, the Rebel Alley Day fair begins at 2 pm and includes vendors, six national presenters teaching leather lifestyle education workshops, music, beer and a barbecue. On hand will also be Southern Community Bootblack 2009 Curtis, along with lead bootblack Aaron, to make sure all that leather is kept looking its best.

On Saturday night Club Try-Angles opens for a full-blown men’s Leather party at 8 pm.

Sunday brings the “Until Next Year” brunch at Off Traxs.

Tickets can be purchased for the entire weekend, Saturday only or the “dark spaces” party only.

More information and tickets for the Utah rebellion can be found at utahrebellion.com.

Schedule:

Classes – Saturday, August 7

2:30pm to 3:30pm
Off Trax Cafe
Flogging
by Hardy Haberman

3:45pm to 4:45pm
Try-Angles Dance Floor
Men in Uniforms
by Utah Rox

3:45pm to 5:15pm
Off Trax Cafe
Mummification
by Slave Master

5:30pm to 6:30pm
Try-Angles Dance Floor
Body Impact
by Tiger

5:30pm to 7:00pm
Off Trax Cafe
Rope Bondage for Men
by Tony Buff & Derek da Silva

2:30pm to 3:30pmOff Trax Cafe
Flogging
by Hardy Haberman

3:45pm to 4:45pm Try-Angles Dance Floor
Men in Uniforms
by Utah Rox
3:45pm to 5:15pmOff Trax CafeMummification
by Slave Master
5:30pm to 6:30pmTry-Angles Dance Floor
Body Impact
by Tiger
5:30pm to 7:00pmOff Trax Cafe
Rope Bondage for Men
by Tony Buff & Derek da SilvaSo you want to tie him up?  This class will cover all the essentials for getting him bound.  Presented by Titan Men film stars.

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2 Comments

  1. Very excited for this event. I hope that we can exceed anticipated numbers. Come out and learn more about the leather community. You’d be surprised by what you think you know that you don’t

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