Bella da Ball was honored with the 358th Star

Ginny Foat and Bella da Ball
Story and photos by Pat Krause
Story and photos by Pat Krause

Philanthropist, Humanitarian and Entertainer, Bella da Ball a.k.a. Brian Wanzek, was honored with the 358th Star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on Nov. 9th. The Star was unveiled in front of Azul Tapas Bar and Lounge in Palm Springs at 369 N. Palm Canyon Drive in front of several hundred friends, family and fans.

Brian Wanzek in Drag as Bella da Ball has been such a big part at so many Charity and fund raising events for many years. That includes private parties, fashion shows. Bachelorette parties, commitment ceremonies and anywhere she is asked to be. Her bright warm smile and Talent has made her in demand all over the Desert.

Bella has been with her partner Kenneth Hamman for 20 years. Many of Bella da Balls friends spoke about her dedication, involvement and volunteerism in the Valley. Her partner Kenneth spoke about the person he knows and loves and how that person is so different from the person everyone knows as Bella da Ball.

Brian a.k.a. Bella da Ball is known for her huge hair, White glasses, mini skirts and long legs that every woman envies. Bella has made a 17 foot look-a-like balloon that will be used in parades and other events. Bella currently hosts a weekly variety show at Asul Tapas every Tuesday evening with singers and drag personalities. Bella is also at the Ace Hotel hosting Trivia Night on Mondays.