Christmas in Nickyland is the Christmas/End of the Year celebration in The Club at La MaMa. The evening, hosted by Club curator Nicky Paraiso, features special guests Little Annie, David Clement and Regie Cabico. The evening is successor to the tradition of "Salón Paraiso," a variety evening of comedy and song, emceed by and featuring Nicky Paraiso, which started in 2000. It's the show that got Nicky the gig as Cultural Minister of The Club. Ellen Stewart, Founder/Artistic Director of La MaMa, saw that the well-known Filipino-American actor, musician and performance artist, could deliver a boffo lineup. A performance curator was born.