Star Dust: News From the Saint Volume One Number One. Spring 1982. Referred to as the “Vatican of Disco,” The Saint was a gay, members-only club located in the East Village that operated between September 1980 and May 1988. With its huge planetarium-style dome above the dance floor, legendary sound system, and massive light shows, it is considered by many to have been New York’s most spectacular dance clubs. First issue of their quarterly newsletter packed with news, reviews, interviews and their infamous posters.