June 8, 2007
Volume 35
Issue 23
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Pride Calendar

2007 SGN NW PRIDE calendar of events

Compiled by Rick McKinnon
SGN Staff

(updated June 9, 2007)

JUNE 2 thru 30
"Portraits of Pride IV" - LGBT Community Center QArts Gallery. Seattle LGBT Center, 1115 E Pike St. Show runs thru June 30.
Olympia's Stonewall Youth Drag Cabaret in Seattle. 8pm. Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway. Tickets: $5-youth; $15-adults. No one turned away for lack of funds. All proceeds go to Stonewall Youth.
JUNE 8 & 9, 15 & 16
PowerPants! Re-bar, 1114 Howell St at Boren Ave. You already know that Captain Smartypants is super funny and super musical. But did you know they are also superheroes? Yes, Captain Smartypants saves the world in this action-packed brand-new show. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door.
Boise Pride -

Southern Oregon Pride in Medford -

Spokane Pride Parade & Rainbow Festival -

Yakima Pride Festival -

Rainbow Women's Health Fair. 10am-4pm. Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave. Over 20 FREE screenings available.
JUNE 10 thru JULY 3
"Queer Eyes 3" - An exhibition of photography by members of Image Collective at Art/Not Terminal Gallery, 2045 Westlake Ave, Seattle. (Pride Reception June 23, 7-10pm.)
A History of the Stonewall Rebellion & the Birth of the Modern Gay Rights Movement. 7pm. New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave S. In 1969 Lesbians, Gay men, Transgendered people and Bisexuals fought back against the New York City police and changed the world. The Freedom Socialist Party gives an account of this historic incident and discusses its relevance today. FREE. A light dinner will be served at 6:30pm for a $7 donation. 206-722-2453;
POZ Seattle Pride Social & BBQ. 6-8pm. The Cuff Complex, 13th Ave & E Pine St. Meet on the outdoor patio for drinks, complimentary BBQ, socializing and a whole lot of fun. This event is free (except for cost of beverages) and is for all HIV-Positive men and their friends, regardless of age, shape, size or color.

Miss Trailer Trash Pageant. 9pm. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway. With Sister Alysa Trayler, Peggy Platt and a bevy of beautiful Pride weekend-promoting trailer Queens. An evening of fine and fun drag entertainment. A fun(d)raiser for the Seattle LGBT Community Center not to be Miss-ed!
"Frolic" - A Gay Cabaret. 7:30pm. Century Ballroom, 915 E Pine St. Miss Indigo Blue, Wade Madsen, The Swedish Housewife, Waxie Moon, Launchettes, Karyn Schwartz, Lade Dee, and Century Dancers. Tickets: $25.

Holly Near in Concert with Comedy by Bob Smith & Karen Williams. 8pm. Kane Hall 130, University of Washington. A community celebration in conjunction with the NW Forum on LGBT Aging. Tickets: $75-first 4 rows, $45-reserved main floor, $35-balcony. 206-323-6540; Proceeds benefit Verbena.
JUNE 15 & 16
Northwest Forum on LGBT Aging 2007 -
JUNE 15, 16 & 17
Billings' Montana Pride Celebration -

"Bat-N-Rouge" - Annual Drag Queens vs. The Dykes Softball Extravaganza. 1-4pm. Cal Anderson Park/Bobby Morris Playfield, 11th Ave & E Pine St. Proceeds benefit the Capitol Hill Alano Club, Seattle's non-profit home of 12-step groups serving the LGBT community. $5 suggested donation.

Portland Dyke March -

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Chorus - Rise Up & SING! - Songs of Peace, Protest & Liberation. 7:30pm. Capital Playhouse, 612 4th Ave E., Olympia. $15 suggested donation.;
JUNE 16 & 17
Olympia's Capital City Pride - [PLEASE NOTE:  CORRECTED WEB ADDRESS]

Portland Pride 2007 -

Everett's Snohomish County Family Pride Festival 2007 -
JUNE 16 thru 24
Anchorage PrideFest -

"Corked!" - A Fabulous Gay Wine Tasting. 5pm. Hotel Deca, NE 45th St & Brooklyn Ave NE in the Presidential Suite. Enjoy panoramic views of the city and sample new wines paired with delicious foods! Free parking. Tickets:  $40.

Pride Week Pride Service. 5pm. University Congregational Church of Christ, 4515 16th Ave NE. Ecumenical service in celebration of LGBT Pride Week.

"As Gay As It Gets." 7pm-door; 8pm-show. Neighbours, 1509 Broadway. Come join Mr Gay Seattle XXXI Dynasty and Miss Gay Seattle XXXXIII Regina King along with Mis Gay Everett Rodeo Drive as they kick off this year's Pride celebration. Hosted by Queen Debra LaFace with performances by present and past Gay Seattle title holders Sapphire Knight, Mark Debois, Aleksa Manila, Mark "Mom" Finley, Gia Cache, Nick D, Nina Maxwell, Efren, Toni James, Ebony LaFace, Chaka Kwan, Rosita and more…. $7 donation. A benefit for Seattle Out & Proud and the JC/Lady Graytop Scholarship Fund. Presented by the Imperial Court of Seattle.
"Seattle Spit" Pride Show. 8:30pm. Wildrose, 1021 E Pike St. Special pride edition of monthly Queer/Trans poetry night. Everyone is welcome and during open mic can sign up to read a poem or talk about an issue on their mind or promote their event. This year will include games and prizes.
Seattle Storm Kickoff to Pride. Key Arena, Seattle Center. Purchase your tickets through Verbena for $20 ($6 off regular ticket price) and enjoy exclusive early entrance with a Pride Pass from 5pm-7pm and your discounted tickets to the game from 7pm-approximately 9pm. 206-323-6540 ext 1 or

"METH*ography." 6pm. Kaladi Brothers Coffee, 511 E Pike St. Gay City and Project NEON bring you a photojournalistic exhibit about the lives of Gay and Bi men affected by crystal meth.

"Out of the Closet" - A Fashion Preview. 6:30pm. W Seattle, W Bar & First Floor Living Room, 1112 4th Ave. Kick-off Pride weekend at the W Seattle with a fashion preview from Seattle's hottest clothing boutiques and local designers benefitting DIFFA/Seattle (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS). Enjoy cool cocktails and the sounds of the city's best DJ's. $15 suggested donation at the door. RSVP requested:
Miss Broadway Pageant. 7pm-door, 8pm-pageant. Broadway Grill, 314 Broadway E. Join host Mr Mark "Mom" Finley and guest judge David Dean Bottrell for this fabulous pageant.  FREE admission to contestants and spectators. Pageant winner will receive $1,000 cash and will represent the Broadway Grill in the Saturday, June 23rd Pride March on Capitol Hill.  Runners-up prizes will also be awarded. Pageant applications at Broadway Grill.
PrideFeast 2007 ("Eat Out, Help Out"). Participating Capitol Hill restaurants will donate 10% of gross sales to LGBT community non-profits.

"Available Men. 7pm. Seattle Museum of Mysteries, 623 Broadway E. Actor, screenwriter and film director, David Dean Bottrell, presents his short film "Available Men." $10 suggested donation.

"Frolic" - A Gay Cabaret. 7:30pm. Century Ballroom, 915 E Pine St. Tickets: $25. (See June 15 listing.)

"Show Your Pride" - Dance Benefit for Bridges Healthcare. 7:30-8:45pm country dance lessons for all; 9pm-1am-general dance music by fantastic DJ's. Tacoma Mountaineers Club, 2302 N 30th St, Tacoma. $10 at the door; must be 21+ to attend. Proceeds to Bridges Healthcare, providing excellent health care for the LGBT community.

"Scared Faithless" - Seattle Men's Chorus in Concert. 8pm. McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. Many Gay men and women have felt specifically unwelcome in church, temple or mosque. Yet scores of others have found their community of faith to be a place of comfort and healing. Is it possible to be Gay and have a profound sense of faith? With beautiful choral music and candid stories from the ranks of our members, we will explore this rich realm as only Seattle Men's Chorus can. Featuring Captain Smartypants. [Concerts on June 22 & 23.]

One Mighty Pride. A weekend of parties.
Dignity/Seattle Pride Pancake Breakfast. 8am-12 noon. Central Lutheran Church, 1710 11th Ave. All-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs & more. Raffle prizes. $5. Proceeds benefit Verbena Health, Multifaith Works and Dignity/Seattle.

Seattle Frontrunner's 24th Annual Run & Walk With Pride. 7:30am-registration; 9am-starts. Seward Park.

Pride March on Capitol Hill. 11am at Broadway & E Pike St via Broadway to Volunteer Park (followed by QueerFest in Volunteer Park).

Bend Pride in Bend, OR - 12 noon-5pm. McKay Park.

Seattle QueerFest. 12 noon-10pm. Volunteer Park.

Seattle Pride Cruise Pre-Cruise T-Dance. 3-6pm. Purr Cocktail Lounge, 1518 11th Ave.

Seattle Dyke March. 5pm. Seattle Central Community College Plaza, Broadway & E Pine St.

David Dean Bottrell at Rosebud Restaurant. 7pm. 719 E Pike St. Meet special guest actor, screenwriter and film director, David Dean Bottrell.

"Queer Eyes 3" Pride Reception. 7-10pm. Art/Not Terminal Gallery, 2045 Westlake Ave. Community reception for Image Collective photographers who have organized and are participating in this group show. Show runs June 10-July 3.

Seattle Pride Cruise. 7pm-boarding; 7:30-11:30pm-cruise. Pier 55 Argosy Cruises, 1101 Alaskan Way on the Seattle downtown waterfront. Tickets: $55 available at Purr Cocktail Lounge and Partial proceeds benefit Seattle Out & Proud.

Pride Party for LGBTQ Youth. 8pm-12 midnight. Neighbours Underground, 1509 Broadway. Free food and drinks! First 200 people get in FREE! For youth, ages 22 & under. Sponsored by MPowerment and Lambert House. Questions? 206-957-1725, 206-322-2515.

"Scared Faithless" - Seattle Men's Chorus in Concert. 8pm. McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. [See description under June 22.]

One Mighty Pride. A weekend of parties.

"Hairspray" - Three Dollar Bill Cinema Free Outdoor Movie in Volunteer Park. Starts at dusk.
Seattle Pride Parade. 11am at 4th Ave & Union St, continuing north on 4th Ave to Denny Way.

Seattle PrideFest. 11am-7pm at Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion and lawn, with main programming from 2-6pm immediately following Seattle Pride Parade.

Bend-It Festival. 12 noon-doors; 1-7pm-program. The Vera Project, Snoqualmie Room, Seattle Center, Warren Ave N & Republican St. The all-ages festival consists of bands, drag, spoken word, fashion, homemade merchandise, visual art, workshops, art room, raffles, safe space rooms with caucusing (specifically for trans folks and people of color), free food, tabling by community resource organizations, etc. All these events are led by Queer young people, with the support of post-youth ally volunteers. With Tender Forever, Your Heart Breaks, Chris Riffle, Lucy Bland. Workshops include:  Punk Rock Silk Screening, Poetry, Breakdancing, Zine Archive and Publishing Project, Vegan Cooking, Stitch and Bitch. Wheelchair accessible; ASL interpreters upon request. FREE - donations welcome.

One Mighty Pride. A weekend of parties.

"Hedwig & the Angry Inch." 7pm-doors. Neumo's, 925 E Pike St. $16. A benefit for Freedom to Marry.
"Laugh Out Loud" - A Night of Comedy to Benefit Safe Schools Coalition. 7:30pm-door; 8:30-10pm. Comedy Underground, 222 S Main St. An all-ages event. Tickets: $12; $6-youth.
Peace Corps Information Session in Honor of Gay Pride. 12 noon-1pm. The Peace Corps, 1601 Fifth Ave, Ste 605 (5th & Olive). This event is free, but RSVP is requested as space is limited. 800-424-8580;
"Womyn at Sea" Cast Off Party - A Northwest Network Benefit. 8pm-12am. Grand Hyatt Seattle, 721 Pine St. Tickets: $45.
JUNE 29 & 30
North Olympic Peninsula Pride in Port Townsend -
Lambert House Queer Rec Summer Kick-Off BBQ. 12 noon. Gasworks Park. Vegetarians, vegans & meat eaters welcome. Questions? 206-322-2515 ext 817;
JULY 7 & 8
Victoria, BC Pride -
Tacoma's Out in the Park -

Vancouver, WA Saturday in the Park -
Bellingham Pride. 12 noon-5pm. Farmers Market, Railroad Ave & E Maple, Bellingham.
JULY 19 thru 22
Seattle Black Pride -
Bremerton's OUTKitsap Pride -
Capitol Pride in Salem -

Vancouver, BC Dyke March -
Vancouver, BC Pride -
Eugene/Springfield Pride Festival -


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