PACIFIC NORTHWEST LGBT PRIDE EVENTS CALENDAR
Compiled by Rick McKinnon
(updated June 6, 2007)
GLSEN Washington/GSA Network 3rd Annual Banquet, Silent Auction & Awards Night. 5pm-reception, 6pm-dinner, 7pm-entertainment & awards. Lakeside School, 14050 1st Ave NE. Join the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Educators Network as they roll out the red carpet for courageous young adults and their allies who are working to stop bullying, harassment and homophobia in Washington’s schools. Tickets: $10-students, teachers; $20 low-income; $35-other guests; table discounts available. Tickets at BrownPaperTickets.com; 1-800-838-3006; www.glsenwa.org.
June 1-2, 8-9, 15-16
PowerPants! 8pm. 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 their action-packed brand-new show. Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. www.flyinghouse.org.
Diverse Harmony in Concert. 2pm & 8pm. Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway. Features special guest star: Alexandra Billings. Diverse Harmony is the nation’s first Gayaight Alliance youth chorus. Tickets: $20, students & seniors $10. www.ticketwindowonline.com, www.diverseharmony.org
4th Annual Fruit Bowl Awards. 6-10pm. Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center. Featuring Rainbow City Band, Bicycle Choir, Fuchsia Fox and more. With special guest: Reichen Lehmkuhl. Live auction. Tickets: 206-323-5428 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“Portraits of Pride IV” - LGBT Community Center QArts Artist’s Reception. 7-10pm. Seattle LGBT Center, 1115 E Pike St. Show runs thru June 30. www.seattlelgbt.org
A Night at the Cabaret. 7-10pm. All Pilgrim’s Church, 500 Broadway E. A Seattle community talent show to benefit Q-Squared men’s community programs. Features MC Miss Bebe Doll & special guests Miss Rusty Waters & Ethel. $10 suggested donation. www.qsquared.org
University of Washington’s 5th Annual Lavendar Graduation. 6pm. HUB Lawn at UW, outside the HUB in central campus (indoors at HUB 200ABC if it rains). Hosted by UW’s Q Center. www.qcenter.washington.edu.
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.
Boise Pride - www.yffn.org
Spokane Pride Parade & Rainbow Festival - www.outspokane.com
Yakima Pride Festival - www.myspace.com/yakimapridefest2007
Rainbow Women’s Health Fair. 10am-4pm. Seattle First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave. Over 20 FREE screenings available. www.verbenahealth.org
JUNE 10-JULY 3
“Queer Eyes 3” - an exhibiion of photography by members of Image Collective at Art/Not Terminal Gallery, 2045 Westlake Ave, Seattle. www.queereyesshow.com. (Pride Reception June 23, 7-10pm.)
“Frolic” - A Gay Cabaret. Century Ballroom, 915 E Pine St. Miss Indigo Blue, Wade Madsen, The Swedish Housewife, Waxie Moon, Launchettes, Karyn Schwartz, Lade Dee, and Century Dancers. www.centuryballroom.com
Northwest Forum on LGBT Aging 2007
Billings’ Montana Pride Celebration
Portland Dyke March
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.
Olympia’s Capital City Pride
Portland Pride 2007
Everett’s Snohomish County Family
“Corked!” - A Fabulous Gay Wine Tasting. 5pm. In the Presidential Suite at Hotel Deca, NE 45th St & Brooklyn Ave NE (in the U-District). Enjoy panoramic views of the city and sample new wines paired with delicious foods! Free parking. Tickets: $40. www.gaycity.org.
Pride Week Pride Service. 5pm. University Congregational Church of Christ, 4515 16th Ave NE. Ecumenical service in celebration of LGBT Pride Week.
“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 Mo@VerbenaHealth.org.
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.
PrideFeast 2007 - “Eat Out, Help Out.” Participating Capitol Hill restaurants will donate 10% of gross sales to LGBT community non-profits. www.pridefeast.com.
“Frolic” - A Gay Cabaret. Century Ballroom, 915 E Pine St. (See June 15 listing.)
“Available Men.” Seattle Museum of Mysteries, 623 Broadway E. With special guest actor, screenwriter and film director, David Dean Bottrell. $10 suggested donation.
“Scared Faithless” - Seattle Men’s Chorus in Concert. 8pm. McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. Many Gay men and women have specifically felt 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. www.flyinghouse.org
One Mighty Pride. A weekend of parties.. www.onemightypride.com
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.
David Dean Bottrell at Rosebud Restaurant. 11am. 719 E Pike St. Meet special guest actor, screenwriter and film director, David Dean Bottrell.
Pride March on Capitol Hill. 11am at Broadway & E Pike St via Broadway to Volunteer Park. www.queerfest.org, www.seattlelgbt.org
Seattle QueerFest. 12 noon-dusk. www.queerfest.org, www.seattlelgbt.org
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.
“Queer Eyes 3” Pride Reception. 7-10pm. Art/Not Terminal Gallery, 2045 Westlake Ave, Seattle. Community reception for Image Collective photographers who have organized and are participating in this group show at Art/Not Terminal Gallery. Show runs June 10-July 3. www.queereyesshow.com
Seattle Pride Cruise. 7pm-boarding; 7:30-11:30pm-cruise. Pier 55 Agrosy Cruises, 1101 Alaskan Way on the Seattle downtown waterfront. Tickets: $55 available at Purr Cocktail Lounge and www.cruiseyt.com. Partial proceeds benefit Seattle Out & Proud.
“Hairspray” - Three Dollar Bill Cinema Free Outdoor Movie in Volunteer Park. Dusk. www.seattlequeerfilm.com
5th Annual Bend-It Extravaganza
Seattle Pride Parade. 11am at 4th Ave & Union St, continuing north on 4th Ave to Denny Way. www.seattlepride.org
Seattle PrideFest. 11am-7pm at Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion and lawn, with main programming from 2-6pm immediately following Seattle Pride Parade.
“Hedwig & the Angry Inch.” 7pm
Womyn at Sea Cast Off Party - A Northwest Network Benefit. 8pm-12am. Grand Hyatt Seattle, 721 Pine St. Tickets: $45. www.womynfestatsea.com/activities/castoff/castoff.htm
Port Townsend’s Peninsula Pride
Victoria, BC Pride
Tacoma’s Out in the Park
Bremerton OUTKitsap Pride
Vancouver, BC Dyke March
Vancouver, BC Pride