6-8pm Inland NW LGBT Center Board Meeting Location: Inner Journeys, 334 S Grant. More Info: www.thelgbtcenter.org
June: Pride Events & More
These events are current when going to press but are subject to change. Please check the OutSpokane website for Pride events, www.outspokane.com, or the Q View Northwest Calendar, www.qviewnorthwest.com, for possible updates.
5-8pm Showcasing Cloud Nine by Timothy Phillips Watercolors, oils ~ Engage your senses with the sight of divine imagery, the tastes of fine wine, and the sounds of good music. Cost: Free music, wine tasting, and art viewing Location: French Quarter, 111 W Sprague Ave More Info: DeVerne Augustus 509.624.5350 7pm One Night Stand for PRIDE: Equality U Free refreshments, a community business/art fair and a One Night Stand for PRIDE. Equality U, a feature-length documentary following a group of 33 young activists on the Soulforce Equality Ride, a first of its kind, two-month, cross-country tour to confront antigay discrimination policies at 19 conservative religious and military colleges. Cost: $5.00. Time: Doors open 6 p.m., film starts 7 p.m. Location: Riverpoint EWU Campus Auditorium, Phase I Classroom Building, 668 North Riverpoint Boulevard Sponsored by: GLBT Film Festival www.spokanefilmfest.org 7pm Gay Spokane Awards Dinner and InTown/Out-of-Town Show (21 and older.) Cost: Dinner $13, Show $10, or $20 for combo ticket covering both dinner and the show Time: Awards Dinner 5 p.m., line-up at 6:00pm, show 7 p.m. Location: Dempsey's Brass Rail, 909 W. 1st Avenue Sponsored by: The Imperial Sovereign Court of Spokane, www.easternwashingtoncourt.com
p.m.-4 p.m. Location: Lake Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; meet above the dock behind the CDA Resort Hotel More info: Edbera at 509.294.1831 Sponsored by: Emanuel Metropolitan Community Church www.emccspokane.org www.myspace.com/emccspokane 6-8pm Monthly LGBTQA Family and Friends Potluck (every first Saturday) Come to this family-friendly alcohol-free potluck to celebrate being with your LGBTQA community in a welcoming and safe setting. All LGBTQA persons, LGBTQA families with children and queer youth are welcome in this non-judgmental space, as well as LGBTQA persons new to the Spokane community. Bringing a dish to share is appreciated but not required for those who may experience hardship by doing so. Cost: Free. Donations accepted but not required to defer the cost of the welcoming space Location: Westminster Congregational UCC, 411 S. Washington More info: The Inland Northwest LGBT Center: 489.1914, firstname.lastname@example.org or Westminster Congregational UCC: 624.1366 Sponsored by: Sponsored by the Inland Northwest LGBT Center and the Westminster Congregational UCC www.thelgbtcenter.org or www.westminsterucc.org 7:30pm-Midnight Pride Dance Beach Party Wear your best beach board shorts and bikinis. Bring some food and friends to a community dance. Wine and beer Available for purchase NO Outside Alcoholic Beverages. 18 years and older welcome! Performances by Too Many Men and the GADC! Cost: $10 per ticket (includes 1 drink ticket) $8 per ticket (18-20 yr olds) Time: 7:30 pm to midnight Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane 4340 W. Ft. George Wright Dr. Spokane, WA 99224 More info: GADCrocks@gmail.comor or call 509-328-2065. Sponsored by: Giant Ass Drum Corp, Too Many Men, a Band with a Hockey Problem.
4pm Dixie Longate Your Tupperware Lady Dixie Longate, the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, packed up her catalogues, left her children in an Alabama trailer park and took Off-Broadway by storm! Now, join Dixie as she travels the country throwing good ol'fashioned Tupperware Parties filled with outrageously funny tales, heartfelt accounts, FREE giveaways, audience participation and the most fabulous assortment of Tupperware ever sold on a theater stage. Loaded with the most up-to-date products available for purchase, see for yourself how Ms. Longate became the #1 Tupperware seller in the U.S. & Canada as she educates her guests on the many alternative uses she has discovered for her plastic products! Cost: $18. Location: Interplayers Theater, 174 S. Howard Street, Spokane Sponsored by: OutSpokane www.dixielongate.com/party.html or www.outspokane.com
6pm th Annual Rainbow Awards The Rainbow Awards have been held annually in Spokane as part of Pride Week since 1996. They honor individuals and organizations whose efforts have had a positive effect on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community of the Inland Northwest. Pride Foundation has sponsored the Rainbow Awards since 2005. Award categories are: Individual award, Group award, Ally award, Over the Rainbow award. This year's event will include a spaghetti dinner before the awards program, which will begin at 7 p.m. along with complimentary dessert and refreshments. The event is free and open to the public. Cost: $8 donation for dinner, please Time: Doors open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 6 p.m. The evening's program begins at 7 p.m. Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane, 4340 W. Fort Wright Dr., Spokane, WA Sponsored by: Pride Foundation/Inland Northwest, www.pridefoundation.org
6pm Spokane Gay Pageant: Leather and Lace (21 and older.) [Please see ad on page 14] Cost: $15 Time: Hospitality, Noon - 3 p.m., Protocol Noon to 2 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m., pageant begins at 6 p.m. Location: Dempsey's Brass Rail, 909 W. 1st Ave, 2nd Level Sponsored by: The Imperial Sovereign Court of Spokane www.easternwashingtoncourt.com 2-4pm th Annual EMCC Pride Cruise Music, dancing, drawings and fun! Music By: Dance Jockey DJ Cory Bonnallo Special Music By: Crystal; Performance By: Nova Kaine. 50/50 Drawing, Friends, & Fun. 18 or older, ID Required/Checked. Cost: May 18 to June 5--$18 each, $20 on day of cruise Tickets: Available from the following: PayPal at emccspokane.org, Emanuel MCC: 301 S. Freya (Bethany Presbyterian Church, Sundays 4:30-6:30pm), mail: PO Box 4482, Spokane, WA 99220, phone: 509.838.0085. Ginny at email@example.com; Email: emccspokane@ yahoo.com. PLEASE NOTE: To be held, all Will Call tickets must be paid for in advance Time: Boarding begins at 1:30 p.m., Cruise 2
7:30pm Saffire, The Uppity Blues Women: Farewell Tour (Spokane performance) It's not often that dreams come true. In the case of the acoustic blues trio, Saffire --The Uppity Blues Women, that's just what happened. Over the course of nine recordings and thousands of gigs, the group has gone from virtual obscurity to one of the most popular, witty, and just plain satisfying acoustic blues groups on the scene today Cost: $25 general admission
Noon Gay Spokane Victory Brunch (21 and older.) Cost: $13 Time: 12 noon Location: Dempsey's Brass Rail, 909 W. 1st Ave Contact: Leonard, firstname.lastname@example.org. for more information Sponsored by: The Imperial Sovereign Court of Spokane, www.easternwashingtoncourt.com
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