Best Bets • 08.30.13

Posted on 29 Aug 2013 at 11:10pm

Saturday 08.31

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Gray Pride Café presents Brunch and a Movie
A parallel revolution was born out of the feminist movement of the 1970s, coming to an end around 1995. Lesbiana: A Parallel Revolution,
by filmmaker Myriam Fougère, takes us on a journey to meet the lesbian writers, philosophers and activists who were key players in creating a revolutionary sisterhood. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion, featuring Ann Brown, Alpha Thomas (pictured) and Shelley Torres-West. This Gray Pride event is for women only.

DEETS:
Rainbow Room at Resource Center Dallas
2701 Reagan St.
The Café opens at 11 a.m. Brunch will be served soon afterward. The movie will play at 12:15  p.m. Free.

 

Sunday 09.01

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Trinity Groves hosts Dallas Mojito Pour-off 2013
You may not need an excuse to drink mojitos, but how often can you do it for a good cause while checking out one of Dallas’ hot new entertainment spots? The cocktail favorite of pirates, sailors and Ernest Hemingway is traditionally flavored with lime and mint, but some of North Texas’ most creative mixologists have their own variations, and they’ll vie for “Best Mojito in Dallas” at the Dallas Mojito Pour-Off 2013. Attendees can sample the concoctions and vote by text for their faves, with proceeds benefiting Voz del Anciano (The Voice of the Elderly), a nonprofit serving elderly Latinos.

DEETS:
Trinity Groves
340 Singleton Blvd.
4–8 p.m.
Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at MojitoPouroff.com.

 

Thursday 09.05

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Uptown Players Pride Fest opens
For the third consecutive year, Uptown Players will put on a bonus series of plays to coincide with Dallas Gay Pride Week, including some returning favorites and several acclaimed off-Broadway shows. Returning to the mainstage of the Kalita Humphreys Theater for the third annual Pride Performing Arts Festival will be Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen, pictured, two popular cabaret performers who were a draw at the first Pride Fest in 2011 and will open this year’s series.

DEETS:
Performances run Sept. 5–14. Individual tickets are available for $10–$15,
with a festival-wide pass for $59. Reserved seating for Amy and Freddy range from $25–$100.
Visit UptownPlayers.org for scheduling details and tickets.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 30, 2013.

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