The Gay Agenda • 07-15-16

Posted on 15 Jul 2016 at 7:40am

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­­­Have an event coming up? Email your information to Managing Editor Tammye Nash at nash@dallasvoice.com or Senior Staff Writer David Taffet at taffet@dallasvoice.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m. for that week’s issue.

Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community (UBE Connected) at 7 p.m. every fourth Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce St., Suite C; Core Group Meeting every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.; Fuse game night every Monday evening except the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the Treymore Building, 4038 Lemmon Ave, Suite 101; FuseConnect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. For more information call or e-mail Jalenzski at 214-760-9718 ext 3 or Jalenzski@myresourcecenter.org.

JULY
• July 15: DallasStrong BBQ
The North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce is among the sponsors of a DallasStrong barbecue from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, 9800 Preston Road. $25. First responders eat free.

• July 15: Federal Club mixer
HRC Federal Club mixer from 6-8 p.m. at Tutta’s West End, 1701 N. Market St. #110.

• July 16: Quinceanera Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6-9 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4458 or email Bscott@myresourcecenter.org.

• July 16: Youth Vigil for Pulse
LGBTQ youth and allies rally including reading of the victims names, open mic, youth speakers and performers from 4-7 p.m. at Legacy of Love Monument.

• July 16: Night of Stars benefiting LifeWalk
Raven, JujuBee, Krystal Summers, Nova Starr, Vanity Storm, Sienna Silver and others guests perform to benefit Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund LifeWalk team 8:30–10 p.m. at The Brick,  2525 Wycliff Ave., #120. $20.

• July 17: Drag Star Divas for Orlando
The North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce partners with The Rose Room and Drag Star Diva to present Drag Star Divas for Orlando, a benefit for the victims of the shooting in Orlando, a drag extravaganza featuring an all-star cast, 6-9:30 p.m. in The Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. There is a $5 suggested donation at the door, and the event is open to those 18 and over. Visit bit.ly/Divas4Orlando for more information.

• July 18-Aug. 11: Back to school donation drive
Real Live Connection, HRC, AIDS Walk South Dallas, and Oak Lawn UMC present a donation drive to collect clothing and school supplies for homeless LGBT youth and allies. Drop box locations are at the UPS Store, 3824 Cedar Springs Road, Alexandre’s, 4026 Cedar Springs Road and Oak Lawn Branch Library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road. For information visit RLC365.org.

• July 19: Log Cabin Republicans meeting
Former Dallas County GOP Party Chair Wade Emmert speaks on the challenges for the Republican Party. Social at 6:30.
Meeting at 7 p.m. at Coal Vines,
2404 Cedar Springs Road.

• July 19: Sign up for AIN Angels
Join AIDS Interfaith Network for a margarita to sign up to walk on the AIN Angels LifeWalk team. $40 registration includes: participation in the Walk, a LifeWalk T-shirt, an AIN sowing seeds of hope T- shirt and
4 LifeWalk raffle tickets from 6:30-8:30 at Ojeda’s, 4617 Maple Ave.

• July 19: Community meeting on homeless youth
The Dallas Commission on Homelessness Community Engagement Committee hosts public meetings to educate, engage and gather feedback from the community to overcome challenges involving homeless youth, Tuesday, July 19-6-8 p.m. at North Dallas High School, 3120 N. Haskell Ave. Studies indicate about 40 percent of homeless youth are LGBT. For information visit DallasCommissionOnHomelessness.org.

• July 20: Holocaust survivor speaks
If you have never heard survivors tell their stories, this is your chance at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum, 211 N. Record St #100.

• July 21: One Night Only: Songs and Stories from the Turtle Creek Chorale
The Dallas Way fundraiser with a program of Turtle Creek Chorale stories and songs at 7 p.m. at The Round-Up Saloon,
3912 Cedar Springs Road. Tickets $10-25. Sponsorships available.

• July 21: Northeast Patrol Division breakfast
Wellness and safety breakfast for those 55+. Jill Turner, President of Cooper Healthy Living, speaks.  Doors at 9 a.m. and program at 10 a.m. at Harry Stone Rec Center, 2403 Millmar Dr. Free breakfast for first 200 who respond to bervin.smith@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us or 214-202-6255.

• July 23: Summit on LGBT Aging
Second annual summit is a joint venture with GALA North Texas. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Southern Methodist University Plano Campus, 5326 Tennyson Parkway, Plano. cfa.lgbt.

• July 24: The Brick Closing Party
The Brick/Joe’s, 2525 Wycliff, will close after 25 years with a farewell party with owners Howard Okon and Greg Parrish
who are retiring.

• July 25: High Tech Happy Hour Christmas in July
Benefits The Senior Source. A $50 gift card to Target or Walmart will help a senior purchase personal items and a $100 check will purchase and install an air conditioning unit. From 5-7 p.m. at Two Corks and a Bottle, The quadrangle, 2800 Routh St. #140.

• July 28-31 Texas Queerlesque Festival
Queer burlesque takes center stage in the 4-day Texas Queerlesque Festival, where cabaret-style performing arts meets the culturally-rich queer community. The festival aims to unify, celebrate and elevate, and showcases Texas premiere performers in two mainstage shows at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St., and Viva’s Lounge, 1350 Manufacturing St., Ste. 120. For information visit TexasQueerlesqueFestival.com.

• July 30: DFW Federal Club summer luncheon
U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, the Democrat representing Texas’ 33rd Congressional District, and Joni Madison, chief operating officer and chief of staff of the Human Rights Campaign, will be featured speakers at the DFW Federal Club’s Summer Luncheon. The event is capped at 200 guests. Business casual luncheon from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Tower Club, Thanksgiving Tower, 1601 Elm St. 48th floor. For information visit DFWFederalClub.org.

• July 31: Holocaust survivor speaks
If you have never heard survivors tell their stories, this is your chance at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum,
211 N. Record St #100.

• July 31: Sunday Night Fever
Cathedral of Hope’s 46th anniversary party with ’70s costumes and karaoke. From 5-8 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope,  5910 Cedar Springs Road.

AUGUST
• Aug. 9: Youth Summit and Diversity Dialogue
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosts The 2016 Annual Youth Summit and Diversity Dialoguefrom 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at SMU Meadows School of the Arts, 6101 Bishop Blvd. Contact Harrison Blair at 214-922-8885 to apply.

• Aug. 9: Bridge Building Network—Ed-U-CARE
Vivienne Armstrong talks about awareness about the care needs of LGBT older adults. Light dinner provided and Gen Silent will be shown from 6-8:30 p.m. at The Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd.

• Aug. 10: Black Tie Sponsor Appreciation Party
Black Tie Dinner holds its sponsor appreciation party at Brendan Bass Showroom, 2001 Irving Blvd.

• Aug. 10: Holocaust survivor speaks
If you have never heard survivors tell their stories, this is your chance at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum,
211 N. Record St #100.

• Aug. 13: Back to School Block Party
Clothing and school supplies collected for homeless and in need LGBT youth and allies through the summer will be distributed
from 4-7 p.m. at Oak Lawn UMC, 3014 Cedar Springs Road. For information visit RLC365.org.

• Aug. 14: Top Dog Couture
An evening of high canine fashion benefiting Tucker’s Gift’s LifeWalk team from 6-9 p.m. at The Rose Room, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. $5.

• U.S. Rep. Veasey’s August Town Hall
U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey, D-District 33, hosts a town hall to give residence the chance to share thoughts and concerns on issues affecting their communities, 6 p.m. in the Community Room at El Centro West campus, 3330 N. Hampton Road. For information call 214-741-1387.

• Aug. 19: Cabaret & Cabernet
Sammons Center for the Performing Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd., presents Cabaret & Cabernet, featuring emcee Tracy Fulton along with Denise Lee, Linda Petty, The Larry Petty Combo, Teddy and Lorena Davey, Jay Gardner, WT Greer, Sheran Goodspeed Keyton, Keran Jackson, LaLa Johnson, Carolyn Lee Jones, Shelley Kenneavy, Pam Musgrove and Diana Savage. Wine tasting at 7:30 p.m., performances at 8 p.m. Admission is $400 for a table of eight; $300 for a table of six, available by calling 214-520-7788 and online at bit.ly/CabaretAndCabernet.

• Aug. 20: Turtle Creek monthly clean up
Join Turtle Creek Association’s monthly clean-up of the shores of Turtle Creek. Meet at 8:30 a.m. at the Beasley steps at Hall Street and the Katy Trail. clarke@turtlecreekassociation.org.

• Aug. 20: Flame Games Gaybingo
Monthly fundraiser for Resource Center takes place 6-9 p.m. the third Saturday of the month at Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 214-540-4458 or email Bscott@myresourcecenter.org.

• Aug. 21: Holocaust survivor speaks
If you have never heard survivors tell their stories, this is your chance at 12:30 p.m. at Dallas Holocaust Museum,
211 N. Record St #100.

• Aug. 25-26: Sister Helen Holy
Sister Helen Holy headlines her own benefit show for Legacy Counseling Center saving sinners at Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd. $45-100 plus sponsorship opportunities. HelenHoly.com.

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Chorale

The Dallas Way presents “One Night Only: Songs and Stories of the Turtle Creek Chorale,” Thursday, July 21, as its annual fundraising event. Speakers — and singers — are Daryl Curry, Michael Sullivan, Doug Mitchell, Lonnie Parks and Brian Carey, with a special performance by the Nazarene Knockouts.  The performers will be telling the story of the Chorale. The Dallas Way will also honor Jack Evans at this event, and everyone is encouraged to make a donation in his honor online at TheDallasWay.org or in person at the event. “One Night Only” is presented at the Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the program starts at 7 p.m.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 15, 2016.

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