The Gay Agenda • 07-22-16

Posted on 22 Jul 2016 at 8:05am

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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
• Through 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 22-23: Designer Relationships Symposium
PolyDallas Millennium LLC presents the 2nd annual symposium on Designer Relationships, Friday-Saturday , with the opening night speaker, Joe Kort, at 7 p.m. Friday at Viva’s Lounge, followed by a special performance by Dem Damn Dames Burlesque Troupe. Saturday’s panels and speakers — including Tristan Taormino, Joe Kirt, James Wadley and more — take place from 8 a.m.-10 p.m. at Crowne Plaza Dallas Downtown, 1015 Elm St. For information visit PolyDallasMillenium.com.

• 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 23: Down to Float
Impulse Group presents DTF2 with performance by Ab Soto, runway show presented by Marco Marco, Underwear, hosted by Chris Sapphire and beats by
DJ Brandon Moses from 1-6 p.m. at
7044 Royal Lane.

• July 23: Red Summer Nights Dream
Dallas Red Foundation and Dannee Phann Productions present Ru Paul’s Cynthia Lee Fontaine and 2016 Miss Red, Raquel Blake with Gloria Devine, Onyx Anderson, G Licious G, Nicole O’Hara Munro and Dallas Sheraton. Doors at 9. Show at 11. Tickets $15 online or $20 at the door. Table for three with meet and greet privileges $120 at The Brick, 2525 Wycliff Ave. Tickets at www.RedSummerNightsDream.eventbrite.com

• July 23: Pride Sizzlin’ Summer Bingo
Tarrant County Pride and Tarrant County
Gay Pride Week Association present Pride Sizzlin Summer Bingo at Trinity Metropolitan Community Church, 933 E. Avenue J,
Grand Prairie. Tickets at TCGPWA.org.

• 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 28: LGBT-Friendly West Coast Swing
Dallas Pride Dance country-western dance group invites couples and singles of all gender identities and skill levels to learn basics and beginning, intermediate, and advanced moves with award-winning dancer and instructor Lori Hayor. 9 p.m. at You Can Dance studio, 14833 Inwood Road, Suite 600, Addison. $15 suggested donation per person; no one turned away for inability to pay.
817-500-4962; 214-566-1260.

• 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 30: TAG Game Night
Tyler Area Gays hosts TAG Game Night in the Genecov room at the Tyler Chamber of Commerce, 315 N. Broadway, 6-9 p.m. Refreshments and games will be provided, but you can also bring your own games. Attendees are encouraged to bring back-to-school supplies to be donated to local charitable organizations to be distributed to needy children. For information visit TylerAreaGays.com.

• July 30: Zika presentation
A presentation about the Zika virus and what you can do to protect yourself and your family featuring Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson
at 3 p.m. at Lochwood Branch Library, 11221 Lochwood Blvd. Refreshments served.

• 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 4: LGBT-Friendly West Coast Swing
Dallas Pride Dance country-western dance group invites couples and singles of all gender identities and skill levels to learn basics and beginning, intermediate, and advanced moves with award-winning dancer and instructor Lori Hayor. 9 p.m. at You Can Dance studio, 14833 Inwood Road, Suite 600, Addison. $15 suggested donation per person; no one turned away for inability to pay. 817-500-4962; 214-566-1260.

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Dallas Pride Dance, a new community organization promoting country-western social dance, starts its four-week, LGBT-friendly West Coast Swing class July 28, with award-winning instructor Lori Haynor. Couples and singles of all gender identities and skill levels are invited. You Can Dance Studio, 14833 Inwood Road, Ste. 600, in Addision. $15 donation is requested, but no one will be turned away because they can’t pay. For information call 817-500-4962 or 214-566-1260.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 22, 2016.

 

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