The Gay Agenda • 07-29-16

Posted on 29 Jul 2016 at 7:50am

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• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. This week’s guests are Amanda Robinson and Sharon Herrera; 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 29-31 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 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. 3. Wine Walk
Cedar Springs Merchants Association’s First Wednesday Wine Walk takes place from 6-9 p.m., featuring Barefoot Wine. Wine glasses will be available for $10 at the tent in front of the Round-Up Saloon, and a gift basket of merchandise from Cedar Springs merchants will be raffled off. For information visit TheStripOnCedarSprings.com.

• 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.

• Aug. 4-6: QuakeCon
QuakeCon, a four-day video game festival featuring North America’s largest “bring your own computer” LAN party, with panels, presentations, workshops tech company exhibits, tournaments, entertainment and more. Free to general attendees and open to the public. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily at the Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 N. Stemmons Frwy. For information visit QuakeCon.org.

• Aug. 6: Miss Leo Party
The 29th annual Miss Leo Party and Miss Leo Contest will celebrate the life of Miss Leo 2005 Jack Langan and benefits the Daire Center from 8-11 p.m. at the Hidden Door, 5025 Bowser St.

• Aug. 6: Charity Car Wash
Team ASD LifeWalk’s 2016 car wash fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Hillcrest House, 834 N. Marsalis Ave. Cost is $7 for cars and $10 for trucks and SUVs. For information visit Facebook.com/TeamASDLifeWalk.

• 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. 9: Leo Party
The 29th annual Leo Party and Miss Leo Contest benefit AIDS Interfaith Network
from 8-11 p.m. at The Hidden Door, 5025 Bowser Ave.

• Aug 9: Adam Medrano’s Budget Town Hall
Learn about the fiscal year 2016-17 Dallas city budget and provide your input from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Frontiers Of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave.

• 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. 11: U.S. Rep. Veasey’s Dallas 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 11: 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.

• 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. 13: U.S. Rep. Veasey’s Fort Worth 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 Forest Hill Library, 6962 Forest Hill Drive. For information call 817-920-9086.

• Aug. 13 Rugby skills lesson
Lost Souls rugby team, which recently won the Bingham Challenger Cup, will hold a skills session beginning at 10 a.m. at Bayles Elementary, 2444 Telegraph Road. No experience necessary. For information visit LostSoulsRFC.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.

• Aug. 14: AIN’s 30th anniversary celebration
Celebrate 30 years of service with champagne, cupcakes and live tunes from Denise Lee from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at Interfaith Peace Chapel,
5910 Cedar Springs Road. RSVP at Facebook.com/AINDallas.

• Aug 15: Adam Medrano’s Budget Town Hall
Learn about the fiscal year 2016-17 Dallas city budget and provide your input from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park in Browder Springs Hall (the brick building with the Dr Pepper mural), 1515 S. Harwood St. Free parking.

• Aug 18: 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.

• 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.

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Congressman Marc Veasey, representing Texas’ 33rd District, pictured, along with Human Rights Campaign Chief Operating Officer Joni Madison will be featured speakers at the DFW Federal Club’s Summer Luncheon on Saturday at the Tower Club in Thanksgiving Tower. Visit DFWFederalClub.org for details.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition July 29, 2016.

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