The Gay Agenda • 08-05-16

Posted on 05 Aug 2016 at 7:35am

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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.

• 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 Leo Party and Miss Leo Contest, celebrating the life of Miss Leo 2005 Jack Langan and benefitting the Daire Center, takes place from 8-11 p.m. at the Hidden Door, 5025 Bowser St. All proceeds benefit AIDS Interfaith Network’s Daire Center. American Express, Master Card and Visa accepted for donations.

• 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: 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.

• 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. 26: Back-to-School fundraiser for Youth First
Resource Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Council hosts a special “after-work recess” to raise funds for the upcoming school year to benefit Resource Center’s Youth First program, featuring DJ Brandon Moses, Stoli cocktails and light bites. 6-9 p.m. at 1626 Hi Line Drive, #C. For information email jwilliams@myresourcenter.org or visit MyResourceCenter.org/ypac.

• 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.

• Aug. 27: Austin Festival and Parade
Festival at Fiesta Gardens, 2101 Jesse E. Segovia St., Austin.  Parade starts at the state Capitol.

• Aug. 27: Dallas Streetcar ribbon cutting
The Dallas Streetcar extension to Bishop Arts opens. Details to follow

• Aug. 31: Black Tie 30-Day Countdown
Black Tie Dinner counts down to its big event at MG+BW Showroom, 4519 McKinney Ave.

SEPTEMBER
• Sept. 2-5: Splash Days
Splash Days, the annual Labor Day end-of-summer LGBT swim party in Austin, qill feature a full lake, new events and new venues, with a Friday welcome party, a special guest performer on Saturday night and a Monday T Dance. Tickets are on sale now at discounts of up to 15 percent from at-the-door prices. Throughout July, buy three passes and get a fourth of equal or lesser value free. For information or to purchase tickets, visit SplashDays.com.

• Sept. 4: Broadway Brunch
Leslie McDonel performs to benefits AIDS Services of Dallas. VIP meet-and-greet at
11:30 a.m., brunch at 12:15 p.m. and performance at 1:30 p.m. at Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park.

• Sept. 10: North Texas Pride
North Texas Pride Festival will be held from 1-8 p.m. at the Louisiana Street Grill, 350 E. Louisiana St., in downtown McKinney. There will be vendor booths, kids’ activities and dancing. For information visit NorthTexasPride.org.

• Sept. 10: 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.

• Sept. 16: Band Against Cancer
Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute and Medical Center present Band Against Cancer: The Sarah Cannon Tour, featuring Martina McBride and friends, with special guests Thompson Square, Cassadee Pope and Hudson Moore. At Verizon Theatre, 1001 Performance Place, Grand Prairie. Doors open at 6 p.m. Purchase tickets, ranging from $34.75-$125, at Verizon Theatre box office, online at AXS.com or by phone at 888-929-7849.

• Sept. 17: Pride and Fabulous 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.

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Car-wash

Team ASD LifeWalk holds its 2016 car wash fundraiser from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6,
at Hillcrest House, 834 N. Marsalis Ave. Cost is $7 for cars and $10 for trucks
and SUVs. For information visit Facebook.com/TeamASDLifeWalk.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition August 5, 2016.

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