The Gay Agenda • 10-14-16

Posted on 14 Oct 2016 at 8:00am



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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

• Through Oct. 29: Screams
Three haunted houses, Carnevil, clown maze and zombie wasteland. 7:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights at Scarborough Faire site, Waxahachie.

• Oct. 14: NTSO Movie Magic Gala
Gala evening of dinner, drinks and entertainment featuring cabaret singer Angie McWhirter to support the New Texas Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. at Sammons Center, Meadows Hall, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd. $100.

• Oct. 14: Oktoberfest High Tech Happy Hour
From 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Lakewood Brewing Company, 2302 Executive Drive, Garland.

• Oct. 14: Lory Masters 70th Birthday Roast
Master of Ceremonies Tim Seelig and comedian Paul J. Williams , friends and community leaders past and present roast community legend Lory Masters from 7-10 p.m. at The Rose Room at S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct. 14: Rocky Horror Jack-O-Lan-Turnt Halloween Spooktacular
Join Amber Does Dallas for their most anticipated show of the year at midnight at the Angelika Theater, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane.

• Oct. 14-16: Dallas Fan Days
Comic, sci-fi, horror anime and gaming event from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday at Irving Convention Center, 500 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving.

• Oct. 15: Party for Peggy
Friends of Peggy Drury, a longtime bartender at Jugs and, later, Joe’s Place, are invited to a party in her honor from 7-9 p.m., at Liquid Zoo Bar and Grill, 2506 Knight St. The bar is providing sandwiches, chips and dips and there will be a cake, as well. Everybody is encouraged to wear Peggy’s favorite color, green, For information, contact the organizers, Deedee Heart, Shelley Benson or Norma Jean Featherson on Facebook.

• Oct. 15: Bewitched 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

• Oct. 15: PrEP Rally
United Black Ellument hosts medical professionals and community volunteers
who share their stories about PrEP as Resource Center plans to launch its PrEP clinic. From 2-5 p.m. at Resource Center,
5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct. 15: Porchfest
Peak Addition Neighborhood Association block party and music festival from
noon-8 p.m. at 4700 Swiss Ave.

• Oct. 15: American Gothic
Oak Lawn Band presents a free concert at 8 p.m. at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, 3014 Oak Lawn Ave.

• Oct. 15-16: Old Oak Cliff Conservation League home tour
The city’s oldest and largest home tour. Buy tickets ahead of time for $15. Tickets the day of tour are $25 and can be purchased at Bishop and 8th streets in the Bishop Arts District. Money benefits Oak Cliff neighborhood improvement projects.

• Oct 16: LGBT Square Dancing
Pegasus Squares holds open house and dance lessons from 3-5 p.m. at Dallas School of Burlesque, 2924 Main St #103.

• Oct 16: Then Sings My Soul
Recital featuring mezzo soprano Brooke Clark with piano and violin features selections from the AIDS Quilt Songbook. 4:30 p.m. at Shipp Chapel, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, 9200 Inwood Road.

• Oct. 20: ‘Upstairs Inferno’
Robert Camina’s film about the New Orleans mass murder will screen at 7:30 p.m. at the Magnolia Theater, 3699 McKinney Ave. followed by a Q&A. $15.

• Oct. 20: Art Show reception
Join the artists from the 10th anniversary Oak Lawn Library Friends Art Show from 6:30-7:30 p.m., Oak Lawn Library Auditorium, 4100 Cedar Springs Road.

• Oct. 22: Ranch Hand Rescue fundraiser
Benefit for the counseling center that uses equine and other rescued farm animals in therapy to help vets with physical disabilities and PTSD and children facing surgery and with other mental and physical disabilities. 6–11 p.m. at Hilton DFW Lakes Grand Ballroom, 1800 Hwy 26 East, Grapevine. $100.

• Oct. 22: Spooktacular
A fundraiser for GLBT LEAP Scholarships. Hollywood Glam and Hollywood Gore from 7-10 p.m. at ilume Park, 3109 Douglas Ave.

• Oct. 22: Texas Gift of Adoption dinner
Fajita dinner and silent auction benefits the Texas Gift of Adoption Fund Chapterfrom 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Ozona Grill,
4615 Greenville Ave. $40.

• Oct. 23: 25th Anniversary Hope Walk
The 25th annual Hope Walk benefitting AIDS Outreach Center in Tarrant County, includes a 5K family- and pet-friendly walk to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS and help AOC serve those living with or at risk of HIV. Includes burgers and beer provided by In-N-Out Burger and Ben E. Keith, a kick-off by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price, the Heels for Hope Dash, Kids Korner, Pooches on Parade, vendor and organization booths, awards, prizes and a raffle for a five-night Mexico cruise. Begins and ends at the Trinity Park Pavilion, 2300 W. 7th Street. For information or to register visit

• Oct 23: LGBT Square Dancing
Pegasus Squares holds open house and dance lessons from 3-5 p.m. at Dallas School of Burlesque, 2924 Main St #103.

• Oct 29: Costume Party
Costume Party from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Oct. 29: Costume contest
$500 in cash prizes and burlesque, circus and aerial entertainment. 9 p.m. at Viva’s Lounge, 1350 Manufacturing St. Suite 120. $20 for 18-21. $10 for 21 and up.

• Oct. 29: Lowest Greenville Derby
Teams of local runners compete to benefit Genesis Women’s Shelter from 2:45-7:30 p.m. on Lowest Greenville Avenue.

• Oct. 30: Puppy Con 2.0
Petropolitan presents comic book vendors, pet rescues, merchandise and a costume contest from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Main Street Gardens, 1902 Main St.

• Nov. 5: The Sands
AIDS Interfaith Network presents a retro nightclub experience with open bar, live music, dancing and hors d’oeuvres from 9 p.m.-midnight at 2616 Commerce Event Center, 2616 Commerce St. $75-5,000.

• Nov. 6: PurpleStride DFW
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network 5K walk at 8 a.m. at the Deck Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Freeway.

• Nov. 10: Black Tie Check Distribution Party
Black Tie Dinner check distribution party.

• Nov. 10: Gray Pride
6 p.m. at Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• Nov. 11-13: Strength Conference for Men Living with HIV
AIDS Walk South Dallas presents a weekend of support, empowerment and education. Seminars, speakers, breakout sessions, build skills and leadership. Embassy Suites Dallas–Love Field, 3800 W. Northwest Highway.

• Nov. 12: LGBT Aging Summit
Coalition for Aging LGBT presents first Tarrant County summit from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at UNT Health Science Center, Carl E. Everett Education and Administration Bldg, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth.

• Nov. 12: Turtle Creek Cleanup
Turtle Creek Association will provide trash bags and pickers. Volunteers should wear
no-slip shoes. Meet at the foot of Beasley Steps on Hall Street at the Katy Trail. 214-400-8546.

•Nov. 17: Dallas LGBT Bar Association
Transferring real estate outside a closing may involve gift tax, marital estate and other problems. Noon at the Belo Mansion, 2101 Ross Ave.

• Nov. 19: Nutcracker 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

• Nov. 20: Transgender Day of Awareness

• Dec. 1: World AIDS Day

• Dec. 2: AIDS Arms 30th Anniversary celebration
Cathedral of Hope, 5901 Cedar Springs Road.

• Dec. 10: Super Hero Ball
Holiday party from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Dec. 24: Chinese food and a movie
Congregation Beth El Binah has a traditional Jewish Christmas Eve dinner at 7 p.m. at Thairrific, 4000 Cedar Springs Road.



Dance, lead or follow. Pegasus Squares, Dallas’ modern western LGBT square dancing group, holds open houses on Oct. 16 and 23 for couples or singles. Beginner dance lessons will be held through the fall. See details in the Gay Agenda.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 14, 2016.

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