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Posted on 11 Jan 2007 at 6:14pm
By Staff Reports

Valiente to present 2nd annual �Noche Bohemia� show featuring 8 Latino artists

Valiente, Dallas and Fort Worth�s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Latino/a Alliance, will present eight Latino artists at its second annual �Noche Bohemia� on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., at the Ice House Cultural Center, 1008 W. Page St. in Oak Cliff.

The art show is open to the public and most of the art work will be on sale, with all sales benefiting the artist.

Featured artists will be Joey Chabolla, J. Michael Cruz, Mario Gallegos, Rosalinda Gomez, Alicia Molina, Jay Morales, Lupita Murillo Tinnen and Jose Vargas.

For more information, go online to www.Valiente.org,

�Shop for a Cause� at Macy�s Ridgmar Mall will benefit Tarrant County�s AOC

AIDS Outreach Center of Greater Tarrant County and Macy�s Ridgmar Mall of Fort Worth present the second annual �Shop for a Cause� event on Saturday, Oct. 13.

�Shop for a Cause� is Macy�s national day of support for nonprofits across America, and Macy�s has been a longtime supporter of AIDS Outreach Center, donating to AOC�s Mental Health Counseling Center and sponsoring the Lone Star Ride Fighting AIDS.

Individuals may purchase tickets with a $5 donation to AOC. Each ticket purchased allows shoppers to receive 10 to 20 percent off purchases throughout the day. In addition, shoppers will receive $10 off any item valued at $20 or more, and those shoppers will be entered into a drawing for a $500 Macy�s gift card.

To purchase tickets call AIDS Outreach Center at 817-335-1994, ext. 224.

Stonewall Democrats to hear debate on Trinity River Project toll road issue

Gay former Dallas City Council members John Loza and Ed Oakley will discuss issues surrounding the Nov. 6 vote on the Trinity River Project at the Dallas Stonewall Democrats meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at Ojeda�s Restaurant on Maple Avenue. Both are also Stonewall members.

Dallas County Democratic Chair Darlene Ewing and Craig Watkins, the first African-American district attorney for Dallas County, will also address the group.

Legacy of Success seeks donations for garage sale benefiting RCD

Donations are being sought for a rummage sale to benefit the Resource Center of Dallas� food pantry and hot meals program.

The rummage sale � �One Man�s Trash is Another Man�s Dinner� � is being organized by the Legacy of Success Foundation. It will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20 in the parking lot of the Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.

Tax-deductible receipts are available for donations. To make a donation, contact Chastity Kirven at 972-533-1593 or cdkirven@aol.com.

JEWEL holding masquerade speed dating party as its October event

Joining & Educating Women Empowering Leaders (JEWEL), a social group for women who love women offered by The Resource Center of Dallas, will hold a �Masquerade Speed Dating Party� on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St. The party is open to everyone, but the speed dating is only for women seeking women.

The event will feature Latin music and dance sensation Mauricio Carrera, and a costume contest with a cash prize for the first place winner. Costumes are encouraged but not required.

JEWEL holds meetings weekly. For more information, call 214-540-GIRL or e-mail jewel@rcdallas.org.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition October 12, 2007

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