The Gay Agenda • 04-15-16

Posted on 15 Apr 2016 at 7:40am

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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 with this week’s guest is Rawlins Gilliland; 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.

APRIL

• Through May 30: Scarborough Renaissance Festival
Scarborough Faire features 200 quaint shoppes, food and grog from around the world, swordplay, comedy, birds of prey, magic and more. Weekends from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at Scarborough Village, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie.

• April 15: North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce Celebration of Excellence
Eleventh annual event honors awards in business excellence and to legislative champions at Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 N. Stemmons Fwy.

• April 16: 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.

• April 16: Oak Lawn Band presents ‘Storytellers’
Music from movies, theater, children’s folk tales and more. 3 p.m. at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, 3014 Oak Lawn Ave.

• April 17: TCGPWA general meeting
Tarrant County Gay Pride Week Association holds a general meeting at 3 p.m. at Barron House, 516 College Ave, Fort Worth.

• April 19: Stonewall Democrats of Dallas meeting
Resource Center CEO Cece Cox is the speaker. 6:30 p.m. at Vixin Lounge at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton St.

• April 21: Rainbow LULAC officer installation
6:30 p.m. at Havana Lounge, 4006 Cedar Springs Road.

• April 21: Taking Back Oak Lawn screening
USA Film Festival premieres Steven Pomerantz’s documentary about last fall’s Oak Lawn attacks. 6:30 p.m. at Angelika Theater, 5321 E Mockingbird Lane.

• April 21: Dawn Lundy Martin at WordSpace
Poet Dawn Lundy Martin whose poetry collections include Discipline appears as part of the WordSpace series at 7:30 p.m. at South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave.

• April 22: 10th Annual FashionCITED Show
Annual fashion show and fundraiser for Legal Hospice of Texas. 8 p.m. at Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Ave., Dallas.
For additional information e-mail Kamesha Gibson at kamesha@legalhospice.org For tickets and more information visit Bit.ly/1DGAphZ.

• April 22-24: Earth Day Texas
10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Fair Park, 1121 1st Ave. EarthDayTX.org.

• April 23: It’s My Park Day
Celebrate the renovation and rejuvenation of Maria Luna Park in Oak Lawn and hear about plans for additional changes to the park. From 9-11 a.m. at Maria Luna Park, 4500 Maple Ave.

• April 24: Second night Passover Seder
Congregation Beth El Binah celebrates the second night of Passover with a seder at 5:30 p.m. at Deli News, 17062 Preston Road. $60 members, $65 non-members.

• April 25-May 1: National Black Transmen Conference
Fifth annual National Black Trans Advocacy Conference and awards gala. The Dallas/Addison Marriott Quorum, 14901 Dallas Parkway. BlackTrans.org.

• April 27: Dallas PrEP Summit
Black AIDS Institute. BTAN, African American HIV University and AIDS Arms present discussions on PrEP issues. Breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Event from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch provided. Meadows Conference Center,
2900 Live Oak St. Register at DallasBlackPrepSummit.eventbrite.com.

April 28: I Am Jazz Book Reading and Discussion
Youth First and LEAGUE at AT&T will host a book reading and panel discussion to support transgender youth, at 7 p.m. at Youth First. Open to the public but registration encouraged at Evite.me/VGn7ZzEk2H.

• April 30: Steve Grand in concert
Steve Grand appears in concert. Chris Chism, who’s been in the studio working on his first single “Don’t Stay There,” also performs. Concert begins at 7 p.m. at Cathedral of Hope 5901 Cedar Springs Road.

• April 30: Free day at the zoo
Free day at the zoo for residents of council districts 1, 2, 7 and 14 (council members Adam Medrano, Philip Kingston, Scott Griggs and Tiffinni Young). Proof of residence required. Begins at 1 p.m. at Dallas Zoo,
650 S. R. L. Thornton Freeway.

MAY

• May 1: A Privileged Encounter: My Unique Experience with President Bill Clinton, 1987-2000.
Congregation Beth El Binah welcomes Rabbi Gene Levy of Little Rock who discusses his new book at 7:30 p.m. at Northaven United Methodist Church, 11211 Preston Road.

• May 4: LifeWalk Kickoff Party
A silent auction and hors d’ouevres are featured at 2016 LifeWalk’s kickoff from 6:30-9 p.m. at 3015 at Trinity Groves, 3015 Gulden Lane.

• May 6-8: The Grace Project
The world’s largest conference for women living with HIV takes place at a hotel in the Coit/LBJ area. For more information contact Angela Huddy at Legacy Counseling Center at angela@legacycounseling.org or 214-520-6308 ext. 384. Information at legacygraceproject.org.

• May 10: Awareness about the care needs of LGBT older adults
Light dinner, the film Gen Silent and a panel discussion about challenges of LGBT aging in our culture presented by Ed-U-Care. 6 p.m. at The Senior Source, 3910 Harry Hines Blvd.

• May 12: Outrageous Oral 20
The Dallas Way’s oral history project welcomes Dickie Weaver, Mary Mallory and Michael Doughman at 7 p.m. at the Round-Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs Road. (New location because of construction in the Rose Room).

• May 13-14: Contemporary Relationships Conference
Learn and discuss ways to strengthen LGBTQ dating, relationships, and parenting with over 30 international and national speakers from 8 a.m.-5:15 p.m. on May 14. Pre-conference institutes take place May 13. Both events are held at St. David’s Bethell Hall, 301 E. 8th St., Austin. For more information and to register visit Bit.ly/1tZKykeor e-mail info@contemporaryrelationships.com.

• May 14: Bloomin’ Ball
Ron Corning is the honorary chair of Sewing Seeds of Hope benefiting AIDS Interfaith Network at 5 p.m. at Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 N. Stemmons Freeway.

• May 14: TAG’S Annual Ball
“007: A Night With Bond,” Tyler Area Gays’ 2016 Annual Ball, features casino tables, cash bar, live music, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction and more. Tickets are $40 in advance, $45 at the door; student tickets are $35. For tickets and more information visit TylerAreaGays.com. For information email info@TylerAreaGays.com or call 903-312-2081. 6 p.m.-midnight, at Holiday Inn Tyler South Broadway,
5701 S. Broadway Ave.

• May 14: MetroBall Winstar Casino Party Bus Trip
Buses leave Sue Ellen’s parking lot at 8:30 a.m. and Collin Creek Mall at 9 a.m. Arrive Winstar Casino at 10:30 a.m. and depart Winstar at 2 p.m. Arrive Plano at 4 p.m. and Dallas at 4:30 p.m. $75 for one person, $125 for two and $150 for three. Proceedas benefit the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund and MetroBall. Tickets at MetroBallExpress.BrownPaperTickets.com.

• May 15: 33rd International AIDS Candlelight Memorial
AIDS Walk South Dallas presents the local observance from 3-5 p.m. at Cosmopolitan Congregation of Dallas, 1812 N. Haskell St.

• May 20: Dallas-area Intercollegiate LGBTQ Happy Hour
Texas Exes, SMU and TCU diversity groups host a happy hour to increase professional and social contacts between groups and individuals and support schools’ LGBTQ students, faculty and alumni.. 5-7 p.m. at Sushi Zushi West Village, 3636 McKinney Ave. Ste. 150. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at pavw@ti.com.

• May 21: AIDS Outreach Center Evening of Hope Benefit Gala
Benefits AOC’s services and programs. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. Dinner at 7:30 p.m. at Worthington Hotel, 200 Main St., Fort Worth. For tickets and more information call 817-916-5224.

• May 21: Orange is the New Bingo
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.

• May 21: Public grand opening LGBT Community Center
Resource Center holds an open house at its new building from 10 a.m.-noon at 5750 Cedar Springs Road.

• May 23: Stonewall 20th anniversary reception
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas celebrates its 20th anniversary with a reception and fundraiser from 7-9 p.m. in the  Assembly Room, Resource Center, 5750 Cedar Springs Road. $50.

JUNE

• June 3: Metroball
Debbie Gibson and Tiffany headline Metroball, the annual fundraiser for the Greg Dollgener Memorial AIDS Fund. S4, 3911 Cedar Springs Road.

• June 11: Longview Pride

• June 18: Beach Blanket 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.

• June 23: Sneak Peak Party
Black Tie Dinner announces some of its speakers and entertainment at Park Place Motors, 6113 Lemmon Ave.

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Dawn Lundy Martin’s collections include Discipline, which won the Nightboat Books Prize, and A Gathering of Matter/A Matter of Gathering, which was selected for the Cave Canem Poetry Prize.
She was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. Martin appears as part of the WordSpace writers series at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21 at South Dallas Cultural Center, 3400 S. Fitzhugh Ave.

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Oak-Lawn-Band

Oak Lawn Band presents ‘Storytellers,’ music from movies, theater, children’s folk tales and more at 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, 3014 Oak Lawn Ave.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition April 15, 2016.

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