Have an event coming up? Email yourinformation to staff writer James Russell at by Thursday at 10 a.m. for that week’s issue.

• Weekly: Lambda Weekly every Sunday at 1 p.m. on 89.3 KNON-FM. Community counselor Candy Marcum is this week’s guest; United Black Ellument hosts discussion on HIV/AIDS in the black community at 7 p.m. every second Tuesday of the month at 3116 Commerce St., Suite C; Fuse game night every Monday evening but the last of the month at 8 p.m. at the Fuse space in the ilume, 4123 Cedar Springs Road, Apt 2367; Fuse Connect every Wednesday from 7 p.m. at the Fuse Space. For more information call
or e-mail Ruben Ramirez at 214-540-4500 or

• Feb. 12-March 18: White Rock Community Church Stations of the Cross
The 14 Stations of the Cross are depicted by tattoo artists from Taboo Tattoo and Tigger’s Body Art in Deep Ellum 6:30 p.m. each Friday through Lent at White Rock Community Church, 9353 Garland Road. To learn more visit or call 214-320-0043.

• Feb. 12: “50 Shades of Gay”: Speed Dating Mixer and Fundraiser
Speed dating mixer for gay, bi and trans men 21 and older takes place every second Friday of the month. 6-9 p.m. at Alexandre’s,
4026 Cedar Springs Road. $5. Benefits Real Live Connection. For more information call 469-666-7325.

• Feb. 12: High Tech Happy Hour
Texas Instruments Pride, the LGBT and ally diversity group, hosts its monthly High Tech Happy Hour to increase professional and social contacts between groups and individuals and to foster community. 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Primo’s Tex Mex, 1400 Hi Line Dr. For more information e-mail Paul von Wupperfeld at

• Feb. 12: Dallas Red Foundation takeover at Azure Addison
An opportunity to learn about Legacy Counseling and Dallas Red Foundation while drinking DRF Signature Cocktails, from 8-10:30 p.m. at Azure, 4080 Beltline Road, Addison.

• Feb. 12-14: HRC Time to Thrive Conference
Annual national conference promoting safety, inclusion and well-being for LGBT youth features speakers, workshops and more at Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. For more information and to register visit

• Feb. 13: LGBTQSaves Valentine’s Dance
LGBT-friendly youth and young adult dance includes free food, drink and entertainment from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Community Church, 908 Pennsylvania Ave., Fort Worth.

• Feb. 13: Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington’s Emperor’s Ball
Annual fundraiser benefits Cancer Care Services at 7 p.m. at Urban Cowboy Lounge, 2620 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth.

• Feb. 16: Young Adult Gender Identity Group
In partnership with SMU’s Center for Family Counseling, GEAR is launching a new support group for young trans adults ages
18-29. 6 p.m. at Resource Center, 2701 Reagan St.

• Feb. 16: Stonewall Democrats of Dallas monthly meeting
Cocktails at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Sue Ellen’s, 3014 Throckmorton Street.

• Feb. 19: HRC DFW Federal Club Mixer
Happy hour from 6-8 p.m. at Cedar Springs Tap House, 4123 Cedar Springs Road.

• Feb. 20: Gaybingo: Queen of Hearts
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

• Feb. 20: AOC Benefit Concert at TCU
TCU’s School for Classical and Contemporary Dance’s Chi Tau Epsilon Honor Society presents the 2016 AIDS Outreach Center Benefit Concert featuring dance groups from across the region. 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre of Erma Lowe Hall,
3000 S. University Dr., Fort Worth. $20 for adults. $10 for non-TCU students.
For tickets and more information
call 817-257-4255.

• Feb. 21: Tarrant County Gay Pride
Week Association meetingGetting ready for fifth annual Easter and Pet Fest /Art Fest and general meeting. 3 p.m. at Barron House, 516 College Ave., Fort Worth.

• Feb. 21: DRF Quiz for a Cause
Dallas Red Foundation, Geeks Who Drink — D/FW, and Cedar Springs Tap House team up to create a Quiz for a Cause benefiting
Dallas DRF and Legacy Counseling at 7 p.m. at Cedar Springs Tap House,
4123 Cedar Springs Road.

Feb. 21: East Dallas Christian Church Concert Series:
Adagios for Reflection: Gratitude in Community…Grace in Humanity

Performers include Meg Griffith, flute; Michael Scheuerman, clarinet; Daniel Sigale, viola; Keith Critcher, piano;
Rev. Dr. Steve Sprinkle, John Ahne, David Lawrence, readers; The EDCC Chancel Choir; and Jonathan Merritt, piano. All concerts are free of charge with open seating. Donations will be accepted. 3 p.m. in the Grimes Choir Suite at East Dallas Christian Church,
629 N. Peak Street.

• Feb. 25: Rainbow LULAC mixer
Membership mixer 6-8 p.m. at Mario Sabino’s, 5404 Lemmon Ave.


• March 5: Resource Center’s Toast to Life Mad Hatter’s Ball
Enjoy a night of food from top local chefs and entertainment by DJ Bunny at this annual benefit for Resource Center programs from 7-11 p.m. at the Empire Room,   1225 N. Riverfront Blvd. For tickets and more information visit

• March 5: Reverchon Park Roundup
The 18th annual cleanup includes planting flowerbeds, clearing out trash and removing fallen tree limbs. Pants, long sleeve shirts, sturdy shoes, gloves, rakes and other small tools recommended. 9:30 a.m. registration and orientation followed by 10 a.m. clean up and a complimentary lunch at 11:30 a.m. at 3505 Maple Ave. For more information and to volunteer e-mail or call 214-559-7825.

• March 6:  You’ll Never Walk Alone
Oak Lawn UMC presents “You’ll Never Walk Alone: A Community Gathering of Hope, Unity, and Support for the Oak Lawn Neighborhood.” The program expresses the community’s appreciation for the leadership displayed
by Mayor Rawlings and the Dallas Police Department in the face of recent violent attacks in Oak Lawn. Performances by the Dallas Police Choir, the Oak Lawn Band and Oak Lawn UMC’s Chancel Choir. 6-7:30 p.m. at Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, 3014 Oak Lawn Ave.

• March 9: Mother Micheal Community Service Awards
Awards presented by the Imperial Court de Fort Worth/Arlington with performances by category winners. 7 p.m. at Club Reflection, 604 S. Jennings St., Fort Worth.

• March 11-13: Imperial Court Coronation XXXVII
Punking the Palace — The Windsors Meet Steampunk: An Evening at Buckingham Palace. Coronation is at 5 p.m. on Saturday night in the main ballroom of the host hotel. Radisson North-Fossil Creek,
2540 Meacham Blvd., Fort Worth.

• March 20: The Wedding Workshop: An LGBT Community Event
Three-hour, hands-on seminar featuring wedding industry experts guides couples through all the steps for planning a memorable wedding. 9:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, 2222 N. Stemmons Freeway. For more information
call 214-754-8710 ext. 126 or visit Admission and parking are free with registration.

• March 20: The Wedding Party and Expo: An LGBT Community Event
Presented by the Dallas Voice, the largest LGBT wedding expo in Texas includes exhibitors, a fashion show, food samples,
a community marketplace and free cake. Donnie Brown serves as celebrity host.1-5 p.m. at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel,
2222 N. Stemmons Freeway. For more information call 214-754-8710 ext. 126 or
e-mail Register at Admission
and parking are free with registration.

• March 27: Easter in Lee Park
Easter in the park is back and celebrates its 50th anniversary. Pooch Parade, bonnet contest, music and more. 1-4 p.m. Lee Park, 3333 Turtle Creek Blvd.


Feb. 20: AOC Benefit Concert at TCU


TCU’s School for Classical and Contemporary Dance’s Chi Tau Epsilon Honor Society presents the 2016 AIDS Outreach Center Benefit Concert, featuring student and professional dance groups from across the region.

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition February 12, 2016.