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3rd Annual PRIDE Legacy Awards
Thursday, May 28, 2015 5:30pm-10pm
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre,
181 Roundhouse Mews,
The PRIDE Legacy Awards is an opportunity to highlight some of the important, amazing work being done within Vancouver to address many of the challenges and issues facing our community. While we have made significant strides towards equality and equity, there are still battles to be fought and it is important to draw attention to those at the forefront. Tickets: $25.00+$2.37(Fee)=$27.37
We will offer you a lesson at the beginning of the evening to teach you and then you'll have an opportunity to dance and sharpen your skills. All you have to do is show up...there is always a partner available for you to dance with and your lesson is included. Its easy, fun, and most of all it gives you a chance to meet great people and to help support your community at large. $10 donation
Relive those Y2K feels when we celebrate the era that we all love to hate! Ladies and gents we present to you BACK IT UP THURSDAYS!.
w/ DJs JANE SMOKER x LISA DELUX on decks playing a mix of house anthems and Y2K faves! Plus your hosts BERLIN M STILLER x TIFFANY ANN CO x JANESSA! HAPPY HOUR ‘TIL MIDNIGHT!! $5 Cover, $4.50 Hiballs
Tiko Kerr, Art & History 1980-2015, The past is personal
May 28 - June 5, 2015
Robinson Studio Gallery, 440-1000 Parker St. (which is inset, or southwest, from Venables and Clark Drive)
For over 35 years Tiko Kerr has represented the honest truths of his experience in visually evocative ways. I hope you will be able to join Tiko, Craig and myself for the Opening this Thursday, May 28, of The Past Is Personal which will feature an intriguing mix of artworks drawn from Tiko's personal collection spanning the full stretch of his highly-respected career. As Tiko is now exploring abstraction and new subject matters, he has decided to release this beautiful collection of original pieces. This exhibition is also a fundraiser for Positive Living BC
Timberline Country Dance
Friday, May 29, 2015 7pm-11pm
PumpJack Pub, 1167 Davie St.
Country 2 Step & Line Dance
Dance Lesson @ 8pm, No Cover
The Vancouver Friends For Life Society is delighted to invite you to the Enchanted Garden on May 30th as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the stunning restoration of the Diamond Centre For Living.
VIP Admission, $150.00 + Tax and Fees, 6PM to Midnight
Enchantment abounds at the TD VIP Pre-Reception.
Regular Admission, $100.00 + Tax and Fees, 7PM to Midnight
Join us in the secret gardens at the Coast Plaza Hotel for an evening filled with theatrical performances, live music, interactive entertainment, craft cocktails and delectable canapés.
Join Carlotta Gurl and her guests every Saturday night for a spectacular show filled with drag, live numbers, contests and much more, all hosted by one of Vancouvers top drag personas, Carlotta Gurl! Show starts at 11pm, make sure to arrive early for good seating. $5 at the door
The Unstoppable Conni Smudge & DJ TCKLTRNK aka Joel Gook are proud to bring back this Vancouver tradition at everyone's favourite hangout, The Junction.
We are keeping the menu simple and tasty and the booze plentiful, both at affordable prices (did someone say Happy Hour? )
Welcome back Conni's Cocktail of Choice "The Smudge" = equal parts voddie, gingerale, pineapple juice .... simply fabulous.
THE DOT PARTY
Sunday May 31, 2015 4pm-8pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.
The Junction is bringing back the DOT Party!!! Which DOT's will be in the house??? Dj Del Stamp will be setting the mood & Empress XLIV Babette Co-Taylor will be hosting an entertaining drag show.
Suggested Donation of $5 will give you an opportunity to win the door prize Mural by Brent Ray Fraser (this one of a kind original is currently on display at Pumpjack)
POLKA DOT attire is a must and the DOT brigade will be enforcing the dress code!! Prizes for best dressed!!! ALL Donations are going to benefit AIDS Vancouver!!!
Join Miz Adrien and her special guests for an evening of glamour and laughter with a little naughtiness on the side. Door Prizes and Raffle
Doors at 6:30pm / Show at 7:30pm / Cover $10 / $5 after 9pm - NEW - $5 cover before 9pm with valid Student ID. Reservations strongly recommended. Call The Heritage Grill at (604) 759-0819. www.theheritagegrill.com
The Bobbers' unique Queer Comedy Improv brings laughter to festivals, events, and their weekly Show in Vancouver - Monday Nights 8pm-9:45 @ 1181! No Cover
Peach Cobblah's SHAME SPIRAL
Tuesdays, 2015 11pm
1181, 1181 Davie St.
The Baddest Bitch of the East is hitting Davie! This is some East meets West End debauchery!
Tuesday Nights have never been so full of regret as PEACH COBBLAH takes over her favourite cocktail lounge 1181 for a night of drag, perverse games, and true shame spiral stories. With DJ Jef Leppard, And amazing drink specials With a gorgeous roster of guests.
BINGO FOR LIFE :: VANCOUVER FRIENDS FOR LIFE SOCIETY
Wednesdays 2015 8:30pm-10:30pm
Celebrities Nightclub, 1022 Davie Street
This weekly extravaganza is filled with brilliant prizes, cheap drinks and snappy drag queens! To date, Bingo For Life has raised over $300,000 for the Friends For Life Society.
LOUD Gala Reception 2015
Thursday, 4 June, 2015 6pm-9pm
Steamworks Brewpub, 375 Water Street
New this year is a VIP reception from 5pm. Meet our recipients, one on one, over a glass or 2 of bubbly.
Join us at 6pm for the main event. Grab your welcome drink. Enjoy the canapes and appies. The evening will be hosted by Robert Kaiser (aka Joan-E) with entertainment segments produced by the frank theatre company. Tickets: regular $69 frpm 6pm, VIP $99 from 5pm
Vancouver Men's Chorus presents "MEN"
June 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 2015
Performance Works on Granville Island
MEN blazes a trail through the burly-brawny, sometimes brainy, clever, yet always hearty narrative of our lives with big singing and bold moves. Be there when Adonis confronts The Beast, and Famous faces off with Infamous in duels of men at work and play!
Patron Tickets ($65) Wonderful value and a great night out: from Saturday, April 25, @10am / General Admission Tickets ($35) from May 1, 2015 @10am
Showtunes Night at 1181
Friday, June 5, 2015 6pm-9pm
1181, 1181 Davie St.
It's that time of year again! The Tony Awards!!
Come on down to SHOWTUNES Night on Friday June 5 to get your Tony Awards party started early! Celebrate with some of the best Tony performances from previous years!
Saturday, June 6, 2015 12pm-2pm
**This event requires registration**
1. Sign up as individual or team
2. STRUT on June 6, 2015 at 12 noon
3. Win big "Best in Shoe" prizes
4. Change the lives of LGBT+ refugees and newcomers
STRUT your stuff at Sunset Beach in the Foundation of Hope’s first community fundraiser. Walk 1-mile in stiletto shoes with us at Sunset Beach on June 6, 2015 to raise funds and awareness for LGBT+ people around the world.
We stand strong together in support of every person’s right to love who we are meant to, be who they want to be without fear of prejudice. Join us and walk a mile in high-heels to fight for LGBT+ people around the world. www.STRUTvancouver.ca
Girl-Girl Speed Dating
Saturday, June 13, 2015 5pm-8pm
The Junction, 1138 Davie St.
Price: $28 – includes a variety of appetizers
Advance registration is required and available at www.lezhookup.com
Scruff Invades Vancouver
Saturday, 13 June 2015 10pm-3am
FIVESIXTY, 560 Seymour St.
SCRUFF Invades: Vancouver! Pit Bull and Big Roger Events with Nasty Pig Present the Legendary DJ Nina Flowers and DJ Ben Baker (NYC) & DJ Quest (VAN)
In SCRUFF's biggest and most massive invasion yet, we come full force with 3 superstar DJs that will keep you dancing from start to finish! Hosted by Johnny Scruff, Joey Scruff, Jason Scruff, and Nasty Pig's Boss Hog David Lauterstein the night will be non-stop action!
SCRUFF Giveaways, Special Show by Berlin and Sexy Go-Go's
Limited Pre-Sale Tickets are also available at Little Sister's Book & Art Emporium (1238 Davie St.) and Top Drawers (809 Davie St.) Tickets $20/$25, go on sale May 28 at 12 pm
BIG PRIDE WEEKEND 2015
July 31 - August 3
Big Roger's HQ
We celebrate Vancouver Pride with BIG PRIDE WEEKEND 2015 featuring an incredible line-up of talent from around the world including Grammy Nominated DJ and Remixer Dave Audé, Yinon Yahel, DJ Abel Aguilera, Dj Isaac Escalante, Alain Jackinsky and a showcase of Vancouver's best with DJ Quest, DJ Del Stamp, Nick Bertossi, DJ Mumbles, DJ Landon James SOLLORS, and Bret Law from Seattle.
Weekend passes and tickets go on sale by Wednesday May 27, 2015