Lot’s of interesting and fun events are planned this weekend, so grab your best weekend outfit and catch a show, help a charity or sip a cocktail!


Feature


“Once Upon A Time…A Fairytale HI”

The Gay 90’s
408 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN

Emperor XIX Steven Yorek & Empress XIX Roxie Hart
Cordially Invite You To Their
“FAIRYTALE COSTUME BALL”
Saturday, March 26th – 2011
5 to 9pm – Gay 90’s Entertainment Complex
A Benefit for the Rural AIDS Action Network
Doors open at 5:00pm
$20 Advance Purchase ticket via our website
$25 at the door
Dinner & Show – 5:30 pm
(choice of beef Lasagna or Chicken/Spinach Lasagna with garlic toast and salad.)
$10 Show Only – 630pm
Creative Fairy / Formal / Costume attire admired, but not required!
Prizes for best costume, fairy wings, and door prizes.
Tickets will be on sale March 1, 2011. To insure enough dinners for everyone, the event dinner would be best to be purchased in advance.

Saturday March 26, 2011

Elegance Drag Show

The Townhouse

Great performers and a fun crowd!

<<< Click on the pic for details

Sunday

Human Rights Campaign Spring Bowl for Equality

Sunday, March 27 · 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Park Tavern Event & Entertainment Center
3401 Louisiana Ave. South

Join us for an evening of ‘Spring Bowling for Equality’ at Park Tavern, in St. Louis Park, one week after the first day of Spring! The event will be hosted by the Twin Cities Human Rights Campaign with our special emcee for the evening ‘Gosh Alice Jones.’ It’s a great way to support the Human Rights Campaign and join other members of the community for food and fun!

Registration starts at 2pm – bowling and fun ensue at 3pm!

PURCHASE TICKETS: www.hrc.org/twincitiesbowling

General Admission – $35.00 (includes bowling, shoe rental, food and an annual HRC membership – *what a deal!*
Lane Captain – $150.00
Returning Lane Sponsor – $125.00
New Lane Sponsor – $150.00
Lane Sponsor/Captain Combo – $275.00

For more information on how to sponsor the event, please email communityevents@hrc.org.

Monday

QSCC Spring Pride 2011

Keep an eye on their Facebook page for updates and further details!

Here’s a rundown of our Spring Pride events! Expect individual Facebook pages for the big events, but here’s a way for you to keep track of everything else that’s happening.

Monday 3/28
Spring Pride Kick-Off Rally
11a- 2p at Coffman Front Plaza

Tuesday 3/29
Bake Sale part 1
11a- 2p Contact Table 5

GeeQs Rock Band night!
7:30p in the Q (CMU 205)

Wednesday 3/30
Bake Sale part 2
11a- 2p Contact Table 6

Queer Bowling with Friends & Allies!
Goldy’s Gameroom in the basement of CMU
6p- 9p & it’s free!!

Saturday 4/2
Big Gay Picnic
Area behind Coffman
11a- 4p
Bring your frisbee, food, and some friends! 🙂

Monday 4/4
Hip-Hop Against Homophobia!
6p- 11p The Whole

Tuesday 4/5
Trans Tuesday w/ Tranarchy and the Trans Commission
Trans 101 at 5:30p (location TBA)
Gender-Bending Workshop at 6:30p in the Q (CMU 205)

Wednesday 4/6
Delta Lambda Phi presents Condom Olympics
7:30p in the Q (CMU 205)

Thursday 4/7
Smitten Kitten Presentation w/ Queer Women
In the Q (CMU 205) Time TBA

Friday 4/8
Variety Show Rehearsal
6p in the Q (CMU 205)

Saturday 4/9
Variety Show!!
Arena Theater in Rarig (West Bank)
6p- 12a

Wednesday

Being Queer: Doing Theatre

Wednesday, March 30 · 3:00pm – 4:30pm

Appleby Hall Room 41

From research awards to colloquia to a Distinguished Lecture Series, the Schochet Endowment strives to establish a more vibrant GLBT academic community at the University and to make it more accessible to all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members.
http://glbta.umn.edu/schochet/

The Schochet Endowment will be presenting its second lecture series of the spring term, titled “Being Queer: Doing Theatre”. This panel d…iscussion will be moderated by Eric Colleary (PhD candidate, Theatre Historiography at UMN-TC). We will discuss the process of “doing” theatre and performance through the lens of queerness. This event is free, and open to the public.

Confirmed panelists will include:

Claire Avitabile (20% Theatre Company Founder and Executive Director)
http://www.tctwentypercent.org/

Jaime Carrera (Performance artist)
http://www.mnartists.org/artistHome.do?action=info&rid=104122

Patrick Scully (Artistic Director and Founder of Patrick’s Cabaret)
http://www.patrickscabaret.org/

Friday

TCGMC Presents Olé! Olé! Olé! – Sexy, Sassy with a Hint of Salsa

Friday, April 1 at 8:00pm – April 2 at 8:00pm

University Of Minnesota Ted Mann Concert Hall
2128 Fourth Street South
Minneapolis, MN

With special guests Ballet Folklórico México Azteca and Mariachi Mi Tierra!

The rhythm is gonna getcha! Feel the heat – move your feet to the Latin beat as the Chorus whisks you away on a journey to Latin and South America.

We explore timeless Latin Classics by Ernani Aguiar and Heitor Villa-Lobos, the bossa nova rhythms of Antonio Carlos Jobim and the contemporary music of Santana and Gloria Estefan. We spotlight some of Latin A…merica’s wondrous legends like La Llorona, add a touch of heat with the sensuous rhythms of the conga and tango, and feature the heart-pounding music of Marc Anthony and Ricky Martin.

Visually stunning and aurally thrilling, you won’t be able to keep still as the men of the chorus thrill you in Olé! Olé! Olé!

Concert Performances:
April 1, 2011 at 8 pm
April 2, 2011 at 8 pm

Order tickets from the U of M Ticket Office’s Web Site: http://bit.ly/i21oJS

Sunday


Bowling, Billiards & Laser Tag, OH MY!

Sunday, April 3 at 8:00pm – April 4 at 12:00am

Brunswick Zone XL
11129 162nd Street West
Lakeville, MN

Grab your friends and come join the North Country Bears as we invade Brunswick Zone XL for a Sunday Night of Fun! This is an 18+ event.

8:00pm – Midnight
Brunswick Special $9.99(+tax) you get:

-Unlimited Bowling/Free Shoe rental
-Unlimited Laser Tag
-Unlimited Billiards/Pool
-$5 Arcade Game Card

Brunswick also has a Bar and Grill for those who may be thirsty/hungry!

I-35 and Cty Rd 46 in Lakeville

Q: Why is the event sunday night?
A: The $9.99 special is only sunday nights from 8pm-12am.
Normal prices aren’t very afforable.

Monday & Tuesday

Check the earlier listing for QSCC Spring Pride

On the Horizon

Nunsense – At the Lab Theater in Minneapolis

The Lab Theater
700 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN

Rooftop Theatre Company proudly announces the opening of Dan
Goggin’s musical review Nunsense for a limited one weekend engagement at The Lab Theater.

Nunsense will only have 4 performances so make your reservations early!

Friday April 15th at 7:30
Saturday April 16th at 4:00 & 7:30
Sunday April 17th at 2:00

The show is a musical review staged by five nuns seeking to raise money for the burials of departed sisters who have been poisoned by a tainted batch of vichyssoise soup. Featured in Rooftop’s production are veterans and newcomers to the stage from throughout Minnesota with over 60 years of on stage experience. Fun for the whole family!

Entertainment Tonight says: “You don’t have to be Catholic to love Nunsense!”

Ticket Information:

Adults – $27.00
Students/Seniors/Fringe Button – $23.00

Call The Lab Theater at 612.333.7977 for reservations.

All seating to be general admission.

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