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6/5

Portland Latino Gay Pride 2008 Kick-Off

Kicking off Portland's Latino Gay Pride celebration, Dan Guerrero—actor and writer behind the documentary Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano—is in the house, and will screen his film.

Jupiter Hotel, 800 E Burnside, 7 pm, latinogaypridepdx.com

Queer Bait

A tribute to Siouxsie Sioux, hosted by Splendora and Ignora, "with Fannie Mae Darling at the door."

Eagle PDX Underground, 27 NW 6th, $5, portlandeagle.com

Third Annual City Hall Pride Art Show

Featuring artwork by Horace Long, Romaine Harris, Linda Kliewer, Paul Kliewer, Paul Fukui, Max Drake, and Paul Dahlquist. Open to the public.

City Hall, 1221 SW 4th, 5-7 pm, free

6/6

¡Gaytino!

Writer and performer Dan Guerrero brings his autobiographical one-man show to Portland, where he'll take the stage to chronicle his life: "From East LA in the '50s to New York's Great White Way in the '60s and '70s and back to Hollywood."

Miracle Theatre, 525 SE Stark, 8 pm, $22-28, 236-7253, latinogaypridepdx.com

Idols and Icons Opening Reception

A collaboration between artists Chris Haberman and Richard Schemmerer.

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 6 pm, free, pdxqcenter.org

Papis Dance Party

A "muy caliente" dance party featuring Seattle's DJ Luis spinning latin, hiphop, and dance music. Event organizers instruct you to "wear your papi underwear."

Boxxes, 1035 SW Stark, 10 pm, latinogaypridepdx.com

6/7

Chicas Who Brunch

A scrumptious champagne brunch, with a Latin flavor, in celebration of Latino Pride.

Crush, 1400 SE Morrison, 11 am, crushbar.com

Gay Pride Pageant

Fez Ballroom, 316 SW 11th, 221-7262, fezballroom.com

¡Gaytino!

Writer and performer Dan Guerrero brings his autobiographical one-man show to Portland, where he'll take the stage to chronicle his life: "From East LA in the '50s to New York's Great White Way in the '60s and '70s and back to Hollywood."

Miracle Theatre, 525 SE Stark, 8 pm, $22-28, 236-7253, latinogaypridepdx.com

Pleasure Boys

With DJ Nightschool, DJ Girlfriends, and Dee Jay Jack.

Eagle PDX Underground, 27 NW 6th, free, 241-0105, portlandeagle.com

QueerCore Youth Awards

The Pride Foundation and the Equity Foundation honor youth leaders. Plus: food and performances!

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 2 pm, free, pdxqcenter.org

SMYRC's Queer Youth Prom

The Sexual Minority Youth Resource Center (SMYRC) annual prom is a don't miss event for the 23-and-under set. This year's theme is "Best of Goodwill"—which means a costume contest, and prizes for the "most outrageous" thrift store ensembles.

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 8 pm, 872-9664, smyrc.org

6/8

All-Ages Talent Show

Hosted by Maria and Poison Waters, and benefiting the Audra M. Edwards Scholarship Fund.

Darcelle XV Showplace, 208 NW 3rd, 7 pm, $5 , darcellexv.com

Family Pride

Music, games, crafts, and more—bring a light-colored T-shirt for decorating! This event is free and open to all families!

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 2-4 pm, free

Pop Tart

Featuring a set from the Gay Deceivers, plus spinning by DJ Equestrian vs. DJ Automaton (Swan Island). Also, performances by the Rose City Sirens (Portland's favorite all-queer female burlesque troupe) and the River City Riders (the NW's newest drag king troupe), and a guest star performance from Sarah Adorable of Scream Club.

Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 7 pm, $5

Portland Latino Gay Pride Festival

Food, drinks, singers, dancers, and community leaders (and elected officials!) cap off a weekend of Latino Gay Pride. Dance party starts at 8 pm.

Jupiter Hotel, 800 E Burnside, 3 pm, latinogaypridepdx.com

6/9

Gay Skate

Join Just Out for a special Pride edition of their monthly skate night. Bonus: Wear your best rainbow-hued gear to compete for prizes.

Oaks Park Skating Rink, 1 SE Spokane, 7 pm, $6 plus two nonperishable food items, justout.com

6/10

Lipstick and Dipstick

Lesbian advice columnists Lipstick and Dipstick (AKA Gina Daggett and Kathy Belge) will read from their Essential Guide to Lesbian Relationships.

Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway, 6 pm, free

6/11

Q Literati!

The kick-off of a new monthly LGBTQ reading series, featuring Marc Acito, author of Attack of the Theater People, plus lesbian advice gurus Lipstick and Dipstick (AKA Gina Daggett and Kathy Belge).

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 7 pm, free, pdxqcenter.org

6/12

Hot Flash Dance Party

Dance party for seasoned lesbians (mid-30s and beyond) and the women who love them! Featuring '70's and '80s music by DJ Lauren, plus oldies and today's best dance music from DJ WildFire.

Barracuda, 9 NW 2nd, 3-9 pm, $8, hotflashdances.com

Shake It!

DJ Brad spins house jams all night at Boxxes, while DJ Catalyst and Jason Wann spin '80s hits next door at Red Cap Garage. Kick off Pride Weekend!

Boxxes, 1035 SW Stark, boxxes.com

Speak Up! Speak Out! Poetry Slam!

Portland's Black Pride kicks off with "Speak Up! Speak Out! Poetry Slam!" The evening will feature a collection of artists from Seattle's Voices Rising and Fire & Ink, including the Lamba Literary Award nominee Marvin K. White. There will also be an open mic, so bring your poetry to share with the audience!

Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside, 7-10 pm, $5 donation

Wig Out!

An evening of coifs, costumes, wine, and dancing, with prizes awarded for "Best Themed Wig," "Biggest Bouffant," and more. Come with your best hairdo, or wigs and accessories are available for purchase at the event from the Lippmann Company.

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 7-10 pm, free, pdxqcenter.org

6/13

Dirty Queer X-Rated Open Mic

Hosted by Sossity Chiricuzio, this X-rated open mic promises to be dirty.

In Other Words, 8 NE Killingsworth, $1-5, 6:30 pm, dirtyqueer.com

Filthy Friday

Kick off Pride weekend with a dance party featuring DJ Robb, and special guest Jen Folker.

CC Slaughter's, 200 NW 3rd, free, ccslaughterspdx.com

Gaycation

Dance party!

Holocene, 1001 SE Morrison, 9 pm, $3, myspace.com/gaycation

Overflow

Special Pride edition of the weekly hiphop show, with DJs FSO and Adam West.

Red Cap Garage, 1035 SW Stark

Pride Kick-Off Party

Pride gear giveaways, and a "brand-new, full-length show" by the Rose City Sirens, sponsored by Babeland.

Egyptian Club, 3701 SE Division, 9 pm, $7-10, eroompdx.com

Queer Pressure

Variety show with Splendora and the Gender Fluids, CJ and the Dolls, Burlesquire, DJ Stormy, and more.

Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $10-13

The Well of Horniness

A nine-person, high-camp, low-brow Sapphic murder mystery with one corpse, lusty lesbians, murderous dykes, and mysterious women, in the cliff-hanging style of an old-time radio show. Part soap opera, part dyke noir, all silliness. Wine and pastries at the pre-performance fundraiser! (Fundraiser starts at 7 pm.)

Q Center, 69 SE Taylor, 8 pm, $10-20

UnderU4Men Fashion Show

Hot fashions! Hot models! Hot hot hot! Invite VIP party starts at 9 pm, general admission at 10 pm. Music by DJ Harmonix.

Boxxes, 1035 SW Stark, 10 pm, boxxes.com

6/14

'90s Pop Video Dance Party

Nine-foot screens and the best booty-shakin' videos from the '90s.

Fez Ballroom, 316 SW 11th

Beach Party '08

DJ Alex Hollywood and Diva Bolivia Carmichaels entertain you for the first night of CC Slaughters' Beach Party Weekend. Plus, it's Cyndi Lauper's Bring Ya to the Brink CD release party!

CC Slaughter's, 200 NW 3rd, 9 pm, free. ccslaughterspdx.com

Black Pride Block Party and BBQ

Crush is closing down the street and opening a beer garden to celebrate Black Pride. There will be break dancing, and a performance by Brooklyn's KIN. At 10 pm, the party moves inside, and keeps going all night with Kutz D. Kutz and Seoul Brother #1.

Crush, 1400 SE Morrison, 4 pm, free,

Blowpony

DJ Airick, DJ Kinetic, DJ Darkcloud, DJ Transfat, DJ Ehren Adams, and DJ Mr Charming will be "rockin the beats" with punk, disco, new wave, and more.

Eagle PDX Underground, 27 NW 6th, $3, portlandeagle.com

DykeMarch 2008

This one's for the ladies (biological and otherwise): Tonight, dykes flood downtown with banners and noisemakers to show their pride (right alongside the TransMarch). Gather at 6 pm, march starts at 7 pm.

North Park Blocks, NW Park & Davis, 6 pm, free, dykemarchportland.com

Fluid

Hot tracks and hot boys. Featuring Aden and Jordan Jaric and Tyler Saint dancing in the showers while you tear up the dance floor

Red Cap Garage, 1035 SW Stark

Gender Bender Variety Show

Performances by E Kings, Rose City Sirens, River City Riders, and Burlesquire.

Egyptian Club, 3701 SE Division, 9 pm, $5, eroompdx.com

Girl4GIRL

The hottest all-woman dance event around. DJ Beyonda, Pride beads, go-go dancers, and more!

Wonder Ballroom, 128 NE Russell, 9 pm, $10-12, girl4girlseattle.com

L4L.PDX

A non-smoking dance party for the 35-plus lesbian set, with music from the '50s through '80s.

Embers, 110 NW Broadway, 5 pm, $6, home.comcast.net/~l4l.pdx

Mega-Bingo with Miss Mylar

What makes it mega? Food, drinks, giveaways, and "all your favorite safe-sex fare."

Men's Wellness Center, 928 SW Stark, 3 pm, 445-7699, cascadeaids.org

Out Like That

Portland Pride's Hottest Party for Women sounds about right—Tribe and Dingo's have put together a "dream tent" party with Vicci Martinez, the Rose City Sirens, DJ Mel, DJ Lady Adie, DJ Keys, Malice, go-go and fire dancers, and more. Plus, check out the Mexican food and the tequila bar.

Jupiter Hotel, 800 E Burnside, 7 pm, $10-12, 877-800-0004, dingosonline.com/OTT.shtml

Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bring your camera for an outdoor adventure! Prizes and refreshments. Dogs welcome. RSVP to pdxlesbiannet@yahoo.com; check-in starts at 8:30 am.

1000 Acres Park, Sandy River Delta, 9 am, $10

Platinum Party

Silverado, 318 W 3rd, 224-4493, silveradopdx.com

Pride 2008 Family Fun Run/Walk

Join Portland's most ambitious gays (and their friends) for a morning fun run or walk that loops around downtown's bridges. The fun kicks off at Waterfront Park, under the Morrison Bridge. Participants get a water bottle, a T-shirt, and a post-run breakfast.

Tom McCall Waterfront Park, 1020 SW Naito, 11 am, $15-25, pridenw.org

Pride Dance 2008

This is "the Big One"! DJs Zita and Nova, Rose City Sirens, Lollipop Karaoke, go-go girls, and breakfast at 2:30 am. The party doesn't stop until 4 am!

Egyptian Club, 3701 SE Division, 9 pm, $5-10, eroompdx.com

Rose City Softball Association vs. Cops Softball Game & Picnic

A charity softball game with the Rose City Softball All-Stars vs. the Portland Police Bureau.

Farragut Park, N Kerby & Farragut, 11:30 am, $5 donation, rosecitysoftball.org

Stark Raving Mad

Billed as "The Original Stark Street Block Party," this one is a benefit for the Cascade AIDS Project Men's Wellness Center. Today, check out a BBQ and "Cirque Du SoGay atmosphere," with DJ Duane, DJ Robb, and Jen Folker of Dahlia.

Scandals, 1125 SW Stark, 8 pm, scandalspdx.com

TransMarch 2008

Now in its second year, the boisterous TransMarch—concurrent with the dyke march—gets ready at 6 pm, and starts marching through downtown at 7 pm.

North Park Blocks, NW Park & Davis, 6 pm

6/15

Beach Party '08 2

An all-day dance party with DJ Alex Hollywood and DJ Robb, featuring Superstar Divas Pride Show at 8 pm.

CC Slaughter's, 200 NW 3rd, 10 am, free, ccslaughterspdx.com

Beer Bust

Beer (and grilling) on the patio.

Eagle Portland, 835 N Lombard, 4 pm, eagleportland.com

It's Not Over 'Til I Say It's Over

A post-parade party with a body-painting contest and karaoke!

Egyptian Club, 3701 SE Division, 9 pm, free

Pride Parade Preshow

Watch the parade pass by from Embers' grandstand, and enjoy the "old school parade hostesses."

Embers, 110 NW Broadway, 10:30 am, free, emberspdx.net

Stark Raving Mad

Billed as "The Original Stark Street Block Party," this one is a benefit for the Cascade AIDS Project Men's Wellness Center. Today, there's a Stoli Bloody Mary bar, Scandals' Patrick Bunch, Sneakin' Out, and a Pride fetish show.

Scandals, 1125 SW Stark, noon, scandalspdx.com

Stark Street Pride Block Party

The party of the year, with Stacey Q, Kevin Aviance, the Wet Spots, the D-Word, Rose City Sirens and Burlesquire dance troupes, FSO DJ, Harmonix, DJE, Seth Hutton with Alvin Black, and your host Heklina of San Francisco's Trannyshack!

Red Cap Garage, 1035 SW Stark, 2 pm, $5, boxxes.com

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