Second Annual Rainbow Ball: The Portland Gay Men's Chorus hosts the inaugural dance for Pride 2001. Crystal Ballroom, 1332 W Burnside, 8 pm, $10 at the door, $12 in advance.
SATURDAY JUNE 16
7:00 pm The Dyke March starts in the North Park Blocks. It winds along Broadway on the way to Waterfront Park. Nudity will ensue!
SUNDAY JUNE 17
12:30 pm Gay Pride Parade begins at Lincoln High School at 1600 SW Salmon. Don't miss the slightly disturbing Mercury float.
PORTLAND GAY PRIDE FESTIVAL 2001
The festival takes place at Waterfront Park between the Burnside and Morrison bridges, and will feature all manner of gay food, gay entertainment, and gay information! Here's our top picks for those who don't want to stray too far from the bars.
SATURDAY JUNE 16 12pm-5pm
On the Mainstage:
3:45 pm Lesbian punk band, Stink and Linger. With a name like that, they've got to be good!
4:25 pm Leraine Horstmanshoff presents "A one-woman band with a miriad of exotic instruments."
6:50 pm Gay & Lesbian Bowling Association. 'Nuff said!
7:15 pm Silverado presents Todd Chandran and his "Eclectic Blend of Hiphop, Rap, Techno."
3:35 pm The Olde World Puppet Theatre's Pinocchio. A gay Pinocchio? We love it!
6:55 pm Boxxes Superstar Karaoke Survivors!
SUNDAY JUNE 17 1 pm-6 pm
On the Mainstage:
2:30 pm The Gay Men's Chorus & Lesbian Choir!
2:50 pm Mayor Vera Katz explains it all for you.
3:45 pm Vivan & Co. Flamenco Troupe. Ai-yi-yi!
On the New Stage:
3:50 pm La Femme Magnifique International 2000-1, featuring Pearla, "The World's Most Glamorous Female Impersonator."
TO GET YOUR
BOXXES: 1035 SW Stark--Cruisy video bar.
THE BRIGG: 1035 SW Stark--Gay and oh, so dancey!
CC SLAUGHTER'S: 200 NW 3rd--Big space and great dance mix.
DIRTY DUCK TAVERN: 439 NW 3rd Ave--Hellooo, Papa Bear!
DARCELLE XV: 208 NW 3rd --The drag institution.
THE EAGLE: 1300 W Burnside St--Leather and hardcore.
THE EGYPTIAN CLUB: 3701 SE Division St--THE lesbian hangout.
EMBER'S AVENUE: 110 NW Broadway St--Drag and dance!
ESTRELLA'S: 2845 SE Stark Street--For the Latino lovers.
FRONTLINE: Corner of SW 12th and Washington Street--Nice and easy.
JOQ's: 2512 NE Broadway--Live piano, hangout.
KLUB Z: 333 SW Park St--The best place for underage itty-bitty gays and lesbos!
SCANDAL'S: 1038 SW Stark St--Nice neighborhood dive.
SILVERADO: 1217 SW Stark St--A cruise-fest for every taste.
STARKY'S: 2913 SE Stark St-- A bar for the every-gay.
THREE SISTERS TAVERN: 1125 SW Stark St--YAY! Male strippahs!