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August 2016
Free

Resiliency through Time and the Pride Movement – Panel Discussion

August 31, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hyatt Regency,
700 Centre St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P6 Canada
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Resiliency through Time and the Pride Movement is a panel discussion and cocktail reception. The panel will explore how pride movements have changed over time while creating an increasingly resilient LGBTQ+ community and encouraging personal resiliency for many. Featured panelists include Robert Fracassa, HyPride Founder; Jahida Laribi, Author; & Kevin Allen, Calgary Gay History Project. 4pm to 5pm, Pre-panel reception, cash bar 5pm-6pm, Panel Discussion 6pm, Post-Panel Reception with a Complementary Appetizers and Drink

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$25

Passionate Kisses: An Evening of Story and Song

August 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
charbar,
618 Confluence Way SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0G1 Canada
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Join us in celebrating the power of the queer kiss in this romantic, jazz-influenced evening created especially for Pride 2016! The Coming Out Monologues YYC unveil new spoken works on the theme of "My First Queer Kiss," while Calgary's acclaimed Allison Lynch Trio croon valen-tunes guaranteed to melt the hardest heart - all set against the gorgeous backdrop of East Village's historic Simmons Building. Advance tickets $25 each through www.brownpapertickets.ca. Limited tickets available at the door for $35 each. For…

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Free

Pride Kiki Vogue Ball

August 31, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Pulse Studios,
110 10 Ave NW
Calgary, Albeta T2M 0B3 Canada
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The Bad Girls Club YYC presents PRIDE KIKI VOGUE BALL Now it wouldn’t be Pride if there wasn’t a ball, and not just any ball, but a Vogue Ball. On August 31st, 2016, come and celebrate Calgary’s 26th Annual Pride with us Bad Girls at our mini Kiki Ball. Come and help us drape our city in all the colors of the rainbow! Categories: 1. OTA PERFORMANCE *pink garment required Always the most exciting, intense and dazzling part of every…

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September 2016
Free

Downtown Gay History Walk

September 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Wise Resource Centre,
223 12 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0G9 Canada
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Join the Calgary Gay History Project’s Kevin Allen on a walk through the city centre. We will highlight significant political and social events that affected the gay community. On the way we will pass by several historical watering holes where gays and lesbians gathered. Everyone welcome.

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Free

SNAP! Pride Party!

September 1, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Loft 112,
#112, 535 - 8th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5S9 Canada
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Lisa Heinricks presents an Awesome People Project....SNAP! Pride Party. Send me a selfie I’ll paint your Portrait...SNAP! Postcard portraits is the theme of the show… All $60 and for sale. Purchasing is optional. Your portrait will be beside figures like Prince, Bowie, Madonna and RuPaul…. I can paint about 30 Postcard Portraits for this event so first to send me their selfie get dibs...

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Free

Movies on the Rise: Pride Edition

September 1, 2016 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
St. Patrick’s Island,
1300 Zoo Rd NE
Calgary, Alberta T2E 7V6 Canada
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A special outdoor screening of the cult classic film “Priscilla Queen of the Desert”. Laugh along as 2 drag queens and a transgender woman journey through the Australian Outback.

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The Wizard of Oz: Sing-A-Long

September 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Plaza Theatre,
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 3P4 Canada
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In celebration of Pride join us and sing-a-long to the motion picture. Audience participation is encouraged. Come dressed up as your favourite Wizard of Oz character and share your unique voice.

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$10

Factory 112: SNAP!

September 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Loft 112,
#112, 535 - 8th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5S9 Canada
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SILVER FACTORY Project

High art meets down-low, low-brow and even Frida Kahlo's uni-brow at Factory 112, our contemporary spin on the fabulously queer world of Andy Warhol's Factory. Join the party as we showcase the latest paintings from queer artist Lisa Heinricks' Awesome People project, video shorts & web series from the Fairy Tales Film Festival, an interactive photo booth from Miscellaneous Youth Network and tunes from DJ Scootz. Last year's Factory 112 event at Loft 112 was listed as "the hottest ticket…

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$20

Rae Spoon: Live in Concert

September 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Festival Hall,
1215 10 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0W6 Canada
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Join Calgary Pride for this intimate concert featuring award winning artist Rae Spoon and guests for a musical start to your long weekend! Rae Spoon has been called one of Canada’s best songwriters and their new album Armour does not disappoint. The ten new songs hold all of the lyrical depth indicative of Spoon’s compositions while showcasing their distinctive voice. Armour’s self-produced enigmatic soundscapes blur the lines between organic and electronic instruments. Analogue synthesizers, electronic drum programming, drum kits, percussion,…

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$35 - $55

Lick Calgary Events Presents: Black Tie Affair (LGBTQ2S+)

September 2, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 2:00 am
Double Zero: Chinook,
1133, 6455 Macleod Trail SW, Chinook Centre
Calgary, Alberta T2H 0K8 Canada
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Now Presenting: a Black Tie Affair (LGBTQ2S+). With FABULOUS attendees, ELEGANT Atmosphere, Delicious FOOD, off the hook MUSIC & PERFORMANCES, while GIVING BACK to the community in BLACK TIE FASHION, this will TRULY be an evening to remember. The venue is incredible throughout, a PERFECT atmosphere for this prestigious event! Double Zero was named one of the best restaurants in Calgary by Avenue Magazine! Enjoy the magnificent late night menu, while we have full run of the second floor including…

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$25

TC Pride: The Movement

September 2, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Nite Owl,
213 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A4 Canada
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The Original YYC Girl Party!! True Colors is an extension of the Girls On Decks DJ Collective. We are the LGBTQ affiliates providing you a monthly safe dance space for gay ladies men queer trans straight whatever, no labels. These events are always hosted by Girls On Decks very own Molly and Blair. We believe in open minds open hearts and open ears brining you the latest in house, nu disco, g funk, dance, bass and old school hits hip…

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$60

Camp fYrefly Pride Brunch

September 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Hyatt Regency,
700 Centre St SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5P6 Canada
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In support of Camp fYrefly, we invite you to join us for the Camp fYrefly Pride Brunch to honour and celebrate the sexual and gender minority youth of our community. Help celebrate Calgary's Pride Festival and Camp fYrefly's fourth year in Southern Alberta!

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Free

Marda Pride

September 3, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Marda Loop,
2032 33 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2T 1Z4 Canada
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Join us in Marda Loop as we come together to celebrate the colourful and diverse community we live in with our Pride event, #mardapride. Enjoy music, dancing, kids activities, food tastings & exploring all the in-store specials across our fabulous shopping district. As well as special performances from The Coming Out Monologues YYC, Calgary Buskers and Dance Through Life - Adult Dance and Fitness Studio. This family-friendly event will have something for all ages to enjoy – we can’t wait…

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Free

Calgary Dyke & Trans March 2016

September 3, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
24 Ave & 1 St SW
Calgary, AB T2S 1T1 Canada
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Mark your calendars now! Pre March starts at 2pm: Meet at the park on the corner of 24th Ave and 1st SW (in Mission). March at 3pm: From the park (above), up 4th street, end at Rouleauville Park Post March Festivities at 3:30 and on: Rouleauville Park More details to come as events are finalized.

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Free

University of Calgary Gay History Walk

September 3, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Q Centre, MacEwan Hall,
2500 University Dr. NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4 Canada
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U of Hist Walk

Join the Calgary Gay History Project’s Kevin Allen on a walk through the University campus. We will explore the institutions role in sparking the gay liberation movement in Calgary and other political and social events that affected the gay community. Everyone welcome.

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Drag H2O

September 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Backlot,
209 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A4 Canada
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Throwing water balloons at drag queens? What else is there to say! The event starts at 4 pm with a BBQ. The drag H2O show will begin at 6 pm. It's an open show so anyone can join in the fun & perform. Protocol will be 5:30 pm. Please come out and support the ISCCA and throw water and balloons at the upper house, entertainer of the year, drag queens and Pinups for a cause!!!

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$55

Third Annual Pride Week Wine & Music Tasting

September 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Vine Arts Tasting Room,
1310 - 1st Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R0V7 Canada
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Join us for our third annual pride week tasting! We'll be pairing songs from our favourite LGBT musicians with wines that capture their spirit and style. It'll be a night of synesthesia you won't soon forget! Proceeds will be donated to Camp fYrefly. As always the tasting will finish with a Charcuterie Board from Proof.

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$20

The Wrong Kind of Girls: Proud, Loud, and a Little Too Vulgar

September 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
John Dutton Theatre, Central Library,
2nd Floor, 616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 2M2 Canada
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Wrong Kind of Girls Sep 2016

The Wrong Kind of Girls are back! Join us on September 3 as we celebrate Calgary's Pride Week with our Proud, Loud, and A Little Too Vulgar tunes! After a sold out show during Pride Week 2015 and appearances at Femme Wave, The Coming Out Monologues YYC, and more, The Wrong Kind of Girls are here and queer, with ukulele's in hand, and ready to entertain. With original songs ranging from birth control and lesbian stereotypes, to the perils of…

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Free

Youth Rainbow Rave

September 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Loft 112,
#112, 535 - 8th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 5S9 Canada
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The annual youth pride dance is back! We welcome all from ages 10-25! There will be music, dancing, and refreshments! Bring your friends for a fun youth specific dance!

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$5

BEEF Bear BEER Bash

September 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Blind Monk,
918 12th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0J4 Canada
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After 8 years FAB is finally bringing its BEEF BEAR BASH event to YYC to celebrate Calgary Pride! BEER specials, shooter cubs and an amazing DJ will set the tone for the BEEFiest most FABulous Calgary Pride yet! We are taking over the Blind Monk (918 12th Ave SW) starting at 8PM! Cost: Free for FAB Members & $5.00 for NON-Members.

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$10

Glitter Gods and Kings

September 3, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Backwards Nightclub,
628 8th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G4 Canada
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With all the excitement these groups are known and loved for, this fundraiser event brings riveting drag king and burlesque performances to the new Backwards club stage.

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$40

Pure Pride Calgary

September 3, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 2:30 am
Flames Central,
219 8th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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The Grand Finale of all Prides in Canada is serving up a historic high energy dance party, concert and world class international and local superstars! International DJ / Producer Matt Effect from Sydney Australia will be spinning epic dance remixes along with DJ Dopamine. Naomi Smalls Rupaul’s Drag Race season 8 favourite will be performing some fierce numbers as well as having a meet and greet with photos for the VIP guests from 9-10 pm. As well, we are extremely…

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$10 - $18

Deeper Pride 2016

September 4, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 8:00 am
Zon3 Afterhours,
1009 - 7th Ave
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1A8 Canada
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Pnched OUT & Zon3 Afterhours PRESENT: >>>>>>>>**DEEPER PRIDE 2016**<<<<<<<< THE OFFICIAL "PURE PRIDE" AFTER PARTY If you've experienced Montreal, Toronto Or NYC Pride You know that the dancing doesn't stop at last call :) Let them go home and tell how we do it! With some of Alberta's best electronic talent all under one roof - Damn near every genre from Gay-House to Speed Garage!! What Better night, then after the well established "Pure Pride Event" DJ LINE UP Tianna…

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$20

Pride Parade Brunch

September 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sonoma on 9th,
700 9 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 3V8 Canada
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Enjoy brunch and mimosas from the patio as the parade rolls by! Ticket includes brunch buffet and mimosa. Call for reservations - (403) 233-0111

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Free

Calgary Pride Parade

September 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
9th Avenue S,
9th Avenue S
Calgary, Alberta Canada
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The signature Calgary Pride Parade is one of the most colourful celebrations of the year! This family friendly parade sees upwards of 60,000 spectators as over 125 entries from community groups, corporations, politicians, churches and public services roll through the heart of downtown, and celebrates the tremendous diversity of Calgary’s community. This year's parade will be led by award winning writer, musician and filmmaker Rae Spoon.     [et_pb_section admin_label="Section" fullwidth="off" specialty="off" transparent_background="off" background_color="#384673" allow_player_pause="off" inner_shadow="off" parallax="off" parallax_method="off" padding_mobile="off" make_fullwidth="off"…

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Pride In The Park

September 4, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Shaw Millennium Park,
1220 9th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2C4 Canada
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Join us for one of Calgary's largest FREE outdoor cultural celebrations, immediately following the Pride Parade. Enjoy live music on the main stage, activities for youth and children in the family zone, a cold beer or refreshing cocktail in the Village Brewery Beer Gardens, or get better acquainted with the local community as your browse the marketplace.

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ISCCA & Backlot Annual Post-Parade Celebration & BBQ

September 4, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Backlot,
209 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A4 Canada
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The Backlot and the imperial sovereign court of the Chinook Arch present the annual after the parade BBQ Fundraiser. All proceeds going to the Chosen Charities of the 40th reign . Hosted by Prince 38 Fred Wold-Would and the amazing 40th upper House.

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Electrical PRIDE PARTY 2016

September 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Texas Lounge,
308 B 17th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2S 0A8 Canada
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The Electric Rain Social Club is back with all your Favourite Drag Performers! We have a Fantastic show for you to help End the amazing Calgary Gay pride Parade & street Festival. The Texas Lounge is opening its doors for us to come Celebrate this Annual event! They will have awesome Drink Specials for you all night long with AMAZING staff for all your Pride needs Snacks and More! We also have some Silent Auction Items with 100% of the…

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$5

Wrap It Up Party

September 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Backlot,
209 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A4 Canada
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Hey Calgary, The BACKOT & NIGHT OWL are teaming up to host a crazy pride weekend wrap up party. There will be a $5.00 Cover at Night Owl , all money raised will go to support HIV Community links, Positive living Lunch program. Dj`s From Detour (DJ Ward) and Boyztown (DJ KidV) will be Spinning the night Away! in the ultimate rivalry. We can`t have pride with out a Drag show - be prepared to see some of Calgary`s great…

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$20 - $50

HOT MESS Pride Bash Starring RPDR’s Katya!

September 4, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Commonwealth Bar & Stage,
731 10 Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2R 0B3 Canada
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**TIX: IS.GD/HMPR16** **LIMITED EARLY BIRD AND MEET & GREET UP NOW** We are so excited to finally reveal details for our big annual long weekend Sunday Pride Bash! KATYA, fan favourite from season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race (and featured on All-Stars season 2!) will be dropping in to serve up some wet and wild high-grade Eastern Bloc realness. Two sets worth! CALGARY FIRE DEPARTMENT is collaborating with us on this year's photobooth, a fundraiser in support of the department…

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$10

Fetish Ball Pride Party

September 4, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - 3:00 am
Vern’s,
622 8th Ave SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G4 Canada
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So the Night begins at 9pm as you descend into the depths of Verns you will encounter DJ Dandroid and two rooms within you will see the Fetish ball! Come see the Demos, the Fetish, the Entertainment and Dance to your hearts content In Calgary's Longest on Going Fetish Events! Dungeon furniture will be about to allow play but respect the public venue! Dancing and music and Entertainment, Shows and Demos! social dance play and entertainment what more could you…

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$15

Rocky Horror Picture Show Screening

September 4, 2016 @ 10:30 pm - 2:00 am
Globe Cinema,
617 8 Ave SW
Calgary, AB T2P 1H1 Canada
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Calgary Underground Film Festival has partnered with Fairy Tales and Hole in the Wall Studios for another edition of our unique presentation of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW during Pride Week. Live preshow featuring performances by Phil and Fake Mustache Costumes and full audience participation encouraged. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Doors at 10:30 pm. Pre-show at 11:30 pm. Movie at Midnight Prop kits available for purchase. Licensed event - 18+ Sponsored by Big Rock Brewery

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