Thursday, September 22, 2011

Pride In Durham

Durham is, among many other things, an open and diverse place.  As such, it has a large and active GLBT community. This weekend, celebratory events will take place throughout Durham as part of the NC Pride Parade & Festival and they are listed below.

Pride Weekend: Sept 22 - Sept 25, 2011

Thursday, September 22, 2011
10pm     Ember Swift, Pinhook

Friday, September 23, 2011
4pm     Pre Masqueerade Party, The Bar
5pm     Pride Happy Hour, Casbah
6pm     Pride Crawl on Ninth Street
7pm     Out in the South: Writers in Conversation, White Lecture Hall, Duke East Campus
7pm     MasQueerade Party, The Bar
7pm     Pride Happy Hour, West End Wine Bar
7pm     Official Pre Pride Party with Music by Sound Cartel, Casbah
10pm   Pride Dance Party, Pinhook

Saturday, September 24th
NC PrideFest Day - Festival and Parade
8:30am    NC Pride 5k Phantom Run and Walk
10am       Festival grounds opens, Duke East Campus
11am       Ask the Doctor at Health Area Tents, Duke East Campus 
11am       Ecumenical Church Service at the Gazebo  
11: 55am National Anthem for Opening Ceremony, Duke East Campus
NOON   Pride Rally with Speakers and Dignitaries, Parade Marshall and special performances
1pm        PRIDE PARADE
1pm        Pride Tea Dance, Casbah
1pm        Pride Ride Bicycle Rally, Motorco Music Hall
2pm        Official Pride After Party,The Bar
2:30pm   Keynote Speaker: Randy Jones of the Village People, Duke East Campus
2pm        NoH8 photography, Duke East Campus
7pm        PinHook Pride Celebration with The Butchies, Pinkhook

Sunday, September 25th
1:15pm Pride Lunch, Madhatter Cafe 
2pm Post Pride LA-TEA-DAH, The Bar

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