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Pride Preview 2010
by GO Magazine Staff
June 7, 2010
Kickoff to Staten Island Pride 2010
May 22, 7pm-10pm
75 Stuyvesant Pl, Staten Island
Manhattan’s not the only island feeling Pre-Pride. Staten Island Museum and Staten Island Pride Events host the annual kick-off party honoring Harvey Milk. Live music, exhibits, refreshments! RSVP 718-483-7105. statenislandmuseum.org

NEWFEST
Thursday, June 3 through Sunday, June 13
SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St
NewFest Film Festival showcases films that build awareness and community among LGBT and LGBT-friendly audiences. newfest.org

Staten Island Pride Parade & Festival
Saturday, June 5, 12 noon
Tompkinsville Park, (Bay St & Victory Blvd)
You’re here, you’re queer, and you’re heading to Staten Island’s Pride Parade! The street festival has entertainment, food, vendors and resource tables. silgbtcenter.org

QUEENS PRIDE PARADE
Sunday, June 6, 11am
85th St & 37th Ave
Queens celebrates its borough’s Pride with
a kickass parade starting at 85th Street and
37th Avenue and a Multicultural Festival on 37th Road from 73rd to 77th Street. Highlighted on the Main Stage: rally speakers, community group performances and, as always, lots of fabulous talent. queenspride.com

Brooklyn Pride Run
Saturday, June 12, 8am Registration
Starting at Prospect Park & 15th St
Show your support for NYC’s queer athletes at the Brooklyn Pride 5K Run. Benefits Front Runners New York, an athletics club catering to the LGBT community. Register at brooklynpride.org
BROOKLYN PRIDE FESTIVAL
Saturday, June 12, 11am-6pm
Brooklyn’s annual Multicultural Pride Festival spans one of NYC’s most gorgeous parks, starting at 15th Street on Prospect Park West. Highlights include a street fair, stage performances, and a family zone.
brooklynpride.org

THE AMAZING RACE: BROOKLYN PRIDE
Saturday, June 12, 12:30-4:30pm
Brooklyn Pride and POGO Events present this part scavenger hunt, part obstacle course, part exciting trek around Brooklyn! $35 entry fee.
arbkpride61210.eventbrite.com

BROOKLYN PRIDE PARADE
Saturday, June 12, 7:30-9pm
14th St & 5th Ave to Union St
Join thousands of proud Brooklynites in the march from 14th Street and 5th Avenue in Park Slope to UnionStreet. brooklynpride.org

“Coming Out” Art Show
Saturday June 12, 2pm-10pm
Casa Frela Gallery, 47 W 119th St
Support the arts! Head to Harlem for a historical retrospective of New York’s trailblazing LGBT institutions. harlempride.org

THE NYC PRIDE RALLY
Saturday, June 19, 4pm-8pm
Central Park/Rumsey Playfield, 72nd St & 5th Ave
The 41st annual NYC Pride Rally will feature renowned LGBT performers and speakers. Kick off your Pride week at this moving and inspiring event Sponsored by NYC & Company and Heritage of Pride, Inc. hopinc.org

THE CENTER GARDEN PARTY
Monday, June 21, 6pm-10pm
Pier 54, W 14th St & West Side Highway
Cruise and nosh at The Center’s 27th Annual Garden Party, the largest LGBT tasting festival in the country! Mingle, chat and sample cuisine from 40 brilliant chefs to raise funds for the Center. gaycenter.org

Harlem’s Official Pride VIP Launch Party
Friday, June 25, 7pm-4am
Billie’s Black Bar & Restaurant, 271 W 119th St
Celebrate the launch of Harlem Pride with great food and festive music. More details: harlempride.org

PROPOSITION PRIDE
Friday, June 25
Slate, 50 W 21St
Proposition is throwing their hottest bash yet! Check out one of NYC’s sexiest parties on the year’s biggest weekend. For details, advanced ticketing, table reservations and bottle service, see propositionnyc.com

SPICE NYC PRIDE
Friday, June 25, 9:30pm-4am
217 Bowery (Btwn Prince & Rivington Sts)
Kick off Manhattan’s Pride Weekend with the Spice NYC event featuring DJ Rob Dinero on the lower level of Katra. Great fun featuring two-for-one drink specials from 11pm-12am.
girlNATIONnyc PRIDE 2010
Friday, June 25, 10pm-4am
53 Christopher St
Join girlNATIONnyc at the legendary Pride epicenter, the Stonewall Inn. The lovely therapist/mixologist Kristine to spin hot tunes all night.

NYC PRIDE RUN
Saturday, June 26, 9am
Starts: Central Park’s East Dr @ 100th St
Front Runners New York hosts their 29th annual 5 mile Pride Run through Central Park. Join 4,000 runners competing for $5000 in prize money. frny.org

Harlem Pride Day Celebration
Saturday, June 26, 12pm-6pm
W 119th St & 5th Ave
Head to Harlem and celebrate the diversity that is NYC’s LGBT & SGL (same-gender loving) community. Good food, music, dancing, and health info for all.

THE DYKE MARCH
Saturday, June 26, 5pm
Bryant Park, 42nd St & 5th Ave
Hordes of bare-breasted, placard-holding, out and proud dykes gather at Bryant Park and party hearty all the way down 5th Ave to Washington Square Park. Signs, banners, bells, whistles and all other tools of protest are welcome at this edgy lesbian political happening. dykemarchnyc.org

RAPTURE ON THE RIVER
Saturday, June 26, 6pm-11pm
Pier 54, 13th & West Sts
Join NYC’s Heritage of Pride for their 7th annual women’s dance, Rapture on the River. This waterside Pride Week staple benefits NYC’s LGBT Pride Week Events. Advance tickets $25, $35 at the door. hopinc.org

NEW YORK PRIDE UNLEASHED 2010
Saturday, June 26
Irving Plaza, 17 Irving Pl
LoverGirlNYC, Exclusive Ent., LezPlay Prod., Ms. Theresa & DreamGirls Ent. present Pure—The All White (clothing) Affair. Celebrity artist to be announed. lovergirlnyc.com

CHOICE CU*TS POST DYKE MARCH PARTY
Saturday, June 26th, 9pm-4am
100 Lafayette St
Race to Santos Party House after the Dyke March for Choice Cu*t’s 3rd anniversary party and Pride celebration! Gift bags for the first 50 guests. $20 cover. For VIP or bottle service call 718.640.0532

girlNATIONnyc PRIDE 2010
Saturday, June 26, 10pm-4am
12 W 45th St
Celebrate girlNATIONnyc festivities at Point Break. Pride drink specials and your favorite host, Hana, pouring complimentary shots all night.

Pier Pressure
Saturday, June 26, 9pm-4am
Chelsea Brewing Co., Chelsea Piers, Pier 59
West Side Highway & 18th St
Join thousands of beautiful women at the largest Pride party of the year, The 11th Pier Pressure Women's Pride on the Pier Dance Party. Henrietta Hudson and LoverGirlNYC bring the pressure to a stunning indoor/outdoor venue on the Hudson River.

NYC PRIDEFEST
Sunday, June 27, 11am-7pm
Hudson St, Abingdon Sq to W 14th St
NYC’s annual LGBT-themed street fair in the heart of the Meatmarket includes eclectic food and merchandise offerings, performers, and booths tabled by LGBT organizations. hopinc.org

THE MARCH
Sunday, June 27, 12pm
Fifth Ave & 52nd St to the West Village
Animated revelers line the route of the country’s oldest LGBT Pride March. For the highest-energy crowds, head to the West Village to celebrate the 41st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Signs, sparkles, whistles and provocative attire encouraged. See hopinc.org for details.

DANCE ON THE PIER
Sunday, June 27, 4pm-10:30pm
Pier 54, 13th St @ The West Side Highway
Join the boys for the 24th annual Dance on the Pier, a fitting finale to an epic Pride week. hopinc.org

Bowl With Pride
Sunday, June 27, 6pm-10pm
Harlem Lanes, 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd
Harlem Pride comes to a close in style with two bars, a VIP lounge, great food, music and dancing at this 24-lane bowler’s paradise. harlempride.org

NEW YORK PRIDE UNLEASHED 2010
Sunday, June 27
Webster Hall, 125 E 11th St
LoverGirlNYC, Exclusive Ent., LezPlay Prod., Ms. Theresa & DreamGirls Ent. welcome you to Overheated, featuring five ultra sexy party rooms! Special performance by Poca the Paper Girl!
lovergirlnyc.com

*snapshot* PROUD AS F*CK PARTY
Sunday, June 27th, 6pm
35 E 13th St
Show it off at Bar 13, with *snapshot*’s brilliant Pride celebration. *snapshot*’s biggest party of the year features two-for-one drinks till 10pm and a multi-level venue with a beautiful open-air roof deck.

STILETTO PRIDE @
MARITIME HOTEL CABANAS
Sunday, June 27th, 2pm-12am
17th St & 9th Ave
Special guest DJ Brynn Taylor to work one of the sexiest parties of the year. Snow cone machines, live music, and more. Food and beer, drink pitchers and bottle service available. Email amy@maggiecevents.com for reservations.

CUBBY HOLE
81 West 12th St
This legendary West Village nook oozes queer fun and sweet happy hour specials. The festive décor will pump up your pride spirit! cubbyholebar.com
 
BUM BUM BAR
63-14 Roosevelt Ave, Queens
Celebrate Pride while sipping a Colombian aguardiente and brushing up on your salsa and merengue. Cute queens, bois and girls galore.
 
HENRIETTA HUDSON
438 Hudson St (at Morton St)
Get lost in a sea of strong, sexy females at this classic hot spot. Feel the solidarity with new friends, old friends and all the women you’re bound to love. henriettahudson.com
 
STONEWALL INN
53 Christopher St
Show your respect for the venue where it all began. There’s no better place to appreciate our right to be out and proud. Great drink deals and some of the hottest bartenders in town. thestonewallinnnyc.com

RF LOUNGE
531 Hudson St
Elegant and playful RF Lounge is the perfect spot to begin or end your tour of the West Village bar strip. Friendly staff, great music and the perfect location for your Pride weekend celebration. rflounge.com
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