Posts Tagged ‘Capital Pride’

Kick off Pride with Two Hours of Dance Music from New York’s Gay Heyday

DJ Lisa Frank and the NeedlExchange crew pay tribute to queer history with dance tracks from the '70s and '80s.

Pride or Die: Find Your Perfect Pride Event With Our Flowchart

I hope you’ve been training.
Pride Weekend, the toughest endurance test of the gay calendar year, has officially begun. With any luck, by Monday, you’ll have danced until your stilettos snapped, scream-sung your throat sore, and sweated out every vodka soda you’ve downed in the past month.
But it’s only one weekend, and there’s a limit to [...]

Boh, Sweat, and Tears: She Rex’s Femme Dance-Party Revolution

The Advocate may have listed D.C. as the fourth most gay-friendly city in America this year, but poll anyone along D.C.’s LBGT spectrum who doesn't reside on the "G," and you often hear that Washington's LGBT party scene has always skewed more toward gay men.
"Every other month, someone new to city [...]

ToDo ToDay: Face to Face, SuperNOVA, Capital Pride, and Russian Pop

I first heard a Face to Face song on a Vagrant Records compilation. It was the early 2000s, and the band—surprisingly noisy for Vagrant, better known as home to weepy emo bands Dashboard Confessional and The Get Up Kids—had already been kicking it for a decade. The band cooled off for a few years in [...]

ToDo ToDay: Source Festival and Euro 2012 Kick Off

The Source Festival is to playwrights as Chicago’s Second City is to comedians. Now in its fifth year since its 2008 revival, the summertime festival has become a reliable wellspring of new plays in D.C. But getting there isn’t easy: An open call for 10-minute plays yielded nearly 700 submissions, all of which had to [...]

ToDo ToDay: Capital Pride Kicks Off

Yes, Capital Pride happens every year. But so does the Super Bowl, and we love it anyway (full disclosure: Washington City Paper is a sponsor of Capital Pride). And like the Super Bowl, Pride is getting a little more tech-savvy: Now, this two-week-long celebration of queer culture has an app. According to Pride spokesperson Missy Toms, [...]

This Weekend in Capital Pride Happenings

If you pick up this week's Washington City Paper, you'll find a ton of our suggestions for what do during the ongoing Capital Pride festival, which reaches it zenith this weekend. Pick up a copy! Or read our picks below.
Somewhere... Party: Brightest Young Things and Capital Pride present a no-dress code dance party [...]