What to see and where to be seen this weekend!
GLASGOW Glasgay! Queer Cultural Festival
Glasgay presents a professional program of top acts and new artists from around the world with events spanning comedy, music, film, theatre, visual art, performance art, literature, club nights, education events, community arts projects. The event is mix of performances from high-profile international artists from around the world and established artists from across the UK. Exhibits are scattered across venues across Glasgow.
CHICAGO Reeling Gay Film Festival
Reeling: The Chicago Lesbian & Gay International Film Festival is the second oldest film festival of its kind in the US, and prides itself on showcasing the best LGBT films and videos each and every year. From award-winning international feature films to social documentaries to experimental shorts, Reeling presents a range of genres that demonstrate the rich diversity of work being produced. Not only has Reeling become one of the most important cultural events for Chicagoans, it also attracts LGBT people from throughout the Midwest who consider the festival to be the highlight of their cinematic year.
PHILADELPHIA Philadelphia Leather Pride Night
Philadelphia Leather Pride returns with an entire weekend for the local Leather, BDSM,Fetish and Kink Communities from November 4 - 6, 2011. The theme this year is Unity with 9 local clubs and organizations participating in weekend events to show off the city of Leatherly Love. Participating groups are the Philadelphians MC, the Keystone Boys of Leather, Philly TNG, MAsT: Wilmington Delaware, NDDs, Jersey Amazons, Black Beat Philly Metro, the Liberty Bears, and the Bootblack Brigade. Pride producers brought the entire weekend of festivities into the heart of the “Gayborhood” with 4 different venues and a host hotel all within 3 city blocks. There will be ASL Interpreters at the majority of weekend events.
PALM SPRINGS Palm Springs Pride
Known for its crystal blue skies, year-round sunshine, stunning landscape, palm tree lined streets and starry nights the City of Palm Springs comes alive during the annual pride celebration. Rainbow flags and glitter will fill the streets as the ever present Mount San Jacinto Mountains star in the most scenic pride parade in the world. The downtown parade steps off at 10am and travels north from E. Ramon Rd. along historic Palm Canyon Drive.
BUENOS AIRES Buenos Aires Pride
Steamy days and sultry nights are bound to get your pulse throbbing! Buenos Aires is a smart and sexy city that is full of passion, dance and history. The annual gay pride event celebrates the beginning of the first ever gay group in Buenos Aires in 1969. This flamboyant festival is filled with parties, forums and of course a raucous parade.