Articles tagged with: Alaska Pride Fest 2012
Photos from Alaska Pride Fest 2012, held in Anchorage, AK on June 9, 2011. I took over 800 photos on this day! — I’ve picked the best, and divided them into two slideshows: the Celebrating Diversity Parade, and Pride Fest on the Park Strip. Enjoy!
Revenge of the Drag Queens, Anchorage’s 5th annual Drag Queen Bingo, a fundraising event of the Four A’s and AMP, took place last night on 4th Avenue by Snow City Café. Bent Alaska’s Christopher Constant was there and brought back these photos (plus one by Juli Morgan).
Sunday, June 10: Celebrate and give thanks at the Christians for Equality Pride ecumenical service at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, and join Mad Myrna’s for a barbecue as another great Pride Week in Anchorage winds down. Meanwhile, “Bully” continues to screen at the Bear Tooth, and the LGBTQA community of Anchorage carries Pride on into the the year.
Kristara is back in Alaska for Pride with “Kristara Live and in the Raw,” a show to benefit the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Alaska and Alaska Pride Fest, Saturday, June 9 at Mad Myrna’s. Featuring Alaska’s finest entertainers, and co-emceed by the all time favorite Mikey LaChoy.
The biggest events of Alaska Pride Week in Anchorage: the annual Pride parade and Pride festival at Delaney Park — will be held on Saturday, June 9. Here’s all the info, plus a preview of Saturday evening and Sunday Pride Week events including Kristara, Sunday’s Pride Ecumenical service, and the Pride wind-up BBQ.
Pride 2012, Friday, June 8: Power Clinic karaoke; Bully screens at the Bear Tooth; & Friday Night Divas special Pride show
Friday, June 8: An open mike/karaoke for youth and young adults at the Downtown Transit Center’s POWER Clinic; Bully screens at the Bear Tooth tonight through June 14 (& perhaps later); and a special Pride edition of Mad Myrna’s Friday Night Divas show.
Thursday, June 7: This evening’s going to be a real drag — Drag Queen Bingo, that is, the annual Four A’s fundraiser for AMP, followed by Cupcakes & Monsters karaoke at Mad Myrna’s, a fundraiser for Alaska Pride.
Pride 2012, Wednesday, June 6: LGBT civil rights history, Pride Parley poetry, lube wrestling, & float-building
Wednesday, June 6: It’s a jam-packed Pride Week day in Anchorage, with two showings of “On These Shoulders We Stand,” local and national LGBT poets at Out North’s Pride Parley, and lube wrestling and float–building at the Raven.
Tuesday, June 5: It’s an athletic Pride Week evening, with a fun run (or walk) at Westchester Lagoon with Anchorage Frontrunners, a Pride hike to Flattop with Arctic Foxes Rugby Club, or a wet slide to pride with the Imperial Court at H2Oasis. Or, head over to UAA to learn about LGBT history with a screening of “On These Shoulders We Stand.”
Anchorage Front Runners is hosting the 2nd Annual Tuesday Night Pride Fun Run/Walk and BBQ on Tuesday, June 5. The run/walk will start at Westchester Lagoon (6:00–7:00 PM) and will follow up with a BBQ (7:00–9:00 PM) at Timmie’s (walking distance from the running location).