Erie GLBT News & Upcoming & Events, Enter to Win From Gifts EGN
Including EGN Folding Tonight (Tues) at Kim and Andrea’s; Win K-11 DVD!; Enter to win SongVersation
Summer is off to a great start! We will have folding of the July issue of Erie Gay News tonight, Tuesday, June 25 at 7 PM at Kim and Andrea’s. 4114 McClelland Ave, Erie PA. Hope to see you there! There are other upcoming events, and, of course, contests (TWO new ones) to enter!
Also, let me know ASAP if you would like to be on the LGBT float the NW PA Pride Alliance will have in the Millcreek 4th of July Parade (on Thursday, July 4.) Thanks!
Jun 25 (Tue) – Erie Gay News folding/distribution work party (Kim and Andrea’s, 4114 McClelland Ave, Erie, PA 16501) 7 PM. Help us get out the print edition of Erie Gay News. We’ll be folding and distributing the copies. All ages welcome! It is also a great way to hang out and chat with folks! You can also sign up for the Erie GLBT News and Events list at http://lists.eriegaynews.com/. Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to http://www.eriegaynews.com. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/289416657868444.
Jun 26 (Wed) – The Beans go to Sunset Music Series – Beach # 1- Presque Isle – Big Eyed Phish (Presque Isle State Park, 301 Peninsula Drv #1, Erie, PA 16505) 6 PM. The Beans usually sit off to the right of the band ( facing the stage) and towards the water. Bring chairs or a blanket and a cooler with sodas and snacks if you want. Remember no alcohol on the park. Come and Hang with the Beans- In case of cold or wet weather, we may cancel these events at the last minute. If we cancel, it will be posted on the website. Check it if you have a question. Contact: Laurie Finch. Venue Phone: (814) 833-7424. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.presqueisle.org/.
Jun 28 (Fri) – Swim Suit Contest (M & J’s Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Jun 28 – 30 (Fri – Sun) – WINTER WHITE & ILLUMINATION WEEKEND! (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Illumination in the PARK and the Barn will be DARK! Illumination theme is “Black or White” lighting, followed by a black light party in the barn. Wear white to the dance, or get your body painted. Black lights & no video screen will make this truly a “Black Light” Party! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: email@example.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.
Jun 28 (Fri) – Fundraising Can Be a Drag! (PACA – Performing Arts Center & Theater, 1505 State St, Erie, PA 16501) 9 PM. Join Lovin Heart as she celebrates her birthday by hosting a fundraiser for two of her favorite charities! PACA is the amazing performing arts space that is allowing some of Erie’s hottest Queens to put on one great show and PERSAD is a great counseling group that specialize in LGBT issues. The $3 cover goes directly to the two charities. Doors Open at 8 pm show time is 9 pm GST(gay standard time.) The show will include: The Birthday Girl herself Lovin Erie’s own Drag Trio Kendoll Mattel, Cammy Seoul and Channelle Fior, Erie original Bad Girl Jill Jamison and more! Phone: (814) 434-0687 . Browse to https://www.facebook.com/events/317430088388898/.
Jun 29 (Sat) – Luminary Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.
Jun 29 (Sat) – Cleveland Pride 2013 (Voinovich Park, Cleveland, OH) 12 PM – 8 PM. Browse to http://www.clevelandpride.org.
Jun 29 (Sat) – The Beans go to Erie Illusions Football Game (Erie Veterans Memorial Stadium, W 26th and State St, Erie, PA) 12 PM. $7.00 Come and Hang with the Beans and enjoy some great football and support the Erie Illusion! Contact: Laurie Finch. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/.
Jun 29 (Sat) – Beach Party On The Patio (M & J’s Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) 8 PM. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Jul 1 – 5 (Mon – Fri) – VACATION WEEK – Celebrate Canada Day & Independence Day (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) We’ll kick off our Vacation Week with a Bloody Caesar Party by the pool and of course what’s the 4th of July without a few kegs to quench our thirst! Events all week long leading us into the 300 Block Party Weekend– come join us! Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: email@example.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.
Jul 1 (Mon) – Craze Entertainment Series (Craze Night Club, 1607 Raspberry St, Erie, PA 16502) 11 PM. IT’S A NEW ERA OF ENTERTAINMENT AT CRAZE NIGHTCLUB IN ERIE, PA, WITH A NEW CAST! Featuring your host, “The Empires very own gaga”: Liza Summers. With Club Marcella’s next superstar Anita Waistline, Miss Gay Jamestown Newcomer Anna Lee, Erie’s Bad Girl Jill Jamison, The Glow sorceress Buffy Lynn Hayes, Erie’s own Cammy Seoul and special guests! Come on out for the hottest entertainment and remember… with STARZ “it’s not just a show, it’s a party!” 21+ $2 cover. 18-20 $5 cover Phone: (814) 456-3027. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/crazenightclub.
Jul 4 (Thu) – LGBT Float in Millcreek Fourth of July Parade (Millcreek 4th of July Parade, 12th and Marshall, Erie, PA 16505) 9:45 AM. For the 8th year in a row, there will be an LGBT contingent in the Millcreek 4th of July Parade. The Parade draws typically draws around 20,000 spectators, so this is excellent for raising awareness and visibility in the community. I will have my cell phones on me (814) 746-9281. Step off on Thursday, July 4 is at 9:45 AM, and we are generally done by noon. Please note that pets are NOT allowed. This is a TERRIFIC way to be part of the greater Erie community! The organizers and crowds have been very friendly and supportive. Feel free to ask me any questions. Don’t miss out on an uplifting way to be a part of the community Contact: Michael Mahler. Phone: (814) 456-9833. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to http://www.nwpapride.org/article.php?recordid=201307maillcreekparade. RSVP/Register/Tickets at http://www.nwpapride.org/register.php?prideid=44.
Jul 4 (Thu) – The Beans go to Perry 200 Fireworks (Liberty Park, Lawrence Pier, Erie, PA 16507) 7 PM. Meet the Beans on the Bay at 7 PM or sooner! Liberty Park to be exact! Perry 200 Fireworks begin at sunset. Bring chairs or blankets, but come early so you can claim some space and “Hang with the Beans” for the fireworks show! It’s gonna be a big one! Bring a cooler of sodas and snacks. No alcoholic drinks can be brought in to the park, but they do sell them there. Try to let us know if you are coming so we can look for you in the crowd. E-mail Laurie at LFinch003@neo.rr.com or text 814-450-8804. We usually hang towards the top of the hill, east side of the park. Contact: Laurie Finch. Venue Phone: (814) 455-7557. Email: LFinch003@neo.rr.com. Browse to http://womynoferie.wetpaint.com/. Browse to venue web site http://www.porterie.org/.
Jul 5 – 21 (Fri – Sun) – BUA Takes 10: GLBT Short Plays (Buffalo United Artists, 119 Chippewa, Buffalo, NY 13205) 10 plays, each 10 minutes or less about GLBT living. July 5-21. Phone: (716) 886-9239. Email: BuffaloBUA@gmail.com. Browse to http://www.buffalobua.org.
Jul 5 – 7 (Fri – Sun) – RED, WHITE & BOYZ – 300 Block Party (Jones Pond Campground & RV Park, 9835 Old State Rd, Angelica, NY 14709-8729) Let’s keep the party going as the 300 block hosts its Red, White and Boyz party on Saturday. Phone: (585) 567-8100. Email: email@example.com. Browse to http://www.jonespond.com.
Jul 5 (Fri) – Stars and Stripes (M & J’s Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) Wear Red, White and Blue Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Jul 6 (Sat) – Hag Drag Weekend (Camp Davis, 311 Redbrush Rd, Boyers, PA 16020-1219) Contact: Jim. Phone: (724) 637-2402. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Browse to http://www.campdaviscampground.com.
Jul 6 (Sat) – Shorts and Flip Flops Night (M & J’s Lounge, 124 Mercer St, Butler, PA 16001) Phone: (724) 602-8447. Email: JoshuaSean2009@AOL.COM. Browse to http://www.facebook.com/MandJsLounge.
Jul 6 (Sat) – The Gold Party (Skybar, 108 Fairmount Parkway, Jamestown, NY 14701) 11 PM. Your current reigning Miss Gay Jamestown Newcomer Anna Lee in association with STARZ presents THE GOLD PARTY Saturday July 6th at Skybar, a benefit for the Chautauqua County Humane Society. Featuring Liza Summers, Anita Waistline, Anita Mandalay, Jill Jamison, Miss Delicious, LaQuan D. LaPaige (Darnell Pierce), Fy’a Colby-Valentino and more! There will be a Chinese auction, 50/50, bake sale and vendors selling candles, jewelry, Appetizers will also be available and more! Last year the funds we raised went to help their new Cat shelter. Event starts at 11pm, $5 cover with all proceeds from the event donated to this organization. AND IT’S ANNA LEES BIRTHDAY! WE HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL THERE! Phone: (716) 661-3214. RSVP/Register/Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/130779940462063.
Jul 7 (Sun) – PFLAG Butler Monthly Meeting (Covenant Presbyterian Church, 230 E. Jefferson Street, Butler, PA 16001) 5 PM. Support group for parents, friends and families of lesbians, gays and transgendered people. Contact: Joshua Crawford. Phone: (724) 602-8447. Venue Phone: (724) 287-7731 . Email: email@example.com. Browse to http://www.pflagbutler.com. Browse to venue web site http://covenantbutler.org/.
Win K-11 DVD!
Win K-11 DVD! To enter the contest, fill out the form at http://www.eriegaynews.com/news/article.php?recordid=201306k-11&sourceid=2 between June 25 and July 16.
K-11 stars Goran Visnjic (ABC-TV’s new hit series “Red Widow”, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, “ER”) as Raymond Saxx, a businessman whose drug use leads him to incarceration in the section of the Los Angeles County Jail reserved for LGBT inmates and firmly under the heel of Mousey (Mexican superstar Kate Del Castillo, Under the Same Moon, “La Reina del Sur”, “Weeds”), a malicious transgendered inmate. Saxx has no idea how he got there — all he knows is he needs to get the hell out…alive and intact. Aggressive cellmates, corrupt officials and his own issues are just a few challenges he faces with while he pieces together a way out of this entirely new kind of rabbit hole.
Jules Stewart, mother to Twilight star Kristen, is a lauded script supervisor with over thirty years of experience in Hollywood. In 2010, Stewart formed Libertine Films with her business partner, producer Tom Wright. K-11 is their first feature. Stewart’s next project will be The Locked House, a thriller scheduled for release in 2014.
K-11 also stars DB Sweeney (Taken 2), Jason Mewes (Jay & Silent Bob, Clerks), Portia Doubleday (Kimberly Peirce’s Carrie, Youth in Revolt, Almost Kings) and Tommy “Tiny” Lister (The Fifth Element, Jackie Brown). Son Cameron Stewart makes his film debut in K-11 as Sledgehammer, while daughter Kristen Stewart (Twilight, On the Road) makes a special contribution.
The Blu-Ray and DVD comes complete with a commentary by Jules Stewart and Tom Wright, deleted scenes, interviews with key cast and crew, a behind-the-scenes featurette, the “My Liberty” music video by cast member Billy Morrison, and a photo gallery.
Enter to win SongVersation from India.Arie!
Enter to win SongVersation from India.Arie! SongVersation, the empowering new album from four-time Grammy Award-winning artist INDIA.ARIE, featuring the soulful singles “Cocoa Butter” and “Just Do You” Available June 25. To enter the contest, fill out the form at http://www.eriegaynews.com/news/article.php?recordid=201307songversation&sourceid=2 between June 25 and July 16.
Michael Kenton Mahler, Erie Gay News
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