Pride NW Announces Schedule of Events for 2013 Portland Pride
By Erin Rook, PQ Monthly
Pride NW has announced its official schedule of events for Pride 2013. Check it out! JUNE 9 Trekapalooza!:Â A Theme Party celebrating all Things Star Trek and Sci Fi, by Kitty Moshpit Productions. 4 p.m. at Union Pine (525 SE Pine Street), 21+, tickets available at brownpapertickets.com. JUNE 12 â€œBrother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin," film screeningÂ with special guest Walter Naegle, presented in collaboration with Portland Black Pride. 7 p.m. at Portland State University's Smith Memorial Student Union (1825 SW Broadway), tickets available at pridenw.org. JUNE 13 Pride Comedy Showcase: â€œHomo Ha! An evening with ANT.â€ 7 and 9:30 p.m. at Curious ComedyÂ (5225 NE Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd) JUNE 14 Avenue Q, by Triangle Productions 7:30 p.m. atÂ The Sanctuary@Sandy PlazaÂ (1785 NE Sandy Blvd) Tickets available at http://www.tripro.org/23rd-season/aveq2.php Pass the Hat Proceeds to Benefit Pride Northwest JUNE 15 & 16 Pride Waterfront Festival Noon-6:00 p.m. atÂ Tom McCall Waterfront ParkÂ (between the Morrison Bridge and Pine Street). $7 suggested donation at the gate. VIP passes are available here. JUNE 16 43rd Annual Portland Pride Parade 11:00 a.m. step-off The parade will be led by Grand MarshalsÂ Emperor XXXIX Gina Valdez Kennaday Smith and Empress LIV The Sassy Cassie Nova of the Imperial Sovereign Rose Court. Planning on being in the parade? Read about new requirements here. And don't forget -- May 15 is the deadline for booth and parade registration. Sign up here.