Weekend: Parties, fundraisers, film, politics and more
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If there was ever a weekend where we didn’t want to hear you say, “But there’s nothing to do!”, this would be it. There’s more parties and fundraisers and other events than you can shake a stick at. So, get out there and start shakin’ and partyin’. Mardi Gras doesn’t wait!
Friday, Feb. 8
Film & Youth Panel: ‘Were The World Mine’
The GayCharlotte Film Series presents the film “Were The World Mine,” an artsy queer twist on “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Special panel discussion with young adults following. See more details…
L4 Lounge, the newly reminted Blue Bar on Central Ave., hosts its college night. See more details…
Hartigan’s hosts drag kings from across the state. See more details…
A List Friday
Marigny teams up with local promoters for a night for the “elite, urban gay men and women.” See more details…
Saturday, Feb. 9
Equality NC joins the HKonJ
Equality NC strongly supports the efforts and actions of the North Carolina Chapter of the NAACP and their focus to bring social justice for ALL residents of North Carolina. They’re encouraging their members to join them at the annual HKonJ march in Raleigh. More details…
‘Matt & Ben’ – A local HRC community event
Two award-winning actresses bring their show, “Matt & Ben,” to audiences as a fundraiser for the Human Rights Campaign. More details…
21st Annual Johnson Valentine Bash for RAIN
Chris and Wes Johnson present their annual Valentine’s Day fundraiser for the Regional AIDS Interfaith Network. See more details…
Sunday, Feb. 10
Scott Weaver and Bethann Phetamine present their monthly “Disco Brunch” at Soul Gastrolounge. See more details…
Spoken Word Sundays with Chi Psi Omega
Chi Psi Omega Fraternity, Inc., presents their monthly Spoken Word Sundays. Raising funds this month for The Relatives. See more details…
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