‹‹ V.21 No.26 | June 28 - July 4, 2012
36th Annual Pride Parade and PrideFest
Saturday, June 30
10 a.m. Pride Parade starts at UNM's Johnson Field at Girard, moves up Central and concludes at Expo New Mexico’s San Pedro gate.
Expo New Mexico (300 San Pedro NE)
Gates open at 10:30 a.m.
$15, free for children ages 10 and under. $35 VIP package includes Manila Luzon meet-and-greet, drinks and food. Advance tickets at abqpride.com.
This year’s PrideFest attractions include an art show, classic car show, dance tent, entertainment stages, food row, kids’ park, New Mexico Gay Rodeo corral, OUTSpoken poetry slam, pet park and parade, Pride archives, Unleash sexuality education and entertainment center, vendor square, VIP area, and wedding area.
Featured Pride performer Manila Luzon
Entertainment Villa Hispana Main Stage Schedule
Manila Luzon’s “Hot Couture”
Opening ceremonies12:15 p.m.
Gimme Sum1 p.m.
Pride Idol1:30 p.m.
Manila Luzon (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”)1:40 p.m.
Pride Idol winner
Featured Pride performer JoJo
N.M. Pride Titleholders2 p.m.
Manila Luzon (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”)2:10 p.m.
Manila Luzon (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”)3 p.m.
NM Pride Titleholders3:40 p.m.
Throb Dance Crew3:50 p.m.
MCC Rainbow Choir4 p.m.
Entourage Dance Crew4:50 p.m.
Mr. Black Band5:35 p.m.
A Band Named SueBoxcar Stage Band and Drag Stage Schedule12 p.m.
G Precious12:10 p.m.
Lil Threat Loca12:20 p.m.
Déjà Vu Dance Crew12:30 p.m.
Red Light Cameras1 p.m
. Tsunami Couture1:10 p.m.
Raven Fox1:20 p.m.
Burlesque Noir1:30 p.m.
Dahlia Rico2:30 p.m.
Psykick Monkey3 p.m.
Brian and Teri 3:10 p.m.
J Adore Dance Crew3:20 p.m.
Entourage Dance Crew3:50 p.m.
Javier Ortiz and Jimmy Finch 4:10 p.m.
Trixie Treasurers4:20 p.m.
Katherin Love 4:30 p.m.
NM Pride Titleholders4:40 p.m.
Becky Scheck5 p.m.
Rocco Steele Sedillo 5:20 p.m.
NM Pride Titleholders5:30 p.m.
Ruby Sanchez5:40 p.m.
Fantasia Fontaine5:50 p.m.
Christian Ticey Unleash and Burlesque Schedule11 a.m.
Shopping and photos12:30 p.m.
New Mexico Leather League presentation1 p.m.
The Next Generation presentation2:30 p.m.
"How to Play Kinky With a Cupcake"3 p.m.
"Anatomy of M/s and D/s Relationships" by Patrick Mulcahey4:30 p.m.
Poetry by Rich4:40 p.m.
Caning demonstration by Daniel4:55 p.m.
Rope demonstration by Troll5:05 p.m.
Electricity demonstration by KevinOUTSpoken Queer Poetry Slam Schedule12:45 p.m.
Open mic sign-up1 p.m.
Open mic1:30 p.m.
OUTSpoken Championship Slam featuring Theresa Davis3 p.m.
Open mic3:30 p.m.
Local poets showcase4:30 p.m.