Pride Guide 2010
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Wednesday, June 9
Blackbird Buvette—Wonderland Pride Party, 9 p.m. 21+.
Exhale Nightclub and Grill—Karaoke, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. 21+.
Thursday, June 10
Albuquerque Social Club—Live performances by Kimo, 8 p.m., and Eric and the Adams, 9 p.m. Members only, 21+.
Exhale Nightclub and Grill—18+ Night. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque—A Night With Mike Ruiz, celebrity photographer and 2010 Pride Grand Marshal. $150 for five photos benefits New Mexico AIDS Services: Register for your time slot at nmas.net/events. Special guest appearance by "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 2 winner Tyra Sanchez. 8 to 11 p.m.
Santa Fe—The New Century, a benefit play for Santa Fe Pride Week at the Santa Fe Playhouse (142 E. DeVargas, 505-988-4262), runs through June 27. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. $15, $12 students, teachers and seniors. Benefit galas on June 11 and June 17 include refreshments with $20 admission. santafeplayhouse.org.
Sidewinders—Country dance lessons from 7 to 9 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. 21+.
Friday, June 11
Albuquerque Social Club—DJ Madie, 8 p.m. Members only, 21+.
Blackbird Buvette—Pride Dance Party with DJs Nicolatron, Dirty Gold and Novelas. 10 p.m. 21+.
Exhale Nightclub And Grill—Pride Show with drag queens Tyra Sanchez and Angelica Sanchez. Doors open 6:30 p.m. $15, 21+.
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque—Fourth Street Foam Party with DJ Chris de Jesus, presented by Verge. 9:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. $15 at abqpride.com or the door, 21+.
Sidewinders—Club dance with DJ Jo Jo from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. 21+.
Saturday, June 12
Albuquerque Social Club—All-day barbecue with DJ David starts at 8 a.m. Tyra Sanchez and Angelica Sanchez at 10 p.m. Members only, 21+.
Exhale Nightclub And Grill—Pride Party. Doors open 4 p.m. 21+.
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque—Presented by Albuquerque Pride, Pride Fusion transforms the Hyatt into three nightclubs. Performances by God-Des and She, special guest host Mike Ruiz joins host Adriana. Appearances from dance troupes Entourage and XTC. Also featuring Ms. Morgan McMichaels from "RuPaul’s Drag Race" Season 2. 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $35 for the three-club pass at abqpride.com or the door, 21+.
The Albuquerque Pride office also offers an $80 All-Access Pass that includes shuttle service to Sidewinders, Exhale and Albuququerque Social Club, and admission to Friday and Saturday’s PrideFest events at the fairgrounds, Friday’s Fourth Street Foam Party, and Saturday’s Pride Fusion. Hyatt hotel packages also available. For an extensive list with pricing, visit abqpride.com.
Radisson Hotel and Water Park Albuquerque—The waterpark area becomes a nightclub with live entertainment. Tribal Pride Welcome Pool Party hosted by Sabryna Williams starts at 4 p.m. Tribal Splash with DJs Chris Adams and Chris de Jesus, featuring a special performance of Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fire Pride Pool Party presented by Fire Womyn, 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. ($20 tickets at firewomyn.com). Tribal Trance Pool Party with DJ DeLorenzo at 2 a.m. Hotel packages are available for rooms overlooking the party. Tickets start at $45, Zumanity performance and Water Park admission included. All package options and tickets at liveintheparty.com.
Scalo Northern Italian Grill—Pancakes for Pride. Benefit breakfast for New Mexico AIDS Services with a front row seat to watch the Pride Parade. $10 tickets are first come, first served. 9 a.m. All-ages.
Sidewinders—DJ Brendangerous from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. 21+.
Sunday, June 13
Exhale Nightclub and Grill—Karaoke from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. 21+.
Sidewinders—Beer blast with free hot dogs from 4 to 8 p.m. Open 2 p.m. to midnight. 21+.
UNM Keller Hall—New Mexico Gay Men's Chorus Southwest Choral Extravaganza with Harmony: A Colorado Chorale and New Mexico Women's Chorus. 3 p.m. $15 through unmtickets.com and Albertsons locations. All-ages.
Friday, June 18
Santa Fe—GLBTQ Art Show at Louie's Corner Café in Santa Fe (229 Galisteo, 505-820-2253), 5:30 p.m. All-ages.
Saturday, June 19
Santa Fe—The Santa Fe Pride Train takes passengers to Lamy for live music, barbecue and a cash bar on the train. 5 to 10 p.m. $55 tickets at sfsr.com or (505) 989-8600. All-ages.
Tour de Bosque 2010—New Mexico AIDS Services' annual cycling tour. Details and registration at nmas.net.
Sunday, June 20
Santa Fe—Swim and Spin Pool Party at The Lodge at Santa Fe (750 N. St. Francis), 2 to 8 p.m. $5 suggested donation, 21+.
Thursday, June 24
Santa Fe—Guest speaker Gene Robinson, the openly gay bishop who delivered the invocation during President Obama's inaugural weekend, appears at the St. Francis Auditorium (107 W. Palace) at 7 p.m. $15 through santafehra.org. All-ages.
Friday, June 25
Santa Fe—Pink Friday! Men's Pool Party / Dyke Dance in the ballroom at The Lodge at Santa Fe (750 N. St. Francis). $5 for the pool party, $10 for the dance. 21+.
Saturday, June 26
Santa Fe—Santa Fe Pride Parade starts at noon at the PERA Building (1120 Paseo de Peralta) and runs down Paseo de Peralta to the Railyard. All-day party at the Railyard with live entertainment, food and vendor booths. Featuring Pepper MaShay. All-ages.
Santa Fe—GLBTQ Youth Event at Warehouse 21 (1614 Paseo de Peralta) featuring performance art, live music and food, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. All-ages.
Sunday, June 27
Santa Fe—Sole Mates, Concordia Santa Fe concert at St. Francis Auditorium (107 W. Palace), 2 p.m. Donations appreciated. All-ages.
Albuquerque venues featured in our Pride GuideAlbuquerque Social Club
4021 Central NE • 262-1088
(Private club. Memberships are available for $15 and good for all events through 2010.)
509 Central NW • 243-0878
Exhale Nightclub and Grill
6132 Fourth Street NW, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque • 342-0049
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque: Pride Fusion
330 Tijeras NW • 842-1234
Radisson Hotel and Water Park Albuquerque: Tribal Splash
2500 Carlisle NE • 888-3311
8900 Central SE • 275-1616