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 V.21 No.26 | June 28 - July 4, 2012 

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Pride Guide

Wednesday, June 27

Lotus9:30 p.m. Pre-Pride Glam Dance Party, presented by Alibi Group Hug and Albuquerque Pride. DJs Nicolatron, Tahnee and Cassyle spin glam rock, disco and electro. Drag show by the New Mexico Pride titleholders. Complimentary photo booth, free sparkly sweet treats from Rebel Donut. $5, 18+ to dance, 21+ to drink. All attendees must present ID.

Thursday, June 28

UNM Anthropology Courtyard6 p.m. LGBTQ Resource Center Field Evening, featuring childhood games.

Sidewinders7 p.m. Country and line dance lessons. 21+.

Morningside Park7 p.m. Albuquerque Pride Candlelight Vigil.

Albuquerque Social Club9:30 p.m. Pride opening celebration. Performance by Latrice Royale (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”) and VJing by Flightphonic. Members only, 21+.

Effex Nightclub10 p.m. Cazwell, DJs Chris de Jesus and Scoobie. 21+.

Friday, June 29

Albuquerque Center for Peace and Justice7 p.m. In the Wrong Body (En el Cuerpo Equivocado) screening. In Spanish with English subtitles, this film tells the story of Mavi Susel, the first transgender person in Cuba to receive a sex reassignment operation in 1988. $5 to $10 donation, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds. Info at 268-2488.

Santa Fe7 p.m. BUST Women's Circus Intensive: Women and female gender queers explore freedom through acrobatics, trapeze, theater and spoken word at the Armory for the Arts Theater (1050 Old Pecos Trail). $10 to $15 sliding scale. wisefoolnewmexico.org.

Albuquerque Social Club 8 p.m. DJ Madie. Members only, 21+.

Effex Nightclub10 p.m. Twisted D, DJs Josh Burg and Stitch. Live performances by Latrice Royale (“RuPaul’s Drag Race”) and XTC. 21+.

Sidewinders10 p.m. Wet foam party with DJs Scoobie and Frequency. $10, 21+.

Saturday, June 30

* For official PrideFest and parade happenings today, scope this schedule.

Albuquerque Social Club8 a.m. All-day barbecue with VJ Flightphonic. Stand-up performance by comedian Jackie Beat, 10:30 p.m. Members only, 21+.

Scalo Northern Italian Grill10 a.m. Pancakes for Pride: Breakfast and a front-row seat to watch the Pride Parade benefits New Mexico AIDS Services. $20 in advance, $25 the day of the event. nmas.net.

Self Serve10 a.m. Pride parade-watching party with DJ Phive.

Morningside Park11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pride Family Picnic: free, family-friendly gathering with live music by Mala Maña, dance performances by Scarlet Aislang Belly Dance, a magician and live art. Bring your own picnic or buy burgers at the park. Salsa and pie-making contest. To enter the contest or for more info, call 831-8930 or visit facebook.com/PrideFamilyPicnic.

Santa Fe2 and 7 p.m. BUST Women's Circus Intensive.

Lotus6 p.m. DJ Irene, plus DJs Sinseven, Curtis Dirt, Amy Lopez, Turtlefeet, J-Roc, Justin George and XES. Three stages and an outdoor foam party. $15 and $20, 16+.

Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Waterpark4 p.m. to 4 a.m. Tribal Splash 2012: All-inclusive party in a multimillion dollar waterpark.

Now in its fifth year, Tribal Splash is a cosmopolitan, mindful good time. The entire Radisson Hotel has been set aside specifically for revelers so that no one is tempted to drink and drive. Locals can buy special rate packages and convert the weekend into a staycation. If you forget you're in Albuquerque, don't blame the cocktail in your hand.

The celebration kicks off Saturday afternoon with a casual, retro-themed pool party in the hotel's indoor atrium from 4 to 7 p.m. A buffet dinner from 6 to 8 p.m. fuels guests up for the long night of dancing ahead. At 9 p.m., the massive Radisson Water Park will transform into a nightclub, complete with a laser- and light-show and state-of-the art sound system. Las Vegas DJ Chris Adams spins house, tribal and Latin beats late into the night, but ecstatic booty-shaking won't be the only entertainment. Dancers and Chinese pole acrobats fresh off of Cirque de Soleil's Le Rêve in Las Vegas are the featured acts. The big-city club feeling rolls into the wee hours with the “Tribal Dance” after-party bumping till dawn in the indoor pool atrium, hosted by Texas DJ Jesse Hutton. 18+ to play, 21+ to drink.

Park Inn Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Waterpark (Indoor Pool Atrium)9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fire Pride 2012 presents: AQUA. Cirque aerial performances, DJs, Fire GoGo and synchronized swimmers. Limited $15 advance tickets at firewomyn.com, $20 at the door. 18+ to play, 21+ to drink.

The Kosmos9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Dandykor: Queer Pride Carnival and Freaq Show features gender-bending circus acts, burlesque, kings and queens, music and belly dance. Carnival games benefiting local LGBTQ organizations, queer craft show, art and more. $13 in advance at Self Serve, $15 at the door, 18+ to dance, 21+ to drink.

Effex Nightclub10 p.m. DJs Devin, Chris de Jesus, Josh Burg and Scoobie. Performances by Throb. 21+.

Sidewinders10 p.m. DJ Pornstar (San Francisco). $10, 21+.

Sunday, July 1

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino2 to 7 p.m. Effex presents a poolside T Dance with DJ Jason Gonzales. 21+.

Taos5 to 7 p.m. PFLAG Taos family barbecue. Email pflagtaos@gmail.com for directions and to RSVP.

Saturday, July 14

GallupFourth Annual Gallup Pride. galluppride.com.

Saturday, July 21

Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico10 a.m. to 3 p.m. TGRCNM summer craft fair.

Saturday, Aug. 4, and Sunday, Aug. 5

Santa Fe8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 21st annual New Mexico Gay Rodeo Association Zia Regional Rodeo. Held at the Rodeo de Santa Fe Arena. ziaregionalrodeo.com.

Friday, Aug. 17, and Saturday, Aug. 18

TaosTaos Pride, held in Kit Carson Park. taospride.org.

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