Friday, June 22, 2007

NYC City LGBT Pride Events

22nd AIDS Candlelight Vigil NYC
Friday June 22 2007
Greenwich Village - Sheridan Square Park & Christopher St.

AIDS Candlelight Vigil NYC is a memorial to all the people who died of HIV/AIDS, to show support for survivors in addition to support for those now afflicted w/ HIV/AIDS.
This event is a nondenominational event.
There is no discrimination of color, race and/or sexual preference.
AIDS Candlelight Vigil NYC is not associated w/ any political, religious, or city, state or federal agency.
It's just a group of loving, caring individuals w/ a common cause, to remember & to show support.
Everyone is welcome!
Show the world & NYC that HIV/AIDS has a face & a name.
Everyone is affected!

AIDS Candlelight Vigil NYC provides candles free of charge.
The procession starts @ Sheridan Square Park & proceeds down Christopher Street.
A banner & the wreath is carried down Christopher Street. Supporters of those struggling w/ HIV/AIDS & friends, family members & loved ones of those who have passed from AIDS carry light candles in a quiet march to the waterfront.
At the end of Christopher Street @ the Hudson River waterfront a wreath is tossed into the waters in memory of those who have passed of AIDS.
This is an Official HOP *Heritage of Pride* Event

Virgin Mega-store presents PrideFest
Saturday June 23 2007
Virgin Megastore Pridefest 2007 2-8pm

Come out for a fun filled day @ the Virgin Megastore as we present our Pridefest 2007 w/ special performances & appearances by: Ultra Nate, Johnny McGovern, Colton Ford, Rafaele Rivera, Jason Walker, Ari Gold, Brian Kent, Sylvia Tosun, Quentin Elias, Comedian Cole James, Jennie Arnau, Noa Tylo, Logo TV’s Curl Girls, Ricky & Steve & the Men of Lucas Entertainment!
Music by DJ Randy Bettis & DJ Max Rodriguez

Join us & your host for the day Peppermint from 2-8pm as we bring you special offers & prizes throughout the entire day.
On hand will be a variety of vendors that help to support the GLBT community.
Join us as we celebrate Pride 2007!
Virgin MegaStore located at 52 E. 14th St. UNION SQUARE, NYC

The March: 38 Years Strong!
5th Ave & 52nd St to Christopher & Greenwich Streets
Sunday, June 24, 2007, 12pm - end
Moment of Silence: 2pm

Our Grand Marshals This Year:
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Reverend Dr. Troy Perry

The Route:
Starting We move down 5th Ave down from 52nd...
South towards Chelsea into the Village to 8th St where the Parade crosses 6th Ave onto Greenwich Ave & then left onto Christopher Street --> Gayville

The Pier Dance
You know one of the great things that Heritage of Pride does?
It grants the money they raise back to the community it serves.
One way they do that is by hosting various groups as volunteers @ the dance(s).
Like the Metropolitan Tennis Group… who will be manning one of the bars @ Dance 21

For The Women:
Saturday June 23 2007 6 – 10:30pm
Rapture on the River IV
Pier 54 - 13th St. @ the Hudson River
Music of Kris Kono
Live Performances:
Sylvia Tosun
Ultra Naté

Rapture on the River IV Tix: General $25 • VIP $35 (limited quantity, may not be available day of event)
Online @ Box Office Tix

Sunday June 24 2007 4 – 11pm
Dance 21: The Dance On The Pier
Pier 54 - 13th St. @ the Hudson River
Music of: DJ's Lawrence Needham & Jonathan Porter
Lights by Guy Smith

• Special Guest Tony Award Winning Star of Wicked & Rent: Idina Menzel performing her new dance mix by Tracy Young of Defying Gravity on her upcoming album.

Dance 21: The Dance On The Pier tix:
• $55 until June 23
• $75 the day of
• VIP tix are $150 until we sell out.

Available @: Box Office Tix


XANADU loving roller bladers and roller skaters needed to skate with XANADU in the NYC Gay Pride Parade this Sunday June 24, 10:30am to 5pm. You will get a free XANADU t-shirt (while supplies last) and FREE tickets to the show. You must provide your own roller skates or roller blades. Please send your photo and contact information immediately to


GrooveTheory said...

and you're not going to any of this??? I wanna go to the dance at the Pier :(

hot-lunch said...

Happy pride, Wayne! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

Robert said...

If I'm in town and Xanadu's still playing, I might go actually. We'll see!

BTW, I think Anonymous is probably dying to go, too... I can read between the lines! haha!

Have a great weekend Wayne!!