First Fridays, 9:30pm-2am, at Lola's Tequila Bar & Cantina! Providence's newest LGBTQ monthly dance night, on the waterfront at Fox Point Marina. Continuing 21+ party event, each first Friday of every month party on two outdoor patios and two floors. Guest DJs, cover: $8.
February 21-23, 2014. FRI: Mr RI Bear 2014, Kevin Carlson at the Providence Eagle Karaoke Party; late night 1am-4am food/ fun hosted by New England Rubber Men. SAT: Bear Fair, Bear Soup Social, Pool Party, Bear Buffet Dinner, then "BlueBEARy Ball" at the Providence Eagle. SUN: Farewell Brunch Buffet. Host Hotel: Best Western Providence-Seekonk. 45 Mink St, Seekonk, MA.
June 14, 2014, South Water St. (along Providence River) GLBT Marketplace & Business Exposition & entertainment stage. Night Parade, from Dorrance & Fountain Streets, with floats, performing artists, marching groups & spectators, culminating at the Providence Performing Arts Center (Weybosset St) reviewing stand.
August 5-10, 2014. Ranked among top 12 US film festivals. Screenings, workshops, industry events & seminars, venues around Providence, celebrating the independent filmmaking spirit. High-profile premières, international features, documentaries, and shorts.
August 8-10, 2014, 9pm at Providence Eagle. the FLAG 23rd Anniversary weekend. Men and women compete with each other in five categories to become Mr or Ms FLAG in their best fetish wear and GLOVES. The winner represents FLAG for one year. Wear your gloves, leather and boots. Upcoming events: November 1st - GloveNBoot Night, at Providence Eagle. See website for more info:
August 9, 2014, 1pm-1am on Empire Street. The AS220 urban street party, art-packed, music-filled festival. Empire Street blocks off (for things infinitely superior to parked cars!). Interactive art installations, games, local artists, 12 hours of music on two stages (indoor and outdoor), delicious local comestibles and more.
August 15-17, 2014, the Stadium Theatre, Woonsocket, One of the most captivating musical shows of our time, a satire done with the fondest affection, about a rock and roll singer who about to be drafted into the army. With musical theatre classics: An English Teacher, What Did I Ever See in Him?, Put on a Happy Face, One Boy, A Lot of Livin' to Do, Kids, Rosie and Spanish Rose.
September 18, 2014, 6pm (bingo at 7pm), and every 3rd Thursday, at The Riviera Bingo Palace, 1612 Elmwood Ave, Cranston, RI. $20 to play, 18+ event. Proceeds from the evening will provide essential funds for AIDS Care Ocean State to continue to provide services to over 2,500 clients.
April 16 -19, 2015, at the Grand Ballroom, Providence Biltmore Hotel. See website for details and for lead-up events at area bars.