April 25-27, 2014. Presenting a range of premieres, hard-hitting documentaries, shorts and digital media, from diverse cultures and geography, providing an array of perspectives from and about Latin America and the USA; drawing its subject matter from a rich historical, social, religious and political history and artistic legacy. See schedules and venues online:
May 1-17, 2014, at Giovanni's Room. Sadly your last chance - wrapping up 40 years of business for the LGBT bookstore with an inventory that includes more than 48,000 books and offers five million titles online, including 3.5 million e-books. The store will offer 25% off all merchandise through their closing day, Saturday May 17th.
June 8, 2014, annual parade from 13th and Locust in the Gayborhood to Penn's Landing for festival frolics - five hours of entertainment and dancing, plus vendors and gay organizations. See their website for media of 2013 events and plans for 2014.
4th of July Weekend, 2014 - annual GLBT bowling tournament - fundraising events throughout the year. Check website for details as announced.
July 10, 2014 10p at Voyeur, 1221 St James St. Drag pageant, prizes, underwear giveaways. See more details at website.
July 12, 2014, 10-11am, PFS Theater at the Roxy, 2023 Sansom St. The Philadelphia Film Society and Free Library of Philadelphia present your favorite Scholastic books, come to life as short films. These include: LMNO Peas, Ant and the Grasshopper, Cloudette, Exclamation Mark, The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? And Then It’s Spring, Children Make Terrible Pets, Blackout. Tickets are free.
July, 2014 POSTPONED: the LGBT film festival of 200+ features, documentaries and shorts. There are plans underway to resume the festival with a new venue and approach. PCA + Warehouse Cinema, slated to open in November, 2014, are planning 2 mini-QFests: a week-long festival late this fall; plus a spring 2015 week. A decision to present a full-scale July 2015 festival has yet to be made.
August 5-23, 2014 at Plays & Players Theater, 3rd Foor Skinner Studio, 1714 Delancey Place, SKYBOX at THE ADRIENNE and other spaces around town! The fourth annual GayFest! lineup includes four mainstage plays and a series of one-night stands, with some very special events!
October 12, 2014, annual GLBT street party to celebrate National Coming Out Day, filling the Gayborhood with people, music, and food vendors. Also lots of related events take place in surrounding bars and clubs.
October 16-26, 2014, a 2-week showcase of thought-provoking narrative features, live action, animated shorts, local, national & international films - world-class talent. Venues: Old City -Ritz East, Ritz at the Bourse. Center City -Prince Music Theater, Gershman Y at UArts. University City -Rave University City 6, Zellerbach Theater at the Annenberg Center. See website schedules.
October 28 - November 2, 2014 -Newsies: They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines. Direct from Broadway, the Disney smash-hit musical. Nov 25-30 -Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella. Jan 6-18, 2015 -Motown the Musical. Feb 24-Mar 1 -The Illusionists - Witness the Impossible. Mar 17-22 -Annie. Mar 24 - Apr 5 -Dirty Dancing. Apr 28 - May 10 -Kinky Boots.
November 8-9, 2014. Celebrating/ bringing together the Leather, Kink, BDSM, Pansexual and LGBTQ communities to support charitable organizations. Live auction of leather and fetish clothing, adult themed toys, equipment, books, art, jewelry, plus entertainment.
April 23-26, 2015 events typically include: Sunday Mr & Ms Philadelphia Black Gay Pride Pageant, BYOB Bowling; Ball and Movie Madness.