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.
Events throughout the year at Providence Eagle and The Alley. Meetings at Jim Maciel's Home (FLAG President), Dartmouth, MA. E-mail Events@FitsLikeAGlove.org for directions. Look for information on the December FLAG Xmas Party, the August Anniversary Weekend - and more info, at their website:
Third Wednesday of the month, 7pm at Books on the Square, 471 Angell St, Providence. Lively, funny, intellectual, low-brow, agitated, topical, autobiographical--our discussions cover a lot of territory, depending on the book being discussed and the members who attend.
March 5-26, 2016: Art is Work at AS220 Main Gallery 115 Empire St - works by Betsey MacDonald, Jessica Rock, Ken Moran, and Lauren Scotto + Los Chicos at AS220 Project Space, 93 Mathewson St - photographs by Juan Jose Barboza-Gubo and Andrew Mroczek.
April 16, 2016, 9pm at the Providence Eagle, 124 Snow St. Come in gear for an informal social, BLUF dress code encouraged. Host: Nathan. Coming to Providence Eagle May 6-8th, The Northeast Drummer Boy + Northeast Drummer Bootblack contests. See website for these and more upcoming events:
April 29-30, 2016, at Columbus Theater. A new kind of porn: short dirty movies, each less than five minutes, not by porn stars, but people who want to be for a weekend. Filmmakers/ stars show what they think is hot, sexy, creative and kinky, their turn-ons/ craziest fantasies. Carefully curated cornucopia of body types, shapes, ages, colors, sexualities, genders, kinks, and fetishes
June 18, 2016 (TBC), RI PrideFest & Illuminated Night Parade. 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 9-14, 2016. 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.
Mid-October, 2016, 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.