Gay Basel

Athenian pederasty, drinking, religion, politics and war
How to be a Man. The stronger sex in Antiquity

Through April 21, 2014, Antikenmuseum. Exhibition features objects from the permanent collection, devoted entirely to men living in Athens in the 5th and 6th centuries B.C. Accompany an ancient Athenian through life from childhood to death and see how a boy became a real man, observing social ideals and standards for young men in order to make them fully-fledged community members.
A Gallery for Urban Art

June 14 - July 12, 2014, at Gallery Daeppen, Müllheimerstrasse 144, Basel. What does LE MAL DE VIVRE mean today? Discomfort with performance-oriented consumer society and all forms of radicalism? This group-exhibition shows various thematic aspects and subjective views for our times. Muriel ANASTAZE, Joel ESCHBACH, Hilde KENTANE, Christophe LAMBERT, Ana VUJIC, Sabine WANNENMACHER.
An outstanding contemporary sculptor
Charles Ray. Sculpture 1997-2014

June 15 - September 28, 2014, at the Kunstmuseum Basel. This major exhibition on the American artist Charles Ray (born in Chicago in 1953, lives in Los Angeles) is showing in both the Kunstmuseum Basel and in the Museum für Gegenwartskunst. Ray is working on a new sculptural figuration that can be seen in a work like the white-painted sculpture Boy with a Frog.
Nächste Party
Queer Planet

June 21, 2014, from 11pm at Singerhaus, Marktplatz 34, Basel. House & Electro House sound remixed by resident DJ Taylor Cruz. Queer Planet then takes a summer break - check back in the fall.
Festival Bailalo

June 28, 2014, from 10pm, at St. Jakob EisArena, Brüglingen 33, Basel. Switzerland's biggest Foam-Party, gay 18+ dance. DJ Live Shooting Star B-case, together with DJ Antoine, plus "The Product G & B" live, from Los Angeles Rob Money, guest Italian DJ PEEZA + Swiss DJ Cracks. Laser show, dance animations and more … Dress Code: White
Gays/Lesbians & Friends
Haute Glamour

July 5, 2014, 5pm-4am and every first Saturday of the month, at Bar Rouge. Party on the top floors of the Exhibition Tower, the tallest building in Basel. The club brand that combines black music, haute couture and a magnificent view. On the decks: DJs DJ Skilly, PLD + Aoide play the best of R’n’B, Hip-Hop, Dancehall & Reggeaton. More party nights at:
Do you decide how others see you, what they make of you?
Make-up - Shaped for Life?

Through July 6, 2014, at Museum der Kulturen Basel. What do we try to achieve by using make-up and other means to modify our appearance? Improve the way we look, hide something, or mark who we are, where we belong, stand out from others, or vanish into the crowd? What modification opportunities does our outside have? Not (merely) a given, skin is a surface to be configured.
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