Every second SUNDAY, 7pm at RE-BAR, 1114 Howell St. Doors 6:30. A monthly sing along event presented by Three Dollar Bill Cinema. Sing along to your favorite numbers from American musicals, cult classics and foreign hits. Cover: $8 ($5 for Three Dollar Bill Cinema members). Starting January 4, 2016, Cineoke will happen every FIRST MONDAY 7pm at RE-BAR.
April 1, 2016, 6pm at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave N. Sip, dine, and bid your way through the silent auction (beginning 8pm). Dress in anything from black tie to jumpsuit. Three Dollar Bill Cinema provides access to films by, for, and about LGBTQ people, with themed screenings throughout the year and programs around the Puget Sound region.
April 2-3, 2016, 7:30pm at McCaw Hall. 250 fabulous men gaily performing showtunes -the concert we were born to sing! Colorful guide down the Great White Way for a show-stopping concert packed with songs from Broadway's biggest hits and hidden gems; classics of the Golden Age to today's Tony award-winners. Dazzle, flair + savoir faire comes naturally to the boys of the Chorus.
April 8, 2016, 6:30-11pm, at 1927 Events, 1927 3rd Ave. Pictures, music, lights, and words collide in a FREE, all-ages event showcasing Seattle’s underground comic book community! Connecting creators, readers and the stories in a new way; a stage on which multiple aspects of local culture, not just comics, can be represented through the art of these talented individuals.
April 8, 2016, 9pm-3am, Seattle Eagle. Stop flappin' your lips/ start smackin' - 2nd Fridays. For every new person you make out with in the photobooth get a free boozey jello shot - START FLIRTING! Seattle's favorite TONGUE BATH. GUESTS: RIFF-RAFF (Bottom Forty, Night Crush). Host: Nark. Go-go boys + everyone you ever wanted to make out with ever, all in one place.
April 8 - May 8, 2016, at ACT Theater, 700 Union St. Chekhov’s story of love, art, and a hapless bird gets a contemporary facelift. On a country estate, young and old battle in a heartbreaking, hilarious, sort-of-adaptation of The Seagull. Winner of the 2014 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play; about our longing to love and be loved.
April 15, 2016, 9pm-3am, Seattle Eagle. Loose scenario for boys, girls and more boys: free beard rubs, slick hands, magical dancing go-go men. Feel your fantasy, celebrate your kink/fetish, be a slut, do whatever you want, but don't eat dinner because we're serving (W)hor(E) d'oeuvres -basically pizza you can eat off a chained up boy's ass (or something of the sort).
April 22–24, 2016. A Celebration of Self and Spring for Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Men/ chance to gather with other men to reflect on, embrace, and celebrate who you are, where you have been, and where you are headed. Discover new parts of yourself and enjoy the company of other men in a non-judgmental, attitude-free atmosphere.
April 22–24, 2016, 2pm at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St. Gallery-style erotic art exhibits + poetry readings, pantomime, and acrobatic performances. Erotic Short Film kiosk showcase, audio erotica, live paintings. Sexy art party: Late Night Festival fun time with DJs, performers, bartenders, and an energetic crowd. 18+ during daytime gallery hours and 21+ in the evenings.
April 28, 2016 at Re-bar + April 29, 2016 at The Triple Door. The second annual show. "Equal parts striptease, circus act, and comedy routine, the nascent sibling of burlesque is finally turning heads." -- Details Magazine. "Start saving up those singles, boys–you're gonna wanna make it rain!" -- Queerty.com
May 7, 2016, 9pm-2:30am at Seattle Eagle. Party for bears, cubs, otters, beefcakes and other wildlife, with DJs Louis Lennon (London) + Freddy, King of Pants. Tickets: $6 before 10pm, $8 after.
May 13-14, 2016, at SIFF Cinema Uptown, 511 Queen Anne Ave North. Ordinary people from all over the Pacific NW become weekend porn stars, making 5-minute dirty movies for cash prizes! Films run the gamut of LGBT+S sexual styles; funny, thought-provoking, sad, artistic, outrageous, and sexy-because they're real- created and performed by sex-positive people.
May 19 - June 12, 2016, the largest film festival in the USA. Past years presented 406 films over 25 days, 73 premieres, more than 600 screenings & special events. Passes and ticket packages on sale starting October 16, 2014. See website for 2015 overview and 2016 program details as announced:
May 27 - September 5, 2016 wilderness camping, hiking, and river sports in Bender Creek, 21 miles east of Granite Falls, WA, near ice caves, waterfalls and Monte Cristo ghost town. Memorial Day Weekend; June Gayzebo Pink Party; July Black Forest + Bears in the Woods + Friends and Family; August Foam Party; Labor Day Weekend Mardi Gras. More TBA - see website:
June 17-19, 2016, Summer Solstice, annual weekend events. Eclectic celebrations in the self-proclaimed “center of the universe.” Craft & art booths, street performers, bands, main stage entertainment, beer garden, wacky-decorated cars, free-spirited Saturday noon Solstice Parade.
June 25-26, 2016, SAT 10am-11pm, SUN 10am-7pm. Six blocks on Broadway - food, vendors and entertainment, featuring Revisit Steppenwolf 8-10pm on the Main Stage; Doggie Drag Contest; live local music, food from over 150 booths of restaurants. Open to everyone, LGBT, straight and anyone of any background.
June 26, 2016, Seattle Pride Parade will kick off from 4th Ave at Union, north along 4th to Denny Way. A Rain or Shine event. Pride Picnic earlier in the month at Volunteer Park in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, live entertainment, music, and food. See the website for past years photos and more about this year's celebrations.
September 2-4, 2016. Annual Labor Day events at the Seattle Center - Seattle's big music and arts festival takes place at Seattle Center with includes live music, comedy, theatre, film, visual arts, and dance performances. Associated concerts all summer long. See the full schedule at their website:
October 13-23, 2016, the largest event of it's kind in the Pacific Northwest, 11 days showcasing the latest and greatest in queer film, from major releases to emerging talent. See their website for previous year archives, and upcoming films, venues and schedules.
December 13-18, 2016, 7:30pm, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St. Brilliantly innovative, heartbreaking, and wickedly funny, this genre-bending, fourth-wall-smashing musical sensation, with a pulsing score and electrifying performances, tells the story of one of the most unique characters to ever hit the stage. Coming: Feb 21-26, 2017 - Rent; Jun 13-25, 2017 - Cabaret.
February, 2017 (TBC) at Northwest Film Forum, Capitol Hill. With 50 films on the program this past year, including the best in recent independent cinema by and about Asian Americans - screening independent films that reflect the diversity and richness of the city’s Asian American community. Many films accompanied by panel discussions and director Q&A.