A gay/ queer /bi men's not-for-profit society. Events include: Calgary Wild Pride, Calgary Pride Parade Float, Edmonton Tabletops + Bottoms Bear Board Game Night, Edmonton FAB 80's VIP Night, Edmonton Tabletops + Bottoms, Edmonton FAB Halloween VIP Night, From FUR to FAB Bears to Drag Queens Community Fundraiser and BEEF Singlet Party. See their website for updates:
February 18, 2017, 8pm, Needle Vinyl Tavern, 10524 Jasper Ave. Edmonton's favourite fruit-flavoured pop-up party. Grassroots collective of creative individuals - more than a typical night at the gay bar. Legendary Vanity Fair (David Vanity Chimko) host w/ hot lineup: Sadie Sedusa, ROSELL Kristina, Divina Diefor, Myra Maines! DJs Thomas Culture + Queerbait. MIDNIGHT DANCE OFF prizes.
February 20, 2017, 7:30 at Chvrch of John, 10260-103 St Paul. Hot jams and yoga every Monday nightMonday nights will never be the same! Next dates: March 6th +13th + 27th.
February 24-25, 2017at Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. All-male company performs the breathtaking new works of choreographers Javier de Frutos and Pontus Lidberg. A stunning physical display of superior athleticism, sensitivity and astoundingly visceral storytelling by 10 powerful dancers; intensely raw artists illustrating a mesmerizing conversation about life and death.
March 4-12, 2017. The 22nd Annual Pride Parade on campus noon-1pm. Film screenings, lectures, parties, readings, Queer Art night, drag show and more.
April 27-May 7, 2017 In cinemas across the country and online across the continent. Original, quality documentaries made by talented filmmakers from across Canada/ around the world. Hot Docs 2017: Hot from the international festival circuit, Doc Soup premieres hit films monthly throughout the fall and winter in Toronto and Calgary.
May 5-14, 2017, Metro Cinema/ Garneau Theatre, 8712-109 St; Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Sq. Canada’s longest running documentary film festival (former Global Visions) presents socially relevant films and video from around the world exploring issues of social, economic and environmental development; catalysts for reflection, discussion, and responsible action.
May 19-21, 2017. FRI 9pm at Blind Monk - Sip n' Sing Welcome Party with the Calgary Gay Men's Chorus! SAT 9pm at Arrata Centre - BEARACCHUS Bear Toga Party! Shake off winter hibernation in a celebration of Greco-Roman decadence with minotaur's labyrinth. SUN morning at Blind Monk - Bear Brunch Buffet - all you can eat! Host Hotel: Best Western Suites Downtown, 1330 8 St SW.
June 9-18, 2017. Ten-day festivities include: Saturday Pride Parade (past year) from Whyte Avenue at 108th Street in Old Strahcona, where this Festival began 37 years ago - proceeding along 104th St, to the end of Steel Park. Pure Pride dance party & more.... See update details online:
July 7-16, 2017, on Sir Winston Churchill Square in downtown Edmonton, an international cast of jugglers, acrobats, hip hop dancers, sword-swallowers, musicians and more. Also arts/crafts and food/beverages vendors.
July 21-30, 2017, in Northlands Park, 7410 Borden Park Rd. Check out favorite musicians and artists on the Koodonation stage; pan for gold in Klondike Park; climb on the Mach 3, the Zipper and other midway rides; and eat favorite fair ground foods, trade shows, food, wine, and daily fireworks. Was called Klondike Days, then Capital EX - now K-Days - 10 days of fun each July.
Early August, 2017, a full weekend of events with the friendliest bears and cubs around. Featuring: The filthiest game of bingo you have ever played; Board Games; FAB Ambassadors; Bear Dance; Gogo Dancers; Bear Bucks; Wet Bears; Hot tasty meat; Crowning Mr Albearta 2017. And much much more!
August 10-13, 2017, annual event, in beautiful downtown Gallagher Park, happens each year, the second weekend in August. The 2017 Performer list will be released at the end of May. The full schedule later in the summer of 2017 - to be found here.
August 17-27, 2017 are dates for the popular 10-day Fringe Theatre Festival, but there are associated events all year long -- see their website for details.
September 28 – October 7, 2017, annual ten day feast of all things cinematic; independent films of many genres from around the globe. A film festival about 'discovery' to uncover and present cinematic gems.