See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Baltimore area at the link below, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
Series showcasing films with gay themes at the Charles Theater, 1711 North Charles Street. Also foreign, art house and independent films of all kinds, plus Film Festivals, Revival Series, The Met Opera series, and Le Cinémathèque, a French cineclub collaboration with La Maison Française of the Embassy of France.
Baltimore Leather Brotherhood promotes the leather lifestyle and gives financial support to the community- meetings each first Sunday, 4:30-6:30pm at Club Hippo, 1 W Eager Street.
July 23-24, 2016. Program of Gay Lesbian Community Center of Baltimore. SAT Block Party at Mt Vernon, SUN Pride Festival at Druid Hill Park. See website for details.
July 28-30, 2016 at at 3134 Eastern Ave. Curated films, dazzling performances, witty comedy by Isaac Oliver, wild Drag Party hosted by Betty O'Hellno, saucy happy hours, and more! FRI Hot Shorts Queer Time Machine + Akron. SAT Reel in the Closet + Hot Shorts 2: Laugh Your Pants Off + Rainbow Fest DRAG PARTY!
August 13, 2016, 4:30-8:30pm at Creative Alliance. Closed street in front of Patterson Theater FREE community block party to honor 4-legged best friends! Doggy swimming pools, tennis balls + treats! Art activities. Doggy Obstacle Course! DJ Eddible w/ pet-inspired tunes. Walk the Dog - The Dog Chef - Picnic Pops for dogs and humans. Snake Hill! human food, Flying Dog Brewery Beers!
August 19-20, 2016 at Creative Alliance. NYC’s avant garde-iest talent burlesque legend. No hole left unpoked! W/ TIGGER! - infamous stripper-performance artist + King of Boylesque; TOPHER - grotesquely talented contortionist mermaid-zombie! + TIGER BAY - Human Whoopee Cushion + BABY BIRD (aka Eric Schmalenberger) - cabaret star w/ the voice of a bird/ mouth of a sailor.
August 19-21, 2016 at various venues. Saturday contest at at Charm City Play Space in Baltimore, 252 W 23rd St - 8pm contest + after party celebration.
September 8-10, 2016, 7:30 + 9:30pm at Gallery 788, 3602 Hickory St. 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.
September 17, 2016, 11am-7pm, annual event. Hampden Village Merchants Association neighborhood arts festival, on/around W 36th St. 3 stages of music & art performances, emerging artist exhibit, film festival, 4 blocks of arts/crafts vendors, food, antiques, and more from local merchants and artists.
October 29, 2016, 8 + 11:30pm, Ottobar, 2549 N Howard. Shadowcast double feature original burlesque with: Jessica Quinton-Schein/Twiggy Steele as Dr FranknFurter, Aurora Wells as Janet, Fox Squire as Brad, Bambi Galore as Magenta, Tapitha Kix as Columbia, Adora Butch as Riff Raff, Sam Dandwich as Rocky, Grandma David Quinton-Schein as Eddie/Dr Scott, Bunny Vicious as TheCriminologist.
May, 2017 (TBC), annual first weekend event over five days, top-notch film & video work from all over the world; screens approximately 50 feature films & 75 short films of all varieties -- narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, & hybrid.