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Dinner nights with Carolina Bears at locations in Raleigh, Durham, Charlotte, Myrtle Beach. Bar nights in Augusta, Hickory & Raleigh. Coming up: April, 2017 in Myrtle Beach, SC, The Carolina Bear Lodge hosts Bear Hunt XVII: Bears on Safari. Look for their Summer Luau pool party in June, Bears Fur All in September and BEARY Merry Christmas in December. See website for details.
April 27-30, 2017 at Ocean Park Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC. Get ready to conquer the backwoods with Carolina Bear Lodge in Myrtle Beach. Food, food, Mr Bear contest, games, bear auction, singles mixer & dance, water volleyball, lawn games, more food, indoor pool events, open bar parties. See website for more info.
April 28 - May 4, 2017, 6:45pm at a/perture. The Danish army captures some Germans as WWII ends. The POWs must perform a deadly task: defuse and clear land mines from the coastline of Denmark. More boys than men, with little or no training and scant sympathy from locals, the youngsters soon realize their war is far from over. Gradually their overseer finds his feelings changing.
May 13, 2017, 7pm, UNCSA’s ACE Theatre. In a village on the north coast of Peru there are deeply rooted traditions. Here, Miguel, married to Mariela, seven months pregnant with their first child, is having an extremely secret romance with another man, Santiago, a painter who moved to the village a year ago, but is shunned by other villagers for his agnosticism and open sexuality.
May 14, 2017, 7pm, UNCSA’s ACE Theatre. Four stories of love and self acceptance: An 11 year-old boy tries to keep secret his attraction to his cousin. Two former childhood friends start a relationship that gets complicated. A long lasting relationship is jeopardized as a third man arrives. An older family man, obsessed with a young prostitute, tries to raise money to afford him.
May 20, 2017, 9pm - 2am at Breathe Cocktail Lounge, 221 N Main St, Kernersville, NC. Dance to the latest hits. Drink specials. 11pm show featuring Hyden Wood, Paisley Parque, Aria Russo, and Mr & Miss Pride Winston-Salem Nevonte Jackson & Courtney Wildfrost. A 21+ event.
June 17, 2017, 7-11pm at Second & Green Tavern, 207 N Green St, Winston Salem - with 11pm -2am After Party. Performers to include: Miraj Jolie, Shofonda Jade-Addams, Andrea (Chocolate) Carlisle, Paisley Parque + MALE DANCERS! General Admission $10. Donations with drinks tickets range from $15 to $100+. All proceeds benefit Winston Salem Out At The Movies.
July 9, 2017, 7pm at UNCSA’s ACE Theatre Complex. Over the course of 24 hours at his birthday pool party, Henry Gamble treads through various sexual possibilities, trying to come into his own. Likewise the adults and other teenagers at the party, all struggling to navigate the public and private, and their longings for earthly love, despite themselves and their faith.
October 5-8, 2017, four days at UNCSA’s ACE Theatre Complex, 1533 S Main St, Winston-Salem. LGBT documentaries and narratives (features and shorts), as well as other art events. Sponsorship benefits include an opening night party for sponsors and celebrity guests + opportunities to attend the brunch for filmmakers and Saturday cocktail party for sponsors and visiting filmmakers.
October 14, 2017, Saturday Street Festival at Trade Street/ Arts District, Food Truck Rodeo, 2 stages with live entertainment featuring DJs / recording artists. Sunday Official After Party, Drag Brunch and 2pm Parade from 4th Street. See website for other events such as Drag Brunch and Mr and Miss Pride Winston-Salem.
March 29 - April 8, 2018 (TBC). Ten-day film screenings foster a greater appreciation of cinema/ deeper understanding of the many people, cultures and perspectives of our world through interaction with great films and filmmakers. Year-round series showcases new/exciting independent films during months outside festival dates, 8pm at Huber Theatre/Salem College, 2nd Mondays.