Conscious Catholicism

Friday, June 23, 2006
Gay pride events

There will be two festivals celebrating gay pride this year.

QUEERFEST ON THE HILL is being held on Capitol Hill Saturday at Volunteer Park noon to dark. The highlight is a parade down Broadway from Pine Street to the park beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday. Full event listings and details at

SEATTLE PRIDE 2006, OUT AND PROUD! is being held at Seattle Center with events today through Sunday. The parade begins at 11 a.m. Sunday at Westlake Park and goes down Fourth Avenue to Seattle Center. Events at the center are today 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free, with extra cost for concerts and vendors. Full event listings and details at

Among the specific events:

PRIDE KICK OFF PARTY at Fisher Pavilion: Today 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Featuring DJ’s Tracy Young, Harmonix and Joeycub. Tickets: $10 at the door for 21 and older. Guests with tickets to the Seattle Storm game and/or Seattle Men’s Chorus concert get in free with ticket stub.
SEATTLE MEN’S CHORUS: Today-Saturday 8 p.m. The vocal ensemble performs “Our Mighty Men,” featuring folk songs written or popularized by Bob Dylan, The Byrds and Norman Luboff. McCaw Hall, Seattle Center. Tickets: $15-$55; 206-388-1400;
XY: Tonight 7-9. Greg Kucera Gallery presents a collection of male photographs, most available for purchase with proceeds going to Gay City Health Project. 212 Third Ave. S. Tickets: $25;
PRIDE FUNDRAISING BREAKFAST: Saturday, 8 a.m. Dignity/Seattle presents the 18th annual breakfast to benefit Multifath Works and its HIV/AIDS care programs, Verbana and itself. Central Lutheran Church, 1710 11th Ave. Tickets: $5; 425-255-2861.
LIVE MUSIC AT VOLUNTEER PARK: Saturda, noon-8:45 p.m. Features Ericka W. Band, 669, Katastrophe, Scream Club and many more.

LIVE MUSIC AT FISHER PAVILION AND THE MURAL AMPHITHEATER: Saturday 11 a.m.-midnight; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Featuring local music, imported music and live shows.

CAPITOL HILL CATWALK FASHION SHOW: Saturday 2 p.m. Multiple categories with local judges and celebrity appearances. Julia’s, 300 Broadway E. Free. Information: 206-328-6499.
QUEERFEST MOVIE AT VOLUNTEER PARK: Saturday, sunset. “Victor/Victoria.”


Born in New York, Educated in the Berkshires, Became an adult in CA and found my Soul in Seattle. I'm a bearish middle aged, happy man who lives w my husbear in the OC.