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Hotter Than July 2004 complete calendar of events

By |2004-07-29T09:00:00-04:00July 29th, 2004|Uncategorized|

Year number nine is shaping up to be a blast. HereÕs a look at whatÕs in store.

Wednesday, July 28

What: Rise Up Opening Reception,* featuring jazz group Straight Ahead and poetry by Kalimah Johnson and Jy-Obadele of the PicNap Poetry Series.
Where: Hotel Pontchartrain, 2 Washington Blvd., Detroit
When: 7 – 10 p.m.
How much: $10 advance/$15 at the door

What: Official Pride after hours
Where: Club Innuendo, 744 Savannah Street, Detroit
When: 1:30 – 6 a.m.
How much: $5

Thursday, July 29

What: Spiritual Candlelight Vigil/Official Opening Ceremony*
Where: Palmer Park, Detroit
When: 7 – 10 p.m.
How much: Free

What: Lace & Muscles
Where: Club Xhale, 16314 E. Warren, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
How much: $5

What: Sixth Annual Battle of the Leading Ladies
Where: Joe Louis American Legion, 19486 Sherwood, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. – 4 a.m.
How much: $25

What: Official Pride After Hours
Where: Club Innuendo, 744 E. Savannah Street, Detroit
When: 1:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.
How much: $5

Friday, July 30

What: Genesis Summit V & Dinner*
Where: Hotel Pontchartrain, 2 Washington Blvd.,
When: 6 – 10 p.m.
How much: Conference free; dinner $25
(For a complete listing of conference details, see the Genesis Summit story on page ___.)

What: PicNap Poetry Series
Where: Meetery Eatery, 5408 Woodward Ave, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. – 4 a.m.
How much: $5

What: Pink Ice Breaker V
Where: The Majestic Theater, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI
When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
How much: $15

What: Fresh Air Friday 4 Men
Where: Club Xhale, 16314 E. Warren, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
How much: $5

What: DENIM (4) “It’s A Blue Jean Thang”
Where: American Serbian Memorial Hall, 19940 Van Dyke, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. – 4 a.m.
How much: $15 advance/$20 at the door

What: Official Pride After Hours
Where: Club Innuendo, 744 E. Savannah Street, Detroit
When: 1:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.
How much: $7

Saturday, July 31

What: Fourth annual Pride March/Parade*
Where: Beginning at the corner of Seven Mile Road and Woodward Avenue, proceeding down Woodward and into Palmer Park
When: 10 a.m. – noon
How much: Free

What: Ninth annual Pride Picnic*
Where: Palmer Park
When: noon – 8 p.m.
How much: Free

What: SoulFest Explosion featuring Thornetta Davis
Where: Liberal Arts Gallery, 3361 Gratiot, Detroit, MI 48207
When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
How much: $25

What: Carnival by Strongarm Productions
Where: The Tangent Gallery, 715 E. Milwaukee, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. until
How much: $15 advance/$20 at the door

What: Fresh Air Saturdays For Women
Where: Club Xhale, 16314 E. Warren, Detroit
When: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
How much: $5

What: Official Pride After Hours
Where: Club Innuendo, 744 E. Savannah Street, Detroit
When: 1:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.
How much: $7

Sunday, August 1

What: Unity Brunch & Spiritual Service
Where: Ecumenical Theological Seminary, 2930 Woodward Ave., Detroit
When: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
How much: TBA

What: SPICE Tea Dance
Where: Club Palladium, 711 E. McNichols, Detroit
When: 5 – 9 p.m.
How much: TBA

What: Rise Up Closing Party*
Where: Bleu Room Experience Nightclub, 1540 Woodward Ave., Detroit
When: 9 p.m. – 2 a.m.
How much: $10 advance/$20 at the door

What: Official Pride After Hours
Where: Club Innuendo, 744 E. Savannah Street, Detroit
When: 1:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.
How much: $7

* Denotes an official Hotter Than July core event.

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