Event will also celebrate Anthony Anthos
Black Gay Pride Society announced Tuesday it will kick-off its annual pride celebration early this year with its 8th annual Ruth Ellis Pride March and Birthday Celebration on Saturday, July 21st at Palmer Park.
Registration begins at 5 p.m. on Woodward St. at Palmer Park tennis courts. The procession will start at 6:15 p.m. immediately followed by a Ruth Ellis birthday celebration in Palmer Park sponsored by the Ruth Ellis Center. Refreshments will be served during the celebration. The march, themed, “I Don’t Walk Well But I Walk,” will also celebrate the life of Anthony Anthos.
Other early pride events include “Kofi In Koncert”, presented by Karibou House, featuring Dr. Kofi Adoma on violin. The recital, taking place on Sunday, July 22nd, 3 p.m. until 5 p.m., is a fundraiser benefiting Karibou House. Admission is by donation. For location and more information, call 313-865-2170 ext 3. Or, visit http://www.karibuhouse.org.
On Wednesday, July 25th, the Liberal Arts Gallery will sponsor the opening reception of this year’s Hotter Than July with an evening of art, music, networking, and fun at the Hilton Garden Inn located at 351 Gratiot Avenue, downtown Detroit. Music and art will be provided by Detroit artists. Light refreshments and an open cash bar will also be available. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and will end at 10 p.m.; however, art will be on display at the hotel throughout the weekend.
For more information and a complete list of events, log onto http://www.hotterthanjuly.com.