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Boston Pride

NEWSLETTER - Vol. 4 No. 9
Boston Pride Week 2009!

Dear friends of Pride,

Boston Pride 2009 is underway! This year's edition promises to be the largest ever! Over 200 people attended the Flag Raising last Friday and thousands passed by Pride Day at Faneuil Hall on Saturday. Photos from both events and more will be posted soon on www.BostonPride.org!

Coming up this week: PrideLights, Pride Idol, the King and Queen of Boston Pride Pageant, all the Boston Pride at Night parties, the multicultural pride party Optionz and more!

See the latest, up-to-date calendar of events and check out our morning updates!


The Boston Pride Committee

Also note that due to weather forecast, PrideLights will be held at Club Café tomorrow Tuesday June 8. More info here.

Pride Idol Finale!

We've narrowed the competition down from thirty contestants to TEN! Who will be our 2009 PRIDE IDOL Winner and perform at the Pride Festival this year?

Boston Pride Idol 2009

Come to Club Café Wednesday June 10th to find out!

Want to get right into the action? Tickets to the back room, where you can watch the show LIVE, are $20! Get there early – there's only room for 200! Running late? Don't worry! They'll be broadcasting the show on the televisions in the rest of Club Café, and for $10, you can get a ballot, too! Want to cast more votes? Get an extra ballot for $5 – or 3 for $10!

After Pride Idol, head out to the Pride Kick Off @ Latino Night at Rumor Night Club!

Boston Pride at Night
King and Queen of Boston Pride Pageant

Our very first pageant auditions have been a success! We've had some amazing talent come through our doors!

Come see the King and Queen of Boston Pride Pageant Finale and meet the winners on Thursday June 11 at The Estate!

The Finale starts at 7pm, so don't be late! Tickets are $12 at the door.

Boston Pride Idol 2009

After the show, stick around for Glamlife Thursday – Boston's “Most Glamorous Night” at The Estate!

Boston Pride at Night

Pride Multicultural Party: OPTIONZ!

OPTIONZ: 3rd Annual Multicultural Pride Party from Queer Women of Color and Friends and MadFemmePride

Proudly co-sponsored by Boston Pride


Join us in our celebration of age, gender, and multicultural diversity within our community during pride!

Open to LGBT People of ALL Colors and Friends

Thursday June 11th
295 Franklin Street
Boston MA 02110

9PM-2AM // 21+
Featuring DJ Sun One spinning the best of House, Hip-Hop, Dancehall, Latin, and Top 40
See ticket purchasing options here!

The proceeds from this pride party will go towards supporting QWOC+ Boston's "Diversity Speaks" campaign for 2009 - QWOC WEEK! - and the Boston Pride Committee.

Cycle for Pride!

What's HOTTER and more fun than a bunch of guys and gals sweating it up in spandex to smoking hot dance tunes?! Not much!

Cycle for Pride!

CycleEssence is an indoor cycling studio located in northern RI near the MA border and this year they are coming to Boston for the Pride Festival with fabulous, high quality indoor cycling bikes and a fundraising program for Boston Pride! Visit our website to find out how it works!

Connect with Pride!

We know... you just want to party! But Boston Pride wants to connect with you and to help you connect with the awesome people you can find at Pride events!

Find us on Facebook and get ALL the status updates about what's happening with Pride!

Do you Twitter? Tweet along with us and let us know about your experience of Pride by using the hashtag “#bostonpride”! Not sure how hashtags work? Click here and find out!

Oh, MySpace... remember MySpace? Yep – we still use it! Cause we're old school like that! C'mon – be our friend!

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Boston Pride at Night 2009

Boston Pride and Chris Harris Presents are proud to offer you "Boston Pride at Night 2009," eight great parties to celebrate in Pride!

Friday June 5th - Felt
Boston Guerrilla Queer Bar

Wednesday June 10th - Rumor
Pride Kick Off @ Latino Night

Thursday June 11th - Estate

Friday June 12th - Venue TBD
Boston Guerrilla Queer Bar

Saturday June 13th - Roxy
The Main Event
with Ralphi Rosario

Saturday June 13th - Machine
Lush Pride Party

Sunday June 14th - Underbar
Official Closing Party: Hot Mess! Transtastic Pride Finale!

Get your tickets now and more info here!

And don't forget our two block parties on Sunday 14 afternoon: Stuart Street Block Party featuring DJ Joe Gauthreaux - NYC, DJ Ranny and DJ Shpank; and the JP Block Party featuring DJ Kristin Korpos and DJ Jodi.

About Boston Pride

The Boston Pride Committee is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Meet the Board of Directors and the Chairs of the Committee:

Keri Aulita - Vice President, Board of Directors

Cookie Belcamino - JP Block Party Chair

Sylvain Bruni - Board of Directors

Malcolm Carey - Board of Directors

Linda DeMarco - President, Board of Directors

Sean Duggan - Community Outreach Chair

Pierce Durkin - Clerk, Board of Directors

Kristie Helms - Board of Directors

Wilfred Labiosa - Board of Directors

Heather Mills - Logistics Chair

Cale Moore - Merchandise Chair

Cat Sauer - Festival Chair

Liz Stewart - Media / PR Chair

Michael Young - Pride Day at Faneuil Hall Chair

"The Boston Pride Committee, serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and allied community, works to enhance the visibility of Boston's LGBT community through a week of events each June, in conjunction with year-round activities, to promote LGBT awareness, dignity, and understanding."

Web: www.BostonPride.org
Email: info@bostonpride.org
PrideLine: 617-262-9405

Boston Pride and the Boston Pride logo are registered service marks
of the New Boston Pride Committee, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
Please review our Service Mark Policy for more information.

Copyright © 2009 The New Boston Pride Committee, Inc. All rights reserved.