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Monthly Archives: May 2017

PrideFest Milwaukee invites you to this year’s opening ceremonies for FREE

oin our 30th anniversary celebration with FREE ADMISSION to PrideFest Milwaukee on Friday, June 9! To honor our history and heritage,  Milwaukee Pride, Inc. is offering complimentary admission for all visitors from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. so that guests may celebrate 30 years of local LGBTQ triumph. Opening ceremonies begin…

American Family Insurance to raise LGBT pride flag for the month of June at national headquarters

American Family Insurance is raising the LGBT pride flag at its national headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin, for the second year – Thursday, June 1 at 11:30 a.m. WHERE:        6000 American Family Parkway, Madison, Wisconsin, 53783 (Follow the signs to Main Entrance/Rotunda parking lot). DETAILS:      American Family will raise the pride…

AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run 2017 Honorary Chair

The AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin (ARCW) is pleased to announce award winning actress and singer Jane Lynch will be Honorary Chair of the 28th annual AIDS Walk Wisconsin & 5K Run. The event will take place on Saturday, October 7th at the Summerfest Grounds. “I am proud to join…

Overture Center’s Tommy Award Recipients 2016/17 Announced

Madison, Wis. – Named for local Broadway star Tom Wopat, the Tommy Awards Program at Overture Center for the Arts encourages, recognizes and honors excellence in high school musical theater each year and culminates in an annual awards show in Overture Hall. The 8th Annual Awards Tommy Awards Show will…

TRANSforming Faith conference aims to build understanding between transgender youth and faith communities

Join us at the (Trans)forming Faith Conference, a one-day event dedicated to strengthening the understanding between transgender youth, their parents, and faith leaders from across Wisconsin. The event will consist of panel discussions, caucus breakout groups for parents, youth and faith community, and workshops on a series of topics that are…

Sunday Bumday! Burlesque Revue open burlesque show coming to the Nomad

The newly opened Nomad World Pub (formerly the Cardinal Bar) in Madison is pleased to host a new, regular burlesque revue, every third Sunday and featuring a wide variety of brand new, up-and-coming, and established talent from across the city and beyond. Co-hosts Marina Mars and Mama No Shits tell…

Get Ready to Rock & Read June 18

MADISON, Wis. (Wednesday, May 17, 2017) – Madison Public Library Foundation will host its fourth annual Rock & Read fundraiser on Sunday, June 18, from 3-6 p.m. in the Bier Garten at Capital Brewery, 7734 Terrace Ave., Middleton. Rock & Read is an opportunity for the community to celebrate literacy,…

Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus of Madison presents “Devotion/Commitment: 20th Anniversary Concert”

Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:30pm First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison, WI 53703 Perfect Harmony Men’s Chorus will celebrate 20 years of choral excellence and community involvement with a June 2 concert appropriately titled “Devotion/Commitment”.  Themes of devotion to community, family, work, God, country, liberty, and self will…

HRC Responds to Rumored License to Discriminate EO

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization, responded to a new media report about a rumored #LicenseToDiscriminate order that puts millions of LGBTQ Americans and women at risk of discrimination. Earlier this year, a leaked draft…

Monona East Side Restaurant Month starts May 1

Monona, WI – Monona East Side Restaurant Month kicks off on Monday, May 1. 21 restaurants located in Monona and on Madison’s east side are participating. The Monona East Side Business Alliance (MESBA) is spearheading the program for the first time in 2017. Customers will take a “Bite Card” to…