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Holy Wednesday - March 23th, 7 p.m.
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local news briefs
Houston Band goes West with gay cowboy Gene Mikulenka
The Houston Pride Band presents
"Out West," a tribute to the
American Wild West, at 7 p.m. on
April 23 at Resurrection
Metropolitan Church, 2025 W 11th
Street in the Heights. The concert
will include special guest emcee,
Gene Mikulenka, the Houston rodeo
star featured in the documentary,
"American Cowboy." Also featured
will be a lariat exhibition by members of the Texas Gay Rodeo
Association and line dancing by the
Rainbow Ranglers Dance Club. "Out
West" explores the history and myth
of the American West. The event will
look at the image of the cowboy,
rancher, outlaw and Native American
that has been ingrained through
countless movies and history books.
From Aaron Copeland's "Hoedown"
to Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon
Suite" to John Williams' "The
Cowboys," the Houston Pride Band
plays a musical journey through the
historical West. 832-265-3346.
Houston cowboy Gene Mikulenka will make an appearance during a concert by the Houston Pride Band.
Lesbians in Galveston unite
for a professional women's social
Lesbians on the island are organizing and
will begin staging monthly professional
happy hours. The first event, dubbed the
"Spring Social," happens from 7-10 p.m.
Saturday, April 2, at MOD Coffee & Tea
(wine and beer also served) House at 2126
Post Office St. Thereafter, women will
meet on the second Thursday of each
month. For information. e-mail
Broadway stars and equity actors
will raise AIDS money in Houston
Actress Stephanie Powers and the cast of
"The King and I," now playing at Theatre
Under the Stars, will help raise money for
AIDS Foundation Houston and Casa De
Esperanza De Los Ninos, Inc. Broadway
Cares and Equity Fights AIDS presents "A
Cabaret Evening of Song and Dance" at 7
p.m. March 21 in the Grand Lobby of the
Hobby Center. Tickets are $150 and can be
purchased by calling 713-864-2660.
Conference on the future
has shifted into high gear
A group of activists meeting regularly to
plan a June conference on the future of
gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender
Houston recently discussed the establish
ment of a gay-oriented business district.
Activist Ray Hill suggested during a recent
meeting that the district could be set down
between Hyde Park and Meteor at 2306
Genesee. Also being discussed are providing care for older gay and lesbian residents
of Houston, transgender concerns, the formation of a group to draft a resolution for
gay Muslims, gay youth, immigration
equality anti violence strategies and politics. Voting on resolutions is scheduled for
Saturday, June 18, with the venue and time
to be announced later.
Pride Houston is considering
tweaking the Parade route
Jack Valinski, executive director of Pride
Houston, said recently that a task force
has been formed to examine the feasibility
of relocating the Pride Parade that currently travels through the heart of
Montrose along Westheimer. Valinski
stressed that Pride Houston is only looking at the pros and cons of moving the
parade, and that it will stay in Montrose.
Meeting planned to examine
Lambda Legal has planned a town hall
meeting at 7 p.m.' March 31 to examine
employment and workplace discrimination against gays, lesbians and transgendered persons. The meeting at the Houston
GLBT Community Center. 3400 Montrose
Blvd., Suite 207, is open to anyone who
wants to attend. Speakers from the Lesbian
and Gay Rights Lobby of Texas and the
Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission will make presentations.
Progressive Dinner benefiting two
good causes is expected to sell out
Volunteers with AssistHers and
Uncommon Legacy suggest buying tickets
early for the annual Progressive Dinner
benefiting both organizations. The event
has sold out every year since its inception.
Volunteers from the two groups will guide
guests through four distinctive homes in
West University, Memorial Park and
Montrose. Along the way, participants will
sip wine, nibble on appetiziers, salad,
entree and dessert. Participants will meet
at Houston's Congregation Emanu El.
located at 1500 Sunset Blvd. and board
buses at 6 p.m. to begin the tour, www.assis-
thers.org, www.acteva.org or 71305214628.
From staff and wire reports