Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Memphis Black Pride Celebrates with Gold Theme

Posted By on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 2:29 PM

The annual Memphis Black Pride weekend is going for the gold. From Friday, June 14th to Sunday, June 16th, events associated with the city's African American LGBT celebration will feature gold themes.

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The weekend kicks off on Friday, June 14th with "All Gold Everything," a meet-and-greet event, at the Clarion Hotel from 4-7 p.m. Later that night, there's a "Solid Gold" Motown Revue with D Money and Tiona Kourvoiser at the Venue Entertainment Complex at 10 p.m.

On Saturday, June 15th, there's a "White Gold" white party (where attendees are encouraged to dress in white clothing) from 2-4 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel. That party morphs into a "Dipped In Gold" pool party at the hotel after 4 p.m.

Later on Saturday night, drag queens and others will perform in "Gold Dust: 19th Annual Memphis Black Pride Super Show" at the Venue at 10 p.m. The show features The Venue Charms, Jasmine Bonet, Tommie Ross, Monica S. Dupree, Kenya Black Dupree, Otis Mack, and Alicia Kelly.

The weekend winds down on Sunday, June 16th at Chickasaw Heritage Park with "Gold Mines: Pride in the Park," a family and friends picnic and car show from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Finally, there's a "Golden Globes" label Party and farewell show at the Venue at 10 p.m. on Sunday.

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