The Philadelphia Flower Show Offers a Bouquet to LGBT Visitors

Travel to Philadelphia to see a flower show? I found that puzzling, till I learned more about the Philadelphia International Flower Show, the world’s largest indoor flower show. First of all it’s got staying power. It’s been around since 1829 (longer than Cher!). Second of all this year’s theme is Hawaii, a fully integrated partnershipContinue reading “The Philadelphia Flower Show Offers a Bouquet to LGBT Visitors”

Mr. Gay Competition Starts Tonight in Philadelphia

Here’s your sneak peak above. Check out these hotties! Who’ll win? You’ve gotta go check it out in person or read about it online after. The competition takes place tonight and tomorrow. Here’s the schedule: U.S. Mr. Gay Weekend Schedule: Friday, November 18, 2011 Welcome Party and 1st Round of Q & A Woody’s –Continue reading “Mr. Gay Competition Starts Tonight in Philadelphia”

Philadelphia Hosts the OffTo.com U.S. Mr. Gay Competition Nov 18-19

Practice saying “world peace” and do some crunches for the swimsuit portion of the show, the annual OffTo.com U.S. Mr. Gay Competition is taking place in Philadelphia Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19. Hosted by gay reality TV stars — including the handsome Scott Nevins from TruTV’s “The Smoking Gun Presents” — and Philly’s ownContinue reading “Philadelphia Hosts the OffTo.com U.S. Mr. Gay Competition Nov 18-19”

He Coined “Gay is Good”: Frank Kameny, Pioneer

If you don’t know who Frank Kameny was, take a moment to Google him. Here’s a good article from The Advocate. Below find information about a memorial service for this gay pioneer. Philadelphia Memorial Service for Gay Pioneer Frank Kameny Father of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement WHEN:  Friday, October 21, 2011 from 12:15 – 12:45 p.m.   WHERE:  GayContinue reading “He Coined “Gay is Good”: Frank Kameny, Pioneer”

Mr. Gay Competition in Philadelphia in November

What are you doing November 4-5, 2011? How about going to watch the U.S. Mr. Gay Competition in gay-friendly Philadelhia? This is the second consecutive year that Philadelphia will welcome contestants from all over the country fighting to be named the new 2012 U.S. Mr. Gay titleholder.  The competition is scheduled for November 11th andContinue reading “Mr. Gay Competition in Philadelphia in November”

Philadelphia Tease: ?uestlove and Keren Ann Rehearsing

?uestlove and Keren Ann will be performing live Sunday at the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. They got together for a rehearsal Thursday, April 14 at the Kimmel Center. ?uestlove of the ROOTS performs with Keren Ann Sunday, April 17 at 8pm at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. (Due to technical difficulties,Continue reading “Philadelphia Tease: ?uestlove and Keren Ann Rehearsing”

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s a Hot Guy Without a lot of Clothes on!

By Dennis Hensley If you’re a fan of the circus arts or just enjoy looking at Spandex-clad beautiful bodies that can do amazing things, then the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts is the place to be. The three-week French-themed festival is already underway and along with the musicians and artists of every stripe, high-flyingContinue reading “It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s a Hot Guy Without a lot of Clothes on!”

It’s a Dragapalooza in Philadelphia This Month

Who needs RuPaul’s Drag Race?! This month, check out Philly’s best queens as they go for broke at Dragapalooza: Broadway Divas—an uproarious celebration of the Great White Way’s music and choreography featuring 18 numbers from Broadway’s best shows, including Dreamgirls, Wicked, Rent, Chicago, Hair, Little Shop of Horrors and more. These girls have been practicingContinue reading “It’s a Dragapalooza in Philadelphia This Month”

Hotel Palomar: Suite, New Lodging in Philadelphia

The Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is the first Kimpton property in the City of Brotherly Love (and Sisterly Affection) and a welcome addition to your choice of higher-end lodging options. The Palomar is centrally located on south 17th St within a short walk to lots of great restaurants, and a quick cab ride from the AmtrakContinue reading “Hotel Palomar: Suite, New Lodging in Philadelphia”