As the Spring Session winds down, it means that registration has open for the upcoming Summer Session of the Beehive Basics classes! Curious what each of our classes are about? Pop on over to the “Classes” tab and read up! Summer Session begins the second week of July (to allow some vacation time for the holidays). Flyers for each class are below. REGISTER TODAY! http://beehivebroadsburlesque.bigcartel.com/
With Pride Month comes the always fun and colorful Utah Pride Week, nicknamed Pride” Elevate. This means lots of events going on! Go to one or go to them all and show your support for the LGBTQA community! This list is for events held on Thursday and Friday. Saturday and Sunday events will be listed later in Part II.
June 1, 2017
- Utah Pride Festival Pre-Party hosted by Scofy’s (71716 S 900 E, Midvale) at 9pm. DJ and dancing to kickoff the Pride celecbrations. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/114877719097814
- PRIDE Stay Woke – A spoken word event and cookout with dancing later in the evening, hosted by JAM SLC (751 N 300 W) at 7:30pm. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1345253042219574/
- 8th Annual Miss City Weekly Pride Pageant hosted by Viva La DIVA and SLC Weekly at Metro Music Hall (615 W 100 S) at 9pm. Watch as the most talented up-and-comers in drag compete for the crown and title of Miss City Weekly. Tickets are $15 at: https://cwstore.cityweekly.net/EventMicroSite/7405
June 2, 2017
- Kween PRIDE Friday with Nina Bo’Nina Brown hosted by Kween (219 S 600 W) at 9pm. Kween celebrates their very FIRST Gay Pride, as we bring to you Season 9’s breakout STAR Nina Bonina Brown! Get your pride colors ready, bring along your friends, as we turn up the heat for one PRIDE night to remember! $5 cover. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1671573923149676/
- The 28th annual RCGSE Gay Pride and Gay Pride Youth Pageant “Over the Rainbow” hosted by the Fraternal Order of Eagles hall (1104 W 2100 S). Come see performances by reigning members of the RCGSE and contestants compete for the title of Gay Pride and Gay Pride Youth! $7 cover. *Performance by the Beehive Broads troupe*. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/740571002787667/?
- Weirdo Pride 18+ Queer Dance Party hosted by Club Area 51 (451 S 400 W) at 10pm. $5 for 21+, $7 for 18+. Kick off pride right with the WEIRDEST party in town! The all inclusive haven for Salt Lake City’s beautiful variety of LGBTQIA+/ally artists of all talents and walks of life. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1578117818867170/
- Pride RPDR Viewing Party and Blackout Rainbow Party hosted by JAM SLC (751 N 300 W) at 8pm. PRIDE WEEKEND PARTY!!! RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing Party with Kay Bye hosting, followed by the amazing Flame Fatale Presents the Pride Blackout Rainbow Party. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1936801023269219/
This list is not exclusive. There are countless events going on this week for Pride. Please enjoy responsibly.
If you haven’t already, the deadline for submitting to Utah BurlyPicks 2017 is closing in. There is only 4 days left to apply! All are welcome to attend, submit, and participate! This is not just a burlesque event – they want all sorts of talents to bring down the house and blow the judges away! They are encouraging Stripteasers, Dancers, Musicians, Magicians, Aerialists, Jugglers, Clowns, Comedians, Comics, Ventriloquists, Sideshow acts, Drag acts, and anything we haven’t seen yet, to complete for the gold! If that sounds like you, then it’s time to submit that application.
Winners in their category and selected Masters awards will be competing in their category in the BurlyPicks Finals in Denver, Colorado in August 25-26. Cash prizes and the chance to represent Utah’s finest performers.
Submit here: http://www.burlesquebitch.com/apply.php?casting=175
Utah BurlyPicks will be held June 10, 2017 at the Moose Lounge (180 West 400 South, SLC) at 6pm. If you choose not to submit and want to see the competition or you’d like to come out and support your favorite performer – tickets can be purchased here: https://burlypicks-utah.ticketleap.com/burlypicks-utah/
Prices are as follows: $15 General Admission Pre-Sale (ends 6/2/2017), VIP Table Upper Level $150 (seats 10 people), and VIP Table Lower Level $250 (Seats 10).
Here at Beehive Broads, we pride ourselves on keeping our fingers on the alternative pulse of Salt Lake City. Our thorough research has determined that March 25th is the night that SLC comes alive! So if you are at a loss for what to do this weekend, then take a peek at our list below of events happening this weekend!
(Events listed in order of start time so plan accordingly!)
SLUG Magazine’s 28th Anniversary Party Fashion Show at the Depot (400 W South Temple) with doors at 7pm, Fashion Show at 8pm. Cover is $5 and can be purchased at http://www.24tix.com. Link to Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1290415261052364/
Prohibition Grill GRAND OPENING with cabaret performances by the Voodoo Darlings and live music by Mimi & the Gentlemen’s Club (151 East 6100 S, Murray). Doors at 5pm, Show at (approx.) 8:30pm. NO COVER but reservations strongly recommended. Link to Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/611339315738927/
What’s In Your Basket Drag Show with burlesque appearance by Delta Rae Dixon at Suntrapp (102 S 600 W). Doors at 8pm, Show at 9pm. $5 donation cover (RCGSE benefit show). Raffle prizes! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1295242627205118/
March Fetish Ball: Vintage Pinup at Club Area 51 (451 S 400 W). Doors at 9pm and dance the night away! $10 at the door or purchased at http://ahatix.com/product/march-fetish-ball/. Special prizes for the best pinup outfits! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/607620362761977/
(Disclaimer: Beehive Broads Burlesque is not affiliated or endorsed by these events, entities, venues, organizations, or performers involved unless specifically stated otherwise. Please enjoy responsibly.)
Don’t forget Spring Sessions for Beehive Basics 101: Beginner Burlesque and Beehive Basics 102:Beginner Props are starting up soon! SPACE IS LIMITED, so register now!
Beehive Basics 101: Beginner Burlesque: every Monday 4/17/2017 to 6/5/2017 (excluding Memorial Day – 5/29/2017) 9:00pm – 10:15pm at the Sugar Space Arts Warehouse ($70)
Beehive Basics 102:Beginner Props: every Monday 4/17/2017 to 6/5/2017 (excluding Memorial Day – 5/29/2017) 7:45pm to 9:00pm at the Sugar Space Arts Warehouse ($70)
REGISTER HERE NOW: http://beehivebroadsburlesque.bigcartel.com/