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May 2022

Grindr Mom

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May 25 | 7:30 PMJune 5 | 9:30 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

| $35

Presented by PLUM STAB PRODUCTIONS Caught between the love for her only child and the Church she has given her entire life over to, a Mormon woman seeks answers in the most unexpected of places - Grindr, the gay dating app.  And by God, does she get them! This one-woman show written by the award-winning playwright, Ronnie Larsen (Happy Ending, Sleeping with Straight Men) features Buffalo Artie Award-winning actress, Caitlin Coleman, in a powerhouse performance, unlike any role you've seen…

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June 2022

GRINDRMOM

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June 2 | 7:30 PM9:00 PM
| $25 – $35

Caught between the love for her only child and the Church she has given her entire life over to, a Mormon woman seeks answers in the most unexpected of places - Grindr, the gay dating app. And by God, does she get them! This one woman show written by the award winning playwright, Ronnie Larsen (Happy Ending, Sleeping with Straight Men) features Buffalo Artie Award winning actress, Caitlin Coleman, in a powerhouse performance unlike any role you've seen her in…

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INTERSECT 2022: Vogue Night

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June 3 | 6:00 PM10:00 PM
| Free

Join us for INTERSECT 2022: Vogue Night as we take over Allen Street (between Delaware Ave & Franklin St)! Part of the First Friday Gallery Walk, DJ ROYAL T will be igniting the intersection with electric runway music as we transform the block into a ballroom extravaganza! We're very excited to be joined by legendary members of the Upstate New York Ballroom community, INTERSECT 2022 participants (you) will have a chance to compete in any of the 4 categories on the…

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GRINDRMOM

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June 3 | 7:30 PM9:00 PM
| $25 – $35

Caught between the love for her only child and the Church she has given her entire life over to, a Mormon woman seeks answers in the most unexpected of places - Grindr, the gay dating app. And by God, does she get them! This one woman show written by the award winning playwright, Ronnie Larsen (Happy Ending, Sleeping with Straight Men) features Buffalo Artie Award winning actress, Caitlin Coleman, in a powerhouse performance unlike any role you've seen her in…

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Gay Liberation Now! Walking Tour

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June 4 | 4:00 PM7:00 PM
| $5

Ever wondered how the LGBTQ rights movement began in Buffalo? Join the Buffalo-Niagara LGBTQ History Project on a tour of the bars, community centers, and protest sites that built Buffalo's LGBTQ rights movement over 50 years ago. Admission is sliding scale, with no one turned away for lack of funds. Need accommodations for disabilities? Let us know prior to the march at bflolgbtqhistory@gmail.com.

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GRINDRMOM

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June 4 | 7:30 PM9:00 PM
| $25 – $35

Caught between the love for her only child and the Church she has given her entire life over to, a Mormon woman seeks answers in the most unexpected of places - Grindr, the gay dating app. And by God, does she get them! This one woman show written by the award winning playwright, Ronnie Larsen (Happy Ending, Sleeping with Straight Men) features Buffalo Artie Award winning actress, Caitlin Coleman, in a powerhouse performance unlike any role you've seen her in…

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Pride Parade 2022

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June 5 | 11:00 AM1:00 PM
| Free
Buffalo Pride Week

Join us in marching down Elmwood Avenue as we celebrate our history and all who make up our vibrant LGBTQ+ community here in Western New York. We’ll come together in the spirit of love and inclusivity to march with friends and allies for the “Homecoming” celebration we’ve all been waiting for. With more than 150 organizations participating, it’s a great opportunity to create a one-of-a-kind float. Or, watch the floats go by from the sidelines with your friends, family or chosen…

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Pride Festival 2022

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June 5 | 1:00 PM7:00 PM

This is the main event! Immediately following the Parade, join us for a vibrant celebration of WNY’s LGBTQ+ community, featuring entertainment, family activities, food and beverage, nonprofit and retail vendors and live performances. And while you’re at it, bring some new faces! Invite friends and family who haven’t experienced the Festival to come and see what it’s all about. Special thanks to our presenting sponsors Evergreen Health and M&T Bank for their support.

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GRINDRMOM

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June 5 | 2:00 PM3:30 PM
| $25 – $35

Caught between the love for her only child and the Church she has given her entire life over to, a Mormon woman seeks answers in the most unexpected of places - Grindr, the gay dating app. And by God, does she get them! This one woman show written by the award winning playwright, Ronnie Larsen (Happy Ending, Sleeping with Straight Men) features Buffalo Artie Award winning actress, Caitlin Coleman, in a powerhouse performance unlike any role you've seen her in…

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Bellissima Productions: Falsettos

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June 10 | 7:30 PM10:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 12, 2022 at 3:00 PM

One event on June 17, 2022 at 7:30 PM

One event on June 18, 2022 at 7:30 PM

| $25 – $30

Synopsis: Falsettos is the tale of a neurotic New Yorker named Marvin, who leaves his wife Trina and young son Jason to live with his lover, Whizzer. Two years later, everyone is preparing for Jason’s bar mitzvah, just as AIDS is beginning its insidious spread. With the help of their neighbors, Charlotte and Cordelia, Marvin and his entire family learn to grow up and face their future with love and dignity. Content Warning- Simulated sexual acts, discussion of AIDS/STDs, character…

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