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    ATX Pride Kick-Off Party

    Hotel Vegas gets a Pride makeover with drag from the Vixens After Dark and music by DJ Boyfriend on the patio, performances by Caleb De Casper, the Get Lows, and Mr. Kat inside, and p1nkstar performing at 11pm.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 8pm. Patio & p1nkstar, free; Caleb De Casper, $10.
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    Cuttin' Up

    Talented hair stylists provide free haircuts to queer kiddos looking to bring gender euphoria back in style this school year.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 3-7pm. Free but RSVP.  
    The Hair Room, 2435 E. Riverside
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    Drag Race Down Under Watch Party

    Maxine LaQueene, Eileen Dover, and Chique Fil-Atio serve shrimp on the barbie at this watch party for the Australian spin-off the RuPaul's drag competition.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 7pm
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    Drip Drop 11

    Celebrity twerk coach CJ the Trainer hosts the 11th annual party by Drip Drop and Austin Pride, featuring the legendary House of Lepore and special guest Ari the DJ.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 9pm. $20.  
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    Fairmont Austin Pride Silent Disco Party

    An immersive combination of dancing, skyline views, great bevs, and more from Austin Pride's official venue. Head to the seventh floor rooftop to get yer disco on.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 8-11pm. $35.  
    Fairmont Austin - 101 Red River St. Austin, TX 78701
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    Girls, Gays, & Theys

    Lauren Sanderson headlines this 21+ dyke disco dance party. Featuring talks from Brigitte Bandit and HRC Austin; queer vendors; tiny tattoos; hair stylin'; and DJ SuperMcN4sty spinning 'til the wee hours.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 7pm. $15 GA; $20 day-of.  
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    Grind Presents: Austin Pride Kickoff

    Grind down at the Bear to the hip-hop/R&B stylings of DJ Scam Likely in partnership with the Grind party, Lonestar Queer, and Tasty aqua frescas.
    Fri., Aug. 11
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    Gulabo Night

    Dance all night at this queer Bollywood party filled with tunes by DJ Nish and performances from Austin's South Asian queer community.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 10pm. $25-35.  
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    Arts & Culture

    I See You See Me

    A collaborative photography show curated by Bianca and Riel Sturchio of 18 artists from Austin and its surrounding area. Focused on LGBTQ, chronically ill, disabled, and neurodivergent identities, ISYSM "embraces alternative approaches to photography through modes of making that honor the grit, the grime, the queer, the accidental, the immediacy, the power, and the magical potentialities of analog photography."
    Through Aug. 12
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    Kalimotxo Pride Party

    Party for good this Pride with drag from Cheeki Khant, Sierra Mykels, and Nazareth; music by DJ South of Everywhere; snacks, drinks, and Lick Honest Ice Creams; and the knowledge that proceeds from this event benefit LGBTQ nonprofit Equality Alliance.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 7:30-11pm. $65.  
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    Kingdom

    Behold the majestic sights and sounds of drag royals Brigitte Bandit, Selma Bawdy, and Kino Kino at this happy hour sensation hosted by Alexander the Great.
    Fridays, 9-10:30pm. No cover.  
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    Lora Reynolds Gallery: Grottos

    Here's an exhibition of new drawings by Simon Haas – the artist's first solo project with the gallery – featuring his newest graphite drawings on panel, each of a glory hole offering a tight view at a carefully rendered cock, a peeping eyeball, a pair of solicitous fingers, a slightly parted mouth, or a deep, dark (empty?) void.
    Opening reception: Sat., July 8, 6-8pm
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    Poo Poo Platter: Madonna

    Pay respects to Mother Superior, aka Madonna, with performances from Poo Poo Platter's excellent cast, plus special guests Evah Destruction, Cheeki Khant, and Pam Dulce.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 10pm. $10.
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    Raw

    Austin Pride's Legendary sexy gear party returns at the Eagle.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 9:30pm
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    Second Annual Halcyon Turnabout

    How the tables have turned: The barista babes of Halcyon don drag and compete to see who wears their wig best. Maxine LaQueene, Eileen Dover, and Adrienne Park host.
    Fri., Aug. 11
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    The Little Gay Book Club

    Crack open a new queer lit section every month with the Little Gay Book Club, a subscription-based "community of booklovers and bibliophiles that share in our passion for reading through conversations, monthly meetings, and events." Meetings are available virtually and in-person.
    $0-50 per month.
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    Vinyl @ Vixen's Pride Edition

    Spin the night away with DJ Mahealani for the Pride edition of this extended cocktails and dance party, with old-school, new-wave, lunar bump tunes meeting space-age jams and modern beats.
    Fri., Aug. 11, 8pm-12mid. RSVP encouraged but not required.  
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