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    Austin Black Pride

    Back for year three! ABP is an extended weekend created to celebrate the talents, culture, and interests of Austin's Black LGBTQ communities. From parties to art shows, brunch crawls and yoga, Austin Black Pride is not to be missed!
    Tue., June 5- Sun., June 10  
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      Boiz of Austin Open Auditions

      Do you have dreams of drag? Think you have what it takes to be a king? Then getcher submission tape into Boiz of Austin ASAP! They're looking for a new dude to join em and maybe it's you! Submissions are due by midnight, June 11. Selected individuals will be invited to an in-person interview June 13, beginning at 6pm.
      May 30-June 11  
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      HackOut 2018

      Austin's only LGBTQ start-up weekend returns and you're invited to learn about that start-up life, brainstorm new entrepreneurial ventures with other queers, and network like nobody's watching.
      Thu.-Sun., June 7-10. $7-15.
      HomeAway Office Domain, 11800 Domain Dr. #300
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      Pink Elephant Radio

      Join Japan and YellaStud – creators of Austin's Pink Elephant Hip-Hop Fest for LGBTQ rappers, emcees, hip-hop artists, and more – for their new weekly radio show. Featuring loads of queer music and artists, and a few allies. Royalties Radio can be downloaded for iPhone and Android. See what they have to say about here.
      Fridays, 7-9pm. Through Nov. 30
      Download Royalties Radio app
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      Poo Poo Platter: Hail Yasss! Britney vs. J-Lo

      A showdown between the Aughties queens. Ten drag stars battle it out for top diva with DJ Mike Horton. 18 and up welcome.
      Fri., June 8, 10pm. $7.  
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      We'll Just Rock for Ourselves: Selections from the Lisa Davis Photograph Archive

      Lisa Davis captured history. Her photography, memorializing Austin's lesbian and queer music scene of the Nineties, is on exhibit at the Austin History Center. Don't miss this moment. Read our review on the show.
      Through July 22  
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      Workout! With Erica Nix

      Make exercise fun again. Dance, cardio and strength training workouts inspired by Richard Simmons, Jane Fonda, Big Freedia, and voguing.
      Mon. and Fri., 6:10-7:10pm. $15.
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      Austin Pride 2018

      The city's flagship Pride celebration starts off with the fest at Fiesta Gardens then flows into neon nighttime parade rolling from the Capitol all the way down Congress to 4th Street. Peeping the parade is free, but you gotta pay to enter the fest for its multitude of entertainers. Snag yours now.
      Sat., Aug. 11. $15-125.  
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      Plezzure Island 2018

      A four-day, totally queer, total resort takeover! Texas’ largest lez resort takeover returns for year three and co-founder Gabby Ayala promises great DJs, loads of entertainment, and tubular activities like beach yoga and surf lessons.
      Thu.-Sun., Sept. 27-30. $99-250.  
      Isla Grand Beach Resort; 500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, 78597

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