Celebrities Nightclub announced it’s 2009 Pride line-up today which includes a variety of events over five nights beginning with a special Pride edition of Bingo for Life and ending with their sixth annual History party.
Celebrities starts the week off on Tuesday, July 28 with its traditional Tuesday Loves Pride Party with DJ DarylO spinning the underground mash-ups at one of the cities busiest weeknight Pride parties. Doors will open at 8pm and the party will continue until 4am! Cover is $10.
On Wednesday, July 29 Joan-E hosts a special Pride BINGO for LIFE from 8pm-10pm with 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Friends for Life Society. Celebrities & Priape then present “Lady Bunny” Live. New York Drag Diva & Wigstock Creator LADY BUNNY headlines a wild night of sexual celebration with a Priape fetish show with Velvet Steele & performance by international porn star from Raging Stallion, Ryan Raz. DJ Denny will spin the top 40s & famous gay anthems. Doors open at 9pm-4am, advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Little Sisters or Priape. Show times are 11pm (fetish show), Midnight (Lady Bunny) and 1am. (Ryan Raz).
Pride in Fashion takes the stage on Thursday, July 30 with a fun and fierce multimedia catwalk event celebrating the impact of queer culture on mainstream fashion. From gender-bending glam, to sexy disco duds, to the elegant new romantics and beyond, the mainstream has followed our lead. Pride in Fashion pays homage to our history, our culture, and our fabulous sense of style. Doors open at 9pm – 4am, advance tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Little Sisters or Priape. From 6pm-8pm ScotiaPRIDE present OMG its DRAG! with performances by local drag queens & kings with DJ Mix Master Steve! Tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Little Sisters Bookstore.
Friday, July 31st is the Celebrities Pride Ball with Grammy nominated superstar DJ Chris Cox. Chris Cox has performed to sell out shows at Celebrities in the past and is back to do it again. Cox was part of the DJ Duo “Thunderpuss” and has worked with all the biggest divas and chart topping pop superstars under the sun. He’s a remixer/producer of 41 #1 hits on billboard charts. Opening the evening is Montreal very own Mat Ste. Marie, and he will for sure get the crowd hopping. Advance tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Little Sisters or Priape.
Release Your Pride takes place on Saturday, August 1st with Celebrities 3some DJs Zach Shore, Ryan Bazeley and Dan James. Advance tickets are $35 and can be purchased at Little Sisters or Priape.
Finally, Pride week at Celebrities ends with History VI on Sunday August 2. After the parade head to Celebrities for the 6th annual gay pride party marathon with a 13-hour non-stop party with DJ DarylO, Bertossi & Creed joining forces to close Vancouver Pride 2009. The night will also feature a Best Butt Contest @ 5pm with the winner walking away with over $500 in prizes! Doors open at 3pm – 4am, with no cover from 3-9pm, $15 after 9pm.