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This year’s Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is here! Starting Friday, June 3 and running through Sunday, June 12, a variety of restaurants offer special lunch and dinner menus at set prices for diners to enjoy. You can refresh your palate and discover new places to eat all while redeeming great offers. Check out our event listing for information on 2022 featured restaurants: More info
Dirty Disco with France Joli
On Saturday, June 4 it’s a Dirty Disco takeover at Chill Bar from 9 pm–2 am with a special performance by Disco diva France Joli. Come for a night celebrating the legendary remixes of Dirty Disco and hear France Joli perform her new song “Fallin’” live for the first time anywhere! The evening also features music by DJ Matt Consola and a free t-shirt giveaway to the first 100 guests. More info
On Friday and Saturday, June 3 & 4, Billy Stritch returns to The Purple Room Supper Club for a new show spotlighting the music of legendary tunesmith Cy Coleman. He’ll be joined this time by a swinging jazz trio – all the better to perfectly celebrate one of Broadway and pop music’s jazziest composers. The show will include Cy’s biggest pop hits (The Best Is Yet To Come, Witchcraft), songs from his Broadway shows (Sweet Charity, City Of Angels) and many undiscovered and unknown gems. Dinner at 6 pm, show at 8 pm. Get tickets
Pride Month Is Here
Sonoma County Pride returns to Downtown Santa Rosa on Saturday, June 4, and includes a morning parade through downtown, as well as a daytime festival in Courthouse Square, with entertainment, booths, and activities. More info
Venice Pride Festival grows to two days and moves to a brand new beachside location, Venice Beach Recreation Center, on Saturday & Sunday, June 4 & 5, with a diverse array of stage performances produced by Queer Moment, DJs, community booths, art installations, LGBTQ+ vendors, food trucks and everyone’s favorite queer dance party, Gaywatch (21+ only). The Venice Pride Parade will take place on Sunday, June 5, from 11 am–1 pm on the Venice Beach Boardwalk. More info
WeHo Pride Weekend takes place Friday–Sunday, June 3–5 in and around West Hollywood Park [More info]. There will be a Dyke March, Women’s Freedom Festival, and a parade along Santa Monica Boulevard, with Janelle Monáe as Grand Marshal. The Outloud Raising Voices Music Festival is the centerpiece of the festival, with performances all three days profiling and celebrating Queer artistry. Performers include Marina, Lil’ Kim, Jessie J, Years & Years, Muna, and many more [Check it out]. Also, the WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival will take place all month at various locations throughout the City of West Hollywood with some online programs [More info].
On Sunday, June 5, AIDS/LifeCycle will be Livestreaming the Opening Ceremony (5:50 am) as the cyclists ride out near San Francisco at 6:30 am for their week-long journey to raise funds and awareness of issues surrounding those affected by HIV/AIDS. You can also experience the Camp Stage live on Wednesday, June 8 at 7:30 pm, and join in for the triumphant finish of the 545-mile route in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 11 at 11 am. Livestream is at www.aidslifecycle.org or https://www.facebook.com/AIDSLifeCycle.
KGAY 106.5‘s DJ Galaxy will be on the ride bringing his KGAY Retro Lunch shows to you from the road on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday next week at noon with ride and fundraising updates!