Duchess Burlesque Proudly Presents: HELP from Above
On April 14 at the Fort Douglas Post Theater on the University of Utah campus, this 18 and older show will have a Goddess-themed vaudeville show featuring exotic dance, magic, live music and comedic pantomime. All proceeds will go toward a hand-washing and feminine-hygiene campaign in rural Uttar Pradesh, India. Volunteers will travel to India and spend three weeks teaching the importance of and providing the means by which villagers can wash their hands with soap. This will dramatically decrease the spread of disease and improve the lives of villagers. The feminine-hygiene campaign, in conjunction with Eco Femme, will empower woman and girls in the village. Raffle items will include large-ticket selections including a tablet, a TV and a camera.
WHEN: April 14, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Fort Douglas Post Theater, 245 S. Fort Douglas Blvd., UofU
Gay Day at the Zoo
Enjoy the warm weather and exotic animals at the zoo on the most fabulous day of the year. The Escape is hosting Utah’s only Gay Day at the Zoo. It’s a blast! It’s a laid back setting and very easy to make new friends. Wear red to show support and identity with the community.
WHEN: May 19
WHERE: Hogle Zoo, 2600 Sunnyside Ave.
HRC Utah Gala Dinner and Silent Auction
Join the Human Rights Campaign’s “Make Equality Count,” dinner and auction. The gala is quickly approaching and there are a number of ways to impact queer equality and the Gala Dinner is an important one. The event brings together many influential leaders in this realm and is a significant revenue-raiser for HRC’s work.
WHEN: June 9, 6 p.m.
WHERE: The Grand America Hotel, 555 S. Main St.
INFO: hrc.org COST: $175-225