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May 9, 2011 Comments Off on Just a reminder from Seattle Pridefest 2011: “Live Proud” and it’s only 52 days away… Views: 1294 Seattle Pride 2011

Just a reminder from Seattle Pridefest 2011: “Live Proud” and it’s only 52 days away…


Egan Orion will defend his right to "Live Proud"...and look zexy doing so. Photo: JJ Cariaso.

The folks at One Degree Events who put on Seattle Pridefest events all over the city, including the BIG Pridefest event at Seattle Center on Sunday, June 26 announced the theme for this year’s production, “Live Proud” a few months back and over the weekend they were busy little beavers and took some Lovely Photographs to help illustrate that theme. Local photographer/make-up artist JJ Cariaso took these delightful shots of some key Pridefest personnel including the always photogenic leader Egan Orion and they’ve been posted on the Pridefest Facebook page. We’re guessing these are going to be used for advertising and marketing purposes in the weeks ahead. But, these pictures are so purdy, they’re going to have problems with people ripping them off walls and electrical posts and taking them home to tack up above their beds…they’re DREAMY!

Also don’t forget that tickets are already on sale for the Big Red Party events being held on Saturday, June 25, the Men’s Party being held at Neumos with DJ Brian Gorr and the Women’s Party being held at The Baltic Room with DJ Spinderella. But, everyone is able to attend either/both events…they’re not doing a gender check at the door. All is love, baby.

Representing the Ladies is the lovely Roberta and her big guns. Photo: JJ Cariaso.

UPDATE: We just got this email from One Degree with some awesome offers and reminders!

Hi to all our PrideFest supporters out there,

Mary Poppins is here! Not everybody can afford to see a full-price Broadway show in this economy so we’ve teamed up with Broadway at the Paramount to get you a special PRIDE discount. 35% off discount on Price levels A, B, and C for Thurs 5/12 7:30pm, Fri 5/13 8:00pm, and Sun 5/15 6:30pm.

Go to and enter in code: PRIDE for these dates.

SATURDAY NIGHT PRIDE PARTIES – Spinderella and DJ Brian Gorr!
We have two hot Pride Parties, one aimed at women (Spinderella at Baltic Room) and one for men (DJ Brian Gorr at Neumos). Both are selling fast and will likely sell out before Pride, so buy your tickets today. Info, tickets, and VIP passes to the entire weekend available at:

We’re planning a big PrideFest benefit concert with 100% of net proceeds going to our beneficiary, Equal Rights Washington. We have national talent coming in for the event on Saturday 6/25 at the Mural Amphitheatre and are just waiting for contracts to be signed. Tickets available anyday now! Stay tuned for more information.

More information can be found at:

Egan Orion
Festival Director, PrideFest

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