Glenn Stewart at Rhode Island Pride PrideFest 2016
Rhode Island Pride
Illuminated Night Parade (New England’s only illuminated night Pride Parade)
“ROAR” The Official RI Pride After Party presented by The Dark Lady & Alleycat
12:00 pm to 8:00pm
40th Anniversary PrideFest takes place in the heart of downtown on South Water Street, along the Providence River waterfront.
Performance schedule includes:
4:20pm Glenn Stewart “Around Again” – “Little Miss John Wayne” (ROXXI bass player “Drive It To Ya Hard!” as seen on MTV Headbangers Ball)
4:20pm Joslyn Fox, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 6, Logo TV
5:50pm Nina Sky (Puerto Rican duo) “Move Ya Body” – “Oyi Mi Canto”
6:30pm Sarah Potenza (Sarah & The Tall Boys) The Voice season 8, NBC Television “Monster”
7:30pm Ephraim Adamz “I’m Thirsty”
* Special performance from Kristine W (Weitz) “Feel What You Want” – “One More Try” – “Walk Away” – “Some Lovin'”
The RI Pride Illuminated Night Parade
The RI Pride Illuminated Night Parade winds its way through the streets of Providence from the intersection of Dorrance and Weybosset Streets, makes a left on Washington Street, and turns left on Empire Street, traveling past the reviewing stand.
10:00pm – 3:00am
EGO Saturday Dance Party
Chi Chi DeVayne, RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8, Logo TV
June 18th 2016 WaterFire Providence Full Lighting (Sunset 8:24pm), Rhode Island Pride 40th Anniversary, RI PrideFest, Illuminated Night Parade and the Official RI Pride After Party all took place on the same date in the city of Providence, Rhode Island
Facts about Rhode Island:
Rhode Island is the smallest state in size in the United States.
Polo was played for the first time in the United States in 1876 near Newport
Rhode Island was home to the first National Lawn Tennis Championship in 1899
Rhode Island’s official state name is Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
The White Horse Tavern was built in 1673 and is the oldest operating tavern in the United States
Rhode Island founder is Roger Williams
State Nickname – The Ocean State, Little Rhody
State Motto – “Hope”
State Song – Rhode Island, It’s for Me
State flower – Violets
State tree – Red maple
The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBT) community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn (nightclub / bar / disco), located on Christopher Street in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. They are widely considered to constitute the single most important event leading to the gay liberation movement and the modern fight for LGBT rights in the United States.
Many pride events happen in the month of June to commemorate this date.
Rhode Island is app 180 miles from New York City and travel time on I95 without traffic is app 2hrs and 55 minutes one way
Greyhound Bus Service
Roundtrip bus service from New York City $39.00 (June 2016 rate)
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June 18th 2016