Put Some Gay In Your Day, Dallas!

Purple. People. Parties.

Sunny days sweeping the clouds away. Hang on to your Snuffleupagus, kids! It’s gonna be a busy week, so there’s no time to be grouchy.

Vows that Wow Event at W Dallas – Victory
Tonight, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Attention brides-n-brides and grooms-n-grooms, it’s time to plan the perfect wedding, gay, straight or otherwise. Enjoy a couture fashion show from Carolina Herrera, mini spa treatments for Bliss Spa, cake tasting from Delicious Cakes and more. Win a dream reception at W Dallas-Victory and a 4-night honeymoon in Maldives. This exclusive invitation-only event is being opened up to Gay List Daily readers, so what better plans do you have tonight? Make sure to tell them Gay List Daily sent you when you RSVP.

Free with RSVP
W Dallas-Victory, 2nd Floor
2440 Victory Park Lane, Dallas
(214) 397-4106

Fashion CITED, Presented by Legal Hospice of Texas
Tonight, 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
If wedding planning doesn’t turn you on, then here are your better plans for the evening. Join local designers and celebrity models donning fashions from Harold’s, Haggar and Sebastian’s Closet in the Scott + Cooner showroom. Appetizers and “adult beverages” are on the house. There is justice in the world after all.

Tickets: $30 in advance or at the door
Scott + Cooner Showroom
1617 Hi-Line Drive, Suite 100, Dallas
(214) 521-6622
www.dlh.org/calendar.htm

GLAAD Friday Mix
Friday, April 18, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Friday afternoon and happy hour. Seems like a combination that just might catch on. Bring your friends and groove to the tunes of DJ Corey Craig while learning about the current works of GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation). A complimentary cocktail featuring Smirnoff Vodka only adds to the appeal of this after-work shindig.

Free
Round-Up Saloon
3912 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas
(214) 522-6911

Dallas Art Dealers Association Gallery Walk
Saturday, April 19, 2:00 – 8:00 p.m.
How many pieces of art can you see in six hours? Test your speed art appreciating skills when 32 member galleries open their doors for a variety of visual arts, including paintings, sculpture, photography, video and more. Panel discussions and a festive afterparty round out the day. Proceeds benefit the Edith Baker Art Scholarship.

Gallery Walk: Free
After Party: $20 in advance; $25 at the door
Panel Discussions: $10 – $20 in advance; $15 – $30 at the door
See website for locations of each event:
www.dallasartdealers.org/events.php

Oak Cliff Earth Day
Sunday, April 20, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of earth-saving ideas and activities. Food, entertainment and art with a green bent will fill the park. Bring your old cell phones and ink cartridges for recycling, with money for each helping out the Chiapas Project. And for God’s sake, it’s Earth Day. Pick up after yourself and throw away your trash (then recycle the rest). Leashed pets (and children) welcome.

Free
Lake Cliff Park
201 East Colorado Boulevard, Dallas
Parking at Methodist Dallas Medical Center
1441 Beckley Avenue, Parking Lot #10
www.oakcliffearthday.com

Purple 8 Benefiting AIDS Services of Dallas
Friday, April 18 – Sunday, April 20
Dust off the glow sticks and pack your lollipops. It’s time to party all weekend long. Literally. The secret ingredient of the weekend: caffeine. Special guest Deborah Cox turns it up at the main event, Amethyst, so get ready to dance, dance, dance.

Tickets: $15 – $200
See Web site for location and event information:
www.dallaspurpleparty.org

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