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All posts tagged "parade"

  • Capital Pride Parade 2013 [video]

    Metro Weekly's video editor, Aram Vartian, used a couple of innovative cameras to capture D.C.'s annual Capital Pride Parade in clever, new ways. Watch in high-def...

  • Pride Parade Switching Paths

    The local blog Borderstan reported Monday that Capital Pride has proposed a route change for this year's Capital Pride Parade. The proposal was submitted at...

  • Valerie Harper, actress and 2009 Capital Pride Marshal, diagnosed with brain cancer

    ”I don’t think of dying. I think of being here now.” Actress Valerie Harper, 73, as quoted by People magazine regarding her diagnosis of terminal brain cancer. ...

  • Gay Band Contingent Repeats Inauguration History

    The Lesbian and Gay Band Association, an international organization of LGBT bands, is offering an encore to its 2009 Inauguration Parade performance, again joining the...

  • Musical Realities

    Among tragically themed musicals, Parade marches to the beat of a particularly bleak (and real) drummer: Leo Frank, a Northern Jewish factory manager doomed to...

  • Capital Pride Parade 2011 [video]

    It was a very happy Pride indeed, as the jubilant 2011 Capital Pride Parade wound its way through Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 11. We...

  • A Charming Pride

    Last Saturday, June 18, Baltimore may have seen its last Pride block party at its traditional Mount Vernon location. If that turns out to be...

  • A Capital Pride

    Mother Nature, always the wild card for D.C.'s many outdoor events, looked as though she were going to insert herself into the story of this...

  • Parading Our Pride [video]

    For its 35th birthday, D.C. Capital Pride got a special present -- the largest Pride Parade in the event's history. With more than 175 contingents,...

  • One Step at a Time

    The 2005 Parade curves around Dupont Circle(Photo by Randy Shulman/Metro Weekly) Last year, Capital Pride celebrated a milestone birthday, turning 30. Now it's the parade's...

  • Strike Up the Band

    Music aficionado or not, chances are most GLBT Washingtonians have had a least a brush with the D.C. Different Drummers during the band's 25 years....

  • D.C. Different Drummers

    Photo by Michael Wichita DC's Different Drummers Mission: Create fine music, have fun, play with pride, work together and educate others. Founded: 1980 Number of...

  • Weatherproof Pride

    Photographs by Randy Shulman and Michael Wichita It didn't rain. Not a single drop. Not on the parade, not on the festival. But as late...