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Sat 23 Oct 2010 In: Events View at Wayback View at NDHA

For those of you who aren't at the beach, the bach or the campground soaking up the rays this long weekend, there are plenty of GLBT events happening in the main centres. Here's a look at what's on: Saturday Band Together, Christchurch Hagley Park is hosting a quake-relief concert - it features some of New Zealand's biggest musicians, including Christchurch-raised singer-songwriter Anika Moa. Shine's Third Birthday, Hamilton Hamilton's Gay Venue Turns Three! Free entry and presents for all. Show time is 12.30. It's all happening on K' Rd, Auckland Go to Kamo and belt out a tune at karaoke, check out Buckwheat's Battle of the Bitches drag contest at Naval and Family, then watch drag shows hosted by Miss Ribena at Family before maybe spending a little time on the dancefloor. Sunday Club Ivy's second birthday, Wellington After an "action packed" two years, Wellington's gay nightclub Club Ivy will celebrate with a party to remember this Sunday. A huge party is promised, with drink specials and $1,000 worth of bar-tabs to be won by regulars. The celebrations begin in Terrace Bar from 5pm, and Club Ivy will open from 9pm, rocking through to 3am. Strippers at Family, Auckland Want some eye candy? Family will have hot male strippers in the house on Sunday night from 10pm, hosted by Miss Ribena. Urge Underware Party, Auckland Just when you thought it was safe...the Urge Underware Party is back. There will be limited tickets, some sold on the door - first come, first served. Dance Out at Dot's, Auckland Head up the stair's at Dot's for a fundraising event to support dancers in the Dance Out group going to the Asia Pacific Outgames in Wellington next March. There will be dance demonstrations. Tickets $10 unwaged $15 waged. Radical Harmonies: The Story of Women's Music, Auckland The Charlotte Museum will show a documentary about the evolution of women's music in the USA, and then a live show by Australian singer/songwriter and activist Mignon. A fundraiser for Help Out in October, the suggested entry fee is $10. All welcome. Monday Katrina Weidners exhibition, Auckland Photographer Katrina Weidners is holding her first solo exhibition at Dot's, head along for a look and a quiet drink to wind the weekend down! If you're out and about this weekend, don't forget to donate to Help Out in October! - 23rd October 2010    


First published: Saturday, 23rd October 2010 - 3:37pm

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