April 7, 2017 at 11:12 am PST | by Staff reports
Los Angeles Events Calendar April 7-15
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Coachella runs April 14-17. (Photo by Drew Ressler; courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Friday, April 7

DAN SAVAGE’S HUMP! FILM FEST L.A., Fri Apr 7 @ 6-11 PM at The Downtown Independent – (251 S Main St). HUMP! is home-grown short film porn for wannabe porn stars. You’ll enjoy a cornucopia of body types, shapes, ages, colors, sexualities, genders, kinks, and fetishes-all united by a shared spirit of sex-positivity. Check out humpfilmfest.com.

THE RISE AND FALL OF ZIGGY STARDUST – Fri Apr 07 @ 8:00PM – 08:00PM at Renberg Theatre – ( 1125 N McCadden Pl). HUMANS OF EARTH! BREAKING NEWS — we have five years left to cry. It’s true… Earth is really dying, but we can make it all worthwhile! The superstars of Trans Chorus of Los Angeles – TCLA, in their debut stage performance, present the smash hit musical “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars”. Stepping directly out of the music of David Bowie, the chorus tells the iconic story of his alter ego, Ziggy Stardust, a rock star who acts as a messenger for extraterrestrial beings. This production is presented in partnership with the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Lily Tomlin / Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center.

Saturday, April 8

OUT IN TECH L.A. SOCIAL -Sat Apr 8 @ 4-7 PM at Revolver (8851 Santa Monica Blvd). One year ago Out in Tech launched in LA. Come join us as we celebrate a year of wonderful Out in Tech LA events, professional contacts, and new friends. RSVPs are required, but free. oitlaanniversaryparty.eventbrite.com.

Sunday, April 9

EQUALITY CA BENEFIT BRUNCH 11 AM-2 PM at a Los Angeles private residence. Join the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for a benefit brunch on at a beautiful mid-century modern view estate in the hills of Bel Air, and support the work of Equality California Institute. Address will be provided upon RSVP at this link. Tickets are $100.

LGBTINSEL TOWN WALKING TOUR, 11 AM-1:30 PM at The Hollywood Museum – (1660 Highland Ave). You’ll start your LGBTinsel Town Tour with a Champagne welcome at The Hollywood Museum featuring the most extensive collection of Hollywood memorabilia in the world – all housed in the historic Max Factor building. From there we’ll hit the streets to dig up the dirt on decades of closeted stars, underground pansy bars, and gay rights battle scars. From the initial footfalls of the LA’s first Pride parade to the secret tunnels that lie under the Walk of Fame that the locals don’t even know about – Out & About Tours and The Lavender Effect.

8TH ANNUAL WEHO SCAVENGER HUNT, 2-6 PM at Gym Sportsbar – (8737 Santa Monica Blvd). WeHo Dodgeball, W*A*R, and Rainbow Rex are thrilled to bring you a fantastic day of fun and adventure. In the 8th Annual WeHo Scavenger Hunt, you and three of your friends will race around West Hollywood and the surrounding area trying to complete our diabolically challenging list of photo and item objectives!  $10 per person or $40 per team. Visit wehoadultrecreation.com.

A SIMPLE TEA DANCE, 2 PM-9 PM at A Simple Bar (3256 Cahuenga Blvd W.).Come dance the afternoon away at Superstar’s monthly LGBTQ Tea Dance at A Simple Bar. Well drinks at Happy Hour prices all night long.

Wednesday, April 12

GAY MALE AND FRIENDS SPRING MIX N’CONNECT, 7-9 PM at Pitfire Artisan Pizza (801 N Fairfax Ave #101). Whether you are new to Los Angeles, in the mindset of meeting new friends, wanting to network, or maybe wanting to meet someone professional for possible romance, we’re hosting a fun event with Pitfire Pizza in West Hollywood. We’ll have our own private area out on the patio. $20 at the door.

GO RAINBOW SKATE NIGHT AT MOONLIGHT ROLLERWAY, 8-11 PM at Moonlight Rollerway (5110 San Fernando Rd). Great Outdoors LA invites you to roll, bounce the night away. Admission: $10.25 Skate rental: $5.

Thursday, April 13

SELF-DEFENSE WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS, 1-2:30 PM at Triangle Square Apartments (1602 Ivar Ave). Former boxer and trainer George will teach basic self-defense methods, including how to protect yourself from blows and how not to be a victim. Free.

Friday, April 14

CARE BEAR CAMPOUT #SpringBreak 2017, 8 AM-12 PM at Crystal Lake Cafe (9877 N Crystal Lake Rd). Care Bear Campers will take adventure once again this spring April 14 & 15 checking out Sunday the 16. This year we celebrate our seven-year anniversary. All campsites are $12 per vehicle, eight people per campsite. Contact Crystal Lake Cafe, 626-910-1029.

COACHELLA VALLEY MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL 2017 (through April 17), 11 AM-midnight at Coachella @ Empire Polo – (81-800 Ave 51). We all know Coachella, the crazed, global festive near Indio. Go for the weekend or for the day. It’s worth the trip to see some of the greatest musical acts of our time. Visit coachella.com for details.

Saturday, April 15

ONE EYED Monster (Homo Massive), 10 PM-3 AM at The Globe Theatre. A Huge Throbbing Dance Ball with a huge throbbing you know what featured everywhere. Call 818-622-7278 for details.

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