Annual ‘PINK’ drag show is March 30

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    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – PINK, an annual drag and variety show benefiting UofL’s LGBT Center, returns March 30.

    The student-produced event begins at 7 p.m. at Play Dance Bar. It’s the first time the show has taken place off-campus as the usual venue, the Student Activities Center, is under renovation.

    “They are incredible community partners,” Lisa Gunterman, director of the LGBT Center, said about Play Dance Bar. “They are supportive of our students and are donating all proceeds from the cover charge and table and booth sales to UofL’s LGBT Center.”

    Tickets are $5 for students from any university with ID and $10 for general admission. Reservations for booths and tables can be made online. Attendees are also encouraged to bring cash to tip performers. Proceeds benefit students served by the LGBT Center.

    Now in its 21st year, PINK holds the record as the longest running student-organized fundraiser on campus. In addition to providing entertainment, PINK is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and the broader community to celebrate the rich culture and diversity of UofL’s LGBTQ community. 

    PINK will be preceded by a pre-PINK cocktail reception from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Play Dance Bar. There will also be an official PINK after party from 9:30-11 p.m. at Lola at Butchertown Grocery, which will feature signature cocktails, food, and door prizes.

     For more information, visit Louisville.edu/lgbt or contact Gunterman at lisa.gunterman@louisville.edu.

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    Bria Staten-Favors
    Bria Staten-Favors is the Graduate Assistant in the University of Louisville’s Office of Communications and Marketing. After completing her bachelor of science in Communication, she decided to pursue her master’s degree at UofL as well. She also works in the Partnership Division at the Louisville Convention & Visitor’s Bureau and is an avid Cards fan.