This Week's Agenda from Loop Magazine

by / Aug. 3, 2016 2am EST

Stay in the Loop with this week’s LGBT happenings in Western New York presented by Loop Magazine

Niagara Falls LGBT Mixer
5 — 7PM at 24 Below Gallery & Cafe, 435 3rd St., Niagara Falls

Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere with great food, drinks, raffles, and an opportunity to make new friends. The first 25 people receive a drink on the house. Presented by Rainbow City Coalition and Pride Center of WNY, sponsored by Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Prince vs. Bowie Dance Party
9PM — 1AM at Mohawk Place, 47 E Mohawk St.

Infringement Festival hosts a dance party of epic proportions to benefit Dreamland Arts Collective. Four sets of Prince and Bowie, plus themed performances between each set. Costumes and glitter encouraged; dancing required. Cover: $5.

No Labels Clothing Grand Opening
5 — 9PM at No Labels Clothing Cooperative, 224 Allen St.

In time with Buffalo Infringement Festival and Allentown First Fridays Gallery Tour, Allen Street’s newest queer safe space opens its doors for a huge party. The shop will cater to those in the transgender and gender non-conforming communities exploring their fashion sense, and double as Buffalo’s only pride shop. Take a flower crown-making workshop and shop select items at 10 percent off.

The Big Gay Boat Ride
2:30 — 6PM at Erie Basin Marina, 79 Marine Dr.

All about the Miss Buffalo II for the Imperial Court of Buffalo’s annual boat cruise. Boarding begins at 2:30 p.m. and the ship disembarks at 3 p.m. sharp. Dry Dock Party at Cathode Ray, 26 Allen St., immediately after. This year’s theme: Pirates of the Niagara. Tickets are $25, and available at Cathode Ray, Fugazi and Underground.

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