Pride Guide


Don't let the cute asterisk fool you—this ain't the teen rag with Josh Hartnett on the cover. No, *Seventeen is, in Dietrich's words, "the inevitable one": the Pier Dance, which takes off right where the parade burps up and dies. If your curiosity has ever been piqued, the time to check out this living legend is now. Should the Hudson River Park development proceed as planned, 2003 could be the last year ever that the dance will be held on Pier 54. Kristine W headlines and über-cute DJ Brett Henrichsen spins along with Kris Kono. Sun at 4, Pier 54 on Hudson River Park, 13th and W Side Hwy, 800-494-TIXS, $65. (CS)


Tribal offering: Victor Calderone bangs it out on Saturday.
photo: Aaron Corbett
Tribal offering: Victor Calderone bangs it out on Saturday.


The Queer Issue's Table of Contents

This year, taking a cue from Red Curtain maestro Baz Luhrman, the Latino-tinged circuit party Alegria reinterprets Moulin Rouge for Pride. Because they can-can-can. While Madame Kidman may have grabbed the limelight, for the gays the movie was all about Kylie Minogue in her cameo as the absinthe-induced Green Fairy. At this party you'll no doubt find that drier—if no less hallucinogenic—tonics keep the fairies high-kicking into the wee hours. Sun at 11 p.m., Sound Factory, 618 W 46th, tickets $70 online at, $80 at the door. (CS)


To the smallish, if excellently located, Meatpacking lounge Hell comes this Body & Soul manqué "for people who detest the repetitive thump of typical club music," say the promoters. Meow! DJ Manchildblack keeps things real with '70s soul and deep house (my girl Chaka; Earth, Wind & Fire; and such). Bets are on for how long after doors open till a Stevie Wonder classic whips the crowd into the musical equivalent of post-coital bliss. For always. Sun at 5, Hell, 59 Gansevoort, 212-727-1666, $5. (CS)

« Previous Page