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Wednesday, August 29, 2012



British soldiers show naked love to Prince Harry

In a sign of solidarity with Prince "let's play strip billiards" Harry, members of the British military have been posting nude pictures of themselves on Facebook. They started a Facebook page called “Support Prince Harry with a Naked Salute,” which now has nearly 20,000 members. Male and female soldiers are uploading Facebook-friendly (but nonetheless nude) with their naughty parts covered with guns, food tins, you name it.

2nd Pinkdot Utah to bring families and friends closer

Pinkdot Utah, a gathering for queers and their families, friends and allies, will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, 2-6 p.m. at Jordan Park, 900 W. 1000 South, Salt Lake City. Supporters are asked to wear pink and participate in a group photo at 4 p.m. Entertainment and activities will be held throughout the afternoon.

Save Q Campaign down to 3 days

QSaltLake has 3 days to finish raising enough to cover their balloon payment on the loan taken out to start the magazine. Originally, the magazine needed $40,000, but is currently down to needing roughly $18,000. Over $7,000 has been raised in the past few days. "I'm very hopeful we will get over this hurdle," said Michael Aaron, publisher. "We started out strong and we are finishing up strong." QSaltLake made several changes over the year to overcome market realities as advertisers pulled back in hard economic times. The publication is now printed monthly and in a smaller, magazine format. The pages per month remain about the same and distribution was increased by 50%. Advertisers are telling the staff that they are receiving greater response to their advertising and readers are appreciating the deeper level of content and the more "edgy" content as well. "We are in a great position to continue publishing for the foreseeable future," Aaron said. "Of course, this hurdle has us scrambling." To donate to the publication and for more information, go to saveq.org.

The Rose Exposed

The six resident companies at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center - Gina Bachauer International Piano Foundation, Plan-B Theatre Company, Pygmalion Theatre Company, Repertory Dance Theatre, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and SB Dance (along with our friends at SpyHop) - joining force to bring you an epic day of dance, theatre and music.
See and participate in free events for all ages all day!
Catch The Rose Exposed Variety Show - a sampler our each company's 2012/13 season that night.
And there will be beer.
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
Saturday, September 1
Free events (but tix required) from 9am-5pm The Variety Show ($10) at 7pm and 9pm
Tickets and the full schedule at http://roseXposed.org

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