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Mid-Atlantic Leather runs in D.C. Jan. 13-15

Annual fetish event draws hundreds of out-of-town kinksters

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Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather, gay news, Washington Blade
Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather, gay news, Washington Blade

(Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend returns to the District with numerous events at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) Jan. 13-15.

On Friday, Jan. 13 registration is open from 3-10 p.m. The exhibitor hall will be open from 4-10 p.m. featuring exhibitors such as Bootblacks On-Duty, a charity beneficiary for the Mid-Atlantic Deaf Interpreting Fund. From 7-9 p.m. there will be a rubber meet and greet followed by Impact Deux by the Highwaymen TNT from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. DJ Twin will spin tracks. Cover is $5.

Saturday, Jan. 14 registration is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and the exhibitor hall is open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Puppy Park, co-hosted by NYC-PAH, is from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The Onyx cocktail party and gear show is from 2-6 p.m.There will be a fetish auction to benefit Black, Gifted & Whole with a suggested donation at the door. There will be Leather Cocktails from 7-9 p.m. and the Parade of Colors begins at 8:15 p.m. Nasty Kink Pigs hosts Fxck Muscle, a dance party, featuring music by DJ Jack Chang and Dirty Demos is from 10:30 p.m.-4 a.m. Tickets are $10 at the door or advance tickets can be purchased at nastykinkpigs.com/mal2017. The MAUL Uniform Party will be from 10 p.m.- 2 a.m.

On Sunday, Jan. 15 there will be brunch from 10-11:30 a.m. with registration open from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. The exhibitor hall is open from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather Contest is from 1-4 p.m. The Parade of Current Title Holders will occur midway through at 2 p.m. From 5-8 p.m., there will be a Women’s Tea Social. “Dark & Twisted: the MAL Closing Dance Party” will culminate the festivities at 9:30 Club (815 V St., N.W.) from 10 p.m.-4 a.m. There will be shuttle buses departing from the hotel.

For a complete list of MAL events, visit leatherweeked.com.

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Want to dance for a good cause?

Artists Mercedes and Desto host a queer party

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“Herses- Purse Frist Extravaganza” will be on Friday, May 3 at 9 p.m. at 1835 14th St. N.W. This will be an evening of dancing and performances, hosted by HAUS of Bambi Award-winning Performance Artist, BUMPER. Refreshments are also available for purchase.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased on Eventbrite.

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Support HIV research with a drag show

Tara Hoot, Evry Pleasure, TrevHER to perform

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Tara Hoot performs at Cherry Sundays on Sunday, April 7 at 11 a.m. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)

El Techo will host, in partnership with Cherry Fund, a special edition of “Cherry Sundays” on Sunday, April 7 at 11 a.m. 

This event is a one-day fundraising bottomless brunch. There will be performances by Evry Pleasure, Tara Hoot and TrevHER, with DJ Lemz. All tequila shot purchases will be donated to the Cherry Fund.

The Cherry Fund raises money for LGBTQ non-profits whose primary goal is to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS with prevention, treatment and education, and mental health services.

The event costs $45, inclusive of bottomless brunch on margaritas, mimosas, Bloody Marys and Tecates.

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MAL kicks off Jan. 11 with Bootcamp

Mid-Atlantic Leather begins with party at Bunker

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MAL Weekend kicks off next week. (Image courtesy of Bunker)

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend arrives next week with a kickoff event Thursday, Jan. 11 from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. at Bunker. Organizers at Kinetic promise a surprise drill sergeant who will whip you into shape. Joshua Ruiz DJs the event. This event is for VIP pass holders only; visit kineticpresents.com for details.

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