January 12, 2018 at 10:18 am EST | by Mariah Cooper
MAL events run all weekend in D.C.
Mid-Atlantic Leather, gay news, Washington Blade

Last year’s Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key)

Friday, Jan. 12

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend kicks off at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) with registration at 3 p.m. The Exhibitor Hall will be open from 4-10 p.m. on the lower level. The opener rubber social is tonight from 7-9 p.m. in Congressional rooms A and B. 

Mr. International Rubber hosts a rubber meet and greet at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) in Congressional Rooms A and B tonight from 7-9 p.m. Wearing gear is encouraged with rubber preferred. All are welcome. There will be a cash bar. For more details, visit facebook.com/mlrubb

Joe Fiore presents Furball D.C. at the D.C. Eagle (3701 Benning Rd., N.E.) tonight at 10 p.m. Daddy Ersin hosts. Jack Chang and Mike Babbitt will spin tracks all night. There will be a shuttle bus running all night from D.C. Eagle to the Hyatt. Tickets are $15. For more information, visit facebook.com/joefioreproductions

The Highwaymen host its Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend Fetish Ball at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) in Ballroom B tonight from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Come dressed in fetish gear. DJ Lemz will play music. There will be a cash bar. Cover is $10 at the door. For more details, visit leatherweekend.com

Honcho presents a MAL Weekend party at U Street Music Hall (1115 U St., N.W.) tonight from 10 p.m.-4 a.m. Mike Servito, Justin Cudmore, The Bunker NY, d’Adhemar and Clark Price will play music for the night. There will be a full clothes check for $2. Admission is $12 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, visit ustreetmusichall.com

The Imperial Court of Washington hosts Beer Bash/Pup Appreciation Night at the D.C. Eagle (3701 Benning Rd., N.E.) tonight from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. There will be raffle prizes and Jell-O shots. For more details, visit facebook.com/imperialcourtdc

Saturday, Jan. 13

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend continues at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) with events like Puppy Park X, co-hosted with Luna Grove Pack, today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in Regency B, C and D. The Exhibitor Hall will be open from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on the lower level.

La Fantasy hosts Wig Out Party, as part of Leather Weekend, at Living Room D.C. (1008 Vermont Ave., N.W.) today from 1-7 p.m. Leather and wigs are encouraged. DJ Hansell will spin tracks. Tickets are $25. For more information, visit facebook.com/lafantasyproductions

Onyx Mid-Atlantic and Dominion Onyx hosts a cocktail party and gear show at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) today from 2-6 p.m. There will be a fetish gear auction benefitting the Community Cares Project and cocktails. There is a suggested donation at the door. For details, visit facebook.com/onyx.midlatlantic

Pup Indigo and Boy Jason host MAL superhero meet and greet at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) today from 4-6 p.m. Participants are asked to wear their best superhero and villain costumes. For more information, search “MAL 2018: Superheroes and Villains Meet and Greet” on Facebook. 

Bears Can Party hosts a leather-clad Bears Can Dance party at the Green Lantern (1335 Green Ct., N.W.) tonight from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. Kristina Kelly will perform. No cover. For more information, visit facebook.com/bearscanparty

Distrkt C hosts “Distrkt C XXL: Master, Boys and Pigs” featuring music from Barney Philly and Morabito at the D.C. Eagle (3701 Benning Rd., N.E.) tonight from 10 p.m.-6 a.m. Tickets are $60. For more details, visit distrktc.com

Sunday, Jan. 14

Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend wraps up its last day at the Hyatt Regency (400 New Jersey Ave., N.W.) with brunch from 10 a.m.-noon in Capitol A and B and Congressional A and B. The Mr. Mid-Atlantic Leather Contest is from 1-4 p.m. in Regency A, B, C and D. The weekend closes out with the Revival Closing Dance Party at 9:30 Club (815 V St., N.W.) tonight from 10 p.m.-4 a.m. 

Otter Den hosts Last Chance Tea Dance for MAL Weekend at Town (2009 8th St., N.W.) today from 5-10 p.m. Jeffrey Sfire and Strikestone will spin tracks. Gear is welcome. Coat check available. Cover is $8. For more information, visit facebook.com/otterdendc.

Flash (645 Florida Ave., N.W.) hosts a MAL version of its Flashy Sundays tonight from 10 p.m.-4 a.m. DJ Twin and DJ Sean Morris will play music. There will be an extended bar until 4 a.m. Cover is $20. For more details, visit facebook.com/flashydc

HybridNine Events presents “Limits,” a MAL weekend closing party, at the Green Lantern (1335 Green Ct., N.W.) tonight from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their fetish gear. Ryan Doubleyou and Scott Howard will play music. Go-go dancers Grant, Jacob and Will will also perform. Cover is $5. For more information, visit greenlanterndc.com

Distrkt C hosts “DC2 XXL: Red Light Distrkt” at the D.C. Eagle (3701 Benning Rd., N.E.) tonight from 10 p.m.-4 a.m. featuring music from DJs X Gonzalez and Abel. Tickets are $60. For more details, visit distrktc.com

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