by Phantom Assassin
"You guys don’t know what it’s like being straight. It’s so hard. Everyone’s so gay."
- Danielle, 25, Tower District
WHEN | 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012
WHERE | Faithful and True Tattoo Studio 1929 Fulton St # 106 Fresno, CA, 93721
WHY | I met this artist named Daniel Ball over the weekend. He had just scaled-down three of his 7X5 foot drawings into posters to sell tonight. I can not wait to be standing across from them. Faithful and True is within the Iron Bird Lofts. See you tonight.
ArtHop is a three-hour art and culture exhibition on the first and third Thursday of each month. There are more than 80 ArtHop Venues in and around Downtown Fresno and Tower District. It’s worth checking out if you have never been. Plus there’s always free wine, champagne, cheese, crackers and cookies.
ArtHop — June 2012
WHEN | 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 17, 2012
WHERE | St Therese Catholic Church 855 E. Floradora, Fresno, CA, 93728
WHY | Bring your dad to the Father’s Day Blues Fest in Tower. Come expecting an afternoon of live blues music, food booths, product vendors and a beer garden.
Father’s Day Blues Fest
WHEN | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012
WHERE | Olive Ave., Tower District
WHY | “One Nation Under the Rainbow” — The 22nd Annual Rainbow Pride Parade & Festival.
Come expecting floats, bounce houses, drag shows, performances, singers, dancers, vintage cars, motorcycle groups, horseback riding, food specials, happy hours and more.
Pride will be offering a $100 prize for the best amateur performance at the festival. Call +1(559) 486-3464 and leave your information to register.
$5 at the festival gate.
Rainbow Pride Parade & Festival
WHEN | 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 24, 2012
WHERE | C.A.F.E. Infoshop 935 F Street, Fresno CA, 93724
WHY | Four Reasons:
Reason one, the venue’s in Chinatown.
Reason two, So Much Light, I Do Not Exist, Dovves and Asian Girls will also be playing.
Reason three, vocalist and guitarist Jemimah Barba of Dovves is like something out of a dream world. Her voice alone is worth the $5 cover at the door.
Reason four, my shiesty promotor friend Raspy Nate Rodriguez is putting it on.
Foxtails Brigade live @ C.A.F.E. Infoshop
WHEN | 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday
WHERE | Audie’s Olympic 1426 N. Van Ness, Fresno, CA 93728
WHY | All musicians and all types of genres welcome. Plus, there is no cover charge and draft beer is $2 from 10 p.m. to midnight.
Open Mic Tuesdays @ Audie’s Olympic
WHEN | 7 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012
WHERE | Harvard Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
WHY | Each Saturday in May, home owners alongside Fresno High School clean house and bring all unwanted or unused goods to the street: Art, antiques, appliances, auto parts, bikes, books, clothing, collectibles, electronics, farm and garden supplies, games, furniture, household items, jewelry, music and sporting goods. Come expecting deals, live music, bake sales and food stands. The Annual Fresno High Block Sales are the largest neighborhood yard sales in Fresno.
It’s Block Sale Season People!
WHEN | 8:04 p.m. Sunday, May 20, 2012 — Grease | 8:31 p.m. Sunday, June 24, 2012 — Field of Dreams | 8:07 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012 — Chariots of Fire | 7:35 p.m. Sunday, August 26, 2012 — Goonies
WHERE | Lithia Ford of Fresno 195 E. Auto Center Drive, Fresno, CA 93710
WHY | It’s free. Plus, New Rock 104.1 will be giving away CD’S, concert tickets and movie passes.
Drive-in Movie Sundays @ Lithia Ford