Provo Pride holds open-mic poetry for locals

February 7, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Provo Pride created a night of open mic poetry and music to create an inclusive space for spoken-word artists and members of the LGBTQ community. Peculiar, a queer literary journal, joined the festivities and encouraged local artists to submit their work for publishing and visibility. The event was held in the Boxcar Gallery and Studios […]

“Music and Mingle” brings holiday cheer to Provo community

January 9, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Provo Pride teamed up with The Boxcar Gallery and Studio in Provo to create a community based event called “Music and Mingle” held on Dec 22. Local musicians and members of the LGBTQIA community joined together to celebrate the holidays with food and camaraderie. “‘Music and Mingle’ was my first attempt as a Provo Pride […]

Provo Pride

October 6, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Among many central themes behind the Provo Pride Festival, acceptance and local politics were significant to this year’s gathering. The Provo Pride Festival was organized Sept.17 at Memorial Park. One of the core values promoted was a rediscovery of identity. 19-year old Brian Whetten, talked about his recent experience of coming out to his parents. […]

Third annual Provo Pride Festival gathers community support

October 13, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes “This is Family” Theme Helps Further Define Utah Valley’s Families Lee Thomas Lifestyle Editor Photo Credit Gabi Campbell   On Saturday Sept. 19, Provo city was host to its own 3rd annual Gay Pride festival. The event continued the success of previous years, drawing an ever visible LGBTQ community and their supporters together to celebrate […]