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    May 30, 2024. the ptownie dispatch!

    May 30, 2024

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    Explore Provincetown’s vibrant scene with Drag Shows, Accommodations, Restaurants, and ptownie calendar. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of performances, diverse lodging options, culinary delights, and events that define this iconic destination.

    Provincetown PRIDE

    May 30, 2024 – June 2, 2024 throughout Provincetown

    Provincetown Pride – the name says it all. This annual Pride celebration highlights what Provincetown has always been known for: LGBTQ+ awareness, empowerment, and diversity. There will be multiple events, parties, and Pride programming throughout the weekend. Find all the Pride events at ptownie calendar.

    Come laugh your ass off at the crowned, queer-jewel of Provincetown’s 7th Annual Pride Weekend during our Third-Annual Queer Comedy Showcase at Town Hall on June 1st.

    The Comparable Miss Dina Martina

    May 31, 2024 – September 14, 2024 @ 7pm at Crown & Anchor

    Opening Night May 31! Like a bird on foot, the arguably-graceful Dina Martina returns to the Crown & Anchor in Provincetown with her hilarious new show, THE COMPARABLE DINA MARTINA. Combining the tragically funny with the hysterically surreal, Dina Martina has been hailed as “divinely funny” (Time Out London), “the most original drag performer in America today” (The Village Voice), “as graceful as a Coke machine moving about on a hand truck” (Seattle P-I), and has garnered a star-studded list of admirers including Jennifer Coolidge, Christopher Meloni, Bridget Everett, Graham Norton and Chloë Sevigny. Dina Martina has performed in more than one state.

    Provincetown’s GAYEST Brunch in Town with ALL LIVE SINGING! The Crown & Anchor presents Delta Miles, Qya Cristál, Roxy Pops in Say Gay Sunday opening day on June 2nd!


    Mondays June 3 – 24, 2024 @ 9pm at Pilgrim House

    Opening Night June 3! Ryan Landry’s “SHOWGIRLS” is the longest-running show in Provincetown history. It is a talent show where ANYONE can do ANYTHING!  But the acts had better be good because they will ALL be competing for $1500 in cash prizes weekly! Ask anyone who has ever been to Provincetown and they will tell you that the ONLY place to be on a Monday night is at “SHOWGIRLS”!

    Wilde Playhouse at Gifford House, Provincetown’s only queer strip night, Glory Pole Ptown! Unforgettable pole shows with the hottest dancers and bodacious babes on June 6th with a new show.

    A Night at the Chef’s Table

    May 26, 2024 – Sep 5, 2024 @ 8:30pm at Post Office Cabaret

    The AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod invites you to join us for our 31st annual A Night at the Chef’s Table on June 6th at 7pm.  On this special evening, some of the best chefs in Provincetown and the Cape offer their own special menus for an intimate evening of food and friends.

    CabaretFest “The Golden Era of Night Clubs” celebrate the glamor, romance and singers of the 1940’s-1950’s on June 3-9.

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    The Hometown Diner ptownies love: Welcome to Chach!

    Viola “Chach” Briseño and her partner, Sharon Bowes were living in San Francisco when they were invited to Provincetown for a working vacation. “We ended up working all around town for the next six years!” Briseño remembers with a smile. “It just felt right to be here.” More Review…

    Elegance, Charm, and Wine (What’s Not to Like?)… Come Visit the Truro Vineyard!

    Sometimes it’s hard to remember a time when the Truro Vineyard wasn’t on Shore Road in North Truro; the site that used to be a riding stable now looks like it’s been cultivating grapes and creating wine forever. On a summer evening when the outdoor seating is filled with visitors, a local band is playing, the lights are twinkling and the wine is flowing… it’s a magical place. More Story…

    Provincetown History Snippets: Why Was Tennessee Williams in Ptown?

    Tennessee Williams spent four summer seasons in Provincetown (1940, 1941, 1944, and 1947) where he wrote plays, short stories, and glowing poetry. He experienced a lot of drama offstage as well as on, falling in love, having his heart broken, surviving a purported attempt on his life, and experiencing both wealth and poverty. He took conga lessons, swam, posed, and wrote; there’s a story that part of The Glass Menagerie was written at the Little Bar at the Atlantic House. Whether or not the venue of that story is true, Williams did work on a plethora of plays here, including The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, Summer and Smoke, The Night of the Iguana and Suddenly Last Summer, and an abandoned autobiographical play set in Provincetown called The Parade.

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    Provincetown International Film Festival
    June 12 – 16, 2024

    Frolic Weekend
    June 13, 2024 to June 17, 2024

    Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet
    June 28, 2024 to June 30, 2024

    Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
    July 4, 2024

    Bear Week
    July 13, 2024 to July 20, 2024

    Family Week
    July 27, 2024 to August 3, 2024

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