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    May 23, 2024. the ptownie dispatch!

    May 23, 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.

    MEMDAY Weekend Women’s Festival

    May 23, 2024 – May 27, 2024 throughout Provincetown

    Every year thousands of women from all over the globe migrate to Provincetown MA (Ptown) to kick off the summer season for the MEMDAY Weekend Women’s Festival. This year will be no different. In addition to the many stores, restaurants, and beach activities Provincetown has to offer, on and off the main street, LesbianNightLife and ProvincetownForWomen have put together 4 days of exciting events for our Annual Memorial Day Weekend Festival, including the Freedom Boat cruise, and mega pool party.

    The Post Office Cabaret is thrilled to present Melissa Ferrick as our featured performer for MEMDAY Weekend Women’s Festival in Provincetown.

    Paige Turner: The Wonderful World of Drag!

    May 24, 2024 – Aug 26, 2024 @ 7pm & 8:30pm at Post Office Cabaret

    Get ready to wish upon a drag star Opening Day! Join NYC’s blonde bombshell Paige Turner in Provincetown this summer for her magical new show The Wonderful World of Drag! at the Post Office Café and Cabaret! Hop on and take a ride with Paige through her Magic Queendom in this all-LIVE SUNG fantasia celebrating 100 years of DIZNEE! Be our guest and make all your dreams come true the Happiest Place in P-Town!

    Miss Richfield 1981 “Phony Baloney” in Pilgrim House With all new songs and videos, and a healthy heap of audience interaction, the show will leave you appreciating the artificial while keeping a foothold in reality! Opening night on May 25, 2024.

    Dyke Dyke Drag Brunch

    Sunday May 26, 2024 @ 11am & 1pm at Crown & Anchor

    Dyke Drag Brunch is a drag brunch in celebration of an homage to Provincetown’s Dyke Drag Brunch that ran from 1994-2000. Brought to you by New York City’s Dyke Drag, at the legendary Crown & Anchor, come enjoy a drag brunch like no other— by and for dykes. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in drag— just like in the 90s.

    Tina Burner Saturday Brunch Butch’s at the Crown & Anchor in Provincetown with James Beard Award Winner Kelly Fields. GAME ON!

    Drag Brunch hosted by Anita Cocktail joins the outrageously talented crew on Saturdays & Sundays in Post Office Cafe in Provincetown!

    This summer Provincetown on Sundays something magical is coming to Pilgrim House and it’s called Miss Conception Big Gay Diznee Brunch

    Grindr Help Desk: The Musical

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

    This is a fun and raunchy musical with heart. Grindr Help Desk: The Musical with new audiences in Provincetown at the Post Office Cabaret. It is a one person show about Candice who is an aspiring drag performer but also works at the help desk of the gay dating app Grindr. Featuring original songs, you won’t want to miss Candice’s humor and sass as she helps callers with everything from dating advice to profile pics and more!

    Bob Keary’s late night talk show Goodnight Provincetown returns for its third season at Post Office Cabaret. Bob and his band are back for another summer of original music, surprise guests, games and prizes! Four Mondays only!

    First Look Provincetown Fashion at the Mary Heaton Vorse House

    May 31, 2024 @ 5pm at Mary Heaton Vorse House

    Join First Look Provincetown Fashion at the Mary Heaton Vorse Houseas we preview Summer 2024 designs by Provincetown’s own designers and brands, in support of our local non-profits. All proceeds go to Soup Kitchen in Provincetown. Online/Silent Auction, Cocktails, and Hors d’oeuvres, and Special Guest Hosts.
    Sponsored by Plush & Anchor2Anchor with B Xclusive, Respoke, Mate, Mike Miller, Coffey Men, Kilt+, Celebrity MC Delta Miles. Cosponsored by Glenn Hiburn and Kevin Cronin; Paul Cunninghan and Peter Kazan.
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    Angels in America at the Provincetown Theater is Beyond Heavenly

    It may be ironic that a play essentially about death—framed in both the opening and final scenes—can feel so vital and filled with life and energy; but that’s the case with the new production of Angels in America now playing at the Provincetown Theater under the direction of David Drake. More Review…

    A Local Hero, Trailblazer, and Lover of Coastal Life

    Not all heroes wear capes or seek praise; in fact, in my experience, true heroes are the ones who don’t seek accolades. One such person is Provincetown’s first female deputy harbormaster, Christine Maxwell. More Story…

    Provincetown History Snippets: What is The Cape Cod School of Art?

    The Cape Cod School of Art was the first outdoor summer school for figure painting, becoming over time one of the country’s leading art schools. The school was founded and directed by Charles Hawthorne, who gave weekly criticisms and instructive talks, guiding his students, setting up ideals, but never imposing his own technique or method. The school attracted some of the most talented art instructors and students in the world.

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    May 24, 2024 to June 9, 2024

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    May 30 – June 2, 2024

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    June 6, 2024

    Provincetown International Film Festival
    June 12 – 16, 2024

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    June 13, 2024 to June 17, 2024

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