Hey Ponies, Mid Atlantic Leather Weekend is upon us. From the 11th through the 14th D.C.’s gay scene will be transformed into a leather wonderland. Check out the MAL site for all the deets. Wheter you are hell bent for leather or just want to party here is your best weekend bets!

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Friday 06/16
BYT and Nat Geo's Excellent Adventure @ National Geographic
$25.00 / $35.00
BrightestYoungThings.com and National Geographic's EXCELLENT ADVENTURE The Official Explorers Festival 2017 After Hours Get tickets now: excellentadventure.eventbrite.com A Special Time-Travelling All-Access Party-Mode National Geographic HQ Take Over! With exclusive access to the new Nat Geo Museum exhibition: National Geographic Presents: Earth Explorers + Hot jamz and vibes from: Oddisee (DJ set) (Taking you on a musical odyssey) Herr Metal (even more inspiring than Wyld Stallyns) Axel F (spinning the best of the 80s all night long) Featuring a big outdoor courtyard to frolick in with Bars / Food Trucks / Photobooths / Lasers & MORE FUN TBA! Nerd out with lightning talks from Nat Geo Explorers: Nat Geo Explorer Talks Featuring: Lily Zeng / Anthropologist / Ecologist (Butterfly Princess) Jennifer Adler / Conservation Photographer (Snorkel Queen) Ella Al-Shamahi / Paleoarcheologist (Skull Master) & more TBA soon! ~~~ + 3D movies about robots to blow your fragile little mind! and more cool exhibitions to explore: National Geographic: Exploration Starts Here Sharks: On Assignment with Brian Skerry Croosh Deets: Limited qty. advance tickets on sale now for $25! Price goes up soon! Last 7 years we sold out! This is a 21+ event As always, there is no dress code, but we recommend staying on theme: Rufus / Rufus Wainwright / Rufiooooooo! Joan of Ark of the Covenant / Genghis Khan Air / Apollo 13 Reasons Why Sir Francis DRAKE / Buzzfeed Aldrin / Kings of Ponce de Leon / NASSA Neapolitan Bonaparte / 69 Dude / John Wilkes Phone Booth Ted Theodore Logan (wolverine) / San Dimas High School Football Rules Where's the Beeth Oven / Wet n Wyld Stallions / Socrates n' Barrel ~ Stay informed: http://www.brightestyoungthings.com http://www.twitter.com/byt http://www.nationalgeographic.org/ Brought to you by: BYT Productions National Geographic
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We are throwing a MAJOR Inauguration party this year and you are invited. Remember to get your tickets because this will sell out!

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Join the LGBT GLOE program for a screening of “Let My People Go” @ the French Embassy during the Jewish Film Fest. FREE FRENCH WINE afterwards.

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Ladies, get your groove on, Backdoor @ Tropicalia

One of the best parties is tonight as well: She Rex @ Chief Ike’s

Wanna get into the MAL spirit? Bear Happy Hour Leather Bear Party @ Town

LUTHER MAL Party at the Green Lantern (Not to miss!)

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The always reliable Mixtape @ Town 

More MAL parties! Blowoff MAL Edition @ the 9:30 Club

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Go check out the MAL exhibit hall or go have brunch with some friends. Whatever you do make it epic!