All photos by Jeff Martin
Their mission? To boldly go where no gay has gone before. To seek out strange experiences, and new pleasures. To plunge the Universe for new thrills, and bigger parties. These are the voyages of our intrepid crew as they set course for new worlds before they return to Earth this Friday to land at BLAST OFF! at Dock5.
Captain’s Log — Stardate 67883.9: Our destination is planet Paurtay 14. Not all of space is safe. Beaming down on this distant planet, our crew discovered something lurking, and what must be a threatening alien species.
They roam both time and space, collecting species from across our galaxy for their own pleasure. Barbarella, primitive Earth astronauts and rocket scientists, and some sort of Darth Drag Maul creature.
Certainly theirs must be a life of torture as they waste away in intergalactic jail.
Our crew struggled to overcome the alien species, which called itself Peaches. But, their power and seduction was just too intense. We were captured.
But, just as when we thought we were to never to return to Earth; to serve in servitude on a far-away planet, the aliens revealed their true intentions. Theirs was a mission of peace…and of PARTY. They only wanted to spread intergalactic ecstasy. And – being ours a scientific and exploratory mission – we happily joined in. We are setting course for Earth, and we are bringing our new friends with us.
The Official 2014 Pride Opening
Party Spaaaace Party!
at Dock 5 @ Union Market
on Friday, June 6th
in an amazing, massive, warehouse space (including an outdoor launchpad dancefloor)
FREE NELLIES SPACE PARTY SHUTTLES from NELLIES and the NOMA Metro ALL NIGHT
plus plenty of free parking
AND AN OUTDOOR (UNDER THE STARS) DANCE FLOOR – Plus an Inside Space Lounge
Because we love you…
Limited discount advance tickets on sale here:
+ indoor/outdoor dance party, stiff drinks, go-go dancers (Strippernauts!) space lasers,
moonbounces, photobooths, food trucks, and more!
Stay informed w/ @BYT, @BYGAYS, @CapitalPrideDC
Advance Tickets are $20 / Day of goes up to $25
Last year (and the year before) we sold out!
18+ to enter / 21+ to drink
Dock5 is located behind Union Market
– NoMa/New York Ave Metro (Red Line)
– Located on all the Metrobus U Street Lines
– Plenty of free parking (first come, first serve)
– PLUS, stay tuned for info on our free party (space) shuttles
As always, there is no dress code, but we know you love to dress up, so we recommend staying on theme with:
Vulcan / Klingon / Borg / Ferengi / Romulan / Tribble / Kardashian
3PO / R2 / Luke / Han / Leia / Darth / Lando / Chewy / Sand Vagina (Sarlacc)
Adama / Apollo / Starbuck / Baltar / Boomer / Gaeta (watch the webisodes! totally gay!)
Uranus / Black Hole / Curiosity Rover / Sputnik / Giant NASA Dick Rocket
Frank N Furter / Facehugger / Klaatu / Mulder / Conehead / Dick Solomon / Zardoz
ALF / Space Race / that Mohawk Guy from NASA / Sigourney Weaver in Alien (or Working Girl, sure, what the hell)
A Lense Flare from a JJ Abrams Star Trek film / Karl Sagan / Robot / Space Invader / Alien / Astronaut
OMG, the outfits are going to be amazing
(please no Ender’s Game or Jar Jar costumes)
Grab discounted early tickets (limted) here
This is a LGBTA friendly event!
p.s. many thank yous to the Gibson Guitars for providing the location for this shoot.