On April 23, Santa Fe University of Art and Design’s Quad was decked out in rainbows, pinks, purples and blues. Pride flags swung wildly as students, faculty, staff and members of the local community gathered to celebrate the LGBT community with a commemoratory drag show.
Pride Week kicks off today with an open mic this evening, April 16, in the Forum at 7 p.m. In addition to the open mic, students will be performing skits, plays and poetry. The Screen will also be showing “The Birdcage” tonight at 10 p.m with free pizza. Sponsored by COLORS, Pride week will continue with events happening each day, ending Sunday, April 19.
Pride weekend kickstarted with the Colors drag show on March 28. The event had a fantastic turnout, and the crowd was responsive and brought high energy to the performances. The event’s MCs were Sydnie Smith and Darnell Thomas, who assisted in many of the performances.
In honor of Pride Week, the SFUAD student group Colors put some pep into the students through a pep rally that was held on the quad on March 27. Colors is a group consisting of SFUAD students who support the LGBTQIA community.
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