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Palm Springs Explodes with All Things Dinah!

25 Mar Posted by in Robin Lowey | 1 comment
Palm Springs Explodes with All Things Dinah!

Party with us at the Dinah next week—Tickets are still available online through March 30!

More than 15,000 women from all over the world are headed to Palm Springs, where the biggest lesbian event of its kind in the world, Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend happening from April 2 to April 6 – will blow your mind!

Celebrating its 24th Anniversary, The Dinah is a unique five-day affair of lesbionic luxury and fun complete with epic pool parties, unique high-profile nightlife events, celebrity appearances, live performances, philanthropy, the hottest women, and the best DJs.

Headlining this year is Lesbian cult favorites Tegan and Sara, with an exclusive concert on Saturday, April 5 at The Black Party at the Palm Springs Convention Center.  Also headlining the Black Party is female rap titan Eve.  Also set to top the bill at the epic lesbian party is hip-hop’s biggest revelation Iggy Azalea who will take center stage at the iconic White Party, Friday, April 4 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

The Dinah 2014 will also be rocked with special performances from 2014 Grammy nominee Mary Lambert, the voice behind Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ VMA award-winning pro-equality Same Love; Grammy Award-Winning R & B diva, Evelyn “Champagne” King, Thea Austin, and Hunter Valentine.

On the comedy front, The Dinah Comedy Night hosted by Suzanne Westenhoefer will be headlined by Fortune Feimster, Gina Yashere and Erin Foley.

Celebrities joining the poker tables of the Celebrity Poker Tournament with all proceeds going to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) will include Jill Bennett, Guinevere Turner, Ari Fitz , Gloria Bigelow, Tracy Ryerson, and Brittany Wiener.

The Dinah Film Festival presented by OML, and the lovely Shirin Papillon will be held on Friday, April 4, at 8:00 p.m at the Hilton Hotel. Produced by award-winning filmmaker JD DiSalvatore, the Dinah film Festival will showcase a variety of quality lesbian films including Little Horribles, Nikki & Nora, Kiss Her I’m Famous, Dyke Central, and the short film Secrets & Toys, among others.

New this year is the Battle of the DJs hosted by Dinah’s resident DJs Lezlee, Asha, Lisa Pittman, Saratonin and Amara.

If that weren’t hot enough, did we mention the exclusive L Word Pool Party? Hosted in association with Showtime, The L Word Pool Party will be held on Saturday April 5 at the Hilton Hotel. L Word iconic stars, Leisha Hailey and Kate Moennig will, respectively, step back one more time into their famed Alice Pieszecki and Shane McCutcheon shoes for an exclusive meet and greet hosted from 2:30pm to 5:00pm in the grand Ballroom.

Joining the Dinah’s exclusive L Word cast member reunion is Laurel Holloman, aka Tina Kennard, who will be showing and selling her prints of a series entitled Written on the Body, poolside at the Palm Springs Hilton Hotel, all day, Saturday, April 5 during the L Word Pool Party and Sunday April 6 during the Wet & Wild Pool Party.

Another amazing event happening at the Dinah this year is the National Center For Lesbian Rights Celebration on April 5th honoring the progress that has been made in the movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality. With special guests will include Epochalips’ contibutor, actor and producer Meredith Baxter, and professional football player Chris Kluwe. NCLR Executive Director Kate Kendell and NCLR Senior Legislative and Policy Strategist Geoff Kors will provide an update on NCLR’s groundbreaking legal work, including its lawsuits to secure the freedom to marry in Utah, Idaho, Florida, Tennessee, and Wyoming, and its work to protect young LGBT people in states across the country from the dangers of so-called “reparative therapy.”

As this year marks the 10th Anniversary of the official television debut of The L Word, Club Skirts and SHOWTIME are proudly commemorating the nostalgia of a memorable era in lesbian culture that celebrated out loud our “girls in tight dresses who drag with mustaches”!

The epic five-day world-renown weekend is already making a lot of noise and is well on its way to be the biggest Dinah EVER.
You’d never seen anything like it yet … this is going to be an unforgettable year!

Check out our exclusive interview of the REAL DINAH founder Mariah Hanson.




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