Tag: bears

Chicago Bearfest this Memorial Day weekend

CHICAGO — Chicago Bearfest will return for its second time May 24-28. This year’s schedule of events has bear dancers, the 2018 Chicago Bear & Chicago Cub contest and a special show “My Big Funny Peter” featuring comedian Peter Bisuito. There is no official host hotel for Bearfest. Most of the events and activities take…

Bear Necessities 2018 coming this weekend

DES MOINES — The Capital Bears of Des Moines will be hosting Bear Necessities 2018 this weekend across the Des Moines area. The full schedule: Friday, April 13, 2018 7:00PM – A Bear-y Welcome to Des Moines! – The Blazing Saddle – 416 E 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50309 9:00PM – 1:00AM – Bear Bartenders – The Blazing Saddle 10:00PM –…

Bear All coming back to Chicago’s Touche

CHICAGO — Bear All, a showcase of local bear musicians, will be returning for the fourteenth time to Touche on Saturday, March 24. Featured performers in this edition of BEAR ALL, according to a press release, include: 2loose – a solo producer of cyber punk dance and electric boogie-woogie.  He calls his music “grungelectric punk”…

Midwest Bearfest 2017

INDIANAPOLIS — Midwest Bearfest turns 21 this year returning to the Clarion Waterfront Hotel on December 14-17, 2017 with friendly bears and cubs from all over. Let us know you’re coming by signing up online and buying a t-shirt. If you’re reading this, you’ve found the right place to register! Once you pay, you’ll get…

Iowa Leather Weekend 2017 coming up next week

DES MOINES — Save the date! Iowa Leather Weekend returns Oct 13-15, 2017. ILW2017 SCHEDULE Friday, October 13th, 2017 12pm Box Office opens – The Blazing Saddle (closes at 10pm) 6pm **Bootblack stands open – The Blazing Saddle & The Garden Nightclub (Saddle stand closes at 10pm) **Vendor Market Opens – The Garden Nightclub (closes…

Jeremy Miller wins Mr. Central Illinois Bear 2017

PEORIA — Jeremy Miller won the second Mr. Central Illinois Bear competition this past weekend out of a field of four contestants.

The contest was put on by the River City Bears of Peoria. A meet and greet was held Friday night at Club Diesel with the actual contest held Saturday at Blondie’s. The contest included a boots and jeans, underwear, formal wear and a question and answer section. During the contest, there were two different performances by Elijah Nation and Michael Edwards, Keegan Nation and Kato Mann.

Mr. Gem City Bear 2017 named in Dayton

DAYTON — Benjamin Benton of Indianapolis took home the Mr. Gem City Bear 2017 title in August. The contest was held at MJ’s on Jefferson in Dayton on Aug. 5 and was hosted by the Gem City Bears and Scarlett Fever. The contest raised $700 for Brigids Path, which provides inpatient medical care for drug-exposed newborns, non-judgmental…

Derby City Bears 2017 Title Contest, Sept. 23

LOUISVILLE — Greetings Bears, Cubs, Hunters, Goldilocks, and all other friendly faces! The Derby City Bears would like to invite you to our 4th annual title contest, Bears Go to the Beach – where we will have members of the community compete for the following titles: Derby City Bear Derby City Cub Derby City Hunter…