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published by Metra Inc. , PO BOX 71844 Madison Heights, MI 48071 248.543.3500 METRAMAG@AOL.COM METRAPICNIC@A0L.COM AuntieM4Doro@AOL.COM Online since 2003 Published every other Wednesday on a bi-weekly schedule since 1979 publisher / editor • M.Sappington art director / co-publisher • Ken Lamparski Sr. contributing writers • Kene Keyz Auntie M Max Jimenez photographers • Danielle Eve, Jimm Tuffy Moner, Peter Petra, Jed Dulanas, SAP, Skippy, Jacqueline Frost, Randy-Canada midwest / local sales • M. Sappington Peter Rayes Jimm Tuffy Moner national advertising • Rivendell Media 212.242.6863 distributors • Tuffy, UPS webmaster • J. Plont Publication of the name or photograph of any person or organization in articles in METRA MAGAZINE is not to be construed as an indication of the sexual orientation of such person or organization. All copy text, display photos and illustrations in advertising are published with the understanding that the advertisers are fully authorized, have secured proper consents (written, verbal, e-mail etc) for the use of names, pictures or testimonials of any living person(s) and METRA MAGAZINE may lawfully publish and cause such publication to be made and advertiser automatically agrees to by submitting said ad and to indemnify and save blameless the publisher from any and all liability loss and expense of any nature of such publication. Nothing appearing in METRA MAGAZINE may be reprinted either wholly or in part without written permission/e-mail from the publishers.

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OTHY Friends of DOR DORO

Metr a's calendar of EVENTS ou know wher e all the HO T spots ar e! Metra's EVENTS,, tha thatt lets y you where HOT are!

By: AuntieM4Dor

The warmer days of spring are here and I’ve seen many shorts and tank tops in a lot of the clubs and bars lately, which makes for a promising summer of HOT and greasy flesh! Well, enough of that lets see what’s happening around Metraland, starting with Michigan this time! …MICHIGAN Motor City Pride 2011 at Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit, on Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th. There will be food, fun, vendors, and plenty of music provided by talented entertainers and DJ’s in the music industry. For more information hit the website at! Coming up on Sunday, July 10th, 2011 it’s the 32nd ANNUAL METRA PICNIC at SALT RIVER PARK 62000 Gratiot Ave. between 28-29 Mile Roads. The tickets are the same low price of $15 in advance or $20 at the gate come rain or shine. Ann Arbor: AUT BAR (734-994-3677), Bistro Night Fridays, Saturday and Sunday Brunches and the Braum Court patio, all make for some interesting days and nights in Ann Arbor! NECTO (734-994-5436), is celebrating Pride Week with their “pridefridays” on Friday, May 29th its “PROM: Pretty in Pink” in the Red room. Then on Friday, June 3rd the celebration continues with DJ Jace and DVJ Mark. Detroit: AIDS PARTNERSHIP of Michigan says know your status and will be offering HIV testing at sites near you, Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th in Detroit, at Motor City Pride, downtown Detroit at Hart Plaza Saturday 3pm-10pm, and Sunday 3pm-7pm. BODY ZONE (313-366-9663), the guys at Bzone have this fun “NEW” promotion going on, called “Body Zone Cash Cube” where the customers get one entry for each paid entry through May 26th. You’ll get a chance to grab up to $500 in cash & prizes in their “Cash Cube” on Thursday, May 26th FREE tanning Sunday - Thursdays with purchase of a room or locker. Wednesdays its “Wild Wednesdays” you get FREE Lube with the purchase of locker or room. Saturday, May 21 it’s “LEATHER NIGHT” with $5 lockers for members in chaps or harness. Thursday, May 26th its $500 cash Cube Giveaway! Saturday, May 28th it’s the popular “College Night” with $5 lockers for members 18-25. On Friday, June 10th you’ll have the “BLACK-OUT” party always fun! BOYSTOWN (248-298-9722), has several Saturday night events scheduled for your enjoyment, on Saturday, May 21st it’s “Wendy’s Pajama Party”, with $100 prize for sexiest pj’s! Saturday, May 28th it’s the “PRIDE WEEKEND WHITE PARTY” Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th special guest “SHEANGELA” from RuPaul’s Drag Race. The music by DJ Chico and DJ Timmy D, there is no cover before 10:45pm. GIGI’S (313-584-6525), will have their “ANNUAL WHITE PARTY” on Monday, May 30th, wear your white attire and become a virgin AGAIN for the first time! Also Chico, Nickki and the Boys with fun, surprises and giveaway’s. Every Saturday Evening you can enjoy the finest in female impersonation in Gigi’s Cabaret Room. HAYLOFT SALOON (313-581-8913), is having the GRAND Opening of their Patio on Saturday, May 21st, with complimentary BBQ, shots from the shot wheel, glow in the dark games, fun and freebies, plus Mr. M.I.G.R.A. Aaron Colombo’s 34th Birthday Party, hosted by Donald & Jason. And then you are required to report to the DETROIT BONDAGE CLUB on Saturday, May 28th 21:00 hours or 9pm for you civilians. Mr. Great Lakes Bootblack’09 TROOPER will be there and Sexy barber STEVEN B will be on hand giving BUZZ Cuts! 18 Metra Magazine, Issue # 769

MENJO’S (313-863-3934), is starting something new on Friday, May 27th they’ll have “FANTASY FRIDAYS” for Ladies Only from 8pm until 2am, FREE cover before 10pm, and $5 after that with your hosts Cortney, Brooklyn & Stacy and music provided by DJ Karma. Ladies this is your turn to party, take advantage of Friday nights that you can call your own! R&R SALOON (313-849-2751), presents this Saturday, May 21st “MR. LEATHER MICHIGAN 2011” with $200 cash prize, a one year membership and two guest passes to Body Zone. On Friday, May 27th its MIGRA presents “SADDLE UP, DANCE HARD” a dance party! Then on Saturday, May 28th its “BEARS in the BRUSH 13” with a complimentary buffet, door prizes, $1 off first drink with Bear411 handle nametag! Coming up on Saturday, June 4th it’s a “POST PRIDE PIGGY PARTY” with door prizes, jello shots, and drink specials! Douglas: DUNES RESORT (269-857-1401), this weekend May 20-23, 2011 it’s “Ride a Cowboy, Save a Horse Weekend” with special weekend rates. Includes admission to the club, line dancing lessons, roping class, a continental breakfast, and live entertainment in the Cabaret for more information click! Better book your Memorial weekend reservations NOW! Ferndale: Present a series of events from June 3rd - 5th as “FERNDALE PRIDE: 2011” that will complement and support the Motor City Pride 2011 festival at Hart Plaza! Ferndale’s GLBT residents, allies, businesses, friends and neighbors planned for local opportunities to celebrate pride in their city, with three parades and marches, rallies, downtown strolling, Alley Dallies, Late Night Shopping and patio themed parties. For more detailed information hit their website at www. COMO’S (248-548-5005), has something new starting on Tuesday, May 24th, its “BOYS NIGHT OUT” with host Mikey J. and new bartender Tony, you can quench your thirst until 2am with drink specials, $2 domestic, and $1 Jello Shots and get pizza until 3am, there is NO cover, 21+ the party is outside on the Back Patio! SOHO (248-542-7646), has something NEW “HEAT” on Thursdays with DJ DRE and guests. Karaoke on Wednesdays and Ferndale’s Gayest Happy Hour daily until 8pm, with $2 well cocktails and $2 domestic beers. The front sidewalk patio is great for cruising all the street eye candy parading during Ferndale Pride! Hamtramck: ICE NIGHTCLUB (313-365-1446), will presents on PRIDE WEEKEND, Saturday, June 4th porn star/ DJ, PIERRE FITCH this guy is HOT and you can dance until 4am. Lansing: SPIRAL (517-371-3221), and the Michigan Lansing Pride begin on Friday, June 10th with the “WHITE PARTY” if you buy one wristband you get into four venues where you can party in the park, with Esquire Bar, Grand Café, and Spiral. On Saturday, June 11th its “DIVERSITY FESTIVAL” at Burchard Park from 11am until 10pm featuring DAWN ROBINSON of En Vogue music by DJ John Cruz all ages welcomed only $5! There will be fun, food, entertainment, a Pet oasis, and its Family friendly! Pontica: LIBERTY BAR (248-758-0771), on Sundays has S.T.U.D. Sundays with the Liberty Bar Dancers, and a full menu until 10pm and a late night menu until close. Friday, May 20th it’s “GAME NIGHT” competition where fun and games just got serious, if you play any of their interactive video games you can win some serious prizes! The “RELAY FOR LIFE” on Friday, May 27th it’s a “Shooting Stars for Hope” benefit. On Saturday, May 28th “KARAOKE CARES” starting at 8:00pm. Visit their website/Facebook page for more information WWW.THELIBERTY.COM! continued on pg 22 Metra Magazine, Issue # 769 19

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SCENE (248-690-6959), a new Metro Detroit GAY Nightclub is at the lower level of Clutch Cargo’s located at 65 W. Huron St., Pontiac. Opens on Memorial Weekend Sunday, May 29th with DJ John Cruz, DJ Jessie, Mocha Pronto and Jade-N-Black. 18+ its $5cover for everyone, 21+ FREE before 11pm doors open at 10pm. Royal Oak: CHOZEN BY BC (248-547-1212), invites you to their annual Underwear & Swimwear Party on Saturday, June 4th, 2011 from 2pm until 5pm, live models and refreshments. Visit the website at! ...ILLINOIS Chicago, International Mr. Leather 2011, Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30, 2011 (Memorial Day Weekend) in Chicago. The host hotel the Hyatt Regency Chicago, 151 East Wacker Drive 312-565-1234, the Sunday contest is held at the Harris Theater, in Millennium Park. IML will continue two of its newest traditions: the IML Flag and the Parade of Colors. The opening ceremonies will be on Friday, May 27! For more information contact Chicago: BERLIN (773-348-4975), The Chicago debut of “CREEP” with resident DJ’s Teen Witch & Baby Bamboo! Friday, May 27th then Cosmix presents… “ROBYN” an artist showcase set from 10pm until 1am and then DJ Greg Haus spins music until 4am! SPIN NIGHTCLUB (773-327-7711), get wet and wild with their sexy Go-Go Boys each Friday for their “SHOWER PARTY” from 10pm -2am. On Saturday, May 21st it’s “GLAMAZON REVUE” with Jade and featuring Naysha Lopez & Phoenix O’Hara. Then on Friday, May 27th it’s “CARMEN CARRERA” making her Chicago debut at Spin. For more information on these events hit their website at! . . . WINDSOR, CANADA LEGENDS 2012 (519-968-3260), always something “New” at Legends of 2012 checkout their website for more detailed information at! That’s it for this issue! Our next deadline is Wednesday, June 1st for our Wednesday, June 8th issue and you can reach me at! 22 Metra Magazine, Issue # 769

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