Modern Bear Pride Tea Dance ~ Benefit for Sanctuary Palm Springs

Modern Bear is excited to host our Pride Tea Dance benefiting The LGBT Sanctuary Palm Springs at the HOT new Palm Springs Fan Club! 4 DJs, Cocktails, and Dancing!

Tickets limited to 200. Get your tickets NOW before we sell out!  $20 online or $25 at the door. 21 and Over. Please bring ID and ticket to event!

Get your tickets now!

Round out your Pride Weekend in style AND help a local LGBT charity, Sanctuary!

DJs Baz, Bob Deck, Gant Johnson, and Matt Cornwall each spinning their brand of fun, high energy and retro lounge dance sets!

Modern Bear is proud to be a Guardian Angel sponsor of Sanctuary Palm Springs, a transitional housing placement plus foster care program for LGBT youth. Sanctuary Palm Springs is a place of safety, support and self responsibility where each foster-youth resident can learn the life skills needed to become an independent, self-sufficient adult.

Modern Bear takes the runway at Lazy Bear Weekend

A Fun and Hilarious evening hosting a spoof of Project Runway at this year’s Lazy Bear Week! With a special appearance by “Heidi and Nina” wink, wink…

Special thanks to Richard Marcotte for photos of the show!

Learn more about Lazy Bear Weekend, and hopefully we’ll see you there next Year!

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Modern Bear Hosts Project Bearway!

We are super excited to be hosting the first “Project Bearway” event at Lazy Bear Weekend this year! Teams of Bears will compete for cash and fabulous prizes, and the audience will vote in a grande finale fashion show. Also making a special appearance will be entertainer Big Dipper!

Project Bearway at Lazy Bear

Modern Bear Magical Modernism Tour!

In celebration of Modernism Week and International Bear Convergence

Join Modern Bear Hosts Travis Smith and Chris Bale for a Modernism Week Double Decker Bus Tour of the capitol of Mid Century Modern design, Palm Springs!

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Only 45 Tickets will be offered!

Purchase Modern Bear Bus Tour Tickets here:
http://www.ticketderby.com/event/?id=248495

The tour will highlight the two predominate architectural styles of Palm Springs: Mid-Century Modern, and Desert Spanish. The tour includes many homes of the rich and famous such as Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley and Cary Grant, all of who resided in striking architectural homes. Many of the city’s architecturally significant civic and commercial buildings are also a part of the tour. The tour will be conducted by the informative and entertaining Chris Sears, along with Travis and Chris.

The top tier of the bus will be used only, to offer guests a unique perspective view of Palm Springs.
A limited block of tickets will be offered after November 1st for the first 45 guests only!
Only the exteriors of properties are seen on the tour

The group will Meet at Modernism Week Camp at 10 AM on Palm Canyon Drive between Jiao Restaurant (Chino) and Copley’s Restaurant. Coffee and donuts will be served while Travis and Chris give a brief talk about the Palm Springs Modern lifestyle and introduce tour guide, Chris Sears. The bus will depart at 10:30 and return to Modernism Camp at approximately 1:00. Guests may eat lunch (not included in the tour) at the food court at the camp, or explore the Uptown Design District dining options.

This is not an official IBC event.

Modern Bear Q&A with Brian Sims!

Modern Bear interviews Representative Brian Sims during Bear Week in Provincetown, and asks him the hard hitting “political” question:
“What kind of Bear are you?”

A big thanks to David Goodman at Bear World Magazine for coordinating this interview!

Provincetown Bear Week 2014!

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It was our best Bear Week ever! Highlights included interviewing the charming Representative Brian Sims, visiting with Authors, Blake Little and Armistead Maupin, and eating lobster rolls every day! We hosted three Modern Bear events this year, including two at the Bear Market, and our annual Meet-&-Greet at Joe Coffee.
The best part of these events is meeting so many wonderful facebook friends in person. We also got to tour a 1966 modern beach house, a rarity in the Cape, and see some of our fave performers including Tom Goss and Dina Martina!
Provincetown continues to be one of the most charming tourist destinations on the East coast, and this Bear Week was estimated to draw over 10,000 Bears from all over the world! We can’t wait for next year!

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Brian Sims playing poster child for Modern Bears everywhere, showing our book, Guide for the Modern Bear!

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Brian Sims chats with attendees of our annual Meet-&-Greet at Joe Coffee.

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Absolutely awesome meeting one of our favorite authors, Armistead Maupin!

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Modern Bear Travis Smith greets visitors to the Modern Bear booth at the Bear Market.

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A BIG thanks to Provincetown Magazine for this wonderful article on Modern Bear, calling us “Martha Stewart with a hairy chest and beard.”

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At Blake Little’s signing for his latest book, Manifest.

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Hamming it up with the Grizz Riley Boys at their popular Lumberjack party.

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Homemade strawberry shortcake

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With one of our fab hosts of the charming “Meet Market” party, Jocko Fajardo.

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More scenes from the “Meet Market” Party.

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Bears just wanna have fun: at the Grizz Riley Happy Hour

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Cocktails served at the Grizz Riley Happy Hour.

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Wolf Pack: Clint, Design Wolf Chris Bale, Dave Dudar

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Scenes from PTown.

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With “Sugar Artist” Chef, R. Bear Karito and Bryan.

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Saying goodbye to our Shankpainter Pond housemates, Michael Ottoway and Jose Nanin ~ until next year, Boys!