The fifth annual Make Beautiful Tribe Celebration will be held Saturday evening, March 27 at American Legion Hall No. 43, 143 High St. Social hour with hors d’oeuvres will begin 6:30 p.m., followed by the show at 7:30 p.m. Desserts will be served during intermission.

The variety show will feature Tango, the American standards duo of vocalist Kristen Burkholder and pianist Martin Gottlieb, along with some amazing and fantastic drag performances. A suggested donation of $15 to support the work of the Make Beautiful Tribe will be collected at the door.

The Make Beautiful Tribe is a not-for-profit 501 (c) 3 organization in Downeast and coastal Maine with the mission to provide educational, spiritual and social programming for gay and bisexual men. The organization has been providing programming in the area for 25 years.

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