On June 9 at 1 p.m. the Baltic Pride parade starts at Vērmanes dārzs in central Rīga. Later in the day, things are bound to get hot inside Rīga's night clubs, with many events celebrating and discussing LGBT culture. Read more on the Pride's Facebook page.
Latvian diaspora artists from Hell's Kitchen
The impressive VEF Culture Palace is hosting a small exhibition dedicated to Latvian diaspora artists who resided in Hell's Kitchen, New York, in the 50s and 60s. It offers a look at the considerable diversity Latvian culture maintained outside Soviet occupation.
Young Latvian artists
The Micēlijs art gallery is hosting an exhibition of young Latvian artists dedicated to "sensitive" topics. It's open Tuesday through Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The opening is Friday at 6 p.m.
Artists: Ieva Filatova, Marta Kalniņa, Rebeka Lukošus, Dāvis Ozols, Rasa Pavilona, Luīze Elizabete Rukšāne, Jānis Šneiders, Pauls Rietums, Zīle Ziemele, Lote Vilma Vītiņa, Anna Malicka, and Estere Betija Grāvere.