OUTsider, the queerest art fest in the U.S., invites you to get wild and embrace nature. See website for full sched. Feb. 15-19, all day. $40-75.
The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282
Badge-holders are invited to attend morning artists' dialogues. See website for details.
Thu.: Into the Wilds of Art Activism. Fri.: The Empire Strikes Back, 30th Anniversary With Sandy Stone. Sat.: Taking the Temp of Queer Publishing Thu., Fri., and Sat., of the festival.
OUThouse, 3702 Robinson
Release some queer art fire at the after-party to end all after-parties. These OUTsider peeps aren't clowning around ... or are they? Friday and Saturday night.
Let yerself get untucked with the only drag "illusion" show created by you! Rachel Mykels hosts, with performances by Vegas Van Cartier, Avalisa, Lady Grackle, Colleen DeForrest, Simone Riviera, and Serotonin Hey. First, third, and fourth Fridays. Free.