Gay Place: Vote Early; Vote Often
Get up in that early voting booth. Bring a friend.
Early voting ends on Friday. Jus' sayin'.
ON OUR GAYDAR
EARLY VOTING for the big Nov. 6 election continues through this Friday, Nov. 2. See our endorsements, p.6, or follow our election coverage at austinchronicle.com/elections. More info at traviscountyelections.org.
MOVIE NIGHT: TREMBLING BEFORE G-D How can it boil down to religion vs. love? Hang with UT GSC and Texas Hillel and see how some Hasidic and Orthodox Jews deal with struggles of faith and who they are. Thu., Nov. 1, 7-9pm. Gender and Sexuality Center at UT-Austin, SAC 2.112, 232-1831. RSVP online.
HORROR THURSDAYS Watch Dawn of and Day of the Dead with dive bar buds. Bernie say BOO! Thu., Nov. 1, 8pm. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport.
GENDER PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP Safe place (made safer with free pizza!) to don a 'stache or mile-high wig, and, more importantly, routes to your inner you. Fri., Nov. 2, 5-7pm. Gender and Sexuality Center at UT-Austin, SAC 2.112, 232-1831. Free pizza.
FESTIVO Interactive Día de los Muertos altar blesses this dead-on art fest, featuring work for sale by Cuppy Garcia, David Tarafa, Felipe Garcia, Gio Van Sandt, Hector Bold, and Marcus Sanchez. Fri., Nov. 2, 7pm. The Collective, 2015 E. Riverside, between Beauty Ballroom and Emo's East. Donations over $5 go to AIDS Services of Austin.
BELOW THE TOP: ARSE-MAGGEDON We hear "cigar social," and we think Monica Lewinsky. We wonder what the Central Texas Boys of Leather think as they celebrate 10 years with three days and nights. Bring your boots and booties and get ready to get 'em blacked. Fri.-Sun., Nov. 2-4. Chain Drive, 504 Willow. www.ctbol.org.
VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM With a title like that, run, don't walk... or more accurately: Fly, little bats, fly! to this wacky Off-Broadway trek across 2,000 years of blaaaaad! Ve vant to suck it! Through Nov. 17. Fri.-Sat., 10:30pm; Sundays, 8pm. City Theatre, 3823-D Airport. $10. www.citytheatreaustin.org.
L STYLE G STYLE RELEASE The Gs with the steez put out a new one with prefs by Jeff Lofton Quartet and DJ Aaron Montez. Sat., Nov. 3, 7-10pm. Four Hands, 2090 Woodward, 371-7575. Free with RSVP. www.lstylegstyle.com/events/41.
AUSTIN GEAR NIGHT Every first Saturday cruise the rough trade. First Saturdays, 10pm-2am. Chain Drive, 504 Willow, 480-9017. $3. facebook.com/chaindriveatx.
DIRTY FILTHY SATURDAY Supastar DJ Filthy Rich spins gobs of gay gold. Just gobs of it. Saturdays, 10pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth, 494-1150.
'BOUT TIME FOR VOLLEYBALL! Get buff and social all in one volley. Check out team play Wednesday and Sunday nights and pickup games every day at everyone's fave up-north gay bar. 'Bout Time, 9601 N. I-35.
ROCK THE VOTE ELECTION WATCH PARTY More than two dozen local LGBT groups gather to count it down. Tue., Nov. 6, 5pm. Rusty's, 405 E. Seventh. Free. www.rustysaustin.com.
EQUALITY WATCH ELECTION PARTY It's the day. Yes, that day. The big day. Be among family (local HRC and Equality Texas) to watch Red vs. Blue sort it all out on over 20 big TVs, free wi-fi, and all sorts of food and drink. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 7pm. Brew Exchange, Sixth & Rio Grande. Free, 21+. www.equalityfederation.salsalabs.com.
LEZRIDE! Bike with the butchie babes and betties every Tuesday. Contact for route info. Tuesdays, 7pm. Q Austin, 3408 West Ave. Free. email@example.com.
LUSHE Cheap drinks and hot lady 'tenders by the eyeful. Not just for lushes, lady. First Tuesdays, 9pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. www.rainon4th.com.
LIZZY CAROLOKE Now with a billion songs you can access on your iPhone. The most high-tech thing at Bern's this side of the right-side toilet in the bigger bathroom. Wednesdays, 8pm-12mid. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Free.
STANLEY ROY'S SHOW & TELL This self-dubbed "Performative Arts and Antics Open Mic Night Nite" brings together soothsayers, uke players, über gayers, and your deepest Fannnnntasssy (Stanley Roy's poofter ghost) as host. Free. Wed., Nov. 7, 8pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 1104 E. Sixth. www.facebook.com/stanley.r.williamson.
TEXAS GOT TALENT Second installment of this terrific talent show raises funds for GetEQUAL TX. Wednesdays, Nov. 7, 14, & 28. Rusty's, 405 E. Seventh, 482-9002. $5. firstname.lastname@example.org.
QUEER RIDE Search Team ProHomo on Facebook for up-to-date details on this weekly ride. Wednesdays, 7pm. Texas State Capitol. Free. www.facebook.com/AustinTPH.
PFLAG SOUTH MONTHLY MEETING Family is nice; allied family is love. PFLAG represents the best of our community. Second Thursdays, 6:30-9pm. Faith Presbyterian Church, 1314 E. Oltorf, 444-1314. Free.
SCORPIO RISING This month's Lady party braves the whip of the sassy one's tail as DJ S.I.R. hits the wheels. Second Thursdays, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 1104 E. Sixth, 431-2133. Free. www.sirwithlove.tumblr.com, www.facebook.com/girlfriendatx.
HOOK'D Urban LGBT night in the Highland/Lincoln area. Thursdays, 10pm. Club Ambitious, 6700 Middle Fiskville, 832/878-4527. Free before 11pm. www.soe-ent.com.
TRANSFORMATIONS PSYCHOTHERAPY Katy Koonce, LCSW, offers transgender support groups with a holistic approach. Koonce & Associates, 2520 Longview #302, 297-7799. Donations accepted. www.katykoonce.com.