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Our gay chamber celebrates 17 years of working toward economic equality for all

By Kate X Messer, Fri., June 20, 2014

Happy anniversary, AGLCC (see Thursday)!
Happy anniversary, AGLCC (see Thursday)!

ON OUR GAYDAR

HAPPY HOUR WITH MS. WRIGHT Last week's Chronicle cover lady on the black & whites. Thursdays and Fridays, 6-8pm. The Skylark Lounge, 2039 Airport. Free.

AGLCC'S 17TH ANNIVERSARY Yummy bits from chamber members and a great excuse to hang out at City Hall. Thu., June 19, 6:30-8:30pm. City Hall, 301 W. Second. www.aglcc.org/calendar/aglcc-happy-hour-2014-06.

BEDPOST CONFESSIONS New digs, DJ Kid (ooh ooh eee eee) Gorilla, Julie Gillis, Mo Daviau, Andi Kinnison, and more. Thu., June 19, 8pm. Ironwood Hall, 505 E. Seventh. www.fb.com/bedpostconfessions.

PATRICE PIKE Thursdays, 8-10pm. Saxon Pub, 1320 S. Lamar. www.fb.com/patricepikeband.

'SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS' Olin Meadows stars in this play about the relationship between a dance instructor and his student. Thu.-Sat., June 19-21 & 26-28. Black Box Theater, Eastview High School, 4490 E. University, Georgetown. $20, students and seniors $15. www.agapeactors.wordpress.com.

STANLEY ROY'S FANTASY SHOW N TELL Your claim to fame ain't no Fantasssssy. Get out there and make it real. Thu., June 19, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. Free.

WHERE THE GIRLS GO: QUEER PROM What will you wear to prom? The Gay Place's Sarah Marloff and crew present these monthly "trans-positive, all-gender-inclusive, anti-isms/ists, pro-makeout spaces." This one comes with a slow dance. Thu., June 19, 10pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. www.fb.com/wherethegirlsgoATX, austinchronicle.com/gay.

WORKS ON PAPER: BETH CONSETTA RUBEL Stunning portraits. Through Tue., July 1. New East Arts Gallery, 1601 E. Fifth #106. www.bethconsettarubel.com.

'BEFORE YOU KNOW IT' AUSTIN DEBUT The Austin debut in a cinema outside of a fest of PJ Raval's doc. It may be gone before you know it, so go see it. Fri., June 20. Violet Crown Cinema, 434 W. Second. www.fb.com/beforeyouknowitfilm.

BOYMONROE CD RELEASE Join DJ Filthy Rich, Cynthia Lee Fontaine, Kelly Kline, China Blue, DJ Fire Fly, and of course, boyMONROE for the CD release of Pregnant Medusa. Fri., June 20, 9pm. Elysium, 705 Red River. $10. www.boymonroe.com.

HUNTER/GAME & KONRAD BLACK Deep. House. Deeper. All the way from NYC, Milan, Berlin. Deeper. Fri., June 20, 9pm. Vulcan Gas Company, 418 E. Sixth. $10. www.fb.com/vulcanatx.

MARGARITAS & MONEY Drinkle and mingle at another Lesbutante & the Boss event, this time featuring some salient info about women and finance. Sat., June 21, 3pm. Brass House, 115 San Jacinto. www.fb.com/lesbutante.andtheboss.

COSMICOMICS Rudy Ramirez, Ginger Snaps, Sky Candy urged forward by that most cosmic of comics, Italo Calvino. Sat.-Mon., June 21-23 and Thu.-Tues., June 26-29, 8pm with additional 2pm matinees Sat., June 28 and both Sundays. The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside. $22. www.fb.com/skycandyaustin.

GAYBIGAYGAY FUNDRAISER "A showtune sing-along piano bar! A cheap, cheap art sale featuring Austin's cheapest gay artists! A celebrity photo booth: Get your picture taken with Bea Arthur plus the best characters from TV's Roseanne! A raffle: Do you really need another Garfield vibrator? Answer: Yes. Dancin' to the hits of 2011! Bring cash. Dress like your worst clown." Sat., June 21, 8pm. The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo. $5-1,000.

SWEATLOAF: BUTTHOLE SURFERS TRIBUTE Educational media flapping in an old-school projector, Gibby rubbing his weenie up against something .... You missed the Nineties? Sat., June 21, 9pm. Legendary White Swan, 1906 E. 12th. www.fb.com/jazzcrab.

THE DIVAS OF DESIRE Monthly queentime at Bout Time. Third Saturdays. Bout Time II, 6607 N. I-35.

TANK AND KITTY: BEACH BLANKET BINGO Oh, Frankie. Oh, Kitty. Not sure what to expect, but maybe a mermaid or an Eric Von Zipper? Sun., June 22, 4-10pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River.

DOUBLE DARE YA Karaoke Underground and the Lilith Fund dare you to "Take on Me," "Hit Me With Your Best Shot," "Walk This Way," and "Beat It," for a good cause. Sun., June 22, 8pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. $5. www.fb.com/lilithfund, www.lilithfund.org.

CINEMA EAST: 'I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS' Do you? Sun., June 22, 9pm. French Legation Museum, 802 San Marcos St. $2-5. www.fb.com/cinemaeast.austin.7.

SUPER SUNDAYS DIVA & ADORE DELANO Come adore Adore from RuPaul's Drag Race. Sundays, 10:30pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free. www.fb.com/adoredelanoofficial.

DRINK-N-DRAG Xacora Cayne hosts. Tuesdays, 11pm. Mister Tramps Sports Pub & Cafe, 8565 Research. Free. www.eventsxtreme.net.

BOOK GROUP This month: Cover of Snow, by Jenny Milchman. Fourth Tuesdays, 7pm. BookWoman, 5501 N. Lamar Ste. 105-A. Free. www.ebookwoman.com.

GREETINGS, FROM QUEER MOUNTAIN EP. 14: PRIDE Pride. Where does it come from? Wed., June 25, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. Free.

NINA DIAZ Girl in a Coma's frontwoman's last night of her June Belmont residency. Thu., June 25, 9pm. The Belmont, 305 W. Sixth. $7, $5 advance. www.fb.com/ninadiazmusic.

STONEWALL CELEBRATION Austin Pride hosts this remembrance of Stonewall with performance, solemn and silly, wistful and wonderful, poignant and proud. Join us on the Capitol steps. Thu., June 26, 7-8pm. Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress. www.fb.com/austinpride.

DEEP INSIDE Regular residencies by DJs Dylan Reece, CBass, and Mouthfeel. Visuals by Julian Eternal and Sarah Megan. Every other Thursday, 9pm. Vulcan Gas Company, 418 E. Sixth. www.fb.com/deepinsideatx.

TOM GRRL With Benny the Jet Rodriguez, Prince, and Hidden Ritual. Thu., June 26, 9pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River.

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