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Hurray for the Riff Raff, Yacht, the Gossip ... what more could your li'l heart desire?

Burlesque babe Kitty Buick gets down at Gay Place's Hey Sailor! Party at Bernadette's last Sunday.
Burlesque babe Kitty Buick gets down at Gay Place's Hey Sailor! Party at Bernadette's last Sunday. (by John Leach)

FUN IN THE GAYTX This year, the Gay Place, Dandy Unicorn, and the Austin Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce have partnered to present a glossy guide to LGBTQ Austin in the midst of this crazy Fest. You can hold it and unfold it, right there in your hot li'l mitts. Look atcha! Look for it at Bennu, Forbidden Fruit, Room Service Vintage, OilCan Harry's, Lipstick24, Cheer Up Charlie's, and more. Here's what's on tippy tap for tonight, Thursday, March 15, and a look at the rest of the week, as well.

ON OUR GAYDAR

OUTLANDER SPRING FESTIVAL The Outlander Project brings you local and touring LGBT music, including Purple, Sister Speak, and more. Through Sat., March 13-17. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth, 320-8823. Free. www.facebook.com/theoutlanderproject.

SPEW & PHONE DATE PRESENT DJ Personal Best & DJ Hero Worship spinning 7-inches all day, plus DeepTime (aka Yellow Fever), Agent Ribbons, Reynosa, Acorn Bcorn, and more. 3pm-12mid. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport. Free.

SXSW MUSIC: THE GOSSIP Take my advice and listen up: Beth Ditto and co. are not to be missed. 6:30pm. 9th & Trinity. Free.

BENT COMPASS PARTY Get bent with some fabulous LGBT musical acts, including Avi Wisnia, Rachael Sage, Kiya Heartwood (Wishing Chair), and more. 7-11pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth, 494-1150. Free. www.famjamproductions.com.

THE ROXY PRESENTS Das Racist, Black Angels, and more. 7pm-2am. Lipstick24, 606 E. Seventh. www.austinrox5.eventbrite.com.

AMY RAY Let this grrrrl turn your mood indigo. Thu., March 15, 10pm, The Ginger Man, 301 Lavaca, 473-8801. Free.

SOUTH BY N. LAMAR Love up on the power of women in music: Kiya Heartwood, Zoe Lewis, Noelle Hampton, Christy Claxton, Nancy Scott, Stefanie Fix, Jan Seides, Meg Barnhouse, Jean Synodinos, Therapy Sisters, and more. 8pm. BookWoman, 5501 N. Lamar Ste. 105-A, 472-2785. www.ebookwoman.com.

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BRENT EVERETT & SAMUEL O'TOOLE LIVE Handsome porn stars join Bobby Cook's Ultimate Amateur Strip-Off, with drink specials, and $2,500 worth of giveaways. 10pm-2am. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth, 494-1150. Free.

SXSW MUSIC: HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF Alynda Lee Segarra's smoky, folky vocals will set you on a course to train-hoppin' wanderland. 11pm. Treasure Island Pirate Bar, 413 E. Sixth, 476-4466.

SXSW MUSIC: YACHT Geographically diverse collective of smarty-parts electro cuties bring it out of Shangri-LA. 11pm. Lustre Pearl, 97 Rainey, 469-0400. Fri., March 16, 11:30pm. Frank, 407 Colorado, 494-6916. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door. www.teamyacht.com.

HO-RIZON

PEREZ HILTON'S ONE NIGHT IN AUSTIN Fri., March 16. Austin Music Hall, 208 Nueces, 263-4146.

SXSW MUSIC, Fri., March 16 God-Des & She, Imperial Teen, Yacht, Agent Ribbons, Amy Ray, the Ting Tings, and more. See tomorrow's daily for venues and times. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door. www.sxsw.com.

SXSW MUSIC: NEW ORLEANS BOUNCE SHOWCASE Poppin', clappin', booty-tappin' featuring Katey Red, Magnolia Rhome, Nicky da B, and more. Fri., March 16, 8pm. Malaia, 300 E. Sixth, 762-2000. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door.

SOUTH BI SO QUEER Let the 3 Dollar Bills and special guests Stanley Roy and Holly Lorka hold you, thrill you, kiss you, drill you. Fri., March 16, 10pm-1am. Institution Theater, 3708 Woodbury, 895-9580.

FANCY AS FUCK FEST Anarchy in the ATX. Like, as in real anarchists. Sat., March 17, noon. Bernadette's, 2039 Airport.

SXSW MUSIC, Sat., Mar. 17 Melissa Ferrick, Vockah Redu, the New Orleans Bounce Showcase, and more. See Saturday's daily. Badges, wristbands, tickets at the door. www.sxsw.com.

GAYBIGAYGAY Austin's faggoty Woodstock, Bumbershoot, Burning Man, Mardi Gras, Disney World, Dollywood, Folsom Street, the Vatican, and oh, SXSW rolled into one. See details in Saturday's daily. Sun., March 18, noon-12mid. Free and open to the public. All ages.

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