Gay Place: For the Love of Bunnies
Hop to some of the gayest fests of post-Lenten debauchery
Between Cyler the Bunny at Cheer Ups and Lady Bunny at Oilcan's and the North Door, this Easter week's down the rabbit hole (see Wednesday and Sunday).
ON OUR GAYDAR
HAPPY HOUR WITH MS. WRIGHT The legendary Ms. Wright on the black & whites is a great way to kick off your weekend. Thursdays and Fridays, 6-8pm. The Skylark Lounge, 2039 Airport. Free.
QUEER YOGA AUSTIN (NÉE QUEERDALINI) For those who'd prefer to focus on chi rather than he or she. Queerdalini, Mondays, 7:30pm; Hatha, Thursdays. 7:30pm. Soma Vida, 1210 Rosewood, 512/628-1580. $5+ donations encouraged. email@example.com, www.facebook.com/groups/QYogaAustin.
BEDPOST CONFESSIONS Their darkest, your dirtiest, featuring: Sadie Smythe, Robert Arjet, Epiphany Jordan, Jay Bird, and emceed by Julie Gillis. Thu., April 17, 8pm. The North Door, 502 Brushy. $10. www.facebook.com/bedpostconfessions.
PATRICE PIKE Take a hike, and see the Pike. Thursdays, 8-10pm. Saxon Pub, 1320 S. Lamar. www.facebook.com/patricepikeband.
LIZZY CAROLOKE RETURNS Bernadette's Wednesday night staple is back with a vengeance. The list is online (thanks to Adam!). Study up! Third Thursdays, 9pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon. www.karaokelist.net.
HIP-POP CO-ED STRIP OFF DJ Deftone and hostesses Rachel Mykels and Nadine Hughes take you to bareness. Thursdays, 10pm. Castro's Warehouse, 213 W. Fourth. www.facebook.com/castroswarehouse.
LAMBDA SPRING RETREAT If you are a Bobcat and Lambda-leaning, check out the annual retreat for the Texas State LGBTQ group. Meet by the LBJ bus loop at 2pm. Fri., April 18, 2pm. LBJ Student Center, Student Center Drive, San Marcos. www.facebook.com/groups/lambdaoftxstate.
BAD FRIDAY WITH JODIE FOSTER INVASION Hang with the gals of Austin's JF army of lezzie luvvahs. Fri., April 18, 6-9pm. The White Horse, 500 Comal. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.facebook.com/thejodiefosterinvasion.
GOSPELFEST & BUNNYF*CK 4 Easter fun with the Austin Babtisters and Lady Bunny. Sun., April 20, 7pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free. www.oilcanharrys.com.
BIG BOI YOGA Is your Yogi a bear? Come Hatha flow with modifications for big bois (and whomevers). Hey, hey, Boo Boo! Saturdays, 11am. Soco Yoga, 1109-B S. Congress, 512/445-0773. $10 class, $30 unltd. monthly. www.dawgyoga.com.
HANDS OFF MY EGGS A Bobby Cook brunch with a great name for a pro-choice fundraiser, but no, we're guessing it's just Bobby's eggs that are hands-off. Sat., April 19, 11am-3pm. 219 West, 612 W. Sixth. www.facebook.com/abcdeevents.
'CHINGOZINE 4' & CHINGOLANDIA RELEASE PARTY The mad minds behind ChingoZine will throw a party and a few fuses to celebrate the release of issue four and a line of designer toys as a part of some Fuseyboxy thing. Sat., April 19, 8pm-2am. The Off Center, 2211-A Hidalgo. www.facebook.com/chingozine, www.fuseboxfestival.com.
MATTHEW'S EASTER CIRCUS Cyler the Bunny presides over this cirque du so gay, featuring stilt walkers, acrobats, bar specials, an egg hunt, giveaways, DJ sets with Holiday, Sphynx, and ulovei, and more. Proceeds benefit EqTX. Sun., April 20, 2pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. $5. www.equalitytexas.org, www.eastercircus.com.
SUNDAY CHURCH Althea Trix wants to get an AMEN. And some men. Burlesque, drag, and a Champagne train. PREACH! Sundays, 6-9pm. Castro's Warehouse, 213 W. Fourth. Free.
TGQ SOCIAL: V INSTALLMENT "V" as in five! Go, TGQ! This edition, open to all gender IDs and expressions, is a fundraiser for Team T.E.N.T., riding high in the Hill Country Ride for AIDS. Music for the evening's frivolities provided by: DJ Rocky Maricon, Crystal Queer Revelation, Pillow Princess, Lizzy Lehman Music, and Krudas Cubensi. Sun., April 20, 7pm. Spider House Ballroom, 2906 Fruth. $5 suggested donation.
SUPER SUNDAYS DIVA SHOW Join divas Kelly Kline and Jenny McCall for a night of divinity often featuring special guests, each week, a new Ru queen from RuPaul's Drag Race. Sundays, 10:30pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free. www.oilcanharrys.com.
CAPITAL CITY Q SOCIALS SPRING MIXER Up, up, and away! This month's meet is at Departure. Practice your social cues with this great group of social Qs. All ages, all stripes, no dues, no fees, just you and a new network of pals. Mon., April 21, 7-9pm. The Departure Lounge, 311 W. Fifth #102. www.capitalcityqsocials.com.
TUEZGAYZ Dependably fruitastic: Austin's legendary weekly weekday gay night on Red River. Tuesdays, 9pm. Barbarella, 615 Red River. www.facebook.com/barbarellaatx.
BOOKWOMAN BOOK GROUP Book 'em, wo-mano. This month: Brigid of Kildare, by Heather Terrell. Fourth Tuesdays, 7pm. BookWoman, 5501 N. Lamar Ste. 105-A, 512/472-2785. Free. www.ebookwoman.com.
GREETINGS FROM QUEER MOUNTAIN: SEX One year anniversary! Shout it from the mountin' tops. (See how we did that?) Hosted by Micheal Foulk. Wed., April 23, 8pm. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River.
QUEER CHURCH REVIVAL TELETHON FEATURING LADY BUNNY Genuflect to this mass of mayhem, as Arcie Cola, Althea Trix, Fantasy, Angelica's glitter disco dance therapy, disco gospel jams by Mouthfeel, SQUART (Spontaneous Queer Art), and holy my rollers, the one, the only Lady Bunny preach to help Brother Bear and pals purchase a church. Hallelujah, booya. Wed., April 23, 8pm. The North Door, 502 Brushy. Free. www.fuseboxfestival.com.
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