The week is alive with the sound of Brand New Key, BLXPLTN, Fea, Julie Nolan, GayCL, Cap City Men's Chorus, and more
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ON OUR GAYDAR
An Ideal Husband Agape Actors Co-op presents Oscar Wilde's wild comedy of prim and propers. Oct. 2-11, 7:30pm, except Sun., Oct. 5, 2:30pm. Black Box Theater, Eastview High School, 4490 E. University, Georgetown, 512/943-1800. $15-20. www.agapeactors.com.
Queer Yoga Austin 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. www.fb.com/groups/qyogaaustin.
Rainbow Night Keep the rainbow glow flowing with a drag show, special guests, DJs, drink specials, and more. First Thursdays, 9:30pm. Fullmoon Saloon, 16480 S. Hwy 123, San Marcos, 512/396-2288. www.fb.com/rainbownight.
Stripper Circus Go ahead. Hum "I'm in Love With a Stripper" all the way home. Thursdays, 10pm-3am. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth.
Brand New Key Residency It's a weekly hootenanny featuring BNK. Ethan & Jeff open. Fridays in October, 7-9:30pm. In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/275-6357. www.fb.com/brandnewkeymusic.
First Friday Girls' Night Lesbutante & the Boss present a Fourth Street ladies' night at Castro's. First Fridays, 8pm-1am. Castro's Warehouse, 213 W. Fourth. www.fb.com/thelesbutanteandtheboss.
Austin Leather Social Shiny, shiny ... shiny boots of leather. First Saturdays, 8-10pm. Chain Drive, 84 East Ave. (southbound I-35 access road). $5 to benefit CTBOL charities. www.ctbol.org.
Beth Consetta Rubel Art Exhibit That eye. That hand. Those faces. Do not miss this art show. Opening night: Sat., Oct. 4, 9:30pm; show runs through Fri., Oct. 24. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd. www.bethconsettarubel.com, www.fb.com/consettarubelartist.
Big Boi Yoga Hey, hey, Boo Boo, is your yogi a bear? Come Hatha flow with the handsome, gingerly JohnMark and modifications for big bodies (big bois, ladybears, et al.). Saturdays, 11am; Mondays, 7pm. The (new) Cycleast, 1619 E. Caesar Chavez. $10 class, $30 unltd. monthly. www.dawgyoga.com/bigboiyoga, www.fb.com/groups/bigboiyoga.
gAyCL 2014 Time for "Best of Austin" award-winning DJ GirlFriend's annual alt to that other fest (at "Best of Austin" award-winning club, CUC). Keep an eye on the web for lineup announcements. Sat., Oct. 4, 5pm-2am. Cheer Up Charlie's, 900 Red River. www.girlfriendatx.com.
LezzDance Texas State University's Bobcat Pride Scholarship drive (for LGBTQ collegians) benefits; Lisa Marshall opens; Kimmie K spins. Sat., Oct. 4, 6pm. Maria's Taco Xpress, 2529 S. Lamar. $5. www.fb.com/bobcatpridescholarship.
CCMC Fall Gala Capital City Men's Chorus and special guests Brett Barnes and Meredith Ruduski celebrate the 26th season of CCMC's lyrical goodness. Throw down at the silent auction and dig in to a generous spread catered by Rob Faubion and Aesop's Tables. Sat., Oct. 4, 7-10pm. Trinity United Methodist Church, 4001 Speedway. $50. www.ccmcaustin.org.
Dream of the Red Chamber Launch Lose inhibitions. Heighten senses. Get lost in Salome's world at this kickoff party celebrating the production and benefiting Planned Parenthood. Sat., Oct. 4, 9-11pm. Bambu Austin, 310 Colorado. www.fb.com/austininfluentialgroup.
The Boys of Austin Dance Still Dirty. Still Filthy. Supastar DJ Filthy Rich spins gobs of gay gold. Just gobs of it. Saturdays, 10pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth.
Rain Live: Rainarchy in the GayTX Rain's weekly don't-miss live music Sundays busts out Rocktober with punkfaces BLXPLTN (fresh off the Brooklyn AfroPunk fest) and San Antonio's lez punks (with Girl in a Coma pedigree), FEA. Sun., Oct. 5, 9pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free. www.fb.com/fea210, www.fb.com/blxpltn.
Open Mic "Coming Out" Story-Slam Celebrate Coming Out Month with a story of your own – or listen to the stories of these slammers. Mon., Oct. 6, 6:30pm. Cherrywood Coffeehouse, 1400 E. 38½, 512/538-1991. Free. www.pflagaustin.org.
Linda Mary Montano as Mother Teresa Performance artist Linda Montano must've taken that quip "Go big or go home" to heart. She's coming big and she's coming home for this three-day endurance test as Mother Teresa. Wed.-Fri., Oct. 8-10, 5pm-12mid. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd., 512/478-5282. $10-30 sliding scale, advanced purchase recommended. www.fb.com/linda.m.montano.
This Is the Place And "the Place" is wherever Lesbutante & the Boss says it is. 'Nuff sed. Wed., Oct. 8, 7pm. Upstairs on Trinity, 601 Trinity. www.fb.com/lesbutante.andtheboss.
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. www.fb.com/theskylarklounge.
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. Free.
Diversity Outreach Blockwalk Diversify that block walk, people. Queers, represent! They need volunteers. Now! Weekdays, 10am-9pm; weekends, 9am-8pm. Travis Co. Democratic Campaign HQ, 1910 E. MLK. 512/472-VOTE. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.fb.com/tcdpdiversityoutreach.
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