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OUTober is in full swing: Swing and you'll hit an event

PFLAG President Ricky Waite
PFLAG President Ricky Waite

Hit an OUTober event; you might just meet Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG)-Austin President Ricky Waite.


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.

LGBT + Youth Living Out Loud Keisha Martinez and OY celebrate being out and proud for Austin LGBT History Month. Thu., Oct. 9, 10:30-11:30am. Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina.

Linda Mary Montano as Mother Teresa "Go big or go home?" Perf-art ex-pat Montano comes big and comes home for this three-day endurance test as Mother Teresa. Wed.-Fri., Oct. 8-10, 5pm-12mid. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd. $10-30 sliding scale.

PFLAG & UNITED COURT PRESENT PRISCILLA Gather, all you hussies: Dress, quote, and sing-along to the Nineties romp across the Aussie outback, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert and celebrate OUTober in outrageous style. Thu., Oct. 9, 8:30pm. Alamo Drafthouse Village, 2700 W. Anderson, 512/459-7090.

AN IDEAL HUSBAND Oscar Wilde's wild comedy of the prim and proper. Oct. 9-11, 7:30pm. Black Box Theater, 4490 E. University, Georgetown. $15-20.

Brand New Key Residency It's a weekly hootenanny, convenient for Manor Road regulars, featuring BNK. Ethan & Jeff open. Fridays in October, 7-9:30pm. In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd.

Poo Poo Platter: Texas Drag Show Massacre Get yr leather ass and yr leather face down to the Poops horrific ho-bag revue featuring ho-st Arcie Cola and killer queens Horrorchata (Brooklyn), Bulimianne Rhapsody, Merci Killingspree, Althea Trix, Kitty Buick, Louisianna Purchase, Zane "Chucky" Xena, and more. Fri., Oct. 10, 10pm. Elysium, 705 Red River. $5.

Big Boi Yoga Come Hatha flow with the handsome, gingerly JohnMark and modifications for big bodies (big bois, ladybears, et al.). Saturdays, 11am; Mondays, 7pm. The Cycleast, 1619 E. Caesar Chavez. $10 class, $30 unltd. monthly.,

Laugh Your Chakras Awake Linda Montano, up close, personal, and laughing your splenic and your root off. Sat., Oct. 11, 11am-2pm. The Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd. $15.

Love Will Never Do (Without You) Join Mujeres Mercado and Krudas Cubensi for a daytime mercado at the new Resistencia. Sat., Oct. 11, noon-6pm. Resistencia Bookstore, 4926 E. Cesar Chavez.

Fringe & Fishnets The lords and laydeeez of the United Court don their naughties to raise money for PFLAG. Come hear a preview of their coming out stories as queens and queers who encourage us all to live out and proud. Come early for the 6pm mix-n-mingle. Sat., Oct. 11, 6pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth.,

Cape Cod Sundays Get a big XO from Dan X.O. and the crew, this time, sans OJ, and pass the vodka, please. No purchase necessary. Sundays, 2-5pm. Tapelenders, 1114 W. Fifth. Free.

Consent: The Root of Sexual Pleasure Bunny Holland says: ask, ask, ask! Then tells you how. Donations benefit ASA. Sun., Oct. 12, 6-9pm. Forbidden Fruit, 108 E. North Loop. $5-20 sliding scale.

OUTober: Teen Coming Out Story-Slam PFLAG's open mic night for the teens. Sun., Oct. 12, 6-8pm. Out Youth, 909 E. 49 1/2, 512/419-1233. Free.

October Kweird Sundayz Rain's live music night has a new name. This night, see/hear Soundfounder, Butcher Bear, Camilla Sparksss, and Corduroi. Sun., Oct. 12, 9pm-12mid. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth.

Sade Sundays Live the diamond life each and every Sunday with that smooth operator, DJ GirlFriend at this vinyl-only hideaway. Sundays through November, 9pm-1am. Vinyl, 607 Trinity. Free.,

POP Trivia Tuesday Lady-Grackle Birdbreath and Nadine Hughes might pop your hairy pop cherry at this capital Q quiz. Mention Austin Pride for 10% off chow. Second Tuesdays, 7-9pm. Boardwalk Burgers & Fries, 3103 S. Lamar.

Gurls' Night All-lady, -gay, or -gaylady stand-up comedy with Ralph Hardesty and Daniel Rugg Webb. Every other Tuesday, 9-11pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free.

Out of the Past Scott Hoffman, the man behind the Austin History Center's LGBT Finding Guide presents Austin and the History of LGBTQ Americans. Thu., Oct. 16, 10:30-11:30am. Carver Branch Library, 1161 Angelina, 512/974-1010. Free.

Sync Up & Socialize at this Tech Pride mixer. Third Thursdays, 6-8pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free.

BedPost Confessions This month: Julie hosts and Jessica Luther, Michele Schalin, Robert Arjet, and Mia Martina confess, confess, confess, and confess. Thu., Oct. 16, 8pm. The North Door, 502 Brushy. $10.

Lizzy Caroloke Bernadette's Wednesday night staple is back with a vengeance. The list is online (thanks, Adam). Third Thursdays, 9pm. Badlands, 1203 Chicon.


Diversity Outreach Blockwalk Diversify that block walk, people. Queers, represent! Weekdays, 10am-9pm; weekends, 9am-8pm. Travis Co. Democratic Campaign HQ, 1910 E. MLK. 512/472-VOTE. [email protected],

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