Gay Place: $$ for Cats
Drag yourself to SM for some Drag Out Funny
This week, San Marcos is the place. Bobcat Pride Scholarship needs your love. Put a cool kitten through college simply by laughing. Hysterically (see Sunday).
ON OUR GAYDAR
After Some Reflection Featuring the works of Jenny Granberry, Jaelah Kuehmichel, and Joe Sinness. Closes Sun., Feb. 8. grayDUCK Gallery, 2213 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/826-5334. www.grayduckgallery.com/hidden/after-some-reflection.
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.
Inclusively Human After-Work Social Legalize Human invites everyone, so invite your friends and plan to make some new ones. First Thursdays, 6:30pm. Genuine Joe Coffeehouse, 2001 W. Anderson. www.legalizehuman.org.
Our Children Our Future Anti-bullying session exploring the role of interfaith communities in ways to mitigating the phenom and its effects. Welcoming Schools' Kisha Webster and FreedHearts Ministries' Susan Cottrell (author of Mom, I'm Gay) lead the way. Thu., Feb. 5, 7-9pm. First United Methodist Church, 1201 Lavaca. Free. www.hrcaustin.org.
THR3E ZISTERS A little gender twist on Mr. Chekhov never hurt no one. p.s. The sisters? Zombies, of course. Thu.-Sat., through Feb. 14, 8pm. Salvage Vanguard Theater, 2803 Manor Rd., 512/474-7886. $20. www.salvagevanguard.org.
Thirst Furrsday Monthly array of performative oddities with your hosts, Attic Ted and late-night wrasslin' w/ Jools. First Thursdays, 10pm. Chain Drive, 84 East Ave. (I-35 access road). Free.
First Friday Ladies' Night It's the first First Friday of the year! Lesbutante & the Boss present this Warehouse District eve for the grrrlz. First Fridays, 9pm-1am. Highland Lounge, 404 Colorado. www.fb.com/thelesbutanteandtheboss.
Packing the Saxon: Ginger Leigh BAND Get your tickets now. Reserved seating for groups available. Fri., Feb. 6, 9pm. Saxon Pub, 1320 S. Lamar. $10. www.gleigh.com.
Have You Seen S.E.X. Let's talk about sex, baby ... or actually, let's listen to two sexperts talk about it: Sam Killermann, M.A. and "social justice comedian," and Karen Rayne, Ph.D., sex educator. Fri. & Sat., Feb. 6-7, 9:30pm. El Tiempo Dance Studio, 2311 S. Congress, 512/243-5847. $15. www.haveyouseensex.com.
Poo Poo Platter: Trixie Mattel What's the scoops? RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7 queen joins the poops. Fri., Feb. 6, 10pm-2am. Elysium, 705 Red River. $12, $8 advance. www.fb.com/poopooatx, www.fb.com/trixiemattelfanpage.
Big Gay Brunch: #HeartBeats Let some nice, fresh-squeezed OJ wash down all that DJ Deftone and hostess Cupcake. Sat., Feb. 7, 11am-3pm. 219 West, 612 W. Sixth. $10 or less a la carte menu. www.fb.com/abcdeevents.
Women & Wealth How do you think the Bo$$ got to be the boss? By making wise financial decisions, we bet. Come to this free session presented by Amy Ford, Christi Dreier, and Lesbutante & the Bo$$. Free? Now, how they gonna make any money offa that? Sat., Feb. 7, 2pm. The Gatsby. 708 E. Sixth. Free. www.fb.com/thelesbutanteandtheboss.
Grammy Viewing Party Will Sia face the audience and the music? Or just hire Lena Dunham to play her on TV? Watch it with your pals at Rain. Also, look out for Bobby Cook's raffle. Sun., Feb. 8, 5pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth, 512/494-1150. Free.
Grammy Party in SM Come early before Drag Out Funny (8pm at the Marc) and watch along with friends to see who shows up in what on the red carpet, then who wins what at "music's biggest night." Sun., Feb. 8, 5:30pm. Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins, San Marcos. www.fb.com/stonewallwarehouse.
TGQ Social – XI Find trans community and your trans tribe all across the whole darned rainbow spectrum. Free and confidential testing via ASA available. Sun., Feb. 8, 6-9pm. Butterfly Bar at the Vortex, 2307 Manor Rd. www.fb.com/tgqsocial.
Drag Out Funny! Lipstick & 'Staches is the theme, and lipschtick and mash-ups are queen. All of this mayhem benefits the Bobcat Pride Scholarship fund. Sun., Feb. 8, 8pm. The Marc, 120 E. San Antonio St., San Marcos, 512/757-5443. email@example.com, www.fb.com/bobcatpridescholarship.
Planet Fabulous Karaoke's grand dame is back and at the Bear. Sundays, 9pm. The Iron Bear, 121 W. Eighth. Free. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unplugged #RainLIVE sponsored by therepubliq continues with Lisa Marshall, Phil Dutra, and Johnny Holden. Sun., Feb. 8, 9pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free. www.fb.com/phildutramusic, www.fb.com/lisamarshallmusic1, www.fb.com/johnny.holden.3.
Super Sundays W/ Adore Delano Join special guest, Adore Delano from RuPaul's Drag Race. Sundays, 10:30pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free. www.fb.com/adoredelanoofficial.
Women Vote Ann Rostow chats about marriage equality. Mon., Feb. 9, 5:30-7:30pm. Chez Zee, 5406 Balcones, 512/454-2666. www.fb.com/womenvoteaustin.
Stonewall Democrats Happy Hour Mix and mingle with the Stonewall Dems and other politically curious creatures. Second Wednesdays, 6-8:30pm. Brass House, 115-B San Jacinto. www.stonewallaustin.org.
Prince of Hearts by Butter & Jam A Prince jam featuring Dozens' dozens/cast of characters. Wed., Feb. 11, 9pm. Dozen Street, 1808 E. 12th. $10 suggested donation. www.fb.com/dozenstreet.
BedPost Confessions Mixer Get up close and personal with the BedPosters with a soundtrack of MJ Torrance and DJ Kid Gorilla. Thu., Feb. 12. Dozen Street, 1808 E. 12th, 512/554-7508. $5. email@example.com, www.fb.com/bedpostconfessions.
John Waters at ACL Live The man, the myth, the monster who brought the steez to the sleaze. Do not miss. Mon., Feb. 16, 8pm. ACL Live at the Moody, 310 W. Willie Nelson Blvd. $40-60. www.acl-live.com.
Bent Queer Art Showcase The main queer art event during SXSW. Opening party: Sat., Feb. 21, 7-10pm; show runs through March. Romani Gallery, 1900 E. 12th. Free. www.fb.com/theromanigallery.
Austin International Drag Festival Keep checking the URL for updates. Fri.-Sun., May 1-3, 2015. A variety of Downtown venues (stay tuned for details). $99-198. www.austindragfest.org.
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