Gay Place: ConfessBunny

Don your Easter bonnet and hie thee to the Long Center

Sister wants your undivided attention this weekend.
Sister wants your undivided attention this weekend.

CONFESS, BUNNY

Easter's coming, and sister is, too, ready to get that egg hunt rolling and answer your questions about Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, Easter bonnets, Easter baskets, and Easter Peeps.


ON OUR GAYDAR

Show Tunes Happy Hour OK, Ethel Merman, here's your lucky break. Third Thursdays, 5-9pm. Rain on 4th, 217 W. Fourth. Free. www.fb.com/rainon4th.

STRIPPER CIRCUS & OFFICIAL WHITE PARTY KICKOFF DJs Kavika and Eriq Stylez duel for the midnight strip-off and Erika Jayne live for White Party Palm Springs throwdown. Thu., March 26, 9pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth.

HONK!TX 2015 The hills of South Congress, Hyde Park, and East Austin come alive with the sound of marching bands. Check the site for toots, tweets, and deets. Fri.-Sun., March 27-29. Free. www.honktx.org, www.twitter.com/honktx.

Sister's Easter Catechism Hop to this sinfully silly Easter throwdown. Recovering (or not) Catholic trigger warning: Rulers-to-knuckles flashbacks are certainly possible. Say two Hail Marys, and everything should be just fine. Fri.-Sun., March 27-29, 3pm (Sat.-Sun.) and 8pm (Fri.-Sat.). The Long Center, 701 W. Riverside. From $39. www.thelongcenter.org.

A Queer Art Show Renaissance Babies Who Can't Even and Q Austin present a show and reception. Fri., March 27, 6-10pm. The Q Austin, 3408 West Ave, 512/420-8557. Free. www.theqaustin.org.

SX North Lamar Celebrating the power of women in music with women Kiya Heartwood, Elizabeth Wills, Meg Barnhouse, Christy Claxton, Nancy Scott, Jess Klein, Amy Zamarripa, Sue Young, Sonya Jevette, Stefanie Fix, Mo McMorrow, Kit Holmes, Deann René, Erin Walters, Jean Synodinos, and more. Fri., March 27, 6-10pm. BookWoman, 5501 N. Lamar Ste. 105-A, 512/472-2785.

An Evening with Kirk Kelso Kirk "Songbird" Kelso trips the life fantastic, from Patsy Cline to Stevie Wonder and back. Fri.-Sat., March 27-28, 7:30pm. Ground Floor Theatre, 979 Springdale. $25, $20 in advance. www.groundfloortheatre.org, www.kirkwerks.com.

Wendy Colonna LIVE Oh the ladies (and gentlemen) luv the Colonna. Sat., March 28, 6:30-9pm. Central Market North, 4001 N. Lamar. www.wendycolonna.com.

Rhinestone Cowgirls vs. Cherry Bombs Oof! Pow! BAM! Pre-bout & halftime music by Crack of Noon. Sat., March 28, 7pm. Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd. www.txrd.com.

Rainbow Night Keep the rainbow glow flowing in the town where the river runs cool and the trains toot on the regular. Drag show, special guests, DJs, drink specials, and happy happy family. Last Saturdays, 9:30pm. Stonewall Warehouse, 141 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, 866/620-6667. Free (ages 18-20, $5 cover.) www.fb.com/rainbownight, www.fb.com/stonewallwarehouse.

Veeta von Vixen's Idol Worship American Idol's Dakota Paris, CupCake, Kara Foxx, Christi Van Cartier, Valeri Jinxy Abrego-Liszewski, Emma Sis, Serotonin Hey, Heidi Dai, Mia Foxx, Jessica Kitty Buick, Dino Foxx, Simone Riviera, and DJ Mutt raise dough for the Austin International Drag Festival. Sat., March 28, 11:05pm. Chain Drive, 84 East Ave. (I-35 access road). www.austindragfest.org.

A League of Our Own Nothing soft about these balls! Support your peeps as they play the heck out of some softball. Sundays, 1pm. Monroe E. "Lefty" Krieg Softball and Athletic Complex, 515 S. Pleasant Valley. www.softballaustin.org.

Brunch 4 a Cause Support a vet with that pancake you were going to eat anyway. Thank you for serving (mimosas). Sun., March 29, 11am-4pm. Brass House, 115-B San Jacinto. www.f7group.com.

Sunday Funday Burgers on the patio. Pass the T. Sundays. 4-8pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free.

Spring Cabaret Capital City Men's Chorus sings in the gayest time of year. Sun., March 29, 7pm. Brass House, 115-B San Jacinto. $25. www.ccmcaustin.org.

Super Sunday Divas W/ Kandy Ho Join divas Kelly Kline and Jenny McCall and RuPauler Kandy Ho for a night of divinity. Sundays, 9pm. Oilcan Harry's, 211 W. Fourth. Free. www.oilcanharrys.com.

Selena Screening The film that launched the epic J-Lo bootay, Selena, on the big screen with $3 pints. Part of a four-day "fest" of sorts, at a variety of venues, commemorating our beloved queen. Tue., March 31, 10pm. Nomad, 1213 Corona. Free. www.fb.com/selenathemovie.

Any One of Us: Words from Prison Orange is the new awful ... or redemptive? Play written by more than 50 incarcerated/formerly incarcerated women in the U.S. Benefits Conspire Theatre & Empower Art. Thu.-Sat., April 2-4, 7pm. Dougherty Arts Center, 1110 Barton Springs Rd., 512/974-4000. $10. www.fb.com/conspiretheatre.

DJ C-Rail's Beargasm: Bunny Basket D'awwww! Look what's in that basket! Cuuuuute! Oh, shizzzz, those aren't EGGS!!! This is also an Easter goodie drive for kids, so keep it clean, and bring new plastic eggs, bags of wrapped candies/goodies, and pre-filled baskets to benefit a local school. Thu., April 2, 10pm-2am. The Iron Bear, 121 W. Eighth.


HO-RIZON

HAVENCON Hey gaymer geeks, here's your safe haven. Come together for gaming and to schmooze with industry professionals and local talent. Sat.-Sun., April 4-5, 10am-6pm. Holiday Inn Austin Midtown, 6000 Middle Fiskville. $25 per day (discounts for under 18 and multi-day). www.havencontx.com.

Austin International Drag Festival Three days featuring the jiggliest names in the biz. Fri.-Sun., May 1-3. A variety of Downtown venues (stay tuned for details). $65-198. www.austindragfest.org.

FIESTA DE LA FLOR Selena Festival with enough Grammy winners to be heard in heaven. Fri.-Sat., April 17-18. Corpus Christi. $5 ($2 ages 5-12; under 5, free). www.fiestadelaflor.com.

Texas' Largest Gay Beach Party: Splash-SPI Head to the (almost) border for Texas' annual big gay beach bash. Thu.-Sun., April 23-26. South Padre Island, Texas, 956/761-7711. www.splashsouthpadre.com.

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