Weekend Roundup

Friday, Sept. 21

Courtesy of Lynn Wilson

The AIDS Walk kicks off with a special presentation in Rittenhouse Square (11 a.m.) documenting the last 30 years of the disease. Read all about it here.

Lynn Wilson exhibits her collages at Gleaner’s Cafe Gallery (5:30 p.m.).

Yikes celebrates its LEED Platinum status during an unveiling ceremony (5:30 p.m.) at their headquarters on East Girard Ave. The owners of the web design firm are featured in the current fall issue of G Philly.

Pancakes 4 Supper benefits the Philly Trans March (6 p.m.) at Sam’s Morning Glory Diner.

Gender EDGE presents “an evening of bleeding ears” (7 p.m.) at the Turnerdome with bands Sex Gender, Hivebent, Heather Holepuncher and Ex by V.

The Voice contestants Tony Vincent and Juliet Simms perform at Parx Casino (8 p.m.).

The Shortbus Sisters go back to school (10 p.m.) at Tabu with drag performances by Satine Harlow, Navaya Shay, Cherry Pop, Misty Maven and Omyra Lynn.

September Stimulus celebrates with the Second Annual Back 2 School party (10 p.m.) at Shampoo. There’s even an under 21 lounge.

DJ Deejay spins BBG vs. KKR at Sisters (10 p.m.).

Saturday, Sept. 22

It’s Family Play Day at the William Way (10 a.m.) with wildlife experts from the Philadelphia Zoo. Join Philadelphia Family Pride for the fun, free and educational event for kids of all ages.

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Friday, Sept. 7

Gender Reel kicks off today with events through the weekend. Click here for a full listing of events.

The 35th Annual SisterSpace Festival (10 a.m.) spends the weekend at Camp Ramblewood in Darlington, Md. The nation’s longest-running lesbian festival features live music, workshops, dance parties, crafts, sports and a community with hundreds of women from the Mid-Atlantic. Also look for comedy from Mimi Gonzales and music by Virago.

Papeles: Are We What We Sign? (12 p.m.) opens with a reception at Painted Bride. The exhibition examined how papers and other legal contracts relate to identity and sexual orientation.

Carousel Vintage & Contemporary Fashion is celebrating a grand opening (5 p.m.) in Old City (right across from the Betsy Ross House).

The Essence of Life and Line (5 p.m.) opens with a reception at Indy Hall with Sean Martorana.

Guys Night Out visits the opening of GenderReel (6 p.m.) at the William Way before setting off for a gallery crawl through Old City’s First Friday.

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Friday, July 27

Check out Brecht in Poland: Poster Designs for the Threepenny Opera (11 a.m.) at Drexel University’s Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.

Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Art After 5 (5 p.m.) features a live performance by jazz musician Joanna Pascale.

Stop by Brewerytown for the Food Truck Roundup (5 p.m.) with delicacies from 15 popular trucks. The event also includes live music, art and a pop-up farmer’s market.

Join Brian Sims for an LGBT Bar Crawl for Obama (6 p.m.). The event kicks off at Woody’s and heads to Knock, ICandy, Venture Inn, Tavern on Camac, Westbury and Sisters and includes voter registration.

Check out DJ Robert Drake’s The Land of the Lost (7 p.m.) on WXPN with a live performance by Crash Course in Science.

Flo Rida plays Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City (7 p.m.).

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Friday, May 11

See the new exhibit Collage at the Latvian Society (starting at 9 a.m.) with works by artists from around the country. The event continues through the weekend.

Watch the documentary Brother Outsider about out civil rights hero Bayard Rustin with a performance by A Voice 4 All People (6 p.m.) at the African-American Museum of Philadelphia.

Courtesy of Tony Enos

Come to the cabaret (7:30 p.m.) at the Mt. Airy Garage with performances by Michael Richard Kelly and the Tamer Tewfik Trio.

Tony Enos performs live (9 p.m.) at South Philly Bar & Grill to benefit the Beacon Light Fund.

Camp Tabu is back (9 p.m.) with a night of humor starring Chip Chantry, Latice, Aaron Hertzog, Mike Logan, T.J. Hurley and Natalie with tag-team hosts Alejandro Morales and R. Eric Thomas.

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Friday, Jan. 20

Have a few drinks for a great cause during Happy Hour for Homeless Animals (6 p.m.) at Benny the Bums Crabhouse.

Penn-Jersey Roller Derby opens the season with The Winter Brawl (7:30 p.m.) at the Carmen Gardens Skating Rink.

The musical Rent plays the Eagle Theatre in Hammonton, N.J. (8 p.m.) to benefit the South Jersey AIDS Alliance. Look for shows through the weekend.

Wooden Shoe Books hosts “Beyond Invisibility” during Femme Week of Action featuring Miss Mary Wanna and Geppetta (8 p.m.) for an evening of music, burlesque, spoken word and puppetry.

Comedians perform at the Broad Street Follies at the Arts Parlor (8 p.m.) featuring an improve group from University of Pennsylvania and others.

Voyeur hosts RuPaul’s Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons (9 p.m.) with performances by Navaya Shay, Goddess Isis, Porcelain, Omyra Lynn and Misty Maven.

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