LGBTQ Event of the Week: The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest

by Ernest Owens | March 2, 2017 3:39 pm

The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest is happening this weekend from March 3-4.

The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest is happening this weekend from March 3-4.

For its wildly queer humor and out-of-the-box versatility, this week’s LGBTQ event of the week is The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest[1]. This two-day comedy festival celebrates “the talented and hilarious women and trans comedians of the Philadelphia comedy community.” Get ready for a wide range of comedy, including improv, sketch, stand-up, and more. The event kicks off at 10:30 p.m. on Friday, March 3rd, at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 North American Street. Tickets[2]

Other events to check out this weekend:

SATURDAY
Philly Queer Tango[3]: 2:30 p.m. at Sangha Space, 116 West Baltimore Avenue, 2nd Floor, Media, PA.

Divas: A Drag Cabaret[4]: 7 p.m. at  William Way LGBT Community Center, 1315 Spruce Street.

SUNDAY
The Showcase[5]: 5 p.m. at Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom Street.

Miss Amateur L’Etage[6]: 8 p.m. at L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street.

NOTE: If you have weekend LGBTQ events that you would like considered for our top picks, please email us at gphilly@phillymag.com.

Endnotes:
  1. The 2017 Bechdel Test Fest: https://www.facebook.com/events/612683912275093/
  2. Tickets: https://bechdeltestfest.ticketleap.com/bechdel-test-fest-2017/
  3. Philly Queer Tango: https://www.facebook.com/events/1952636014964476/?ref=1&action_history=%5B%7B%22surface%22%3A%22permalink%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D
  4. Divas: A Drag Cabaret: https://www.facebook.com/events/713594958811559/?ref=1&action_history=%5B%7B%22surface%22%3A%22permalink%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D
  5. The Showcase: https://www.facebook.com/events/395781444108322/?ref=1&action_history=%5B%7B%22surface%22%3A%22permalink%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D
  6. Miss Amateur L’Etage: https://www.facebook.com/events/150228572155595/?ref=1&action_history=%5B%7B%22surface%22%3A%22permalink%22%2C%22mechanism%22%3A%22surface%22%2C%22extra_data%22%3A%5B%5D%7D%5D

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