LGBTQ Event of the Week: The Philly Pops Presents Rufus Wainwright

Plus other awesome events worthy of your attendance.

The Philly Pops presents Rufus Wainwright at the Kimmel Center on Friday, January 19th.

This week’s LGBTQ event of the week is the Philly Pops Presents Rufus Wainwright. Expect showstoppers from the critically acclaimed vocalist, composer, and songwriter as he joins the POPS orchestra for an exclusive Philly collaboration. The Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus will open up the show and will also be performing during the finale. The event kicks off on Friday, January 19th, at 8 p.m. at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, 300 South Broad Street. TICKETS

Other events to check out this weekend:

WEDNESDAY
Trans Equity Project Drop-In: Information & Feedback Session: 6 p.m. at Trans Equity Project, 149 West Susquehanna Avenue.

Queer and POC Today: 6 p.m. at Penn LGBT Center, 3907 Spruce Street.

THURSDAY
Bridging Connections Across the LGBT Community: 6 p.m. at Pyramid Club, 1735 Market Street.

FRIDAY
Daddy & Friends: 1 Year Anniversary!: 8 p.m. at L’Etage, 624 South 6th Street.

SATURDAY
The Blend – Menagerie Coffee: 1 p.m. at Menagerie Coffee, 18 South 3rd Street.

1st Birthday Bash Toasted Walnut: 9 p.m. at Toasted Walnut Bar & Kitchen, 1316 Walnut Street.

SUNDAY
January Bear Brunch: 4 p.m. at Jones, 700 Chestnut Street.

TMAN: “Black Is Blue” Film Screening & Discussion: 5 p.m. at GALAEI, 149 West Susquehanna Avenue.

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