Weekend Roundup

What's happening Friday + Saturday + Sunday

Friday, April 22

Stop by the William Way (2-7 p.m.) when the Leeway Foundation hosts a Drop-In Applicant Support Session to encourage women and transgender artists to create art for social change. Artists will have the opportunity to speak with Leeway staffers about how to apply for grants and find funding for projects that address social, sexual and gender issues.

Tabu hosts “Red and White,” a benefit for tsunami victims in Japan (6:30 p.m.-1 a.m.) with the American Red Cross. Folks are encouraged to wear red and white to the silent auction with performances by drag queens Isis, Omyra and Diana.

Congregation Beth Ahavah at Rodeph Shalom welcomes followers to its Passover Shabbat Dinner (7-10 p.m.) followed by a teaching and discussion. Reservations are encouraged in advance by calling the synagogue.

Good Friday services are being held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County (7:30 p.m.) in Media.

The Penn Jersey Roller Derby gets its drag on with the Liberty City Kings (9 p.m.) at Sisters during “Devils in Disguise.”

Saturday, April 23

Enjoy an afternoon of fashion, drinks and modeling when Jimmy Contreras officially launches Philly Street Style with Marc by Marc Jacobs at Saks Fifth Avenue (12 p.m.) in Bala Cynwyd.

A new women’s party comes to 90 Degrees at Sixth and Spring Garden. “Welcome to the Big Leagues” (3-8 p.m.) features female performers and exotic dancers from New York to Baltimore with MCs Luda and Golden Child.

Getting Unstuck” opens at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (5 p.m.). Starring Conscious, the play is about a woman’s story of love, forgiveness, fame and HIV.

Joseph R.G. De Marco reads from his thriller A Body on Pine at Giovanni’s Room (5:30 p.m.). Set in Philly, the book explores the underside of crime in a search for a ruthless killer … of a gay masseur.

Check out “That’s How We Escaped: Reflections on Andy Warhol” at the ICA this weekend. The exhibition remembers the famous artist’s exhibition in 1965 at the ICA. It runs through August 7.

G2 hits Tabu (9 p.m.) to benefit the Phreak ‘N Queer Arts & Music Festival coming in August.

Sisters hosts a Frozen T-Shirt Contest (9 p.m.) with cash and prizes for the best “performance.”

Catch the last Scene party in Philly (10 p.m.) at Voyeur before it heads to Rehoboth for the summer. Hoopster Jennifer Alvarez will be meeting and greeting guests through the evening.

Sunday, April 24

Cheer on Mr. and Miss Philly Black Gay Pride (6 p.m.) at the Gershman Y.

The Westside Bar & Lounge hosts In the Biz Night (8 p.m.-6 p.m.) in Atlantic City. Expect drink specials and tunes by DJ Freddy Tek.

Turn back time during Rewind at Woody’s (9 p.m.) when the gay nightclub serves up 80-cent drinks with retro dance hits courtesy of DJ Carl Michaels.

Join Isis and her drag divas for a special Easter edition of Sinful Sunday (9 p.m.) at Tabu. “Come out…or you will burn in hell,” says Isis.

Sing out loud and proud during Best of Philly’s Sing Your Life Karaoke at Bob & Barbara’s (9 p.m.) with host Sara Sherr.