Weekend Roundup

Parties, live music, fundraisers and more

Friday, Nov. 11

The Delaware Humane Association hosts an Adopt-a-Thon (9 a.m.) to find homes for kittens and cats at Brandywine Town Center in Wilmington.

Celebrate the release of Original Plumbing‘s fifth issue (7 p.m.) at Danger Danger Gallery in West Philly. The party, with DJ Evelyn Manlove, live burlesque performances from Peek-a-Boo Revue, a sex demo from ScrewSmart and more, benefits the annual Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference.

Check out Silent Film Night at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Oaklyn, N.J. Tonight it’s The Phantom of the Opera from 1924 accompanied by live organ music.

Cirque du Soleil’s Quidam plays the Liacouras Center (7:30 p.m.).

Azuka Theater’s play Act Like a Lady – about men who decide to dress like women during the Prohibition era – runs through Nov. 20 at the First Baptist Church (8 p.m.).

Camp Tabu XIII kicks off with a new show at Tabu (9 p.m.) with Valerie Temple Lange, Mykal Carter-Jackson, Sean Preston, John Fiskie, Rae Drew, Sean Glass and James Brandford and the Mana-Manas.

Arts Garage hosts Social Check-In (11 p.m.).

Saturday, Nov. 12

Courtesy of Joanna Erdos

Several female bands and soloists play at World Cafe Live (8 p.m.) during Femme Fatale Philly, including Teddy Tarnoff, Striking Matches, Joanna Erdos and The Midnight Show and Talitha Koum.

William Way presents Cabaret Crime (8 p.m.) with Melissa Kolcznski and Tom Wilson to benefit the William Way and Attic Youth Center.

Fusion celebrates its five year anniversary with a party at the facility featuring food, drinks and dancing.

Philadelphia Voices of Pride are raising money at Tabu (9 p.m.) with tickets available for the upcoming show Glitter in the Air.

Dress red hot for Sister’s Belvedere Sexy Red party (10 p.m.) with prizes for the best skivvies.

Arouse benefits the Delaware Valley Legacy Fund (10 p.m.) with an evening of dancing at Mikey’s Sports Bar in University City.

Philly’s Brittany Lynn and Miss Pinklewinkle host Get Stuffed: A Pre-Thanksgiving Day Spectacular (11 p.m.) at Club In or Out in Hammonton, N.J.

Sunday, Nov. 13

You can still see 1981 – Until It’s Over, a multimedia display chronicling 30 years of AIDS, at the William Way (10:30 a.m.).

It’s HRC Family Day at the Plymouth Meeting Friends School (1 p.m.) with games, arts, crafts, food and entertainment for all ages.

The Queen Village Art Center celebrates its grand opening (1 p.m.) with art, music and food throughout the day.

The King & I plays the Walnut Street Theatre (2 p.m.). And Little Women is staged at the Old Academy Players (2 p.m.).

Reenie Kane brings back old memories during Meet Me at the Chez Paree (6 p.m.) at Club Azru in Atlantic City. The party celebrates the gay bars of the past with a special performance by Philly’s own Sandy Beach to benefit the South Jersey AIDS Alliance.

The Peek-a-Boo Revue plays the Troc (8 p.m.) with a variety show complete with music, comedy and strip tease.

Couldn’t make it to New Orleans for Southern Decadence this year? Get to Union Transfer instead to see Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue (8:30 p.m.).

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