Weekend Roundup

Drag shows, variety shows and other special events

Friday, Jan. 6

Courtesy of Gender Punk

Brittany Lynn hosts Half & Half at the Raven (9 p.m.) with Miss Pinklewinkle, Serena Star, Tammy Famous and Diana Dharling.

Gender Edge Punk Arts is at the Marvelous Music shop in West Philly (9 p.m.) featuring queer activist art and performance. Think: zines, readings and musical experimentation.

DJ David does karaoke at the Beagle Tavern (10 p.m.) in Norristown.

Goddess Isis, Miss Mary Wanna, the Reverend Mackenzie Moltov and Alejandro Dubios perform in Thank Goddess It’s OMG, a new variety show at Tabu (10 p.m.). The Notorious OMG hosts an evening of drag, burlesque, comedy, clowning and all around circus acts.

Saturday, Jan. 7

Enjoy a piano concert and reception at the William Way (8 p.m.) featuring Ching-Yun Hu. For the second year the pianist will perform classical arrangements, including Beethoven’s Sonata Op. 101, Nocturne and Impromptu by gay composer Scriabin, Gaspard de la Nuit and Blue Danube to benefit the center.

It’s all about the Glitter Resistance during the Liberty City Kings’ Vixens & Vagabonds Queer & Kinky Cabaret at Tabu (8 p.m.).

Sunday, Jan. 8

Qventure heads back to the River Rink at Penn’s Landing for an afternoon of ice skating (3:30 p.m.).

The top eight contestants perform at Idol Superstar (9 p.m.) at Club 3 in Wilmington, Del., to benefit Delaware Pride.

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