Weekend Roundup

Live music, open studio, GayBINGO and more

Friday, Feb. 10

Courtesy of Sgt. Sass

Find out the latest on HIV medications at Cafe Twelve during Coffee Chat (2:30 p.m.), hosted by University of Pennsylvania’s HIV Prevention Research Division.

Guys Night Out goes to PAFA for Open Studio Night (5:30 p.m.) when more than 200 students showcase their works in anticipation of the annual student exhibition.

Overexposed: A Slightly Awkward Peep Show plays at the Arts Bank through the weekend (8 p.m.). Click here for an exclusive chat with the cast.

The Eagle Theatre in Hammonton, N.J., presents Rent (8 p.m.) sponsored by the South Jersey AIDS Alliance.

Sisters hosts the Playboy event (9 p.m.) during Booty Call Weekend. The HRC benefit includes a Best Bunny and Hef contest and other surprises.

Sgt. Sass, El Mailto and Killer Whale play the Level Room (9 p.m.).

Courtesy of Penn-Jersey Roller Derby

Join the Penn-Jersey Roller Derby for Crush Valentine’s Day (9 p.m.) at Raven Lounge with the Men of Manuary, She-Devils Go-Go Dancers and more.

The theme of Camp Tabu is “Sweet Sixteen” (9 p.m.) with Nicole Yates, Hillary Rea, Martha Cooney and Topher Cusmano, as well as a special cooking demonstration by Josh Can’t Cook.

Brittany Lynn hosts Drag Mafia 2 at ICandy. G Philly Editor Natalie Hope McDonald will help judge the Valentine’s talent show (11 p.m.). Stop by and say hello.

Saturday, Feb. 11

Courtesy of J Mase III

It’s Family Play Day at the William Way (9 a.m.) with the chance for LGBT families to meet and greet and have some fun.

William Way also hosts the Queer Writer’s Collective (4 p.m.).

It’s February Second Saturday (6 p.m.) on East Passyunk Avenue.

Get your daubers ready for a Mardi Gras-themed GayBINGO (7 p.m.) at the Gershman Y to benefit the AIDS Fund.

Club in or Out in Hammonton, N.J., hosts the Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Party (7 p.m.) with Vanessa Demonet and a prize for the best kiss.

Anti-V-Day poets gather at A Poet Art Gallery (8 p.m.) in West Philly for a slam about the pitfalls of love featuring J Mase III, Brian Omni Dillon, Lindo Jones and others.

It’s Booty Call at Sisters (9 p.m.) with prizes for the best butt.

The Beagle Tavern in Norristown introduces Heidi Ho (10 p.m.)

Dance the night away at Phuck It: A Valentine’s Day Dance Party (10 p.m.) hosted by 7,000 People Project and Freak Boutique at Tabu with Tay Tay, Evil V and Precolumbian spinning.

Sunday, Feb. 12

Join Brittany Lynn for Drag Your Ass Outta Bed Brunch (11 a.m.) at the Trestle Inn.

Optimal Gym offers self-defense lessons during V-Day Philadelphia (12 p.m.). For a complete list of V-Day events, click here.

Ladies 2000 brings its Ladies Valentine’s Day Party to Havana in New Hope (3 p.m.) for a tea dance with complimentary buffet.

It’s Happy Ending Sunday (6 p.m.) at Tavern on Camac.

Mt. Airy Art Garage hosts a Valentine’s Day Dance Party to celebrate National Freedom to Marry Day (4 p.m.) with a raffle, kissing booth and more.

Planning an LGBT-friendly event? Tell us about it: nmcdonald@phillymag.com