Weekend Roundup

The ultimate holiday weekend guide

Friday, April 6

Sugar House welcomes Eddie Bruce (courtesy of Eddie Bruce)

Start the holiday weekend with Disco Happy Hour at Stir (5 p.m.).

Philly cabaret star Eddie Bruce plays a free set at Sugar House (5:30 p.m.) with Tom Adams.

ScrewSmart gives the lowdown on how to navigate an open relationship (6 p.m.) at Aphrodite Gallery.

West Side Story plays the Academy of Music (8 p.m.) – Sharks and Jets and all.

Folk-pop favorite Joan Osborne plays World Cafe Live (8 p.m.).

It’s a spring fling with Notorious OMG (9 p.m.) at Tabu with special guests The Goddess Isis, R. Eric Thomas, Miss Rose and Serena Starr.

Sing out, Louise, during karaoke at the Beagle Tavern (9:30 p.m.) in Norristown.

Saturday, April 7

Temple hosts the 2012 Gymnastics Championships (6 p.m.) through the weekend. Gymnastics, you wonder? Several out and incredibly limber members of Temple’s own team will be showing off their skills on the balance beam.

UPenn’s Queer Social Policy and Practice student group hosts a coming out party and fundraiser for GALAEI at Tabu (7 p.m.). DJ NiiLo will be spinning, followed by karaoke (9 p.m.).

Joan Osborne plays World Cafe Live (courtesy of Joan Osborne)

Club In or Out in Hammonton, N.J. wants to know, So, You Think You’ve Got Talent? (7 p.m.) during a competition featuring everything from drag and dancing to singing and DJing.

World Cafe Live presents Femme Fatale Philly, a celebration of women in music, (7:30 p.m.) featuring Hay Sugar, Teddi Tarnoff and the Bahner/Slick Duo.

Valley Youth House’s Pride Program benefits from Bootleg: A Queer Affair (9 p.m.) at Elena’s Soul in West Philly. The monthly dance party features DJs Klem and Just Jess and a special raffle to win a few tattoo session from Tru Blue Tatu.

Step back in time as the Venture Inn revisits the 70s (10 p.m.). Dress like a disco god or favorite star from the era and get your first drink free.

Sunday, April 8

Get into the Easter spirit with a flower show at Macy’s (10 a.m.) featuring a lush landscape display.

InterAct Theatre presents the world premiere of Draw the Circle, a one-man show about coming out as transgender man in a Muslim family by performance artist Deen. It’s part of the “Outside the Frame Festival” this month.

Tavern on Camac hosts its Easter Tea Dance (4 p.m.) with drink specials and discounts if you wear … an Easter bonnet.

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