Weekend Roundup

Mother's Day events and much more!

Friday, May 11

See the new exhibit Collage at the Latvian Society (starting at 9 a.m.) with works by artists from around the country. The event continues through the weekend.

Watch the documentary Brother Outsider about out civil rights hero Bayard Rustin with a performance by A Voice 4 All People (6 p.m.) at the African-American Museum of Philadelphia.

Courtesy of Tony Enos

Come to the cabaret (7:30 p.m.) at the Mt. Airy Garage with performances by Michael Richard Kelly and the Tamer Tewfik Trio.

Tony Enos performs live (9 p.m.) at South Philly Bar & Grill to benefit the Beacon Light Fund.

Camp Tabu is back (9 p.m.) with a night of humor starring Chip Chantry, Latice, Aaron Hertzog, Mike Logan, T.J. Hurley and Natalie with tag-team hosts Alejandro Morales and R. Eric Thomas.

Saturday, May 12

It’s May Second Saturday on East Passyunk. One of our favorite cafes Black N Brew is hosting a reading by Jimmie Bay with paintings by Susan Wierzbicki. FUEL also presents special fixed pricing and much more.

Learn how to build community through direct action (10 a.m.) during ongoing events celebrating the life of Bayard Rustin. The workshop teaches non-violent techniques of peaceful protest with Act-Up’s Kaytee Riek, RAGE’s Max Ray and Occupy Philadelphia’s Matthew Armstead at the William Way.

Safe Pride: A Commitment in Blood (10 a.m.) raises money for the AIDS Fund with a first-ever event in Warminster.

It’s the Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar (11 a.m.) on Penn’s Landing with more than 140 arts and crafts vendors from around the country.

PhilaVentures takes a walking tour in honor of Bayard Rustin (1 p.m.) at the West Chester Historical Society in the town where the civil rights hero was born 100 years ago.

Join Sapphire Fund Rocks at the Field House (4 p.m.), a fundraiser to support the National Adoption Center and Child Advocates.

Honey LaBronx performs live at Tabu (5 p.m.) to benefit the Peace Advocacy Network. The drag queen is famous for her vegan activism in New York City.

Joselito Gamalinda and Geoffre Clements open their mixed media show “Offerings” (6 p.m.) at J.B. Kline Gallery in Lambertville, N.J.

Ginger Coyle celebrates her record release during a party (8 p.m.) at Sigma Sound with live performances by Boy Wonder, Katie Barbato, The Williams Boy and Coyle.

It’s all about Pulse (10 p.m.) at Smokin’ Betty’s. Picking up where Scene left off, producers Ashley Gagnon and Karina McIntyre are debuting their new monthly LGBT event with music by DJ Kash.

Heidi Ho returns to the Beagle Tavern in Norristown (10 p.m.) with Comshita Swallows, Pola Frost, Miss Kitty and Carol Ann.

Sunday, May 13

Take your mom to brunch at the Beagle Tavern (11 a.m.) and mom gets a free Bloody Mary or Mimosa. Several gay-friendly restaurants in the region are hosting special events, including Tavern on Camac.

The Key West rainbow flag is unfurled in honor of New Hope Celebrates this week (noon).

Penn-Jersey Roller Derby wants to take over the Philadelphia Union (1:30 p.m.).

New Hope Celebrates continues with a scavenger hunt (5 p.m.) around town.

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