Weekend Roundup

Kick off the first weekend in June at these great events

Friday, June 1

The Attic Youth Center hosts a cupcake battle and bake sale (3 p.m.) with a panel of guest judges.

It’s Philly Beer Week at Woody’s (2 p.m.) with fruity brews inspired by the colors of the rainbow.

Lambda Award finalist Jim Provenzano reads from his latest book Every Time I Think of You (5 p.m.) at Giovanni’s Room.

Photographer Bob Koptcho opens “Superheroes Behaving Badly” (5 p.m.) at Sub2 Gallery.

Join Queer Philadelphia’s Cabaret Night (6 p.m.) at the Arden Theatre with a piano sing-a-long and free beer from Triumph and Victory Brewing Company.

Courtesy of Gender EDGE

The Trans Genre and Gender EDGE after party is at AxD Gallery (8 p.m.) with live music, art and dancing.

Check out First Friday at Headhouse Square with art by Josephine Figlia and many others. Figlia is responsible for Notes4Strangers, as seen in the spring issue of G Philly.

Kate Clinton performs (8:30 p.m.) at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, N.J.

Notorious OMG and The Goddess Isis co-host Thanks Goddess It’s OMG at Tabu (9 p.m.) with special guests Anessa LaRae, Serena Starr and Miss Mary Wanna.

It’s FriGAY (10 p.m.) at Sumo with DJ Reenie Kane.

Saturday, June 2

Philly Beer Week continues at Woody’s (11 a.m.) during Once You Go Black – a tasting of dark beers and stouts.

Courtesy of Dragon Boat Regatta

Check out the Dragon Boat Regatta (8 a.m.) on the Schuylkill River as local teams compete to be on top.

The Delaware Valley Legacy Fund honors individuals and advocates during HEROES 2012 at the Sofitel Hotel (12 p.m.). G Philly would like to congratulate all of the nominees!

It’s ladies night out at the Beagle Tavern (9 p.m.) with DJ Diane.

Sunday, June 3

Philly Beer Week continues at Woody’s (11 a.m.) when the Sunshine State Takes Over the Keystone State with a tasting of West Coast suds.

Courtesy of the Dumpsta Players

Celebrate 15 years of the Dumpsta Players (2 p.m.) during the opening reception for “Passion for Trashin’” at the Light Room Gallery with a photography exhibition featuring John Donges, Tom Sheeder, Jr., Al Wachlin, Jr., Jason Colflesh and Gregory Carafelli. There will also be costume and video displays.

DJ Carl Michaels celebrates his birthday during Shake and Pop at Woody’s (9 p.m.) with host Brittany Lynn and performances by Navaya Shay and Satine. Happy birthday to all the Geminis out there!

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