Weekend Roundup

The ultimate guide to LGBT events

Friday, June 22

Courtesy of R. Eric Thomas

It’s the Urban Suburban Film Festival (11 a.m.) at Crowne Plaza Hotel on City Line Avenue.

Saga: The Rock Opera plays at L’Etage (8 p.m.) through the weekend with Brat Productions’ Erik Ransom.

William Way hosts Philly Gay Spirit (8 p.m.), an evening of meditation and guided sharing.

R. Eric Thomas performs in his one-man show Will You Accept My Friend Request? (9 p.m.) at Society Hill Playhouse as part of Quince Productions’ “Full House: A Series of Cabarets.”

Saturday, June 23

Courtesy of Mario Cantone

The Queer Writers Collective is at the William Way (4 p.m.).

Permanent Wave is hosting a benefit for Pussy Riot (7 p.m.) at Cha-Cha’razzi. The punk band are raising money for demonstrating against Russian President Vladimir Putin. They face seven years of fail time.

Comedian Mario Cantone plays the Atlantic Club in A.C. (9 p.m.).

Sunday, June 24

Quince Productions hosts Confused Pretty Thing and If I Were a Drag Queen I Would Be Famous (2 p.m.) at the Society Hill Playhouse.

Barre Boys Turns Two (5 p.m.) at Performance Garage. The event includes a photography exhibition, panel discussion and a dance performance with Colby Damon from BalletX, among others.

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