Friday, July 13
The Bearded Ladies Cabaret perform the songs of Edith Piaf during Art After 5 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (5 p.m.).
Diva on the Shore kicks off three days of women’s parties in Asbury Park, N.J. (6 p.m.). Events include a dodgeball tournament on the beach, Diva Glow after-party at Aqua and a sexy send off at Watermark.
BiUnity meets at the William Way (7 p.m.) with family members and friends.
Christine Havrilla plays Grounds for Sculpture (7:30 p.m.) in Mercerville, N.J.
The legendary Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope opens with A Grand Night for Singing (8:30 p.m.).
Join the reception for the QFest film Beauty at Tavern on Camac (9 p.m.).
Wear your linens to the All White Party (11 p.m.) at X.O. Lounge. The LGBT-friendly event features DJs, a private VIP area and more.
Saturday, July 14
It’s Philly Family Pride‘s summer potluck picnic (11 a.m.) at Elmwood Park Zoo in Norristown.
Y-Not Radio celebrates its second anniversary with a free show on Morgan’s Pier (5 p.m.) featuring The Pains of Being Pure at Heart.
ICandy hosts The Lavender Menace Strikes Again (5 p.m.), a fundraiser for SisterSpace.
Join naughty filmmakers Wakefield Poole and Jim Tushinski after the premiere of QFest’s Dirty Poole at Cafe Nola (7 p.m.).
Gloaming Productions presents Le Carnage Cabaret: A Bastille Day Benefit (7 p.m.) at Studio 34 in West Philly. The gender-bending event benefits Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Puppet Show, and features performances by Eva Diva and Trish DeLish, Charmaine’s Names, Alejandro Morales and others.
Sandra Bernhard plays the Atlantic Club Casino Hotel (8 p.m.) in Atlantic City, N.J.
Join this summer’s Pink Pub Crawl (9 p.m.) when it cruises from Stir and Tabu to Sisters and Voyeur. Remember: Those in pink get a deep discount.
Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., hosts a Tribute to Donna Summer and Whitney Houston (9 p.m.).
It’s all about the Freak Boutique (9 p.m.) at Tabu with an evening of R&B, Booty and Bass thanks to Evil V, Tay Tay and guest DJ Duiji 13.
Voyeur hosts the official after-party to QFest’s Stud Life (9 p.m.) with the women of Arouse: The Hollywood Edition. There’s even a red carpet.
Divas Do A.C. – a drag revue featuring Joan Rivers, Liza, Dolly and more – plays at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J. (10 p.m.).
Sunday, July 15
PhilaVentures bikes to Cobbs Creek (10 a.m.). The group meets at the Laura Sims Skate House at 63rd and Walnut.
Ladies 2000 hosts a tea dance at Havana in New Hope (4 p.m.) with DJ Steve Singer.
G Philly sponsors the QFest film TRANS (4:30 p.m.) at the Ritz at the Bourse. The documentary chronicles the work of Philly doctor Christine McGinn and her patients.
Sing along with Brittany Lynn and her Drag Mafia at the Ritz East (5 p.m.) as they showcase some of the gayest music videos of the 70s, 80s and 90s on the big screen for QFest. Anyone up for a little Wham?
The Big Gay Boat Party is back (6 p.m.) on the Moshulu with DJ Deejay, a Pyrat Rum open bar for the first hour and the chance to win Phillies tickets (because they sure aren’t winning this season).
Are you the next Adam Lambert? Brittany Lynn takes the QFest sing-a-long to Tavern on Camac (9 p.m.) for a “Karaoke of the Wannabe Stars.”
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