Weekend Roundup

The ultimate LGBT guide to the city and the shore

Friday, August 3

GayFest kicks off with Misters and Sisters (courtesy of Quince Productions)

The Phreak ‘N Queer Festival continues through Sunday. Click here for a full list of events.

Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Art After 5 features Siren Baroque, an all-women’s chamber ensemble from New York (5 p.m.).

Wiz Khalifa plays the Susquehanna Bank Center (5:30 p.m.).

The Bang Group kicks off GayFest (7 p.m.) with Misters and Sisters at Plays and Players Theatre with an after-party to follow at Quig’s Pub.

The Philly Dyke March is calling all same-sex couples to the Chick-fil-A on Columbus Blvd. for a kiss-in (8 p.m.) to protest the chain’s opposition to gay rights and marriage equality.

BlackStar Film Festival presents Restless City (8 p.m.) at the International House. The film tells the story of a young man struggling on the fringes of New York City.

Sex Dwarf celebrates its ninth anniversary (9 p.m.) at Fluid Nightclub with non-stop New Wave. Guests are encouraged to wear red and black for a chance to win free tickets to a screening of Mommie Dearest on Aug. 11.

Thank Goddess It’s OMG! (9 p.m.) is at Tabu featuring The Goddess Isis, Anita Manhattan, Lil’ Steph and Stella D’Oro.

Anita Manhattan joins Goddess Isis and others at Tabu (courtesy of Rob Paluso)

Brother and sister singing duo Donny and Marie play Caesars in Atlantic City, N.J. (9 p.m.).

It’s karaoke at the Beagle Tavern in Norristown (9:30 p.m.).

DJ Deejay spins the hits at Woody’s (11 p.m.) for First Friday.

Saturday, August 4

Get your read on at the Big Queer Book Sale (11 a.m.) at the William Way.

The Gryphons Rugby boot camp kicks off (noon) at Pepper Middle School. Interested in joining? Email becomeagryphon@gmail.com.

Underground Arts hosts And I Am Not Lying: Storytelling, Comedy, Burlesque and Sideshow from New York City (8 p.m.) with Jeff Simmermon, Cyndi Freeman, Juliet Hope Wayne, Andy Ross, Cherry Pitz, Legs Malone and Jelly Boy the Clown.

It’s Ladies Night Out (9 p.m.) at Beagle Tavern in Norristown with DJ Diane.

R. Eric Thomas stars in his one-man show during GayFest (courtesy of Quince Productions)

Brittany Lynn and her drag mafia take over Pro Bar at Resorts in Atlantic City, N.J. (10 p.m.)

Sunday, August 5

PhilaVentures takes a bike ride to Cobbs Creek (10 a.m.). Meet at the Laura Sims Skate House (63rd and Walnut).

Ladies 2000 gets the party started at Top Dog in Cherry Hill, N.J. (4 p.m.) for a summer fling.

Get wet at the Soaked, an LGBT BBQ and Dance Party at Arts Garage (4 p.m.). There will be music spinning by DJs Deluxx, Jovi and JStarr – along with plenty of water balloon bombing.

Laugh along with R. Eric Thomas in Always the Bridesmaid (7 p.m.) at Plays & Players during GayFest.

Planning an LGBT-friendly event in the city or at the shore? Tell us about it: nmcdonald@phillymag.com