Weekend Roundup

The ultimate LGBT events guide

Friday, Dec. 14

This is The Bereaved

Have yourself a White Friday at Studio: Christensen (6 p.m.) with original art by six Philadelphia artists.

Lance Pawling and Messapotamia Lafae transform the Napolean Gallery into a surrealist funeral home (6 p.m.) during The Bereaved.

Heavy Metal Dance Fag (7:30 p.m.) is at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts.

How the Queers Stole Christmakwanzakah: This Ain’t Your Mama’s Yule Log (9 p.m.) takes over Tabu with host Tammy Faymous, DJ Evil V and performances by the Liberty City Kings, Icon Ebony Fierce, Alizee Elegance, Teddi Tarnoff and more.

Find out what Heavy Metal Dance Fag is all about at UPenn

Catch the last Stimulus of the year at Square Peg (10 p.m.).

Saturday, Dec. 15

The William Way hosts a Women Against Abuse gift drive (11 a.m.) for homeless women and children.

Go West to the Holiday Craft Fest (11 a.m.) at the Rotunda.

Qventures goes ice skating (2:30 p.m.) at the River Rink at Penn’s Landing.

John Culthane reads from his new book Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies with special guest Carrie Stone, founder of Rainbow Law, at Giovanni’s Room (6:30 p.m.).

Delaware Pride goes bowling (7 p.m.) at Bowlerama in New Castle.

Celebrate the Fourth Annual Christmas Party at Club In or Out (7 p.m.) in Hammonton, N.J., featuring live performances by drag kings and queens.

Q Spot hosts its Season Finale (8 p.m.) at the Broad Street Ministry.

Got Ugly Sweater?

It’s also the last Gender Edge show of the year (8 p.m.) at the Beaumont Warehouse in West Philly.

Peek-a-Boo Revue does It’s a Wonderful Christmas Story (8 p.m.) at the Troc.

The Penn Jersey Roller Derby presents Rookie Rampage (8 p.m.) at the Franklinville Skating Center.

Wear your ugliest ugly sweater to Pulse’s Ugly Sweater Party (10 p.m.) at Smokin’ Betty’s.

Sunday, Dec. 16

Don't miss the guys from Murmuration

It’s the Big Queer Book Sale (10 a.m.) at the William Way with bags of books for just $5.

Visit Butch Cordora at his new gallery – Gallery – for Dear Santa: Everybody’s Gay (1 p.m.).

Murmuration plays the Highwire Gallery (7 p.m.).

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