What To Do This Weekend: Snowball by Brian Sanders’ JUNK

Plus: Dead Flowers hosts a variety show and Voyeur rekindles the 90s.

The cast of Brian Sanders' Junk's Snowball.


This weekend, Brat Productions will perform a special “pop-up pub performance,” The Diary of Lisa Q. The show is a “create-your-own-adventure parlor show,” in which audience members interact with artists in a variety of settings. Performing are LGBTQers TS Hawkins, who wrote a monologue for the work, and post-gender surrealist Messapotamia Lefae. 6 p.m., and Sat., Jan. 19, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., $5, Plays and Players Theater, 1714 Delancey Place.

The queer-friendly third edition of Dead Flower’s Kaleidoscope is a variety show featuring live music by Voltheque and Samarkand, and a bunch of “sideshow” performances, including one clown whose behavior “challenges expectations of gender dynamics.” 8 p.m., $10, Love City Roller Derby, 820 Spring Garden St.

Party like it’s 1999 tonight at Voyeur’s 90s Party. DJs Deejay and Fame Lust will spin tracks from the decade’s biggest divas, like Mariah Carey, the Spice Girls and Janet Jackson. Stay late if you want to; there’s an after-hours. 10 p.m.-3:30 a.m., $5-$10, Voyeur, 1221 Saint James St.

SAT., JAN. 19

Philly therapist and author Joanne Fleisher will stop by Giovanni’s Room to read from her latest book, Living Two Lives: Married to a Man & In Love with a Woman. In the book, she talks about her experience as a suburban mom who meets and gets all giddy over one of her female friends, and she addresses such issues as the “initial feelings of same-sex attraction, coming out to husbands and children … and making life-altering decisions.” 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., free, Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.

Brian Sanders’ JUNK will present its second-annual Snowball, a one-night fundraiser featuring new works by JUNK and a reception featuring nibbles from season 10 winner of Hell’s Kitchen, Christina Wilson. Click here to see a video of last year’s Snowball event and here to see photog JJ Tiziou’s behind-the-scenes shots of the JUNK crew putting together the show. 8 p.m.-11 a.m., $35-$1,000, Hamilton Hall, University of the Arts, 320 S. Broad St.

SUN., JAN. 20

Celebrate the biggest boobs in show business at Sing Your Life Karaoke’s Dolly Parton + Country night. The occasion’s in honor of the Tennessee songbird’s 67th birthday, so come prepared to belt out your very best “Jolene” and “9 to 5.” 9 p.m.-1 a.m.-free, Bob and Barbara’s, 1509 South St.

The Goddess Isis and her Sisters in Sin welcome special guest drag queens Tina Montgomery and Anita Manhattan to this week’s edition of Sinful Sundays11 p.m., free, Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar, 200 S. 12th St.