What To Do This Weekend: Cut n Paste at the Bike Stop
Plus: Pig Iron doles out Hogs and Kisses and Antony Rizzi attempts to fail at groundbreaking theater.
- When you’re finished with your classy First Friday dealings, let out that inner sleazeball at the monthly Cut n Paste party at Bike Stop. There will be music by Precolumbian and Nolita Selector; performances by Ebony Fierce; and go-go dancing by Jennifer and Darlene of Bare Teeth. 9 p.m., $5, The Bike Stop, 206 S. Quince St.
- Pig Iron Theatre Company is hosting its annual fundraiser, For the Love of Pig Iron: Hogs and Kisses. Among those performing in the evening’s rock-‘n’-roll cabaret is company founder Dito Van Riegersberg as Martha Graham Cracker, Johnny Showcase and the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts. Bring some extra cash for the silent auction. 7 p.m., $25-$125, The Trocadero, 1003 Arch St.
- Miller Rothlein (MIRO) presents An Attempt to Fail at Groundbreaking Theater with Pina Arcade Smith, starring gay performance artist Antony Rizzi. The show is “a pseudo-lecture on the avant garde of the past and present.” Rizzi and dancer Irene Klein will play the roles of Rizzi’s icons, Pina Bausch and Penny Arcade, and bring back to life artist Jack Smith. 7:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m., and Sun., Feb. 3, 2 p.m., $20, Crane Arts Old School, 1417 N. Second St.
- A fresh month means a fresh evening of hijinks from bad-girl duo The Goddess Isis and The Notorious OMG in Thank Goddess it’s OMG!. Tonight’s party is themed “Grand Dames and Brassy Broads” and will feature Anita Manhattan, Roma Mafia and Stella D’Oro. 9 p.m., $10 (includes first drink), Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar, 200 S. 12th St.
- Feel like shopping? Manayunk gay-friendly knickknackery The Little Apple is celebrating three years in business with three days of special sales, including tonight’s First Friday soiree with local jeweler JillEllen Ruggeri and weekend-long sales on everything from candles to soaps and birthday cards. Through Sun., Feb. 3, free, The Little Apple, 4353 Main St.
- Speaking of birthdays, the Venture Inn is celebrating six years tonight with a staff drag show that only a momma could love. 10 p.m., free, Venture Inn, 255 S. Camac.
- And don’t forget tonight’s gay-centric art openings, which I lay out in First FriGAY.
SAT., FEB. 2
- The Liberty City Drag Kings and Burlesque are doing Valentine’s a little early with Vixens and Vagabonds Queer and Kinky Cabaret: Tainted Fire. Along with performing their usual repertoire of “shimmies, shakes and sprinkles of glitter,” the queer burlesque troupe will introduce the audience to some of their newest members. The Notorious OMG hosts, D.C.’s Kitty Victorian guests and dj evil v will spin the post-show dance party. 8 p.m., $8, Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar.
SUN., FEB. 3
- Sisters Nightclub is hosting a
Beyoncé concertSuper Bowl party. The game will be shown on their big ol’ TV screen, while they serve wings, apps and drinks from the bar. 4 p.m., free, Sisters, 1320 Chancellor St.
- iCandy’s hosting one, too! 6 p.m., free, iCandy, 254 S. 12th St.