This Tabu competition to find the Gayborhood's best triple threat performer comes to an end Tuesday night, when one of the top four contestants, Rachel Pinkstone, Lexi Schreiber, Kate Coyne, and Chad Parsons, will be named winner. For the finale, the entire cast of Summer Kamp will return to put on a few more numbers. Ian Morrisson (aka Brittany Lynn) and Josh Schonewolf host. Tuesday, September 9th, Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street.
Join us for Philadelphia Magazine's second annual Battle of the Burger, the carnivorous throw-down that will crown one burger the best in Philly. At this ultimate cook-off, guests can enjoy unlimited samples of all 20 competing burgers (!), sip Amstel Light, and cast a vote for their favorite contender. There will be music, games, and activities to enjoy, as well, if you can fight off the inevitable food coma. More information is available here. Tickets can be purchased online. Wednesday, September 10th, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., $50-60, The Piazza at Schmidt's, 1001 North 2nd Street.
If you're looking for a unique dancing alternative this week head to The Dolphin Tavern on Thursday night for its monthly queer dance party, Sissy Hop. This month around Cutn Paste DJs Precolumbian and Nolita Selector remix popular oldies—from girl group to funk to Motown. You better believe it'll be one of the most danceable nights in town. Thursday, September 11th, 10 p.m., The Dolphin Tavern, 1539 South Broad Street.