TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Drag performances dominate … and, oh yeah, chicken and waffles!

The Divas of Drag is this Saturday night at TLA.

The Divas of Drag is this Saturday night at TLA.

FRIDAY EVENTS

Life’s a Drag Benefit
6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; all ages.

This special charity drag show supports the work of Mazzoni Center. Cover is $5 for students and $10 for guests, and 50 percent of proceeds will benefit the organization. Performers include Pissi Myles, Tilly Screams, Lady Peacock, and many more.

#CHICKEN&WAFFLES/ ALL BLACK ARIES PARTY!
9 p.m. to midnight
Maximum Level Lounge, 5118 Sansom Street; over 21.

#LGBTUnited is throwing an all-inclusive late-night social filled with music, mingling, and chicken and waffles. The $10 cover is all you need to guarantee a unique Friday foodie extravaganza.

Spill the Tea Revue
11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21, no cover.

The Spill the Tea Revue is back and slaying with drag stars Morgan Wells, Gio Michaels with special guest Zachary Ryan, and highly anticipated breakout Annie De Beers. Hennestacia Beach is hosting this no-cover event so it’s expected to fill quickly, be sure to arrive early.

SATURDAY EVENTS

Live Nation Presents The Divas of Drag
8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
TLA, 334 South Street; over 21.

Live Nation celebrates the essence of the nation’s most iconic drag stars, including Philly favorite Mimi Imfurst. Tickets can be purchased online, with various special accommodations and offers.

BEV’S BIRTHDAY BITCHFEST: WITH MRS. KASHA DAVIS
10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Tabu Lounge & Sports Bar, 200 South 12th Street; over 21.

Local drag favorite Bev is celebrating her birthday and bringing along some of her famous friends. RuPaul’s Drag Race star Mrs. Kasha Davis will be in attendance for this performance-filled fest featuring Iris Spectre, Mora Love, Anita Manhattan, and more.

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