Gay To Do: Proud Marys, Out at the Borgata & more
Your top gay calendar picks for this week.
The Philadelphia Gay Men's Choir are back with their second show of the season, and this time they are rolling out all the diva ditties. Audience members are invited to belt out and sing along to these famous torch songs by legends Judy Garland, Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Gloria Gaynor. So indulge that inner diva and sing out Louise!
Performances begin at the Suzanne G. Roberts Theater (480 S. Broad St.) Thursday March 12 to Saturday March 14 at 8:00pm with a 2:00pm matinee on Saturday.
Brittany Lynn's Birthday Roast
Brittany Lynn has reigned as drag queen supreme for decades. In honor of her 97th birthday, Gayborhood personalities will gather at Tabu Sports Bar and Lounge (200 S. 12th St.) on Friday, March 13 to pay her tribute. How? The only way they know how, a roast. Roasters include Lili StQueer, Pissi Myles, Jared Ben, Hannah Harkness, Connor Michalchuk, Champagne Showers and many more "Gayborhood Philebrities." City Councilman Mark Squilla will make a special appearance with DJ Carl Michaels at the helm. Happy birthday, Miss Lynn. Here is to another fabulous 100 years!
Doors at 9:00pm for this 10:30pm show.
Out at Borgata
Everybody knows Atlantic City has seen some recent struggles. So Borgata's (1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City) answer is to invite the LGBT community with arms wide open. They are kicking off their new initiative, Out at Borgata, with a kick ass launch party this weekend, bringing some pretty stellar entertainment as headliners.
The fun begins Friday, March 13 with everybody's favorite puppy whisperer Sarah McClachan performing live at 8:00pm. An after party commences at Borgata's Mixx Nightclub with host Wendy Ho and DJ Mimi Imfurst. Then on Saturday, March 14, comedy queen Kathy Griffin takes the stage at 8:00pm to dazzle gays with her wit and wag.
In between these star studded happenings will be lots of opportunities for gays to mix and mingle by the pool, gamble, nosh, and create "visiting" profiles on Grindr. Grindr it up boys! You are away with a hotel room to play.
For more information, visit www.theborgata.com.
Back 2 Basics: Throwback Hip Hop and Pop Edition
It has been two years since Stimulus has thrown one of their very popular throwback parties. They are bringing back the rager this Saturday, March 14 at Tabu Sports Bar and Lounge (200 S. 12th St.) with a hip hop and pop edition. Denim overalls and flannel optional. Proceeds benefit AIDS Law Project.
Doors at 10:00pm. Cover $5 before midnight. $10 after.
Kiss Me I'm Irish and Gay
The Gayborhood's official St. Patrick's party is back Sunday, March 15 at U Bar (1220 Locust St.). Promised are door prizes galore like a six month membership to Sweat Gym with cheap drink specials at the bar. Proceeds benefits qFLIX Philadelphia, the region's LGBTQ Film Festival, and City of Hope.
Buy tickets here. $15 online and $20 at the door.