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Ladies, All The Ladies: “The Queens” at Hamburger Mary’s

Ladies, All The Ladies: “The Queens” at Hamburger Mary’s

Spend Sunday evening immersed in the fascinating world of competitive female impersonation. Feature-length documentary The Queens, screening at Hamburger Mary’s, dives deep into the Miss Continental Pageant, based out of Chicago’s iconic Baton Show Lounge. Unique among female impersonation pageants, Miss Continental is open to transgender performers. Director Mark Saxenmeyer will be on hand to

Strut Your Stuff for Mutts at Spring for Strays

Strut Your Stuff for Mutts at Spring for Strays

It’s finally time to hit the Moonrise rooftop, and what better way to kick off St. Louis party season than with a fundraiser for down-on-their-luck doggos? Well, maybe a fundraiser like that but with a drag show. Luckily, that’s just what Stray Rescue has planned for this Sunday Funday afternoon. Spring for Strays takes over

Catch a Kaleidoscopic Curation of Colors at Koken

Catch a Kaleidoscopic Curation of Colors at Koken

For the 2018 edition of the Metro Trans Umbrella Group’s annual art show, the group is returning to where the tradition began five years ago: Koken Art Factory in the Fox Park neighborhood. Curator Alex Johnmeyer says that for a suggested donation of $5, guests can catch a stage show featuring variety acts, live music

Night of a Thousand Butts: Bear and Leather Clubs To Host Cigar Social

Night of a Thousand Butts: Bear and Leather Clubs To Host Cigar Social

Here’s a rare collaboration between two niche communities: In mid-April, The Blue Max leather club and the Show-Me Bears are hosting a Cigar Social at JJ’s Clubhouse & Bar — their first-ever joint event. There will be a 50-50 raffle, with half the pot benefiting the clubs and the other half going to the winner.

Saturday Scrummage

Saturday Scrummage

If you have a thing for callus-knuckled rugby players, you’ll be able to cheer on (and maybe check out) more than 70 of them on April 7 in Forest Park. At the Spring Fever tournament — an event organized by International Gay Rugby — five teams will be competing, all with incredible names: the Dallas

Up for an Adult-Level Wonderland? Venture Down This Rabbit Hole

Up for an Adult-Level Wonderland? Venture Down This Rabbit Hole

The deeper you venture into Wonderland at 2720 this weekend, the curiouser and curiouser it will feel. The organizers at Xhibition Art (Lola Von Ella, Mimi Le Uke and others) are promising three floors of immersive erotic art experience. The theme: Alice in Wonderland, with a “decidedly adult twist.” All guests are strongly encouraged to

Jeez Loueez Is About To Give St. Louis Burlesque a Dose of Color

Jeez Loueez Is About To Give St. Louis Burlesque a Dose of Color

When St. Louis-born burlesque artist Jeez Loueez staged her first annual variety show here several years ago, she had to recruit performers of color from other cities. There weren’t enough locals. But this Friday, she says, about half the acts in her show, “Jeezy’s Juke Joint,” will be homegrown. With the Saint Boogie Brass Band

Blood, Sweat & Cheers: Out in STL Spring Issue Release Party

Blood, Sweat & Cheers: Out in STL Spring Issue Release Party

So, okay, for this one thing we’re pretty biased. But tomorrow night, there’s no other place you should be besides the launch party for the newest issue of Out in STL. We’re really proud of it. Come get your hands on a gorgeous copy of the magazine for an update on the jaw-dropping antics of

Raised Voices: Gateway Men’s Chorus Performs “We Will Rise”

Raised Voices: Gateway Men’s Chorus Performs “We Will Rise”

Over its 30-year history, the Gateway Men’s Chorus has performed plenty of light-hearted tunes, but at their concerts this weekend, they’ll be trying something different: the 55-member chorus will use song to reckon with harsh truths. The show “We Will Rise” has music that touches on transgender rights, suicide, mental illness, and other issues. Perhaps

#StandWithJake Against a Hate Group Monday

#StandWithJake Against a Hate Group Monday

Want to see what community looks like? Head over to John Burroughs School early Monday morning. Pride St. Louis is rallying the troops, because some hate-mongers thought they’d try to come for Jake Bain—and that’s a hard nope around here. Bain, of course, is the Burroughs high school football phenom who’s heading to Indiana State

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