Out in Vancouver March 11 - 18 with Tom Coleman
Sunday, Mar 10
Spring is around the corner and if you are not a golf junkie then why not enjoy some good old Disco music, ice cold beverages and some of the hottest men in town. Get tuned up for the Sanctuary show later tonight and watch Alma Spring Forward at 2 am: just don’t be in her way.
1pm. The Pumpjack Pub, 1167 Davie St. No cover. Kegger
Commercial Drag 49: Pokemon!
Hey Kids, grab your Pokedex, and matching pokeballs, (uhhh what if your Pokeballs don’t match: maybe one is bigger than the other, maybe one was lost) because this Sunday they are training to be the very best that no one ever was. That’s right because Dust & DJ Girl Fieri are giving you Pokemon in drag and you won’t want to miss it.
8pm. The London Pub, 700 Main St. Cover $5 Pokemon Drag
Monday, Mar 11
Molly’s Super Sweet 16 Birthday Show
Ok so she passed 16 a while ago so no dirty old men, ok. You are cordially invited to, Molly Poppinz Birthday and she is turning twent... SIXTEEN, This party is going to be a family affair with performances by all of Molly’s drag children Continental Breakfast, Curry Bradshaw, Sugar Hush & Zit Poppinz and many more. Music By DJ Del Stamp giving you bratty teenage POP numbers to make you feel 16 again! With cute party games and fun times you are going to need cocktails early.
11pm. The Junction Pub, 1138 Davie St. Cover $6. Molly's Sweet 16
Wednesday, Mar 13
HeadShot LOUD lounge
Think LOUDlounge casual Networking where there is no agenda nor speeches, add Belle Ancell Photography, AND we're moving it to our delicious LOUD Members HQ, Emelle's Catering! Come meet some old friends, deepen a relationship with an acquaintance, or come solo and meet some pretty cool connected people who believe that "We're Better Together" -Everyone welcome as always.
5:30—8pm. Emelle’s Catering with LOUD, 177 West 7th Ave. Tickets $30--$80 and more info at HeadShot Loud
Story Story Lie “You’re Fired”
Stealing from the boss? Caught snoozing on the job? Dealing with an unreasonable boss that has finally pushed you to the edge and you’re ready to give them a piece of your mind? You’re Fired, a night of unfathomable stories too strange to be true. One’s a total lie. Spot the liar right and win. Hosted & Produced by award winning storyteller Jo Dworschak with her lovely assistant poet Matt Loeb.
6:30—9pm. The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway. Tickets $10 advance online and $12 at the door. You're Fired
Bingo For Life
The sun is out, it is almost Spring, and Carlotta remembered to turn her clock ahead, the one on her dresser not the biological one: those batteries died eons ago. So you know what that means; she is going to be extra frisky at Bingo tonight. A pillar of our community for decades, Bingo For life is a weekly drag bingo fundraiser which benefits Vancouver Friends For Life Society programming and services. Come on down, have a few drinks and maybe you will win some fabulous prizes, if Carlotta will give them up that is.
7—9:30pm. Mary’s on Davie, 1202 Davie St. Entrance by donation. Bingo For Life
Fierce Adventures 4
If you thought it sounded like a drag show you are a winner! Always plenty of drag shows at Coronation time. Calling all drag lovers, nerds, and gaymers! What do you get when a dungeon master gives a bunch of drag performers some dice? You guessed it, A Fierce Adventure, Join us for more Fierce Adventures: live, all-ages, Dungeons & DRAGons show with drag entertainers in the rolls of their lives. Come join these drag explorers as they sissy that walk through the mountains facing bitchy dragons and Birkin stealing trolls!
8—10:30pm. Café Deux Soleils, 2096 Commercial Dr. Cover $10. Fierce Adventures 4
The battle format for the QueerProv - Improv Comedy Late Night Stage. Four QueerProvers take on a non-QueerProv (ally) team and go head-to-head to win kooky prizes, the coveted QP Tiara(s) and Lei the "losing" team and hold the Pink Microphone Trophy. Guest Team : the cast of Nasty Women featuring Jenny Rube Denea Campbell, Annalise Stuart, Kerri Donaldson, Allie Entwistle, and Rae Lynn Carson. Taking on your Home Team for QueerProv: Julia Stretch, Cassidy Anhorn, Robert Mackie, and Sarah Dawn Pledge. Tech Improviser Brendan Kelly and hosted by Queen Bear, Michael Sousa.
9:30—11pm.The Junction, 1138 Davie St. No cover. QueerProv Challenge
Thursday, Mar 14
Dining Out For Life
Only one event listed for today as it is an important fundraiser and I know how distracted some of you get, oh look a birdie! Not mentioning any names: Ok SM? Hosted by A Loving Spoonful, Dining Out For Life celebrates 25 years of people coming together with good food for a great cause. From White Rock to Whistler, local restaurants partner with #VanDOFL in order to raise awareness & funds to end hunger for vulnerable people in our community. Today 25% of all food sales from 60+ local participating restaurants will go directly to Vancouver charity A Loving Spoonful and help them raise funds to feed and offer food counselling to individuals and families affected by HIV in our community. Check out and follow Dining Out For Life - Vancouver / Whistler and go to our website www.diningoutforlife.ca to learn more about participating restaurants. Dining Out For Life
Friday, Mar 15
2 Spirit, Queer and Trans Monthly Artists Circles
Shane Sable presents, in partnership with SUM gallery: 2 Spirit, Queer and Trans Monthly Artists Circles Third Friday of every month, two events that create space for a community of practice amongst queer and 2Spirit artists. Need a creative sounding board? Struggling to overcome artistic isolation? Join other artists who just like to chat about goals, process, accountability and just about anything else that they can support one another through. Share work, challenges, ask for advice, and soak up the energy.
4—6pm. Sum Gallery, 268 Keefer St. Monthly Artists Circles
4-5pm is open to indigenous queer, trans and 2spirit folks.
5-6pm open to all queer and trans identified.
Queerest And Dearest Fundraising Concert
Started in 2018, Queerest & Dearest is a camp for LGBTQIA2S+ people and their families. Join for their first fundraising concert "84,000 Ways to Raise a Child”. Come hear the wonderful Vancouver Children's Choir, Argyle Embargo, and Clarity Harp and support a worthy cause. For more information on the concert or about attending Camp, contact Anne or Caitlin at email@example.com
7pm. Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St. $20 suggested donation, $12 concession. Queerest & Dearest
Alex Clark - The A Lotta Nada Tour
Alex Clark is a seasoned comedian, YouTuber, and animator most known for his self-titled animated YouTube channel "It's Alex Clark" where he has amassed nearly 4 million subscribers. This performance is a one night only event and will include improv, stand up, stories about his ridiculous family ... and a few surprises. He's a 4 time People's Choice Award winner, has appeared on America's Got Talent, and The Chicago Tribune said "his viral videos are funny". From the screen to the stage: Watch anywhere. Laugh everywhere.
8pm. PAL Studio, 581 Cardero St. Tickets $25 & $45 and more info at The A Lotta Nada Tour
Hot Brown Honey
Sounds like a Willie Taylor experience. For the Game Changers, Myth Slayers, Poets, Movers, Music Makers, Ground Breakers, Truth Sayers, Shake em up Women, Queens, Queers and Risk Takers: Hot Brown Honey returns to turn up the heat, deliver lashings of sass and a hot pinch of empowerment! Packing a punch of hip hop politics, the Honeys will make you laugh, cry, clap and shake what your mama gave you. This stellar posse of phenomenal women make noise as they defiantly smash stereotypes and remix the system. Runs until Saturday, Mar 30.
8pm. York Theatre, 639 Commercial Dr. Tickets $10--$59 and more info at Hot Brown Honey
Yuk It up Sis!
Yuk Yuk’s are having their first Drag show! Yuk Yuk’s sits as a pinnacle of comedy excellence across the great white north and Drag Queens, Kings and Things rule supreme in the world of Camp so their takeover was inevitable. This show will have everything you want and even maybe a few things you don’t. They are pulling out all the gags for this show. You won’t want to miss it! Hosted by Dust, Anne Xiety and Jerrilynn Spears, and a wagon load of Queens, how could you not have fun.
10pm. Yuk Yuk’s, 2837 Cambie St. Tickets $15 advance online and $20 at door. Come in drag and it is $10. Yuk Yuk's Drag Night
Saturday, Mar 16
Singing Can Be A Drag
A respectable drag queen never tells her real age, but the Vancouver Men’s Chorus – now celebrating its 38th season – is proud to present its twelfth annual fem-spectacular fundraiser – Singing Can Be A Drag! Proceeds help support the VMC in its LGBT community outreach and main stage concert programming.
4:30 & 9pm. Columbia Theatre, 530 Columbia St, New Westminster. Tickets $30--$65 and more info at Singing Can Be A Drag
Coronation 48 Vancouver
Yes it is that time again where everywhere you look there will be mingling Drag Queens. This year the Coronation theme is Best Drag so Dress To Express. The 47th elected Monarch and Regent Emprex of Vancouver BC, the Mother Court of Canada have dedicated a year to the court system. So it is now the bittersweet time to say goodbye to a year that brought change, community involvement and a step into modernity. Who will be crowned the new Empress/Emperor/ Emperex?
5—10pm. Warehouse at Eastside Studios, 550 Malkin Ave. Tickets $45, and more info at Coronation 48
Tucked and Loaded
The biggest St Patrick’s Day Party in the valley starring Anida Tythole and guests. Playful Naughty Games, audience interactive, and drink Specials and I could get in a lot of trouble: throw in the cute shooter boy and I’m done.
7pm. The Stage in Mission, 32998 1st Ave, Mission. $20 at door. Tucked and Loaded
Sunday, Mar 17
15th Annual IDAHOT Breakfast
No, IDAHOT one, get it. Support QMUNITY at the 15th annual International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOT) breakfast, presented by Vancity and a benefit for QMUNITY. Since 2012, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia breakfast attracts an enthusiastic crowd of community, business, and political leaders. IDAHOT continues to hold a place of prominence on Vancouver’s community calendar. With an official proclamation from the City of Vancouver, movers and shakers from many different organizations, corporations, and sectors celebrate and commit to the life-changing work QMUNITY undertake
6:45—9am. Sheraton Wall Centre, 1088 Burrard St. Tickets $15 and more info at IDAHOT Breakfast for Qmunity
The Vancouver Market at Wise Hall
The very *first* VANCOUVER MARKET will be held today and what better way to spend St Patrick’s Day. 35+ vendors selling and showing off their vintage clothing, musical instruments, homemade goods, knick knacks, jewellery, housewares + loads more! Food trucks, shopping, cool tunes and even a picture with a Leprechaun will make your day.
11am—4pm. The Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac St. Entry $2. Vancouver Market at Wise Hall
Monday, Mar 18
Isaac Mizrahi: I&Me
Award-winning fashion icon/designer, storyteller, author, singer and talk show host Isaac Mizrahi's new show I&Me is a collage of Isaac's creative talents -- stories, songs and even a re-gift segment. This is Mizrahi’s next chapter in his recent life as an entertainer, for which the New York Times called him a “founding father of Alt Cabaret.” I&Me is a fun, casual look at life through his eyes, from growing up gay in a small Jewish community in Brooklyn, to scaling the heights of the fashion world!
8pm. The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway. Tickets $58 advance and more info at Isaac Mizrahi
New Section: In Advance
Sometimes there are gay events that are so popular they sell out weeks before you may even hear about them. If there is an event like that which gives back to a good cause then I will be posting one of them here so you have a chance to get your tickets before they are gone.
Monday, Mar 18
Katya: Help Me I'm Dying Tour
As RuPaul's Drag Race Miss Congeniality and All-Stars S2 finalist, Katya Zamolodchikova brings her hilarious new stand up show to our city for the first time. Known for her incredibly funny personas and characters, starring in UNHhhh with Trixie Mattel, and appearances in productions like Hurricane Bianca, Katya’s show promises to be one hilarious night.
7—10pm. The Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville St. Tickets $40--$110 and more info at Help Me I'm Dying Tour
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