Looking for something fun and fabulous to do this weekend? In this week’s gay guide, here are seven queer things in the Los Angeles area.
- Outfest Fusion
What: Outfest Fusion, in its 15th years, is a five-day film festival spotlight queer people of color with screenings, filmmaker Q&As, workshops, and networking events.
Where: Various locations in Hollywood and Los Angeles
Cost: Free for ages 21 and under, $9-$25 for everyone else
- Friday Flirt
What: Friday Flirt is for folks 18 and over who want to do some consented, light cruising. Select a wristband at the door — Green means, Come over, and pink means, Just watching. If they want, guests can change wristband colors.
When: 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Cuties Coffee
Cost: Free, but $10 suggested donation at the door
- “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”
What: “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” is a musical based on the 1994 movie “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” about two drag queens and a trans woman who are contracted to perform a drag show at a Australian resort. On their journey, they encounter strange characters and homophobia while widening comfort zones and finding new horizons.
When: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sundays through May 6
Where: Celebration Theater
- The Bears are Here
When: 9 p.m.
Cost: $5 cover
- Drag Queen Brunch
What: Drag Queen Brunch includes an all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet and bottomless mimosas.
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Hamburger Mary’s
Cost: $3 cover. Reservations suggested, 562-436-7900.
- Queer Game Show
What: “You Don’t Know My Life” is the game show where there are no wrong answers – just embarrassing ones. A panel of local celebs answer offbeat questions about their lives, and it’s the contestants job to match the story to the panelist.
When: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Los Angeles LGBT Center
- Writing, pitching workshop
What: Outfest Fusion will host a workshop on writing and pitching ideas, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own project pitches.
When: 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Egyptian Theater