Here’s your Big Gay Guide for the Labor Day weekend. We have lots of fabulous things to do. Have a great holiday weekend.
Made in L.A. 2018
What: This Hammer Museum exhibition showcases 32 artists, including a handful of queer artists and Cal State Long Beach professor Diedrick Brackens. His work addresses racial injustice and the intersectionality of his identity as a queer black man living in America.
When: 11 a.m-8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: The Hammer Museum
What: Celebration Theatre, a company dedicated to celebrating and telling the stories of queer communities, puts on the classic play “Cabaret.”
When: 2 p.m. Friday, Sunday, Sept. 16; 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7-9, and 14
Where: The Lex Theatre
What: The play Fatelink tells the story of a gay filmmaker’s experience with love, loss, and navigating challenging spaces.
When: 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Where: Highways Performance Space
What: Be a spectator at one of the largest lesbian sporting events in the world where women compete in tug of war, trivia, and oil wrestling.
When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Montecillo De Leo Politi
Tickets: $30 plus service fees
‘Spa Night’ screening
When: 7:30-11 p.m.
Where: The Underground Museum
Laugh out proud
What: Uncensored comedy from queer performers. Beer, wine, and soft drinks are served for donations with all proceeds going to the performers.
When: 8-10 p.m.
‘Icons of Style’
What: This exhibition, featuring bisexual photographer Richard Avedon, explores the evolving aspects of fashion photography from the Depression to the era of social media.
When: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. through Oct. 18
Where: The Getty Center
Admission: Free, parking is $15; $10 after 3 p.m.
CMEN pool party
What: Join the California Men Enjoying Naturism group for a nude pool party that includes brunch, workshops, and events.
When: 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: Malibu (exact location disclosed upon ticket purchase)
Quench: Lezathlon After Party
What: A rooftop pool party with a view, games and contests, live DJs, and food and drink specials.
When: 2-7 p.m.
Where: Montrose West Hollywood
Queers, coffee, and donuts
What: Enjoy coffee, goodies (vegan and gluten free options available), massages, and coloring books at this queer meet-and-greet/self-care night.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Cuties Coffee