November 24, 2010 | by Juliette Ebner
Calendar: events through Dec. 2

Friday, Nov. 26

DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion bring their ‘90s dance party, No Scrubs, to 9:30 Club tonight at 9 p.m. Featuring guilty pleasures by TLC, Nirvana, C&C Music Factory, Marky Mark and more, this started as a one-off concept party that quickly grew. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at 930.com.

Nellie’s (900 U St., N.W.) will be hosting “Beat the Clock Happy Hour” tonight from 5 to 8 p.m. Drink specials start at $1 for all bottles, Miller Light, and house vodka drinks and increase a $1 every hour.

Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple” will be at Theater J (1529 16th St., N.W.) today at 2 p.m., presented by the D.C. Jewish Community Center.

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will have “Black Box: Superflex” on display today. Hirshhorn is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

Workhouse Arts Center (9601 Ox Rd.) in Lorton will have an art sale with food and drink tasting today from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with an evening performance by the Potomac Jazz Project.

American Century Theater presents Chip Deffaa’s one-woman show highlighting the music of the famous comedienne, singer and actress, “One Night with Fanny Brice” at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent St.) in Arlington. Tickets range from $27 to $32.

Saturday, Nov. 27

Cyndi Lauper will be at 9:30 Club for the early show at 6 p.m.  Mastermind behind the gay-themed “True Colors Tour,” Lauper has been an advocate for LGBT rights for years. Her newest album, “Memphis Blues,” was released June 22. KT Tunstall will follow Lauper with a late show at 10 p.m. Tickets for Lauper’s performance are $45 and Tunstall’s are $25. Both can be purchased at 930.com.

Electrik, hosted by Timur Tugberk, will be at Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) tonight at 10 p.m. featuring dance, electro, deep and dirty house, trance and circuit music. Open rail vodka bar and no cover from 10 to 11:30 p.m with a $5 cover starting at 11. A $17 “All-U-Can-Drink Bacardi” buffet will be available from 10 p.m. to closing.

Apex (1415 22nd St., N.W.) presents Dragapalooza tonight with special guest performances by house divas and the D.C. Kings throughout the night. Kristina Kelly and her Girls of Glamour will perform at 11 p.m. DJ Gigi will be providing music in the main hall starting at midnight with DJ Michael Brandon in the East Wing Dance Lounge playing latin sounds. There is a $10 cover and attendees must be 18 or older to enter.

Lisa Lampanelli will be at the Warner Theatre (1299 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.) tonight with her “Hot Off the Roast Tour” tonight at 7 p.m. with Whitney Cummings and Jeffrey Ross. Tickets are $58.70, which includes fees, and can be purchased at livenation.com.

Will Eastman’s dance party “Bliss” returns to U Street Music Hall with Gavin Royce of Boys and Girls and Cam Jus at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at ustreetmusicahall.com. Attendees must be 18 or older.

Sunday, Nov. 28

The Imperial Court of Washington presents “Dragging Out the Gospel” hosting by Co Co L. Blackwell at Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.). Drag performers should check in with their music 45 minutes before showtime. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7.  There is a $3 cover for this event. For information, e-mail emperorjohnrichard@gmail.com.

Marcus Gardley’s “Every Tongue Confess,” directed by Kenny Leon, will be at Arena Stage today at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $110 and can be purchased at arenastage.org.

Shi-Queeta-Lee hosts Drag Brunch today from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nellie’s (900 U St., N.W.) with a $20 brunch buffet, Zing Zang Bloody Marys and Mimosas.

Monday, Nov. 29

Brandon Flowers, frontman of the Killers, will be performing solo at 9:30 Club at 7 p.m. This is a sold out show.

Openly gay, Tony Award-winning actor/singer Levi Kreis, will be at Jammin’ Java (227 Maple Ave. E.) in Vienna, tonight at 7:30 p.m. with Eric Himan and Jason Antone. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.jamminjava.com.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

Team LUNA Chix, a local girls athletic group, is hosting Lunafest tonight at Jammin’ Java in Vienna. Tickets are $20 and help benefit the Breast Cancer Fund. A silent auction will begin at 6 p.m. and the films will start at 7:30 p.m.

The Beltway Poetry Slam will be tonight at the Fridge (516 8th St., S.E.) at 8 p.m. Poet sign-up begins when the doors open at 7:30 p.m.  The slam will start at 8. There is a $5 cover charge. For rules on participating, visit thefridgedc.com.

Join Burgundy Crescent Volunteers to help pack safer sex kits from 7 to 9 p.m. tonight at FUK!T’s new packing location Green Lantern, 1335 Green Ct., N.W.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

Bookmen D.C., an informal group of men interested in gay literature, meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Charles Sumner School and Archives (1201 17th St., N.W.) to discuss selections from “Buddy’s: Meditations on Desire” by Stan Persky. All are welcome.

The Tom Davaron Social Bridge Club will meet at 7:30 tonight at the Dignity Center, 721 8th St., S.E., (across from Marine Barracks) for social bridge. No partner is needed. Visit lambdabridge.com and click on “Social Bridge in Washington.”

Thursday, Dec. 2

Hollaback DC! Will be having a discussion on street harassment in the LGBT community at the D.C. Center (1318 U St., N.W.) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Art Gallery at the University of Maryland presents the exhibition, “The Very Queer Portraits of Heyd Fontenot” by Austin, Texas-based artist Heyd Fontenot.

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