November 17, 2011 at 2:19 pm EDT | by Juliette Ebner
Calendar: Nov. 18

‘Bougie Party of Two You Can Now Be Seated’ is one of the paintings feauted in Anthony Dortch's ‘Privileged Series’ on display at Touchstone Gallery. (Image courtesy Touchstone)

Today (Friday) 

Out singer/songwriter Catie Curtis plays Wolf Trap (1645 Trap Rd.) in Vienna, Va., tonight at 8 p.m. with special guest Meg Hutchinson. Tickets are $22 and can be purchased online at

Green Lantern’s (1335 Green Court, N.W.) Fahrenheit presents “Leche” tonight from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. featuring DJ Michael Brandon. There’s a $7 cover after 10 p.m. and free rail vodka upstairs from 10 to 11 p.m.

Out comedian Jason Stuart plays Riot Act Theater tonight at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at He will also perform Saturday night at the same times.

The Lambda Divers are having their monthly happy hour tonight at Nellie’s (900 U St., N.W.) from 5 to 7 p.m. Also tonight is the Ski Bums Blizzard Bash, a party for LGBT skiers and snowboarders starting at 7 p.m.

Gay District is having its third annual Thanksgiving potluck dinner tonight from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Episcopal (1830 Connecticut Ave., N.W.). Attendees can coordinate with Justin to find out What may be needed, by emailing him directly or Facebook message. For more information, visit

Gay/Bash!, a “queer night of rock and pop gems” with DJ Joshua is tonight at the Black Cat (1811 14th St., N.W.). This is a free event and doors open at 9:30 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 19

Kate Clinton brings her tour “The Glee Party” to the Birchmere (3701 Mount Vernon Ave.) in Alexandria tonight at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online

Sulu D.C. is celebrating its second year of presenting Asian-American and Pacific Islander performance artists with a special fundraiser and awards show tonight at Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd.) in Arlington, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. hosted by Regie Cabico. Tickets are $20 and are available online at For more information on Sulu, visit

Dulles Triangles is celebrating its 20th anniversary “Gayla” tonight at the Marriott Dulles (45020 Aviation Dr.) in Dulles from 7 p.m. to midnight featuring music by Crys Matthews and more. Tickets are $65 and are available online at

Team D.C. is having a casino night tonight at Buffalo Billiards (1330 19th St., N.W.) from 8 to 11 p.m. There’s a $10 entry fee which gives attendees chips to play poker and blackjack or enter a pool tournament. There will also be prizes and drink specials. For more information, visit

Green Lantern (1335 Greent Court, N.W.) presents “Black and White Interracial Underwear Party” tonight from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. featuring DJ tONE, a “Best Booty” contest and more.

The Black Cat (1811 14th St., N.W.) has two events going on backstage today. First up is the free event, Hellmouth Happy Hour, featuring an episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and drinks specials at 7 p.m. This week’s episode is “Faith, Hope & Trick.” Then DJ lil’e takes over the space for her ‘80s Alt-Pop Dance night, Right Round. Tickets are $7 and doors open at 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 20

“Masters of Illusion Live!” will be at the Music Center at Strathmore (5301 Tuckerman Lane) in North Bethesda today at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $25 to $65 and can be purchased online at

The Grammy Award-winning group Manhattan Transfer plays the Kennedy Center tonight at 7 p.m. with Jon Hendricks and two collegiate a cappella groups. Tickets range from $20 to $65 and can be purchased online. For more information and to get tickets, visit

Touchstone Gallery (901 New York Ave., N.W.) has two exhibits on display, one is an all member show and the other is “The Privileged Series” by Anthony Dortch. Both exhibits will be on display through Nov. 27. The gallery is open from noon to 5 p.m. For more information, visit

Monday, Nov. 21

WEAVE, a support group for LGBT survivors of intimate partner violence/abuse will be meeting from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Lighthouse Center for Healing (5321 First Place, N.E.). For more information and to register, call 202-280-6391.

Busboys & Poets presents “Other People’s Poetry” tonight its Shirlington location (4251 S Campbell Ave.) in Arlington at 8 p.m. hosted by Rebecca Dupas. Admission wristbands are $4 and will be sold all day in the Global Exchange store beginning at 10 a.m. until sold out.

Tuesday, Nov. 22

Nellie’s (900 U St., N.W.) presents its “Glee” watch party tonight at 8 p.m. on the deck in the pub room.

The Chesapeake Squares are having a mainstream-through-advanced club night tonight at the Waxter Center (1000 Cathedral St.) in Baltimore from 8 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit

Wednesday, Nov. 23

The Lodge (21614 National Pike) in Boonsboro is hosting a special “Gobble Gobbler”Thanksgiving Eve bash tonight from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. with music provided by DJ Christopher Butler and DJXO. There’s no cover and drink specials all night including $5 Long Island Pint Size ReFreshers.

JD Razor ‘n Guido is at Cobalt (1639 R Street, N.W.) tonight accompanied by DJ Sean Morris. Cover is $8; open to 18-and-up with ID. Their set starts at 10 p.m.

The D.C. Gurly Show is putting on a special show tonight with “Black Friday: The Recession Show” at Phase 1 (525 8th St., S.E.) featuring Velvet Kensington, Anna Steasya, Private Tails and more. The event starts at 10 p.m. There will be a $5 cover and all attendees must be 21 or older.

Thursday, Nov. 24

Nellie’s (900 U St., N.W.) will be opening at 11 a.m. today in time for the football games and every customer can get a free slice of pie. Visit or for the game schedule.

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