Arlington LGBTQ Youth, a metropolitan DC PFLAG youth group, hosts an LGBTQ teen concert tonight from 7-10 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd., Arlington, Va.). Cash donations are appreciated but not required for admission. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.
Town hosts Bear Happy Hour tonight from 6-11 p.m. Admission is free and limited to guests 21 and over. For details, visit towndc.com.
The Black Cat hosts Disco in the Dark tonight at 9:30 p.m., a dance party with resident DJs Mr. Bonkerz, William Devon and Remote Ctrl. Tickets are $5 and will be available at the door. For more details, visit blackcatdc.com.
Remington’s Nightclub (639 Pennsylvania Ave., S.E.) hosts Lady Lenore’s A-List Party tonight from 10 p.m.-3 a.m. The drag show begins at 11:30; early arrival is suggested. Admission is $10. For more information, visit remingtonswdc.com.
Burgundy Crescent, a gay volunteer organization, volunteers today for the GLBT Arts Consortium and Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s production of “The Gondoliers” operetta at 6:30 p.m. at the Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (545 7th St., S.E.). Duties include working at the box office and concessions stand and ushering. Email email@example.com if interested and visit burgundycrescent.org for more information.
Saturday, Aug. 11
SlutWalk DC, a march against attitudes that promote slut shaming in U.S. culture, begins at Lafayette Square by the National Mall at 11 a.m. and lasts till 2 p.m. For more information, visit thedccenter.org or slutwalkdc.com.
The D.C. Center (1318 U St., N.W.) provides free HIV testing today from 4-7 p.m. For more details, visit thedccenter.org.
DJ Twin spins tonight at Town. Doors open at 10 p.m. and the drag show starts at 10:30. Tickets are limited to guests 21 and over and are $8 from 10-11 and $12 after 11. $3 drinks will be served before 11. For more details, visit towndc.com.
Sunday, Aug. 12
The D.C. Kings perform tonight at Phase 1 (525 8th St., S.E.). Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and admission is limited to guests 21 and over. For more information, visit phase1dc.com.
Busboys and Poets hosts a singer-songwriter open mic night from 7:30-9:30 p.m. this evening. Songwriters Association of Washington (SAW), a non-profit that benefits aspiring and professional singer-songwriters, will be scouting for outstanding artists at the event. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at busboysandpoets.com or at the door if still available.
Burgundy Crescent, a gay volunteer organization, volunteers today at the D.C. Central Kitchen (425 2nd St., N.W.) from 9 a.m.-noon. No prior cooking experience is required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if interested and visit burgundycrescent.org for more information.
Monday, Aug. 13
The Black Fox Lounge (1723 Connecticut Ave., N.W.) presents La-Ti-Do tonight from 8-10 p.m. La-Ti-Do is a spoken word and musical theater cabaret series produced by Regie Cabico and DonMike Mendoza. Admission is $10. For details, visit blackfoxlounge.com.
The Fireplace hosts happy hour starting at 9 p.m. tonight. Rail liquor and domestic beer can be purchased for $3. Admission is free and limited to guests 21 and over. Visit fireplacedc.com for more details.
GiveWell D.C., a charity organization that is part of EatWell D.C., invites guests to dine at any EatWell restaurant tonight. 15 percent of all money spent on dining and drinking goes to the City Dogs Rescue organization. EatWell D.C. restaurants include Grillfish (1200 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.), Logan Tavern (1423 P St., N.W.), Comissary (1443 P St., N.W.), The Heights (3115 14th St., N.W.) and The Pig (1320 14th St., N.W.).
Tuesday, Aug. 14
The D.C. Center’s Bi Women group meets tonight at Dupont Italian Kitchen (1637 17th St., N.W.) from 7-9 p.m. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.
The 9:30 Club (815 V St., N.W.) presents Marina and the Diamonds tonight at 7 p.m. Marina Diamandis, the singer-songwriter of this one-woman show, pokes fun at the superficiality of American pop culture in her electro-pop music and cites gay icons like Britney Spears and Madonna as her biggest influences. Tickets are sold out. For more details, visit 930.com.
The Bachelor’s Mill (1104 8th St., S.E.) hosts happy hour tonight starting at 5:30 p.m. Drink specials will be served all night. For details, visit thebachelorsmill.com.
Burgundy Crescent, a gay volunteer organization, helps out with safer sex kit packing at the Green Lantern (1335 Green Court, N.W.) from 7-10:30 p.m. Prior registration is not required. For more details, visit burgundycrescent.org or thedccenter.org.
Wednesday, Aug. 15
Cobalt (1639 R St., N.W.) has karaoke tonight starting at 10 p.m. Admission is free and limited to guests 21 and over. $5 Absolut and Smirnoff cocktails will be served. Visit cobaltdc.com for more details.
Jazz musician Jeron White performs tonight at the Black Fox Lounge (1723 Connecticut Ave., N.W.) from 8-11 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit blackfoxlounge.com.
The Lambda Bridge Club meets tonight at 7:30 p.m. for social bridge at the Dignity Center (721 8th St., S.E.). No partner is needed to participate. For more details, visit lambdabridge.com.
Thursday, Aug. 16
The D.C. Center (1318 U St., N.W.) hosts a poly discussion group tonight from 7-9 p.m. The group is open to people of all sexual orientations and discusses polyamory and other non-monogamous relationships. For more information, visit thedccenter.org.
Cobalt (1639 R St., N.W.) hosts its weekly best package contest tonight with hosts Lena Lett and BaNaka at midnight. Participants can win up to $200 in prizes. Admission is $3 and limited to guests 21 and over. $2 rail drinks will be served from 9-11. For details, visit cobaltdc.com.
Funk guitarist Kevin Robinson performs tonight at the Black Fox Lounge (1723 Connecticut Ave., N.W.) from 8-11 p.m. Tickets are free. For more details, visit blackfoxlounge.com.
Whitman-Walker Health provides HIV testing at Glorious Health Club (2120 West Virginia Ave., N.E.) from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. For more information, visit whitman-walker.org.