by Aimee Genter-Gilmore, PQ Monthly
Thursday, April 19
PQ Press Party! Come peruse the newest issue of PQ Monthly while enjoying great food and friends at Hamburger Mary’s. We’ll have copies of PQ, fresh off the presses, and laptops for you to read the latest issue, and as always, we’ll have some surprise entertainment. 5-8:00 p.m., Hamburger Mary’s, 19 NW 5th, All ages.
Friday, April 20
Trannysnatchers World Premiere! The comedy/horror film that we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived. Trannysnatchers, featuring loads of local talent from Portland, follows a cult of assassins with supernatural powers as they attempt to end gender as we know it. Be the first to see it ! 7:15 p.m., Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy, trannysnatchers.com.
Peep Show! Little Tommy Bang Bang presents one of Portland’s most beloved queer cabaret variety shows, hosted by Rachel Palmer and Melody Awesomazing, featuring performances by Carla Rossi, Kaj-Anne Pepper, Burlesquire, Sally Ingus Wilder, and many, many more. 10:00 p.m., Red Cap Garage, 1035 SW Stark, 21+.
Saturday, April 21
Are you ready for some (women’s) football? The Portland Shockwave kicks off the 2012 season with their home opener against the Seattle Majestics. Having played women’s football for a few years, let me assure you that there are plenty of hot butches to go around at a women’s football game… 6:00 p.m., Hillsboro Stadium, 4450 NW 229th, Hillsboro, $5-10, portlandshockwave.com.
UnderU4Men Fashion Show and benefit for Basic Rights Oregon. Explore the new UnderU4Men space as you ogle models wearing the hottest Spring fashions in men’s underwear, swimwear, and gymwear. With Andy and Team Bonzai in the DJ booth, and champagne and hors d’oeuvres, I predict that this place will be crawling with hot guys. 7:00 p.m., UnderU4Men, 800 SW Washington, underu4men.com.
Sunday, April 22
Manifest Men’s Wellness Community Wanderlust Fitness Cycling Group. Explore Portland in this fitness ride for men looking for a moderate workout. 4:30 p.m., Meet at Whole Foods at NE 15th and Fremont, $3-15 non-Manifest members, manifestpdx.org.
Superstar Divas Megashow. Honey Bea Hart, Bolivia Carmichaels, and Ginger Lee bring you diva realness every Sunday night! 8:00 p.m., CC Slaughters, 219 NW Davis, 21+, No cover, ccslaughterspdx.com/divas.