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March 19th

March 19th

March 19th

live burlesque austin


The Jigglewatts Burlesque presents their famous  revue, a dazzling monthly burlesque and variety show at 8:00 p.m. (doors  at 7:00 p.m.) Thursday, March 19th at Sterling Event Center

This month, we're featuring special  guests Cruel Valentine (Chicago), Jack Rabid (Austin), and our guest  emcee, Miss Fahrenheit! (Austin) 

The Huffington Post calls their show “sassy and sexy…classy entertainment.”

The  Jigglewatts' Violet Crown Follies is an ongoing burlesque residency  featuring live music, comedy, drag, variety, and world-class burlesque  performances in a lavish setting. The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue  invites you into the crystal-dipped ballroom at Sterling Event Center,  where glittering chandeliers and a lustrous grandeur add to the  immersive experience.

Choose from a range of ticket options  offering bottles of bubbly, small bites, or even just the show, to  customize your burlesque experience to your taste. A full bar and  bottles of wine and bubbly available. Guests can also look forward to  saucy door prizes and goodie bags from Forbidden Fruit boutique.

March 20th

March 19th

March 19th

gay agenda art show austin sxsw southby


Last month, unidentified person crumpled up a TGA show poster, wrote “Being Gay is Selfish & Lazy” on the back, and posted it to a community board. Thee Gay Agenda has collected submissions of art of all mediums in response to this defacement.

The event will showcase comedy performance, dance, along with paintings, illustration, and 3D art. 

Enter to win our RAFFLE — with prizes from Oddballl Vintage, Forbidden Fruit, St. Elmo Brewery, and more :)

Open gallery from 2-6PM with tunes by Global Mixtape

Live performance from 5-6PM

Free entry — all funds raised will go to Thee Gay Agenda’s future events, projects, and community involvement.

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

Leather Pride Texas Sex Show Sponsor Kink

Leather Pride in Texas is an event dedicated to promoting Leather  lifestyle education, Leather values, providing Leather Space for Leather  People and building unity in the entire Leather Community. 

Come join us to celebrate all things leather over all 3-days or just come out to a play party.

 Special Events:

The Art of Flagging Mixer & Cigar Social (Friday & Saturday night)

A.I.D.F. Drag Show

Leather Women's Tea Time

Leather Scavenger Hunt sponsored by the Austin Age Play Communities

The Kind Clinic

Carter-Johnson Leather Library 

April 20th

To Be Determined

To Be Determined

Austin 420 transgender benefit

 KB, Austin-area poet, student affairs professional, and founder/co-organizer of Interfaces, has finally secured a date for top surgery (yay!!!!!!!!!!)!

To celebrate, Interfaces will be hosting a fundraiser show :) The show will include:

*tunes by DJ Ella Ella
*live poetry & music from a STELLAR lineup
*raffle where audience members have the chance to win goodies from Mary Jae, Forbidden Fruit, Thee Gay Agenda, Bedpost Confessions, Simpatica Studio, The Paramount, The Native Dream, and Brown Gal Jewelry;
*market with local QTPOC vendors
*and more!

Tickets are $10, $15 with a raffle entry. Market starts at 8:30pm & show starts at 9pm. 

Jules truthfinder cindy marabito reading party

Book Reading & Launch Party - Postponed

Jules, the Truth Finder

A paranormal romance, the story of a woman and a dog on a  mission to find out what happened to a dead man. This book is an erotic adventure fantasy mystery of real life when it crashes into the afterlife.

About the Author:

 Cindy Marabito is a longtime writer and author of Pit Bull Nation, Jackson and Jules, the Truth Finder. She directed and produced the movie The Dicks From Texas about the punk rock hardcore Austin, TX band along with a double covers cd featuring great Dicks songs covered by great bands, The Dicks From Texas and Friends. Cindy is the creator of  Cowbells and Ding Dongs,  a podcast with its big toe never straying too far past Austin City  Limits. Cindy penned the American Pit Bull Examiner column for over five  years along with several other blogs. Cindy was Detour Magazine’s Video Detour editor for two years and currently writes Fuck You I'm From Texas Film Talk blog. Currently at work on  Free Lunch, a racy go-to on the crazy decadent Dallas 80’s and Hi-Five, a fake memoir of the lowdown on the DFW downlow. 

Date To Be Determined

There will be a chance to meet Cindy and as well as hear some excerpts in her own voice as she reads Just the DIRTY PARTS!

Snacks and Libations will be provided

Forbidden Fruit Presents

Texas Burlesque Festival 2020 - Postponed

We're back at The Rollins Theatre at The Long Center! featuring Legend of Burlesque Judith Stein, with Tito Benito and Lou Lou la Duchess de Riere!

This two-day hoedown and showdown celebrates the raucous revival of burlesque, vaudeville,  et cetera. 

Our on going Community Health Partner

Center for Health Empowerment

The Center for Health Empowerment offers educational services and FDA approved medical treatments at no cost. The CHE wellness clinics provides PrEP and PEP medications, HEP C treatment, STI screening, prevention and treatment, and continuing care.