by Robin Beaudoin and Joan Allison
BLACK & BLUE TEA DANCE
HOIST MEN OF LEATHER & FETISH
1911 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS
Join Midsouth Kink & Leather sir 2019 for some fetish, food, entertainment, and fun at Growlers. Featuring the drag stylings of Pat McCooter, raffles, and 20% off specials for anyone in leather!
$10 cover at the door, adults only
March 14-April 4
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!
THE CIRCUIT PLAYHOUSE
51 S COOPER, MEMPHIS
Relive the glory days of Saturday morning cartoons with Tom, a new schoolteacher, being reminded that music and imagination are the best ways to learn. Experience favorites from the 1970s and 1980s such as “I’m Just a Bill”, “Inter-Planet Janet”, and “Conjunction Junction”. Visit Playhouseonthesquare.org for tickets, dates & times.
CHER: HERE WE GO AGAIN TOUR
FEDEX FORUM, 7:30PM
191 BEALE STREET, MEMPHIS
Grammy, Emmy, Golden Globe, and Oscar winner Cher returns to tour in conjunction with the release of her latest album, Dancing Queen. Joining her on tour are Nile Rogers and Chic. ticketmaster.com
THAT GOLDEN GIRLS SHOW! A PUPPET PARODY
HALLORAN CENTRE, 2:30 and 7:30PM203 S MAIN STREET, MEMPHISA brand-new traveling puppet show that parodies classic Golden Girls memories with puppetry, quick-witted put- downs, and cheesecake! Tickets $45 at ticketmaster.com
METAMORPHOSIS PROJECT (OUTMEMPHIS) RIBBON CUTTING
CEREMONY & OPEN HOUSE
2055 SOUTHERN AVENUE, MEMPHIS
The long-awaited LGBT Youth Emergency Center, Metamorphosis Project, will open its doors. Under the umbrella of OUTMemphis, The Metamorphosis Project will provide stable housing and services to homeless and at- risk LGBTQ youth, as well as prepare them to be more stable on their own. Follow the event on Facebook: facebook.com/events/496196264420521/
25TH ANNUAL OVERTON SQUARE CRAWFISH FESTIVAL
OVERTON SQUARE, 12-6PM
2101 MADISON AVENUE, MEMPHIS
Bayou Bar & Grill, in conjunction with Overton Square, presents a quarter century of crawfish boiling experience, and love for Memphis. In addition to tasty crawfish dishes, the event features local arts & crafts vendors, and live music. Tickets: bayoubarmemphis.com.
HEALTHY 901 FESTIVAL, 10AM-3PM
2101 MADISON AVENUE, MEMPHIS
Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, and Memphis Magazine bring to you a first-ever free event for families and friends interested in healthy living, fitness trends, and more. Info on entertainment, partners at healthy901festival.com.
Mondays Thru April 13
MISSION MONDAYS BENEFITING STREETDOG FOUNDATION
THE SHOPS OF SADDLE CREEK
2055 WEST STREET, STE 15, GERMANTOWN
On Mondays until April 13th, 10% of net proceeds go directly to Streetdog Foundation, winner of the Focus Foundation award in 2019. Style maven Altar’d State supports charities affecting the homeless, needy, veterans, animals, and the underserved.
April (various dates)
APRIL 17, 18 & 24,25
FRIENDS OF GEORGE’S
1705 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS
Get your Aqua Net, shoulder pads and Walkman! as Friends of George’s (FOG) is back for The Dragnificent ‘80s! Written by FOG, and directed by Anne Marie Hall, this is a variety/sketch show format featuring original skits, game show parodies, production numbers and more — all set to the sounds of the ‘80s. Info and tickets: friendsofgeorges.org
CONDOMONIUM 2020: CALL OF THE WILD
CHOICES COMPREHENSIVE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH & BIRTHING CENTER, 7-10PM
1203 POPLAR AVENUE, MEMPHIS
Choices unveils and celebrates its new facility by inviting guests for a look inside, during its chief fundraiser of the year. Condomonium is campy, provocative,
and gives power and voice to reproductive health. Tickets and sponsorships: memphischoices.org/event/condomonium-2020
DINING OUT FOR LIFE
KICKOFF LOCATION: BARWARE,
276 S. FRONT STREET, MEMPHIS
The week will kick off with a Sunday Funday from 2 – 5 p.m. (think Sunday Tea Dance) at Barware, hosted by the Dining Out For Life Drag Ambassadors. The full Barware menu will be available along with Barware’s signature craft cocktails, and fantastic patio. Full details will be in the DOFL Dining Guide coming this month to their website, fflmemphis.org/
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