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ShowlistLA presents Useless Keys, Fictionist, Twilight Sleep and Nightmare Air at the Viper Room on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Besides keeping you up to date on all the latest events, Showlist finds the time to introduce industry and laymen alike to the finest in up-and-coming talent. Come see what they’ve uncovered. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. www.viperroom.com
The Roxy Theatre presents diva extraordinaire Jeffree Star this Wednesday, Nov. 10. Breaking hearts and breaking noses, the social trendsetter brings his fierce stage show to the land of freaks. Catch the “Queen of the Club Scene” in all his fabulous glory. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 advance/$14 day of show. www.theroxyonsunset.com
Two of the best bands this town has to offer join forces on Thursday, Nov. 11 for “Ladies Night in Hades” at the Viper Room. Lady Sinatra and Volcano Dolls are set to bring you a mind blowing bill of sexy, sweaty rock n’ roll. Don’t miss this night of reckoning. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. www.viperroom.com
PICK OF THE WEEK: Friday, Nov. 12 is the ultimate pick of the week, with a four-way tie of great shows happening all over The Strip. The Misfits at Key Club, Ghostface Killah at The Roxy, Tuesdae and the Chelsea Girls at The Cat Club, and Matt Sorum’s Darling Stilettos at the Viper. The only bad decision would be staying home. Guests of Sunset Strip hotels are the biggest winners, with free access to all venues, pending capacity. Contact the respective clubs for show details. www.keyclub.com www.theroxyonsunset.com www.viperroom.com www.thecatclubonsunset.com
Head to The Comedy Store on Saturday, Nov. 13 for Matt Taylor’s Emerging Comics. This weekly showcase features promising comics like funny man Arik Matin, as they flex their funny in front of the firing squad. Doors open at 7 p.m. Insider tip: Hit up firstname.lastname@example.org to be included on the free VIP guest list. www.thecomedystore.com
Spend your Sunday supporting a good cause when House of Blues Sunset Strip presents Catalyst Winds of Change: Art Auction & Benefit Concert. Join artists Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer and Gilby Clarke as they raise funds to help improve the lives of orphaned and abandoned Vietnamese children while you jam out to some great tunes. Who knew doing good could be so fun? Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance for general admission or $250 for VIP. This is an all-ages event. www.hob.com
The Strange Reality of a WeHo Without a Queer Nightlife Scene
WEST HOLLYWOOD (Los Angeles Magazine) — It was an epidemiologist’s worst nightmare set to the new Justin Timberlake/SZA collab from Trolls World Tour.
L.A. was hours away from shutting down all bars due to the coronavirus pandemic, but you wouldn’t have known it from the typical Sunday chaos on Santa Monica Boulevard, as throngs of people (some shirtless) crammed into West Hollywood gay bars like Mother Lode, Mickey’s, and Rocco’s for one last ungloved hurrah.
At Rocco’s, a drag queen in a black latex leotard bravely swooped her hand down to grab a dollar bill from a customer.
Another performer did the splits, touching the floor ever-so-quickly as she pulled herself up. Go-go dancers valiantly kneeled on bar tops, accepting cash in their […]
WeHo’s Employees Only is Delivering Cocktail Kits, TP and Food
WEST HOLLYWOOD (TimeOut) — This week alone, coronavirus has seen some of our favorite restaurants temporarily close and alter their hours and business models. And with Angelenos heeding authorities and staying home to avoid the virus’s spread, many of the city’s restaurants are adapting with new delivery service , special menus and to-go options. As of today, Employees Only just so happens to freshly deliver cocktail fixings and toilet paper—the real MVPs in a lockdown.
The new service is available through Postmates and includes instructions and ingredients to whip up some of the world-famous cocktail bar’s concoctions; all you’ll need are the spirits and a shaker. And because man cannot survive on cocktails alone, the Employees Only kitchen is offering a handful of dishes […]
R&B, Hip-Hip, Trap & Soul: ‘CLSQ Fridays’ at The Chapel at The Abbey
WEST HOLLYWOOD — Friday nights at The Chapel at The Abbey will have you moving to a different beat beginning March 6.
Formerly a weekly Thursday event at The Chapel, CLSQ Fridays (CLSQ is pronounced “classic”) joins the weekend lineup with celebrity co-hosts, periodic guest performances, and music from 80-90s up through today’s top urban-contemporary RnB & Hip-Hop.
Brandon Anthony, the creator of Summer BASH (Los Angeles’ black gay pride weekend) and producer of LA Pride’s Hip-Hop Stages is bringing classic and contemporary RnB, Hip-Hip, Soul and Trap music to The Chapel with an evening called CLSQ Fridays.
“B.A.S.H. LA is a platform to build community partnerships for fellowship and provide an outlet of inclusivity within LGBTQ community.” said Brandon Anthony. “The Chapel at The Abbey has evenings and events that cater to a variety of LGBTQ people and we’re happy to bring the CLSQ audience and flavor to West Hollywood for a fun Friday night out on the town.”
Each week CLSQ will feature a variety of celebrity co-hosts and notable LGBTQ people of color who advocate for inclusivity and visibility in gayborhoods and mainstream LGBTQ culture around the world, making The Chapel at The Abbey another inclusive space for locals and travelers within the LGBTQ community.
So get ready to turn up the volume and dance.
The grand opening for CLSQ Friday’s at The Chapel at The Abbey will be co-hosted by beauty and fashion power houses Sir John, global makeup artist to Beyonce and Kim Kardashian, and the iconic red carpet designer duo Wayman & Micah who’re recently featured in the Wall Street Journal.
The Chapel at The Abbey also hosts Altar Girl Thursday, produced by Girl Bar. It is Los Angeles’ longest running lesbian entertainment group, and hosts its own evening, Heavenly Bodies Sunday, a night celebrating the transgender and queer communities.
The Chapel at The Abbey is located at 692 N. Robertson Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90069.
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