April 20, 2021 The Newspaper Serving LGBT Los Angeles

CALENDAR: The best goings-on around and about L.A., period.

Open Mic Night

  • When: Friday, Jan. 11 from 5:30–7:30 p.m.
  • Where: The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
  • What: Open Mic for poets, singers, comedians and musicians
  • Why: An event aimed toward LGBTQ youth and allies 24 and younger, it is a great way to meet fellow young, queer artists. Plus free dinner!

PGO: Gay Long Beach Jan. Community Meet Up

  • When: Saturday, Jan. 12 from 10:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: The Pike Outlets
  • What: LGBT Pokemon Go meetup
  • Why: ‘Mon catching with fellow queers!
  • PolyQule LA
  • When: Saturday, Jan. 19 from 1–3 p.m.
  • Where: Cuties Coffee, Los Angeles
  • What: A queer focused polyamory meet-up
  • Why: PolyQule was formed from a communal need and desire to have a QUEER FOCUSED, inclusive, safe space for polyamorous people to meet and mingle for friendship, romance and collaboration.

“Hir” Opening Night

  • When: Saturday, Jan. 9 from 8 –10 p.m.
  • Where: The Odessy Theatre, Los Angeles
  • What: A dark commedy play about the tribulations of a genderqueer person’s family dynamics.
  • Why: A poignant, yet hilarious performance, this is something you don’t want to miss
  • AIDS/ LifeCycle Sunday Funday Gameday
  • When: Sunday, Jan. 20 from 3–7 p.m.
  • Where: The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
  • What: Come play all your favorite childhood board games in a very ADULT tournament. Connect 4, Uno, Hungry Hungry Hippos, Operation, Jenga and More!
  • Why: Winners will be generously rewarded with prizes from our community partners such as: Free Indoor Cycling Classes, Bicycle Tune Ups, Bike Fittings, Gift Cards, and Gift Baskets full of amazing cycling gear.

Rainbow Pop!

  • When: Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 7–10 p.m.
  • Where: Laugh Factory, 8001 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A.
  • What: LGBTQ+ Comedy night at the Laugh Factory
  • Why: A night of hilarity from some of the best queer and ally comedians. What else do you have to do on a Tuesday night?
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