What to do this week: April 30 – May 6

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Nearly 50 events, parties and programs are listed below. They range from the Boston Gay Men’s Book Club to Housboi a mid-week drag show / party and includes pretty much everything in between.

Looking to this weekend, I’d like to give shout outs to the following: 10th Mass Poetry Festival runs Friday through Sunday in Salem, MA; Boston taco festival all day on Saturday in Gov’t Center; The SoWa Art Walk both Saturday and Sunday;  First Tea Dance at Boatslip starts at 4PM on Friday in Ptown; EXTRA with Special Guest Lady Bunny at Machine on Saturday; and finally, Verna Turbulence’s Drag Brunch at Club Cafe on Sunday.

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Thursday, May 3 at the History Project in the South End


Pizza & Game Night is every Monday from 5-9PM (check out their ping pong and foosball tables) at Dorchester Brewery in Dorchester

Boston Gay Men’s Book Club meets on Monday starting at 7PM at the Trident Bookseller’s Cafe in Boston

Drag Bingo is every Monday starting at 7PM free to play at Club Cafe in Boston

Social Mixer & Pool is hosted by Stonewall Sports each Monday evening at Scholars starting at 7:30 in Downtown Crossing

Taco Tuesday appears to have stepped into the void created by Tremont 647’s closure – head to Lucy’s Tavern from 6:30 – 9PM in Dorchester

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HRC New England “Spring Training” is on Tuesday at Equinox newest location in Boston in the Seaport starting at 7PM

Trivia Tuesday is every Tuesday at the Dorchester Brewing Company and starts at 7:30PM in Dorchester

Showtune Tuesday hosted by VJ Ryan Grow starts at 9PM every Tuesday at dbar in Dorchester

Karaoke Night starts at 10PM every Tuesday at Jacques in Boston

Stump Trivia with Jonathan Brett is guaranteed fun and has lots of prizes (trivia starts at 8PM) hosted every Tuesday at Club Cafe in Boston

Sports Night at Peggy’s  is every Wednesday night at Peggy O’Neil’s pub in Dorchester

Housboi is back on Wednesday at the Middlesex starting at 9PM with Trip Report, Kandy Muse & Momo Shade in Central Square in Cambridge

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Atomic Karaoke with DJ Stevie Psyclone & Jonathan Brett is every Wednesday at Club Cafe in Boston

ICA Boston every Thursday from 5PM – 9PM admission is free to the public

Queer Boston Board Gamers is meeting Thursday from 6-9PM at the Cambridge Center Foyer in Cambridge

Rebuilding the Historic Closet: The Up Stairs Lounge Fire is at The History Project’s space in the South End starting at 6PM in Boston

Bear Trivia Night is at 8PM every Thursday at The Alley Bar in DTX Boston

Showtunes & Disney Queeraoke Sing-Along! Grab a micas you take on a whole new world at Queeraoke’s Showtunes & Disney Sing-a-long

BRASH | Queer Party is hosted every fourth Thursday at Brass Union from 9PM – 1AM in Union Square, Somerville

Karaoke Thursdays is every Thursday at Machine with your hosts Rob Botelho and Emphysema Menthol 100s in Boston

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10th Mass Poetry Festival runs Friday through Sunday this weekend in Salem Ma with many events free and open to the public – in Salem

First Tea Dance at Boatslip is Friday and although it may not be summer-like weather yet it is hard not to be excited – tea dance starts at 4PM in Ptown

Queer Inclusive Climbing Klub (QuICK) Pizza night and climbing club at Brooklyn Boulders in Somerville

ALLEGIANCE (Opening Weekend) premieres on Friday at the Calderwood Pavilion in the South End and runs through June 2nd in Boston

Guerrilla Queer Bar (GQB) takes over a traditionally “straight” bar the first Friday of each month – later this week the destination will be shared.

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Casual Fridays is a weekly dance party with no cover featuring DJ Begbick at the Alley Bar in DTX

La Boum’s 9th Anniversaire! /Queer Dance Party Come listen to some Madonna, Robin S., Robyn, Janet, Beyoncé on Friday starting at 10PM

FASCINATION Friday is a monthly gear/ fetish/ kink night at Jacques the 1st and 4th Friday of the month in Boston

Video Night Tracks every Saturday night join VJ Ryan Grow at Cathedral Station starting at 9:30PM

The Donkey Show is the ultimate disco experience is a story inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream each Saturday at Club Oberon in Cambridge.

Boston taco festival runs all day on Saturday in Gov’t Center

SoWa Art Walk

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SoWa Art Walk starts at 11AM on Saturday and 10 AM on Sunday so come over to SoWa and check out Boton’s Creative Economy up close and personal

ENCORE is Boston’s Gay Men’s Chorus annual gala and this year it is at the historic Omni Parker House

Don Julio Tequila Tasting head over to Cathedral Station for a tequila tasting from 7-9PM in Boston

Gagged LGBTQ Saturdays starts at 9PM at Brothers Taverna in Salem

Grunt is a weekly dance party with no cover for burly men and their admirers, starting at 10PM at the Alley Bar in DTX

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EXTRA with Special Guest Lady Bunny is an 18+ party at Machine on Saturday starting at 10PM in Boston

UNITE Saturdays is a weekly dance party at Club Cafe with DJ Susan Esthera (no cover before 11PM) in Boston

Saga Saturdays Boston’s biggest gay dance party at Paradise in Cambridge

Verna Turbulence’s Drag Brunch starts at 12PM on Sunday at Club Cafe and raises money for the Boston Living Center in Boston

DADT Presents Boi Butter Brunch on Sunday starts at 1PM at Trophy Room in Boston

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NoH8 campaign comes back to Boston’s W Hotel on Sunday 2-4PM

Open NOH8 Photo Shoot runs from 2PM – 4PM on Sunday at the W Hotel in Boston

Sunday Tea Dance never has a cover and always has great music from 70s 80s & 90s, starting at 6PM no cover every Sunday at Club Cafe in Boston

Karaoke at the Alley is every Sunday starting at 8PM in Boston

Pajama Party is a weekly dance party hosted every Sunday starting at 10PM at Machine in Boston

Hot Mess Sundays at Candibar in the Theater District is every Sunday starting at 10PM in Boston

Send me information about your upcoming programs and events in my blog’s comment section or message me the details on Facebook.


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