An up-to-date community calendar of Madison area events of interest to the LGBTQ community.
First + 3rd Saturdays 8pm parties. private home on the East Side. No RSVP required, arrive/ leave as you wish. Out-of-towners welcome to stay the night. New-release feature films at 8:30pm, followed by requests from the large film library. See titles and reviews at the website. Separate areas for non-sexual, gay-themed films and hardcore sex films, where consensual safe sex is allowed.
Last Sundays, 3-8pm at Woof's. FREE Pizza, $12 Beer Mug Club, BEAR Games & Films, Cigar Patio, Monthly Specials, Give-always, Discounts, Guest DJS, and more! Every Sunday Hair of the Dog Noon-4pm "Make your own" Bloody Mary Bar + Bear/Beer Bash 4-7pm.
September 15, 2017 - March 18, 2018, at Overture Hall. This season welcoming Gil Shaham, Olga Kern, Augustin Hadelich, Sharon Isbin, Alban Gerhardt, and Christopher O’Riley, along with Dvořák's New World Symphony, the Madison premiere of Janáček's Glagolitic Mass, and a special Beyond the Score performance of Elgar's Enigma Variations.
September 29 - October 14, 2017 at the Bartell. When Marvin’s lover, Whizzer, is diagnosed with AIDS, the entire family — non-traditional as it may be — must put aside their issues and come together. Now is your chance to see this “hilariously neurosis-infused musical.” You will laugh, you will cry, and everything in between.
October 1, 2017, 10pm at Five. MAD City Drag Review hosted by Bryanna Banx$ with performances by Tygra Principle, Kayos Mirage, Joey Jay, and Mimi Sanchez. An 18+ event. Oct 6th. 10pm - Kayos Mirage Spotlight Show with Bianca Lynn Breeze, Karizima Mirage, Emilay Ulayata, and Adenah Killz. Oct 14th, 8pm - Miss Madison Plus and Elite, with Shannon DuPree, RyRy Minaj + Bianca Lynn Breeze.
November 18, 2017, Saturday night at Five. Burn, Baby Burn... See more details to come - at:
December 1-16, 2017, 7:30pm Wed-Sat, 2pm Sun, at The Bartell. The results show 10 fingers, 10 toes–but a 90% likelihood that your male baby will be gay. So would you have an abortion? One family must consider this, and the effects of it, on their entire family.
March 23 - April 7, 2018, at the Bartell. A young woman, at the insistence of her wealthy aunt, is being evaluated by a psychiatric doctor to receive a lobotomy after witnessing the death of her cousin. Written when Tennessee Williams began psychoanalysis, this melodrama is full of metaphorical, mystical, and sexual overtones.
June 8-23, 2018 at The Bartell. StageQ’s 13th annual short play festival returns for a new series of funny, serious, heartwarming, and heartbreaking short plays all built around the idea of “Unity” when freedom and equality are threatened. See upcoming program:
August 19, 2018 (TBC), noon-4pm, with kickoff 1pm heading up State Street to the Capitol Square. The parade turns right and circles the Square. A rally will be held at about 2 pm at the top of State St. See website for updates.