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The weekend packs some POW (fest) with Bent’s 2 year anni, a Lisa Frank Mrs and more

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Mrs takes on Lisa Frank Saturday at Mississippi Studios

Thursday and all weekend

POW (Portland Oregon Women) Film Fest – POW Fest, now in its third year, aims to highlight women directors (unlike the Academy, who has never awarded a female Best Director) and has a great and eclectic assortment of films in its 4 day run. On Friday can catch 80s classic Fast Times at Ridgemont High and [...]

A weekend to get hot and stay Hott for the weekend before V Day

Lady Serendipity Jones will be at Bent Friday

Lady Serendipity Jones will be at Bent Friday

Friday

Dirty Queer- DQ has been serving up the sexiness in spoken word form for over 5 years now. No better place to get riled up for your Friday night.

Bent – I love it when a favorite club night brings it for no other reason than to have a good time in dreary February. This week we’ve got DJs in [...]

Keep it Sweet’n'Slow gettin’ your Lick on at Dirty Queer while Mrs wears Leather & Lace this weekend

This crazy party from Seattle is comin' down to Lick us into submission Friday at Bent

Your picks for the best queer weekend ever in PDX [...]

Get Bent or Buck’N'Bounce with Santa this weekend ya Dirty Queer

Saturday CC's is Homo for the Holidays

Saturday CC's is Homo for the Holidays

Thursday

Saucy Santa photo ops for Big Boys & Bad Girls – Another perfect Keep Portland Weird moment you have 3 chances, starting this Thursday to let Santa know that your grown ass self has been naughty and nice this year. Mrs Claus is a burlesque dancer. It’s a holiday miracle where everybody wins.

I’ve Got a Hole in My Soul 5 [...]

DJ of the Week — Jodi Bon Jodi

DJ Jodi Bon Jodi helms this Friday's Bent

Every week we introduce you to a local LGBTQ party DJ and ask them about their experiences in the scene and feature an audio mix they’ve made. If you’re interested in being featured contact alley@qpdx.com.

DJ Jodi Bon Jodi helms this Friday's Bent

Bent is clearly one of my favorite parties and it is the lovechild of this week’s DJ of the Week Jodi Bon Jodi, along with partner [...]

A weekend to go on a Space Odyssey to a deluded Donovan, a Communi-T Trans Resource Fair and more…just don’t forget your awkward poetry

Corrina Bain performs Friday as part of Q Poetry's Award Open Mic.

Corrina Bain performs Friday as part of Q Poetry's Award Open Mic.

Thursday

Hot Mess Grand Finale – Whether you’ve been attending religiously for the past 12 weeks or just want to see how it all turns out, tonight’s final contest is sure to be a knock down drag out fight to the hot mess death. With 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prize packages starting at $700 you know [...]

DJ of the Week — Pocket Rock-it

Brendan Scott aka Dj Pocket Rock-it. Photo by Dan Ostergren

Brendan Scott aka DJ Pocket Rock-it. Photo by Dan Ostergren

Every week we introduce you to a local LGBTQ party DJ and ask them about their experiences in the scene and feature an audio mix they’ve made. If you’re interested in being featured contact alley@qpdx.com.

DJ Pocket Rock-it may have taken a break from residencies at clubs such as Red Cap but he’s certainly been popping up all over [...]

Get your raunchy comedy, your Rebel Grrl and your Sass Patrol ready for a weekend of the old and the new, the Bent and the blue

Claw vs. Claw plays Saturday at the 1 year anniversary of Rebel Girl

Claw vs. Claw plays Saturday at the 1 year anniversary of Rebel Girl

Don’t forget Electrogals, which continues all week. And check out an interview with founder Heather Perkins from earlier in the week.

Thursday

Fist: Electro queer night – New dance night at a new venue. And we like new and different don’t we? Jams from DJ Hookerface so be prepared. This is an electro night and Hooker [...]

This weekend Some are Sparkles, some are Gaga, some are just Bent on having a Gender Fantasy

Preview Kaj-Anne Pepper's GenderFantasy this Friday at Bent

Preview Kaj-Anne Pepper's GenderFantasy this Friday at Bent

Thursday

DJ Challenge and Gaga look alike contest for AIDSwalk – A benefit for the upcoming walk to bring attention to AIDS (cuz the fight is not over my friends) this Gaga look alike contest can also win you tickets to Ke$ha. Gay cliché as it may be I bet there will be many good costumes provoking laughter and gasps alike. [...]

DJ of the Week — Roy G Biv

The blow up sax is Pants' instrument of choice

Roy G Biv, aka Katey Pants, is a big fan of the bling gif

qPDX is starting a new feature! Every week we will introduce you to a local LGBTQ party DJ and ask them about their experiences in the scene and feature an audio mix they’ve made. If you’re interested in being featured contact alley@qpdx.com.

This week features DJ Roy G Biv aka Katey Pants. You can catch [...]