LaborGay weekend events will have your executive realness in the Werqforce

Melanie Griffith is workin' our her "Executive Realness' too

Laborday is gayborday (or LaborGay, how far can I work this bad pun?) in the hard-workin’ heartland of Portland, so us young retired people are just gonna use Labor Day weekend as an excuse to extend the party…right?


Dirtbag! – The workin’ man’s weeknight party, cuz it’s free and awesome. To find out more about the DJ workin’ this […]

Labor day weekend picks for the ‘Mrs.’ first time, frozen t-shirt’s last time, and Static’s good times

Kaj-Anne Pepper hosts the first Mrs.

As much as I love you all, I can’t say I’m sad to leave town, which is currently raining and may be one of the shortest summer’s I’ve ever experienced in my many PDX years, this holiday weekend. But there are a few eclectic first and last times that are worth checking out if you are braving the local weather for that last […]

Weekend to do list of fun

Friday is going to be ridiculous, including Dolly Parton Hoot Night…

Holy goddess-mother it’s Pride season and there’s going to be a helluv a lot of ways to have fun this summer from here on out. I’ll do my best to highlight with I think sounds best but, you know, feel free to school me…


QDoc – Um yeah, this is actually all weekend. Get it while the […]

Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America

Need a reason to cross the river into occasionally overwhelming First Thursday territory? How about Embodiment: A Portrait of Queer Life in America?

Seattle-based photographer Molly Landreth and a video artist Amelia Tovey, in town from Sydney, take over the Tribute Gallery (328 NW Broadway #117) to showcase their ongoing project showing the diversity of the queers of this great nation.

Also tonight a special deal. Prints will be available […]

First Thursday with Rai Villanueva

Rai Villanueva in action

Local aerosol artist Rai Villanueva has has numerous shows profiled here before but the up-and-comer made have found her biggest show yet when she presents her work at the Diesel store this Thursday. The First Thursday opening at the stylish clothier features an open bar and the turntable work of DJ L-Train.

So before little Rai Rai makes it really big we wanted to make […]

Lesbian Art Show

Lesbian Art Show

No, that’s actually what it’s called…And these dykey works premiere not at the lesbian haven of Last Thursday, but the rather posher, older, art sibling First Thursday when the “Lesbian Art Show” opens at Fontanelle Gallery (205 SW Pine Street) at 6pm.

Local lezzie artists Mary McAllister and Azsa West, better known for their dyke party DJing, present mixed media collage, drawings, sculpture, and installation inspired […]