Start your weekend at the First Friday Art Walk by taking a stroll through the galleries of Broad Street. Off Broad, Michael Birch Pierce shows his embroidery and select pieces at Strange Matter’s DIY Fest.
In the mood for theater? Take Me Out opened this week at Richmond Triangle Players at 1300 Altamont Avenue. The play chronicles the journey of a major-league baseball player as he comes out to his teammates.
Wait in line with those crazy VCU hipster kids as they wait along Harrison to get into Club 534 at 10 p.m. It’s the last Brain Drain of the semester, so get your electronic fix while you can. Scoot over to Godfrey’s for the ICONS cast with a special performance from Hershey.
On Saturday, play board games and a round of Wii Bowling at the Gay Community Center of Richmond’sGame Night starting at 6 p.m. Bounce over to Rumors for a Queer Positive discussion and learn how to make your own sex toy (say what?).
It’s Boys Night Out at Godfrey’s. Under 25 are in free all night long. Club Colours at 534 and DJ Flashback is at Babe’s. If you’re in the mood for a midnight show, check out Rocky Horror at Movieland. Those beautiful burlesque beauties of Richmond Varietease present a special show in honor of Mom at the Canal Club. Doors open at 8 p.m.
Speaking of Mom – on Mother’s Day, what says “I love you” better than a drag show? Grab some quiche at Godfrey’s Drag Brunch at 11 a.m. or 3 p.m. and be done in time for Nations Dinner Cabaret at 6:30 p.m. Dedicate a song to Mom at Barcode’s Karaoke or leave her behind and check out the new Pulse Sundays at Bahama Joes.