There are great LGBT arts and culture events happening over the next week across the state!

[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]Drag Queen Game Night[/sws_yellow_box]


Delta Mu Productions in partnership with The Saloon MN is bringing something big, something shiny, something the twin cities has never seen before. 8 lucky contestants drawn from a raffle will go head-to-head in several 2 minutes game night style games for their chance to win 1 of 4 amazing prize packages dahling! Drag Queen Game Night the new monthly event brings you up close and personal with Drag Celebrities for 2 and a half hours of the edge of your seat, rip roaring fun! The amount of raffle tickets you get depend on the ticket package you purchase and only 250 tickets will be sold to the event! Who will win?! Who will lose?! Who will pop their tuck?! Find out November, 13th Thursday at 7:30p.m. C.S.T. Dahling!

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Date: Thursday, November 13 at 7:30pm
Location: The Saloon, 830 Hennepin Ave N, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Admission: Tickets available at Ticket Leap
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[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]The Ultimate Reveal[/sws_yellow_box]


Welcome to the SECOND semi-annual twirling of the tassels…St. Paul’s version of the running of the bulls…THE ULTIMATE REVEAL! The winners from the past 6 months’ The Nudie Nubie Show – An Amateur Reveal will be shaking it out in battle to the finish. The stakes are the highest they have ever been…on the line are paid gigs all over the Twin Titties, a styled photoshoot, an amazing prize package from Midwest Makeup Supply, Foxy Tann’s HardCore Pasties, of course some higher education and general adulation and praise! Come and support the next generation of peelers! Help Wham Bam Productions pay it forward, pass it on and keep burlesque bumping and grinding!

SPONSORS: MN Ups Magazine Midwest Makeup Supply Foxy Tann’s HardCore Pasties Grinkie Photography, LLC

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Date: Friday, Nov. 14 at 10:30pm
Location: The Townhouse, 1415 University Ave West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
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[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]Superhero Bingo A-GoGo[/sws_yellow_box]


Love men in tights? Big fan of Wonder Woman? Then you don’t want to miss Bingo A-GoGo’s Superhero Bingo on Saturday, November 15th – a fundraiser for Park House and Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus.

The fabulous Miss Richfield 1981 hosts the soirée, assisted by her pals Barbie Q, Gosh Alice Jones and Mrs. Margie Pederson.

We’ll have:
• Live bingo games for prizes – including the $1000 Big Game
• Awesome raffle packages
• Tasty food offerings
• Alcoholic (and non) beverages
• A Superhero costume contest
• A Take-A-Chance Mystery Prize game
• A Photo Booth from All Smiles Photo Booths
• And more!

Purchase tickets at until noon on Fri., November 14 for $35; or pay $45 at the door (while seats last). Tables of eight or more get reserved seating when you specify a table host when ordering online.

Tickets are also available by calling the Bingo Hotline
at (612) 863-7168, or by visiting Rainbow Road or
Fiant Dental (while supplies last).

Thank you to our generous major sponsors:
• Alerus Mortgage
• Bergstrom Jewelers
• David Lee Funeral Home
• Farmer’s Insurance, Steve Wolfson
• Filister Enterprises
• Jerry A. Burg, Attorney at Law
• The Lowry
• Right at Home
• ROR Tax Professionals
• Tangletown Gardens
• Tim Johnson, Coldwell Banker Burnets

[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Saturday, Nov. 14 at 5:30pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
Admission: $35 in advance, $45 at the door
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[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]Triangle of Hope’s 19th Anniversary Ex-drag-a-ganza![/sws_yellow_box]


It seems hard to believe: Triangle of Hope is turning NINETEEN (!) so we’re celebrating our favorite way: by getting the Triangle of Hope “gang” together and hosting an “19th Anniversary Ex-drag-a-ganza” to benefit Clare Housing on Sunday, November 16th, 5pm, at the Town House Bar!

We’ll have the BEST in Twin Cities entertainers on hand to whoop it up, and because it’s Triangle of Hope, EVERY DOLLAR raised that afternoon will benefit CLARE HOUSING! Of course we’ll also have great baskets for raffle, and it just wouldn’t be a Triangle of Hope “ex-drag-a-ganza” without a few 50/50’s!

And yes, honey, we DO know that the Vikings/Bears football game is that day; don’t worry….the show will not start until the game is over!

Hosted by: Mary Brewster

Featuring: Your favorite Triangle of Hope entertainers from the past NINETEEN years, including:

Barbara Gordon
Burberry Vuitton
Dotti West
Ginger Snap
Gucci Velour
Lady Katie
Mia Dorr
Sweet Lilly Bee
Tonia Lee Collins
Uppen Adam

Plus other special surprise guests!

[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Sunday, Nov. 16 at 5pm
Location: Town House Bar, 1415 University Ave West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104
Admission: Suggested donation
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[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]Naked I: Inside Out [/sws_yellow_box]


The Naked I: Insides Out is an original performance created by Minneapolis’s 20% Theatre Company. The performance “explores queer and trans* experiences through monologues, short scenes, and spoken word poems”. The literature used comes from an open call for any writings that address queer, transgender, and/or gender non-conforming issues. The show itself is performed, directed, and produced by local artists, many of whom identify as queer and/or trans*. The Naked I presents “fresh voices and unique perspectives on what it means to identify as queer and/or transgender/gender non-conforming.” This show is truly groundbreaking. It discusses identities that are often invisible, discounted, and precariously situated in our culture.

This performance is FREE and open to the public!

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Date: Tuesday, November 18at 7pm
Location: Ostrander Auditorium, Mankato, Minnesota 56001
Admission: Free
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[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″]The Naked I: Insides Out[/sws_yellow_box]

The Naked I: Insides Out is a brand new play from 20% Theatre Company in Minneapolis that explores queer, transgender, and gender non-conforming experiences through monologues, short scenes, and spoken word poems. The Naked I: Insides Out had it’s full-length, sold-out premiere in Minneapolis in February 2014 and involved over 80 LGBTQ and allied artists.

On the eve of Transgender Day of Remembrance, let’s unite as a community in celebration and support of queer, transgender, and gender non-conforming stories!

Performance will be approximately 45 minutes followed by a post-show discussion with the artists!

Warning: Adult Language/Content

Hosted by 20% Theatre Company Twin Cities
Sponsered by MSUM Spectrum and the Rainbow Dragon Center

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Date: Wednesday, November 19 at 7pm
Location: Glasrud Auditorium, Weld Hall – Minnesota State University Moorhead
Admission: Free
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[sws_yellow_box box_size=”100″] Queer Voices: An LGBT Reading Series [/sws_yellow_box]


For more than 10 years, Intermedia Arts’ Queer Voices reading series has been creating a safe space for LGBT writers and audiences to explore the day-to-day material of life without internal or external censorship. Curated by John Medeiros and Andrea Jenkins, Queer Voices is the longest running series of its kind in the nation.

November readers are Roxanne Anderson, Trisha Collopy, Sherrie Fernandez-Williams, Qais Munhazim, and Morgan Grayce Willow. Visit Intermedia Arts to learn more about the November readers.

[sws_blue_box box_size=”100″] Details
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2014 at 7pm
Location: 2822 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Admission: $5 Suggested Donation
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