Gay Best Weekend Bets: Avengers Edition
[email protected] | May 17, 2012 | 2:30PM |

This weekend is gonna be a busy one. So join the huddle and let’s KICK THIS WEEKEND’S A$$!!

Seems like movies have been sort of boring lately. We are stoked for summer blockbusters and a certain BYGay finally went and saw The Avengers. This movie high inspired the theme for this week…

Since this film is uhh like totally awesome this week’s bets are brought to you by The Avengers Initiative. Did we forget to mention that every character in this movie is a smokin’ hot dreamboat (with super powers)?? Yeah, just go see it.

First things first! We have some PSAs-

Right now we are selling some presale tickets for BYT & Capital Pride Present: WILDLIFE (with Amanda Lepore & JD Samson and just announced MS SUMMER CAMP) for the low low price of $15. We had a blast last year and tickets are selling super fast this year. Don’t hesitate… (really don’t – the cheap tickets are available while we’re writing this but they may not be by the time you’re reading this.)  Pride party! BYT! WildLife! June 8!

The long weekend is coming up and we are throwing an after-hours embassy party. BYT & La Maison Française are teaming up to bring you
Zou Bisou Bisou on May 26! Tickets for this enchanting French-kissing party French embassy party are available here!


Enjoy some live jazz while you laze about in the Smithsonian American Art Museum courtyard during Take Five! FREE Jazz Concert.

Stay around the mall and catch Song 1 at Hirshhorn. It is still running each evening and still SO worth it.

Preview the new vintage items before they hit the racks at Nana at the Modern Vintage Shop & Social.

Take CTRL of your night at Dahlak. Check out photos of the stunners in attendance last time here!

Milkman will be at Fillmore Silver Spring with XXXchange (Spank Rock) & Billy Van. Pro tip: He does a sick “Call Me Maybe” remix!


More pedal power! It’s Bike to Work Day 2012!

Both Friday and Saturday include shows that are part of the 1st Annual DC Queer Theatre Festival at the DC Center.

Go to Artisphere and see Washington Shakespeare Company’s take on The Bacchae, a tragic tale of rebellion versus conformity.

Beth Orton has an early show at U Street Music Hall. Sounds like a great way to start.

Preview the art of the Look3 Festival at FotoDC Fotospace… and enjoy the complimentary beer & wine.


Join your fellow yogis at Yoga on the Mall for some collective practice on Sylvan Theater Lawn. At least come for the opportunity to see a large number of people do downward dog all at the same time…

The Fiesta Asia Festival is going on all day between3rd and 6th on Pennsylvania Ave. It’s free!

DO NOT MISS Summer Camp appearing at the Town Drag Show! This is gonna be good.

Ottomania: A Transglobal Balkanic Dance Party is erupting at Zeba Bar.

Get nostalgic at DC9 with the 90’s dance party known as Peach Pit.

Flying Dog Day Roofdeck Official DC Launch Party is celebrating UnderDog Atlantic Lager being out in cans. Long story short there are lots of cheap Flying Dog beers at the Jack Rose roofdeck.

Show your appreciation for our the women girls in blue! BARE Police Appreciation night is at Cobalt.

Play mind games this weekend at Game Parlor: LGBT Game Night at Science Club!


This week we all remembered how much we looooove the POTUS. Celebrate the prez being awesome at Obama <3s the Gays Sunday School at Local 16!

Where The Girls Go and dj vANNIEty Kills present a preview of their monthly summer event. OverEasy Ladies Tea Dance is making your day much gayer and boozier over at Dodge City.

Schmekel is Brooklyn’s only 100% transgender, 100% Jewish, schtick-rock sensation and they are at Chief Ike’s tonight!

9:30 Club is hosting Soundbites, a benefit for DC Central Kitchen, and combination of some of the tastiest treats and best music DC has to offer.

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As always, if you need more, hit up AllCity!!