Hi Ponies! For all you film lovers out there, if you haven’t seen Portrait of A Lady on Fire, you are MISSING OUT. For all you people living under a rock, this lesbian masterpiece won both the Queer Palm and Best Screenplay Award at Cannes Film Festival in 2019 and has recently hit cinemas across the US. So now that this 2019 film is finally getting the attention it deserves in 2020, enjoy a Queer Best Weekend Bets highlighting some gems in queer cinematic history (and get yourself tickets to see Portrait ASAP).
ALERT ALERT ALERT Incrediball: The Capital Pride Honors & Kick-Off Party is June 5th and we are V. PUMPED!
AND in case you didn’t know, we recently announced Future Is Festival (happening March 26th-29th) and YES RHEA BUTCHER IS ON THE LINEUP THIS IS NOT A DRILL.
Grab an all-access pass (ON SALE NOW) to Death Becomes Us, which is slated for November 2020!
Plus Bentzen Ball 2020 all-access passes are on sale! October’s a ways off, but we still vote you GET ‘EM NOW!
More announcements coming soon. Stay in the loop and follow us on Facebook & Twitter & Instagram + keep and eye out on Upcoming BYT Event tab. Use #BYThings too.
I mean, OBVIOUSLY we wrote a whole thing about how we loved Portrait Of A Lady On Fire!
And here’s why we love DC in 2020 ft. PART ONE and PART TWO!
PS, SEND NOODS! We updated our ramen and pho guide // YOU’RE WELCOME!
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- Common People is at Showtime.
- LGBTQ Social in the City! is at Station Kitchen.
- Nice Jewish Boys’ Lovely Happy Hour is at Number Nine.
- Bag Raiders are at U Hall.
- Pretty Boi Drag Presents #OpenKingNight is at Busboys and Poets Brookland.
- SensoryOverload is at Red Bear Brewing.
- Bear Happy Hour is at UPROAR.
- Rough House is at Green Lantern.
- Refused are at 9:30 Club.
- Poker Face is at DC9.
- AltMoe is at Songbyrd.
- Drag Queen Story Hour is at The Line Hotel.
- Dark & Stormy is at DC9.
- Cryfest is at Black Cat.
- Wolf Parade are at 9:30 Club.
- REV909 is at U Hall.
- AVALON Saturdays is at SoundcheckDC.
- February LGBTQ Speed Friending is at Station Kitchen.
- Black Label is at TRADE.
- QT Fusion Dance: Blueschata Night is at Green Lantern.