Your Gay Week(end) 9/6-9/12

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Thank goodness for 4-day work weeks… and TGIF. We're back with another Your Gay Week(end) and this week we've got the Music City Sisters' Alphabet Art opening, a chance for you to show your support for LGBT students with a GLSEN Ally photo shoot as well as Yoga, Drag Bingo and and so much more. So let's jump right in. 

Friday September 6

There's plenty going on around Nashville (and Tennessee) Friday September 6. First, you can attend the opening of the Music City Sisters' Annual Alphabet Art at OutCentral. Quite possibly the only juried, exhibit of LGBT artists, we've seen a sneak peek and there were a few pieces that arroused interest. 

HotMess Kickball kicks off their 3rd and most successful season to date Friday evening with a special mixer event at Tribe. The event runs from 7 – 9 p.m..

Make your way over to Play tonight for a one-night only event as Deception takes the stage for the first time since her battle with leukemia.

Road trip? Then head over to Memphis this weekend for the 16th annual OutFlix Film Festival. Several great films are screening over seven days including opening night film Bridegroom. Other weekend highlights include The Rugby Player, a mother and son story that shows who us who our heroes really are, and The New Black, a powerful new documentary that examines the intersection of race, sexuality and religion. Tickets are still available.

Saturday September 7

Get your car washed first thing this weekend with the sexy Nashville Grizzlies. At Lipstick Lounge from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. this is not to be missed!

Get ready for Ballet in the Park at the end of September with another great outdoor park performance. Shakespeare in the Park presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream through September 15. Pre-show starts at 6:30 p.m. and the performance starts at 7:30 p.m.. Free admission but suggested $10 donation. More information here. 

No matter how old you are, you're never too old for the state fair. So check out the Tennessee State Fair today (through September 15) and stuff yourself with cotton candy, funnel cakes and more. For more information on the Tennessee State Fair, click here. 

It's the first Saturday of the month so you know what that means! The Downtown Art Crawl will take place form 4-9 p.m.. Check it out in the Downtown Arcade, 224 5th Ave North. 

Sunday September 8

Nashville Gay Parents announces the Wealth Planning for LGBT Families Workshop with Barrington Gist, MBA of Morgan Stanley.  The event will be held on Sunday, September 8 at 1:00 p.m. at 752 Madison Square in Madison, TN.  Child care will not be provided, however a space is available for parents to bring their children with a sitter. For more information, visit here.

Head over to East Park in East Nashville as HotMess Kickball plays their first games of the season beginning at 1:00 p.m..

Remember this sexy song from 1989? 

Then you might want to check out Chris Isaak tonight at War Memorial Auditorium. Tickets still available here.

Speaking of concerts, check out Brooklyn-raised, out artist Krissy Krissy this weekend at Exit/In with Hunter Valentine (The Real L Word). For more information on Krissy Krissy, click here.

Monday September 9

Take a break and relax or catch Mondays are a  Drag beginning at 9:30 p.m. at Tribe. Now that there is some form of drag entertainment every day of the week, what's your excuse?  

Tuesday September 10

Get your stretch on with Yoga at OutCentral. Join Mary Irby for $15 drop-in classes or purchase a 6 class card for $60. Yoga is happening every Tuesday beginning at 5:45.

Catch Nashville Untucked's Paige Turner at Mad Donna's for Drag Bingo beginning at 8:30.

Wednesday September 11

Show your support for Middle Tennessee LGBT students by joining GLSEN Middle Tennessee for an Ally photo shoot at OutCentral in conjuction with the Music City Sisters Alphabet Art. Photos will be snapped from 6 – 8 p.m.. Can't make it? Click here for more ways you can support LGBT students.

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And don't forget about Girl on Girl Comedy at Zanies. This month's show features the always exquisite hostess Christy Eidson and special guests. LOL and LMAO all night long beginning at 8 p.m.. Tickets available here.

Thursday September 12

Join Vicki Davis on Thursday for the monthly Transgender Drop-in at OutCentral. Vickie will facilitate an informal discussion for anyone that wants to talk about any and all things transgender.

Upcoming Dates: Middle Tennessee OUTsiders Nathan Bedford Forrest Five Mile Loop Hike 9/15