Festively Gay Things To Do: December 4 – 10, 2017

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Merry Everything!  It is the holiday season in NOLA and everything is festive and gay.  Here are just a few festively gay things to do!

Monday, December 4, 2017


NOAGE Potluck: The Drifter Hotel; 3522 Tulane Avenue; 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

The second NOAGE potluck will be at the Drifter Hotel on Tulane Avenue. Come make a new friend. Come network. Come eat some bodacious food.  Bring a dish!  The Drifter has graciously agreed to host us for this evening, so please plan on purchasing all alcoholic drinks from the bar. As before, I’ll bring a ton of bottled water.


S.I.N. Night: The Corner Pocket; 940 St. Louis Street; Starting at 9 p.m.

Come drink with Ashlee.  Get your SIN card and receive $2.50 canned beer or well drinks and $1.50 draft.






Tuesday, December 5, 2017



Bourbon Boylesque: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 8:00 p.m.

See the men of Oz like you have never seen them before.  The show stars Atomyc Adonis, Bobby B, Franky, Phathoms Deep and other special guests.  Hosted by Trixie Minx.




Tacos, Tequila and Tiaras; Buffa’s Bar and Restaurant; 1001 Esplanade Avenue; 8 p.m. 

Tacos, Tequila, and Tiaras is a one of New Orleans’ only family friendly drag shows! Join us every Tuesday, have a taco or two, and learn a little bit about the art of drag with your hostess Vanessa Carr Kennedy! As always, $3 tacos and tequila drinks, and FREE tiaras. 


Wednesday, December 6, 2017



Toby’s Lefort’s Christmas Party and Auction: The Four Season Bar; 3229 North Causeway; starts at 7 p.m. 

Come out and enjoy an evening helping families with kids living with HIV and Aids. There is a $5 minimum donation or a Walmart or Target gift card. Gathering is from 7-9 p.m. with the auction beginning at 9.



You Better Sing Karaoke; Good Friends Bar; 740 Dauphine Street; 7 p.m. 

Join DJ Kory and DJ Derek as they  play Karaoke at Good Friends Bar. Behind the bar slinging your drinks for you are Jeremy, Ryan, and Tim.



Oz Show Night: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 10:30 p.m. 

This popular drag show is hosted by Persana Shoulders and features Nicole Lynn Foxx, Lisa Beaumann, Connie Hung, Anastascia Davenport; Chichi Rodriguez and Dominique DeLorean. 






Thursday, December 7, 2017



Girl | Crush: Oz New Orleans; 800 Bourbon Street; 9 p.m.

Girl | Crush is bringing you a weekly event for girls who like girls, and their friends!  This flavor of CRUSH entitled DTF is exclusive to New Orleans’ #1 Dance Club, Oz and happens every Thursday night


Friday, December 8, 2017



Naughty is Nice Beer Bust: The Phoenix; 941 Elysian Fiekds; 9 p.m. – midnight

Join The Lords of Leather at The Phoenix for our “Naughty IS Nice Beer Bust”. Wear your sexiest HoHoHo gear! For $10 you get keg beer, snacks, sodas, and, if you have a sweet tooth (or any other body part) $1 Jell-O-Shots. Leather Love and Laughter are always free! Take a Holiday photo with Santa and his horny Elf! Enter the (large) “CCDTC” (candy cane deep throating Contest) to win a prize!



Wendy’s Ho Ho Ho House: Allways Lounge; 2240 St. Claude Avenue; 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Wendy Ho is back in New Orleans and she’s bringing her HO HO HOLIDAY show to the Allways Lounge for one night only. She has hand selected some of her favorite Miss Pageant Pageant performers to join her on this SLAY RIDE. On the bill is Miss Pageant 2017, FRANKY, Miss(ter) Congealed, Napoleon Complex, and his wife, Dolly Pardon? Get ready to wrong the rights of the holiday season. Doors at 9pm and show at 10pm. $10.


New Meat Amateur Dance Contest: Corner Pocket; 640 St. Louis Street; 6:30 p.m. 

Hosted by Lisa Beaumann, anyone can enter – $100 cash prize.



Big Easy Boylesque: Four Seasons; 3229 N. Causeway Blvd.; 10:45 p.m. 

This month of Big Easy Boylesque will be the Christmas season kick off show consisting of the talents by Eros S Guillen , Poseidon S Davenport , Phathoms Deep ,Dionysus Sea, and Roxie Le Rouge. NO COVER!





Saturday, December 9, 2017



NOAGE’s Coffee Talk: New Orleans Healing Center; 2372 St. Claude Ave.; 10- 11:30 a.m.   

Set your time travel clocks back to the early ’60s as we take a listening trip through the growing sexual freedom of the ’60s & ’70s & early ’80s as we track the ever-increasing LGBT themes in popular songs of the day. You will hear on vintage vinyl how references to the LGBT community grew from coded or merely inferred in the ’60s to out, loud & proud by the late ’70s, mirroring the higher visibility of our community within this historic 20-year period.  Presenter Kenny Tucker is a longtime collector of 1970s pop culture memorabilia. He has served as a volunteer board member for Forum For Equality for the past 15 years, and currently serves as its PAC Chairman. Coffee and pastries provided courtesy of PJ’s Coffee. At the New Orleans Healing Center, Room #250.



Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree 2: The Four Seasons Bar; 3229 N. Causeway Blvd.; 5 – 8 p.m. 

Delicious food and Fabulous Door Prizes will be at the event along with a 50/50 Raffle and a Silent Auction with Christmas Trees and Wreaths.  Suggested Donation at the door: $10 (includes your 1st drink).



Art Against Aids; Club XLIV; 1500 Poydras St;  7 – 11 p.m. 

Join Crescent Care for the 31st Annual Art Against AIDS Gala at CLUB XLIV at the Superdome in support of men, women, and children living with HIV/AIDS in the New Orleans Community.  The gala hosts some of the finest New Orleans has to offer: great food from local restaurants, a holiday boutique, a juried auction of art, local merchandise, and staycation packages. Entertainment by American Idol Finalist, David Hernandez, Roux The Day Band and JazzBird. Black Tie Optional, FREE Parking, $75 General Admission Ticket, $150 Patron Level Ticket, Patron Party 7:00pm.  For more information or to become a sponsor: crescentcare.org/events/AAA.



LGBTQ Night: New Orleans Boulder Lounge; 2360 St. Claude Avenue; 7 – 10 1p.m. 

Join NOBL for LGBTQ Night, in partnership with BreakOUT! There is FREE ADMISSION with donations to BreakOUT! NOBL is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for the New Orleans LGBTQ community to come together, climb, socialize, and play. LGBTQ Night offers a dedicated space for the LGBTQ community to climb and exercise in what is often times a cis-centric, hetero-dominated environment. As always, this event is open and available to anyone who identifies as LGBTQ or feels more comfortable in a dedicated queer and trans-friendly space.

BreakOUT! envisions a city where transgender, gender non-conforming, and queer youth of color can live without fear of harassment and discrimination. BreakOUT! seeks to end the criminalization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth to build a safer and more just New Orleans.


Courtney Act – Lump of Coal: Café Istanbul; 2372 St. Claude Avenue; 8 p.m. 

Santa has put Courtney in charge of the naughty or nice list and she will personally be delivering your Lump Of Coal! Join her for an hour of the most glamorous group therapy and sneak a kiss under the missile silo as I takes on the harsh hilarities of the holiday season!  Tickets are available at www.brownpapertickets.com.



Big Easy Sisters Beer Bust: Four Seasons Bar; 3229 N. Causeway. Blvd.; 8 – 10 p.m.

Come out and share some pre-holiday cheer with The Big EasySisters.  $5 gets you all the draft beer [PBR] from 8 – 10 pm, then stay for the Glitter Girls drag show.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Zingo: Corner Pocket; 640 St. Louis Street; 6:30 p.m. 

Play Bingo with hosts Opal Masters followed by the Barry BareAss Dancer of the Week Contest.

Oz Show Night: Oz; 800 Bourbon Street; 9:30 p.m. 

This popular drag show is hosted by Persana Shoulders and features Nicole Lynn Foxx, Lisa Beaumann, Connie Hung, Anastascia Davenport; Chichi Rodriguez and Dominique DeLorean. 

Tony Leggio

Tony Leggio

Tony Leggio is a born and raised New Orleanian. He has over 20 years of event management experience having produced over 5,000 events locally and nationally. Tony has received numerous awards for his outstanding achievements in the hospitality industry. Besides his professional career, Anthony has played an active role in the community.He has served Event Chair of Art Against AIDS for the No/Aids Task Force for the past ten years and was honored as Humanitarian of the Year in 2010 by the organization. He is also a freelance writer who has written for USA Today, as well as several local publications.He also writes a column regularly In Ambush Magazine, plus is part of Gambit’s Big Easy Theatre Committee.Tony is a social butterfly of New Orleans that not only knows how to put on a great event but also knows how to enjoy one.
Tony Leggio

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