Lesbian jokester to play Busboys and Poets
Marga Gomez returns to Washington Sunday night when she brings her 2013 comedy show ‚ÄúLaughterglow‚ÄĚ to Busboys and Poets (14th¬†St., NW).
Gomez brings her commentary of the 2012 elections and the Mayan prophecies with a queer Latina twist. She is one of the first openly lesbian comedians and is the winner of a GLAAD Media Award. Doors open at 7:45 p.m. for the 70-minute show, which starts at 8.
Tickets are $10. For more information, visit margagomez.com.
La Ti Do resumes at Black Fox Lounge
La Ti Do, a weekly word-based and musical cabaret series, returns Monday night for its first installment of the new year at Black Fox Lounge (1723 Connecticut Ave., NW). It starts at 8 p.m. and features Regie Cabico, DonMike Mendoza and Jonathon Tuzman.
Cabico is a leading guru in poetry slam having won three national top prizes and winning The Nuyorican Poets Caf√© Grand Slam. He teams up with Mendoza, a local gay actor, and Tuzman, a local pianist active in the cabaret scene.
Cover is $10. For more information, visit blackfoxlounge.com.
Showcase features D.C.-based talent
The Capital City Showcase brings some of the best comedians, musicians and performing artists in the D.C. area to the D.C. Arts Center (2438 18th¬†St., NW) Saturday tonight at 10.
This weekend features comedians Damo Hicks, Shahryar Rizvi, Emily Ruskowski and Brandon Wardell along with rock band Yellow Tie Guy.
Tickets are $10 online and $15 at the door. For more information, visit capitalcityshowcase.com.