Lesbian jokester to play Busboys and Poets
Marga Gomez returns to Washington Sunday night when she brings her 2013 comedy show â€śLaughterglowâ€ť to Busboys and Poets (14thÂ 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 CafĂ© 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 18thÂ 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.