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Marga Gomez, comedy, gay news, Washington Blade

Marga Gomez brings her stand-up show to Washington this weekend. (Photo by Kent Taylor)

Busboys and Poets (2021 14th¬†St., N.W.) presents Marga Gomez in “Pride Baby,‚Ä̬†on Sunday from 8-10 p.m.¬†Gomez will be doing stand-up in celebration of Pride month.

Gomez has appeared on Comedy Central, HBO, LOGO and even had a cameo in the ‚ÄúBatman Forever‚ÄĚ blockbuster. She is one of the first openly lesbian comedians in the U.S., and is the winner of a GLAAD award. Her last show at Busboys and Poets was a huge sold-out success.

The themes of ‚ÄúPride Baby‚ÄĚ include lesbian cruises versus Carnival cruises, hypothetically dating Jodie Foster, growing up as a gay baby and public nudity in gay neighborhoods.

Admission is $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit busboysandpoets.com.

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Marga Gomez, comedy, gay news, Washington Blade

Marga Gomez brings her stand-up show to Washington this weekend. (Photo by Kent Taylor)

Lesbian jokester to play Busboys and Poets

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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 Café 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.

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