HE SAID/SHE SAID This month, Gendermyn, Houston’s premiere drag king troupe, celebrates its second anniversary of gender-bending performance art. Expect to see a preview of some of the numbers members will be presenting at the International Drag King Community Extravaganza in Ohio. Sept. 6, 10 p.m. Numbers, 300 Westheimer Rd. Tickets: $10. Details: 713/526-6551 • www.gendermyn.com
PRETTY, OLD STUFF At the Houston Area Antiques Dealers Association HADA Fall 2008 Antiques Show & Sale, more than 150 of the world’s finest dealers offer “the rare, the unusual, the precious, and the bizarre.” Sounds like just another night in Montrose. Sept. 19 and 20, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida de las Americas, Hall B. Tickets: $10 (valid for all three days.) Details: www.HadaAntiques.com.
SING OUT, CAMILLE Former Bering Omega hospice volunteer and vocalist Camille Zamora returns to Houston with some of opera’s brightest young stars for Bering Omega Community Services’ 14th annual Sing for Hope: An Evening of Art Songs & Arias. The evening features an intimate evening of classic opera arias and popular showstoppers from favorite musicals followed by an on-stage champagne and dessert after-party. Sept. 27, 8 p.m. Wortham Theater Center’s Cullen Hall. Details: www.beringomega.org.
WANTED: FESTIVE VOLUNTEERS Want to enjoy the incredible musical talents of Sarah Bettens, Carrie Rodriguez, Blame Sally, Sister Funk, and Ginger Leigh at the 14th Annual Houston Women’s Festival, but you’re on a tight budget? “Volunteers help with various activities the day of the festival,” says HWF producer, Sharman Petri. “In exchange for three hours of their time, volunteers receive free admission to the festival as well as other perks.” The full day of music and art takes place Oct. 25, noon until 10 p.m. Jones Plaza, 601 Louisiana St. Tickets: $15-$20. Details: [email protected]