Arts and Entertainment RuPaul, a Murder Mystery and Tango Heat Up the 757 this Weekend

RuPaul, a Murder Mystery and Tango Heat Up the 757 this Weekend

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"Tango Fire" heats up the stage at the Sandler Center on Monday, January 29 at 7:30 p.m. (Source: Tango Fire)

Shed the January ‘blahs’ and get out of the house this weekend!  There is a wide variety of fun, interesting events taking place throughout the 757 this weekend.  Below is merely a sample of what is happening!  For a complete calendar of events, click HERE.

Thursday, January 25 

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, 8 p.m., VH-1

Attention squirrel friends!  RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars premieres tonight at 8 p.m. on VH-1.  MJ’s Tavern is hosting a watch party, for more information, click HERE.

Friday, January 26

Speed Friending at the LGBT Life Center, 8-9:30 p.m.

247 W. 25th Street, Norfolk, VA, 23517

An opportunity for adults to come, hang out, join us for a pot luck desserts in the LGBT Center. Bring a dessert to share!  Click HERE for more information.

“Pride & Prejudice” at the Wells Theater, 7:30 p.m.

110 E. Tazewel St., Norfolk, VA 23510

This stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s most beloved novel will sweep you away with its witty, fast-paced exploration of expectations that has become the template for modern romance. Romantic repartee will be best appreciated by ages 10 and older. Through February 4.  For tickets, click HERE.

Saturday, January 27

Frederick Douglass Live starring Nathan Richardson, 1:00 p.m.

Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, 2410 Wickham Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

Commemorate the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass for his 200th birthday at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center in Newport News.  This is a live speaking event with author, poet, and Douglass historian, Nathan Richardson. Experience the words of this orator and abolitionist as you’ve never heard them before.  For tickets, click HERE.

WHRO Murder Mystery Theater Shows (and Prom), 7 & 8:30 p.m.

PUSH Comedy Theater, 763 Granby St., Norfolk, VA 23510

The WHRO Emerging Leaders Board cordially invites you to join them to celebrate a successful year. Join us for some fun at an interactive theatre experience, “WHRO Murder Mystery.”  Two shows at the PUSH Comedy Theater.  7 & 8:30.  The second show also includes a ‘prom’.  For more information, click HERE.

Sunday, January 28

Lip Gloss & Lashes Drag Brunch featuring Queen Mary, 11:30 a.m.

37th & Zen, 1083 W 37th Street, Norfolk, VA 23508

The ladies of LIP GLOSS and LASHES DRAG BRUNCH are back and your QUEEN MARY is ready to join them!  37th and ZEN in Norfolk is the place! Call now to reserve your spot for this award-winning troop of entertainers!

25th Annual Festival of Jewish Film Presents “Animal House”, 7:15 p.m.

Naro Expanded Cinema, 1507 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA

Discussion before the film with Lorraine Wright, widow of the late, local born actor and comedian, Stephen Furst(stein).  Tickets are $10.  For more information, click HERE.

Monday, January 29

Tango Fire at the Sandler Center, 7:30 p.m.

201 Market St. Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Born in the back alleys of Buenos Aires, the tango is universally recognized as the language of lovers’ passion, capturing the essence of desire with its dramatic music and sensuous, smoldering moves. For more information and tickets, click HERE.