Kylie Takes a CA Road Trip and Other Weekend Happenings

Each week GayCities serves up a cocktail of events, highlighting major worldwide celebrations as well as local unexpected gems. To uncover events near you, visit the GC Event Calendar and type in your city.

Friday, May 20:

* Kylie packs the Hollywood Bowl for her Aphrodite tour, then get down to business at an after party in West Hollywood’s newest bar The Office. (Los Angeles)

* If you’re able to check out the McQueen exhibit at The Met, do it! Or go one up and attend this Fri evening event at the exhibit with an even more in depth look at what inspired the fashion icon. (New York)

* William S. Burroughs’ “Queer” is brought to life in picturesque Fort Mason. (San Francisco)

Saturday, May 21:

* Pride season is officially upon us as Los Angeles‘ kid brother gets ready for its waterfront celebration of all things gay. (Long Beach)

* Kylie packs up the bus and heads north to a new pack of screaming queers. Blocks away, late-night manglomerate Rebel is sure to be extra steamy for the concert after-party. (San Francisco)

* Pick up some fellow gay readers (and maybe a good book or two) at the adorable-sounding Queer Book Swap. (New York)

* Debatably gay icon Yelle tears up the Music Box. (Los Angeles)