Remember when all of our favorite pop mega stars were part of pop mega groups? When Timberlake was telling us “It’s gonna be me” and Beyonce was an independent woman even though she had two other women in her group? Go back in time to when you had to buy

Three queer dance party series that help us celebrate queerness year-round—here’s a bit about who they are and where you can dance next. WORDS BY ISABELLE WATTENBERG Daddy Issues Attend a Daddy Issues dance party (and you should!) and you’ll be welcomed into an inclusive, come-as-you-are, decked-out space with music

The Cedar Cultural Center and Tamu Arts present the spring edition of their popular dance night. Bringing the contemporary African sounds are local DJs Salif Keita of KFAI FM and King Swank, as well as performances by our beloved host Fanaka Nation with special guests including Beri. SAT 5/13, 7

For a night of big hair, MTV throwbacks, and a possible meet-cute á la John Hughes, go to the Uptown VFW for ’80s New Wave Prom. DJ Shane Kramer will spin all the ’80s classics from Talking Heads to Kate Bush to Duran Duran, and more. Don’t forget to take