Johnny Blazes, Maggie Cee, Geppetta, M. Hanora, Rachel Kahn, Mylene St Pierre plus the local artist Natalie Illum explore gender, queerness and sexuality in this wide-ranging national touring show, incorporating burlesque, drag, spoken word, music, even puppets and props. The Femme Show looks at all aspects of femme identity -- it’s queer art for queer people, presented by In the Streets Productions. Friday, Aug. 20, at 8 p.m. The DC Center for the LGBT Community, 1318 U St. NW. Tickets are $10. Call 202-682-2245 or visit thedccenter.org or thefemmeshow.com.