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What's Up This Weekend: Your Seattle Guide Jan. 6-8

Welcome to our weekend events guide, where we share what's up around Seattle. If we're missing something fun, email us at

Friday, Jan. 6

Underrepresented: A Platform for DJs of Color. This +21 and only live music event returns with a lineup of more than a dozen DJs of color, hailing from all over the Pacific Northwest and the Bay Area. It's been three years since the last show, hosted by LGCY Media, a Seattle-based BIPOC music and arts collective.

  • 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • $20; purchase online
  • Neumos

'RuPaul's Drag Race.' Season 15 of "RuPaul's Drag Race" premieres at 8 p.m. on MTV. Seattle drag queen Irene "The Alien" Dubois will star in the season. Seattle Refined chatted with her about her journey on and off screen. You can read the full feature online.

Saturday, Jan. 7

'Glamontrix.' Dita Von Teese is bringing her burlesque show "Glamontrix" to Seattle. The show is said to be "the biggest and most lavish burlesque show in history."

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets start at $205; purchase online
  • Paramount Theatre

Sunday, Jan. 8

Fatlesque Fest NW: Fatties Who Brunch. From the same producers of What the Funk?! An All BIPOC Burlesque Fest, this "all-fat burlesque festival" aims to disrupt perceptions surrounding burlesque. This brunch will feature Alexa Perplexa & Emcee GiGi Holliday!

  • 12:30 p.m.
  • $25 GA, $40 for brunch add-on (ticket not included); purchase online
  • Madame Lou's