JUNE 11: In a 2005 survey, 88 percent of physicians said that high blood pressure increased a mans risk of developing erectile dysfunction. The good news: Its the first day of National Mens Health Week, the perfect opportunity for you to get off your arse and get to the gymor at least take Krispy Kreme off your food pyramid. Check out MensHealthNetwork.org for the skinny on mens healthrelated events in your area.
JUNE 12: This summers a scorcher for music, and the True Colors tour, which supports the Human Rights Campaign, is no exception. The five-hour concertboasting acts like Cyndi Lauper, the Cliks, Erasure, Deborah Harry, and the Dresden Dollsrolls into Chicagos Auditorium Theatre. Yeah, it sounds a bit long, but Margaret Chos irreverent wisecracks between sets should hold your attention. Hit up TrueColorsTour.com for more info.
JUNE 13: Willkommen and bienvenue, stranger. Whoever said cabaret is dead hasnt been blessed enough to witness the wryly intelligent and absurdly hilarious antics of Kiki & Herb. The Tony-nominated duo, made up of drag torch singer Kiki DuRane (played by Justin Bond) and her shadowed accompanist Herb, kick off their campy Year of Magical Drinking tour for the Huntington Theatre Company at Bostons Wimberly Theatre. The show only runs through June 30, so grab your tix at KikiandHerb.com.
JUNE 14: If progressive beats and multimedia arts are more your style, then catch an exclusive evening show from veteran rappers the Beastie Boys (in their instrumental guise) as they blast through Barcelona for the Sonar Festival. Also performing is Ricardo Villaloboss improvised techno project Narod Niki. Get the galas complete weekend schedule at Sonar.es.
JUNE 15: Theres nothing hotter this summer than the Human Torch, played by heartthrob Chris Evans. Feel the burn yourself as Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer opens in theaters. A scathing review on Aint It Cool called the original Fantastic Four film a massive turd, but were hoping this ones the s**t.
JUNE 16: If you cant get your own body in shape for Mens Health Week, head to Los Angeles to marvel at Ernest Lacys multi-hued male nude paintings featured in the Lev Moross Gallery. Lacys been churning out art for 50 years, and this retrospective collection of more than 100 paintings, watercolors, drawings, and monoprintsdating from 1952 to 2006is at once rich, intricate, and sensual. Head to LevMorossGallery.com for details.
JUNE 17: In case you still havent gotten your fix of undressed men, Broadway Bares XVII: Myth Behavior, the burlesque fte in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, offers up some of Broadways hottest male and female dancers. Spin over to the Roseland Ballroom in New York City for this delightfully naughty night of singing and stripping. Tickets available at BroadwayCares.org.