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|August 19, 2011 00:00|
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Thursday, Aug. 18 - Friday, Aug. 19
Favorite gay funnyman Leslie Jordan brings his one-man show to Atlanta. 9:30 p.m. both nights at Mixx Atlanta, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309,
Friday, Aug. 19
Join the Human Rights Campaign’s Atlanta members for a Meet & Greet with the owner and several players from the Atlanta Dream, the city’s WNBA team, then see them take on the Connecticut Suns. Use code “HRC” to buy $15 tickets. 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive, Atlanta, GA 30303. After party follows at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306. www.atlanta.hrc.org.
LGBT Dance Atlanta and DJ Charles bring back the Wild Mustang every Friday night at Jungle. Doors open at 7 p.m., free dance lesson at 8 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.
“Here Comedy Presents Kate Clinton,” featuring the popular lesbian comic, screens at the Third Friday Film Series. Suggested donation $1-$10 sliding scale. Films start at 7:30 p.m. at First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 470 Candler Park Dr., NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.
DJ Vicki Powell spins for Boombox. 11 p.m. at The Sound Table, 483 Edgewood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312.
Drag Race 2 continues every first and third Friday. Any king or queen can enter; the 10 weekly winners will progress to the finale. The fun starts at 10 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.
Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix gets catty at 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com.
Saturday, Aug. 20
Drench, the W Downtown’s weekly summer Saturday pool party, gets wet from 1-7 p.m. at the W Atlanta Downtown, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30313, www.chriscolemanenterprises.com.
Gay poet Collin Kelley reads from “Slow to Burn,” his newly re-released chapbook, as well as several new pieces. 3-4 p.m. at Bound To Be Read Books, 481-B Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, www.collinkelley.blogspot.com.
Enjoy a DVD signing of “Finding Me” with Director Roger Ormeus and cast members Ray Martell Moore, Eugene Turner and Miste Roule. 5-6 p.m. at Outwrite, 991 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.outwritebooks.com.
Cool off from the summer heat with the gay Atlanta Team Tennis Association. Enjoy food, music and drinks poolside. 6:30 p.m. at Glenlake Pool, 1121 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030, www.atta.org.
If you missed gay actor and comedian Leslie Jordan in his Thursday and Friday night shows at Atlanta’s Mixx, catch him in a benefit for Savannah Pride. 8 p.m. at Club One, 1 Jefferson St., Savannah, GA 31401, www.clubone-online.com.
Pandora Boxx from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” helps Atlanta drag icon Mary Edith Pitts celebrate her, ahem, 21st Birthday — at least in drag years — and raise funds for Jerusalem House. 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. DJ Micky Friedman then spins at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.
The Armorettes perform from 8-10 p.m. followed by 3 Legged Cowboy night at the Heretic. 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.
Have fun with karaoke and beer while helping East Side Pride raise money for the group’s Atlanta Pride float. 9 p.m. at The Spot Bar & Grill, 4578 Britt Road, Tucker, GA 30084. Search “East Side Pride” on Facebook.
Jealouse’s Daring Divas perform at 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com.
Shavonna B. Brooks hosts the Extravaganza drag show at 11:30 p.m at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com.
Chase Daniels, Jami Siden and Liz Ellis host the hot, huge party as My Sister’s Room celebrates its 15th anniversary. Special performances and DJ E spins. 10 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.
The gay Atlanta Bucks Rugby Club hosts its monthly bar night at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaeagle.com.
The Man 2 Man party heats up every Saturday night at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xsultralounge.com.
Saturday, Aug. 20 - Sunday, Aug. 21
The Piedmont Park Summer Arts & Crafts Festival focuses on visual art and family fun, plus acoustic music and food. Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Piedmont Park, www.piedmontparkartsfestival.com.
Sunday, Aug. 21
Brent Star and DJ Christopher Kind keep Sundays hot starting at 2 p.m. at Cowtippers, 1600 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.metrocafes.com/Cowtippers.
PFLAG Atlanta hosts a panel discussion on “Opening the Trans Closet,” featuring transgender people and their parents, for the group’s monthly Third Sunday meeting. 2:45 – 5 p.m. at First MCC, 1379 Tullie Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30329-2308, www.pflagatl.org.
MixHer Sundays celebrate the ladies. 6 p.m. to midnight at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta.
The Armorettes, the infamous camp drag troupe, performs at 7 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com.
Russ C debuts at 3 a.m. at Xion, 2241 Faulkner Rd. NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.xionatlanta.com.
Enjoy DJ Diablo Rojo and hot furry guys at the ManSplash Roof Top Pool Party, courtesy of the ManShaft party organizers. 2-6 p.m. at the Sol Deck at the Melia Hotel, 590 West Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.facebook.com/groups/themanshaft.
Monday, Aug. 22
Join Bubba D. Licious and the rest of the drag ladies at Dragamundo. Every Monday from 8 – 11 p.m. at Las Margaritas, 1842 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324 www.lasmargaritasmidtown.com.
Mondays are Drag on the Edge at 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com.
“Sordid Lives” screens for Movies at Dusk at 8:30 p.m. at Joe’s on Juniper, 1049 Juniper St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.metrocafes.com/joes-juniper/Home.aspx.
Tuesday, Aug. 23
Lesbian social networking group Fourth Tuesday hosts its monthly dinner. Drinks at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. at Carpe Diem, 105 Sycamore Place, Decatur, GA 30030.
The MISTER Project of Positive Impact hosts yoga with teacher Kyle Knapp; the event is free and participants are invited to come early for free HIV testing. 6-7:30 p.m. at the MISTER Community Center, 139 Ralph McGill Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30308, www.positiveimpact-atl.org.
AID Atlanta’s Gay Outreach hosts Coffee Talk, a low-key alternative to their events at local bars. 6-8 p.m. at Starbucks, 2333 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. Contact [email protected].
Wednesday, Aug. 24
Join Positive Impact’s MISTER Project for the MISTER book club; tonight’s gathering will discuss “The Swimming Pool Library,” up to chapter 10. 7-8 p.m. at the MISTER Community Center, 139 Ralph McGill Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30308, www.positiveimpact-atl.org.
Joy Edwards presents “Family Law for the LGBT Community,” focusing on adoptions. 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.chariscircle.org.
For the month of August, Birdcage Bingo hosted by Ruby Redd benefits the Armorettes, the drag troupe that raises money for HIV. 8 – 10 p.m. at Mellow Mushroom, 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30308.
The Beauty & the Bitch Drag Comedy Show features Bubba D. Licious and Charlie Brown. 9:30 p.m. at Cowtippers, 1600 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.metrocafes.com/Cowtippers.
Thursday, Aug. 25
Lesbian journalist and award-winning food writer Kim Severson reads from her memoir, “Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life.” 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.chariscircle.org.
Donna Hopkins, Diane Durrett (pictured) and Caroline Aiken perform for Women in Rock in the Round. 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com.
LGBT Dance Atlanta hosts Throwdown Thursdays, with line dance lessons at 8 p.m. followed by open dance to country hits all night at Bellissima, 560 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.facebook.com/bellissima.atlanta, www.lgbtdanceatlanta.com.
Chris Coleman’s Indulge party is Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to midnight at W Hotel – Midtown, 188 14th Street, Atlanta, GA 30361, www.chriscolemanenterprises.com.
Madame Lahore’s Manhot features hot guys from all walks of life competing, but you’ll be the winner. Cherry Pop follows. 10 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com.
Monte St. James presents the Purple Dragon every Thursday night. Talent show at 10 p.m., main show at 11:15 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xsultralounge.com.
Friday, Aug. 26
The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual Community Awards Dinner. 7 p.m. at the W Atlanta Midtown, 188 14th St. NE, Atlanta, GA, 30361, www.atlantagaychamber.org.
Artist Tania Calderón features her most recent collection of fine art nudes entitled “A Season of Bliss” with a solo exhibit from 7-10 p.m. at Mattress Factory Lofts, 300 MLK Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30312, www.calderonfoto.com.
Ladies Lounge is every Friday at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xsultralounge.com.
Saturday, Aug. 27
MEGA Family Project presents “Maybe Baby,” a discussion of options for LGBT people to become parents. 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.megafamilyproject.org.
Wet, a pool party in Savannah, raises funds to benefit Georgia Equality and the First City Network volunteer fund. Features DJ Bette White. 6-9 p.m. at Miss Billie’s 55 Amanda Dr., Savannah, GA 31406, http://tinyurl.com/3mo27h2.
Rev. Delores Berry appears in concert as LGBT-focused Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church celebrates its 12th anniversary in Athens. 7-10 p.m. at the Presbyterian Student Center, 1250 S. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30605, www.ourhopemcc.com.
The women of Roxie Watson perform their amazing alterna-grass at 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com.
Stock up on laughs and kitchen supplies at the Drag Queen Tupperware Party, a benefit for For the Kid in All of Us. Features performances by the Armorettes, Tequila Mockingbird, Erica Lee, Chiffonne Anna Nicole Hilton and Crystal Hilton. 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.forthekid.org.
First Metropolitan Community Church hosts its sixth annual game show night, Match Game with Bubba D. Licious, Michael Baker, Anne Barr, Kimora Layou and another surprise special guest. Benefits the MCC Food Bank. 7-10 p.m. at First MCC, 1379 Tullie Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, www.firstmcc.com.
DJ Jay McCracken spins at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaeagle.com.
DJ Ralphi Rosario spins at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.
Sunday, Aug. 28
Martin Fry presents Brett Long in an after hours show from 3 a.m. to 7 a.m. at Spring 4th, 714 Spring St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30308.
Lotta’s Big Pool Bash 2 builds on the success of June’s event to raise money for Atlanta Cotillion, which benefits AID Atlanta. Features DJ Mike Pope. 1-6 p.m. at 3989 Wieuca Road, Atlanta GA 30342, www.atlantacotillion.org/timhobby.
The Feminist Outlawz hosts a fundraiser for Melvin Arundelli / Pee Wee Hymen, the transgender activist and performer who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident four years ago. Includes spaghetti dinner, silent auction and variety show. Starts at 5 p.m., show at 8 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com.
The Miss Utopia Pageant brings its “legacy of love and acceptance” to Atlanta. 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 450 Capitol Ave., Atlanta, GA 30312, www.missutopia.org.
Monday, Aug. 29
Mondays are live piano with David Reeb. Make requests and sing along from 8 p.m. to midnight at Mixx Atlanta, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 30
Darian Aaron signs “When Love Takes Over,” his coffee table book that profiles 18 African-American gay male couples in longterm relationships. 7:30 p.m. at Outwrite, 991 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.outwritebooks.com.
Wednesday, Aug. 31
Tonight is the grand finale of the Absolut Talent Karaoke competition, when the winner takes home $3,000. 11:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com.
Thursday, Sept. 1
The Black Pride Literary Salon kick-off party features writers Fiona Zedde, Ifalade Ta’Shia Asanti and Alexis P. Gumbs. 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.chariscircle.org.
Gay boys and their girls take over Atlantic Station’s outdoor film series for “Sex and the City 2.” Film starts at dusk, around 8:45-9 p.m. www.atlanticstation.com.
Thursdays are now 3 Legged Cowboy night at the Heretic, with country music and line-dancing like the former gay country bar. Dance lessons 8-9 p.m. at 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com.
Thursday, Sept. 1 – Friday, Sept. 2
Janis Ian performs with Gretchen Peters, Tony Arata and Craig Carothers. 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515 N McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com
Thursday, Sept. 1 – Monday, Sept. 5
The gay Peach International Tennis Tournament kicks off with a draw party on Thursday night at Einstein’s, then continues for four days of competition at the Dekalb Tennis Center, 1400 McConnell Drive, Decatur, GA 30033, www.atta.org.
Saturday, Sept. 3
After a five-year hiatus, legendary DJ/Producer Peter Rauhofer returns with CARIOCA for Labor Day Weekend. 10 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Rd., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com, www.cariocaproductions.com.
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