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|'Rainbow Jam' variety showcase to raise funds for Atlanta LGBT youth organization|
|by Dyana Bagby|
|August 16, 2012 17:45|
Prepare for an array of experiences to satisfy your appetite as JustUsATL hosts "Rainbow Jam" — its first major fundraiser that includes an open mic variety show and dinner from local restaurants. The Rainbow Jam Friday (tomorrow), Aug. 17.
JustUsATL, a youth-led and run LGBT organization for young people ages 13-28, formed earlier this year to provide a resource for teens and young adults seeking others to gather and share stories, support and friendship.
The Rainbow Jam is open to all people of all ages and is set for 7-11 p.m. at the Phillip Rush Center. Suggested donations are between $5 and $20 at the door.
So, what's on the menu? Dinner is available from restaurants including No Mas! Cantina, Raj Masala Indian Restaurant, Nakato's Japanese Restaurant and Parker's on Ponce. There will also be adult beverages on sale as well as non-alcoholic drinks.
Guided by emcee Aroara Thunder, guests will watch poets, artists, performers and other creative people showcase their talents in a night jam-packed with fabulous fun. There will also be a raffle photographs, paintings and gift certificates to local LGBT-owned restaurants.
JustUsATL holds weekly discussion groups at Positive Impact and has long-range plans of having its own community center. The organization, working on obtaining its non-profit status, is also raising funds to have a presence at this year's Atlanta Pride festival.
Photo: Some of the founding members of JustUs ATL are, from left, Cris Kontopodis, Gabriel Haggray and Casey Geyer. (Photo by Bo Shell)
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