Close out the month on a high note with local LGBT events to suit every taste, from advocacy training to business networking, drag to dancing, plus boys, babes, booze and beyond.
Friday, Jan. 27
The Other Show (top photo). Come to the unique weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests that always pack a surprise @ Jungle, 9:30 p.m
AGLCC Fourth Friday. Join the LGBT business pros of Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce for their monthly networking mixer, this month with a membership drive and free entry @ Four Seasons Hotel, 5:30 p.m.
Hatched. Works by artists Thomas Turner and Carly Drew opens in the gay-owned spaces @ Kai Lin Art, 7 p.m.
Pump. When one word is all you need to kick off the weekend with a man-to-man dance party, you betta Pump, this week with DJ Mike Pope @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Boys Room. Chill with the cool queers in East Atlanta @ Mary’s, 9 p.m.
Love the 80s. DJ Moose knows what you need @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Charlie Brown, the undisputed Bitch of the South and her gurlz entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.
Celestial Friday. Celeste Holmes hosts the show “where the stars come out” and puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.
Ladies Lounge. Get your lesbian weekend started with a DJ-driven dance party, live performances and scores of women in the new Midtown home of Atlanta lesbian nightlife @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.
Resident DJs Scott and Mikey take you deep into the night with $5 Fridays @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Saturday, Jan. 28
Bearracuda: Winter Beef Ball. DJ Matt Consola works the bears and boys during the seasonal edition of this popular party @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Citizen Advocacy Training. Gear up to lobby state lawmakers with Georgia Equality @ Rush Center, 11 a.m.
Atlanta Bucks Match. It's an in-state rivalry game against Savannah for the local gay rugby jocks @ Cheney Stadium, 1 p.m.
#Daydrunk. Drink specials put you to bed early or make you the life of tonight’s party @ Mary’s, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Do it, and you may not remember what you did during the regularly scheduled shenanigans, 10 p.m.
Debut Night. DJ Rob Moore throws it down and wallows in it @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.
Fever turns up the volume on Saturday night and blows your ever-loving mind with glamazons working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 11 p.m. Jujubee from Season 2 of "RuPaul's Drag Race" joins the cast this week.
Glitz & Glam with Charlie Brown. The self-titled Bitch of the South and her girls entertain with dinner and a show in the theater experience of Atlanta’s drag restaurant and bar. Make reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.
GlitterBomb werqs Saturday night with a drag show hosted by Edie Cheezburger, a cast of premiere queens and special guests @ Blake’s, 10 p.m.
DJ Robert Ansley All Nighter. Bars close, but this place doesn’t. You never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 29
Sunday Funday wraps your weekend just the way you like it: with all your gays plus DJs Rob Reum and Robert Ansley @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight.
Midtown Rouge. First it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast including Raquell Lorde @ Blake's, 8 p.m.
Mr. & Miss Wessland Pageant. The culmination of all these contestants’ hard work goes down to the crown @ Jungle, 6:30 p.m.
Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.
Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens @ Burkhart’s, 10:30 p.m.