If there’s a way to turn a Cinco de Mayo celebration into a carnival-like holigay, you better believe it’s going to happen at Las Margaritas. Balloons, masks, drag and singer Brie all made appearances at the day-long affair on Saturday.
Better yet, the endless margaritas and beer consumed by a crowd of more than 1,800 people supported seven non-profits. Some $2,000 was donated to Joining Hearts and an additional $1,200 was raised in tips by bartenders for the Armorettes, Southern Softpaw League, Hotlanta Softball League, Atlanta Bucks, Lost N Found Youth and Southern Line Atlanta.
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Brian Clowdus is stepping down as artistic director of Serenbe Playhouse, the metro Atlanta theater he founded and transformed into a nationally-recognized entity. READ MORE »
The transgender-led Solutions Not Punishment Coalition is hitting a milestone by splitting off from its parent group to form its own organization. READ MORE »
Pete Buttigieg will attend at least four events and launch a black outreach initiative while in Atlanta for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate. READ MORE »
Fabnormal is coming. The latest combination of must-attend event by Rigel Gemini and must-see artwork by his husband Cameron Lee takes a bow on Friday. READ MORE »