Saturdays were made for lovin’ you, baby. Gay Atlanta cranks it up a notch with events from poetry and burlesque to a gay Iraq War vet, from local talents to international sensations.. Click your favorites for details, or view the full calendar with the link below our picks.
• Servicemembers Legal Defense Network raises funds with gay Iraq War vet Brian Fricke (top photo) as the main attraction. Private home @ 6 p.m.
• Gay parents and their kids join MEGA Family Project @ Stone Mountain Laser show. Sunset.
• With the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival just around the corner, straight poet allies read to raise funds. I See Straight People with AQLF @ Horizon School, 7:30 p.m.
• Antron-Reshaud Brown (middle photo) reads and signs his highly anticipated “Bohemian Rebel: The Rising Vol. 2” @ The Evolution Project, 8 p.m.
• Overnight guests. “Liz Melendez LIVE” CD release @ Darwin’s, 9 p.m. Burlesque, music and spoken word performances highlight Masquerade Magic @ Kat’s Cafe, 9 p.m. DJ Michael Adams @ Mixx Atlanta, 10 p.m.
• Bars with stars: For the Gentleman @ Paris Decatur, 6 p.m. Chynna Fox & The Glamazon Cabaret @ Tijuana Garage, 9 p.m. Kraze Saturdays @ My Sister’s Room, 10 p.m. Mary-oke @ Mary’s, 10 p.m. Same Sex Saturdays @ Club 714, 10 p.m.
• Don’t stop ‘til you get enough. Jealouse’s Daring Divas @ Blake’s, 11 p.m. Saturday Night Fever @ LeBuzz, 11 p.m. The Mary Edith Pitts Show @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m. Adicktion with DJ Jay McCracken @ Metropolitan Art Lofts, 2:30 a.m.