Benefit for queer lit fest makes music [photos]

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VIEW PHOTOS | Atlanta Queer Literary Festival Benefit Show @ Eddie’s Attic

imageAn impressive list of entertainers came together recently for an evening that was part music and part comedy — but all queer — to benefit the Atlanta Queer Literary Festival and its big event in mid October.

From musicians including Lucas Mire (top photo left) and Bucky Motter to comedians Alyssa Barnett-Schott and Sanders Hulsey, the benefit show was a new way to raise funds for the annual literary festival, which runs this year on Oct. 13-16.

“It adds another dimension to what we do the way other literary festivals include music in the mix,” Collin Kelley, one of the organizers of the annual festival, told Project Q Atlanta ahead of the Aug. 12 benefit. “We’re already thinking about making this an annual fundraiser and maybe even including musicians in the festival in future years.”

Photos by Loren Hoffman


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