The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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If you’re in this life for some fun, we are ready for you with the real Gay Agenda. Dive into our weekly roundup of LGBT events for parties, shows and gatherings that pour the gay all over your weekend.

Friday, Feb. 5

Latrice Royale (top photo). The one, the only and more “RuPaul’s Drag Race” queen than you can handle returns to slay Atlanta for Mardi Gras with performance during the already outrageous Femme Fatale Show @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m. Read our interview.

Avant Garde Home Movie. The gay-led Film Love screens the decades-long project of filmmaker Stan Brakhage documenting a family as it grew and changed @ Emory’s White Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Moulin Rouge. The storied days of CanCan, debauchery and Toulouse Lautrec get the dance treatment @ Atlanta Ballet, 8 p.m. Performances through Feb. 13.

“The Missing Generation.” The emotionally charged contemporary dance tour and its story of LGBT history trods the boards @ 7 Stages. This weekend only.

Sweeney Todd. The Demon Barber of Seville stages with gay principle players all up in it @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m. Runs through Feb. 28.

The Other Show. A weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast tries to keep you guessing @ Jungle, 9:30 p.m

Pump. The man-on-man dance party gets your weekend started, this week with DJ Duo Travis & Eric @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Guerilla Queer Bar. The Welcoming Committee is back with its monthly bar night in which gays gay it up at a straight place. For February, get down on it @ W Midtown Atlanta, which of course is already about as gay as they come, but still, 10 p.m.

Onyx Pearls Southeast. The leathermen of color gather for their monthly bar night @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Deadly Vixens puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 9 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.

Friday Night Dance Party. Another weekly way to kick off your weekend just hit 10th Street. See what you can get into @ G’s, 10 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.

Chaparral Night turns up the volume on its weekly gay Latin party with stage shows and dancing into the wee hours @ Club Rush, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m.


Saturday, Feb. 6

HRC Atlanta’s Superhero Bowl (middle photo). Strike toward equality at this annual fundraising event, this year with a superhero theme that welcomes you costumes @ Midtown Bowl, 12 noon.

#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 Gurlfrandz show, 10 p.m. It's a special edition of the show to raise money for the cancer recovery fund of Matt Jones.

Hotlanta Softball Recruiting Party. The gay pitchers and catchers get together for bottomless beer, to get reacquainted, and to sign up new members @ Frogs, 6 p.m.

Mardi Gras Masquerade. Your beads and masks are encouraged as the guys get rowdy for Mardi Gras with DJ Rob Reum @ Ten, 9 p.m.

One Magical Night. DJ Alexander gives a preview of what you have in store in Orlando this summer during the regularly schedule dance party @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for the Fantasy Girls show, 9 p.m.

Country all night. Scoot your boots with the C&W gays @ Heretic, 8 p.m.

Synergy turns up the volume on Saturday night and blows your ever-loving mind with glamazons working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 11 p.m.

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.

Ladies Night. Atlanta’s lesbian dance party puts on a show to supplement its weekly womyn ways in a new Midtown location @ My Sister’s Room, 9 p.m.

DJ Scott Anthony All Nighter moves you all the way to sunrise, just steps away from BJs, Heretic and Jungle. Saturday never really ends @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.


Sunday, Feb. 7

A Celebration of Life. Friends of gay Chef William E. Toro will celebrate his life and share memories during a memorial service @ Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall, 6 p.m. Toro died in January, leaving behind a husband and daughter. Friends raised nearly $1,200 for the family through a Go Fund Me campaign.

NFFLA Super Bowl Party (bottom photo). The men of National Flag Football League of Atlanta gather for the Beyonce and Coldplay concert Big Game with their annual season kickoff event @ Blake’s on the Park, 5 p.m.

Super Sunday Funday. DJs Rob Reum and Robert Ansley give you the inside-outside weekend closing party that you so deeply desire, this week with the Big Game on the big screens @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight.

Atlanta Bucks Superbowl Beer Bust. Speaking of burly gay jocks who love football, the local gay rugby guys also do up the Broncos-Panthers matchup with bottomless brews @ Hideaway, 5 p.m.

Tailgate Buffet. All the grub you need to soak up those game-day cocktails during the football championship @ Oscar’s, 3 p.m.

Chili Cookoff. The annual way to watch the game for a slew of folks goes down while the food lasts @ Friends on Ponce, 4 p.m.

More Super Bowl Parties. Check out more options at Woofs, Las Margaritas, Burkhart’s, or your favorite watering hole.

“Wedding Heard Round the World.” The country’s first legall couple married – it happened in 1971 – introduce their book about the experience @ the Law offices of Williams Teusink, 309 Sycamore St., Decatur, 11 a.m.

First-time Home Buying Seminar. LGBT agents let you in on the ins and outs of buying your first place @ Rush Center, 11:30 a.m.

Steve Rush Art Show & Silent Auction. The sexy manly men of this artist’s work will have you drooling. Come see what strikes your fancy during this fundraising event @ Atlanta Eagle, 2 p.m.

Drag Gospel Brunch presents the Sisters of Sequins with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m. Walk-ins welcome. Or sleep in and do Dinner with the Divas, 6:30 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet, her left-of-center queens, and DJ King Atlas rock this weekly drag show and dance party @ Burkhart’s, 9 p.m.


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