The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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Wrap up February by putting on your Gay Fierce Face. After you get that together, wear it out to these local LGBT events to let March know that you’re coming for it with everything you’ve got.

Friday, Feb. 26

Bitch Please. Ree de la Vega’s monthly party returns to East Atlanta, this time with DJ Taradactyl in tow @ Mary’s, 9 p.m. They’re still recovering from this madness (top photo).

“The Full Monty” Closing Weekend. The trials and tribs of workaday straight guys who find themselves stripping for cash and revealing all @ Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Marietta, 8 p.m. Runs through Sunday.

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

Pump pours its weekly man-on-man dance party all over you @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

Unchained. Fetish and burlesque with Mistress Kountessa is on tap for something a little different but totally in the wheelhouse. DJ Neon the Glowgobear works the booth @ Atlanta Eagle, 9 p.m.

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

Femme Fatale with Rhea Litre puts the drag glamazons on display each week. Get your singles ready for premiere Atlanta queens @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m. This week's show features the WeHo singer/dancer/model in her Atlanta debut. View photos from Litre's opening act a day earlier.

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. 27

Dixie Longate (middle photo). The drag Tupperware hostess comes to Atlanta to put on a show that benefits the AIDS Vaccine 200 Ride @ Hudson Grille Midtown, 6:30 p.m.

Slumber Party #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 nighttime shenanigans, 9 p.m.

International Music Conference. The gay-run Meak Productions helms this showcase performance and panel discussion on Out artists in Popo, Dance, EDM, R&B and Hip Hop @ Harlem Nights Ultra Lounge, 5 p.m.

#BeRobin. Gay comic Ian Aber heads this lineup of comedians benefiting the initiative to help people by Margaret Cho in memory of Robin Williams @ Laughing Skull Lounge, 5 p.m.

NFFLA Team Reveal Party. The men of the National Flag Football League of Atlanta choose up sides for the spring season and drink about it @ Burkhart's, 7 p.m.

Miss Gutterball. The annual drag romp with the gays of Dixie Bowling @ Jungle, 7 p.m.

OurSong Requiem For Living. An original concert from the local gay and lesbian chorus benefits PFLAG,  Lost-n-Found Youth, Living Room Atlanta and more @ First Baptist Church of Decatur, 7:30 p.m.

Bearracuda: Winter Beef. The semi-regular traveling party in pursuit of the hirsute returns, this time with DJ Wayne G @ Heretic, 10 p.m.

DJ Luis Perez. The international hottie returns to pump up your gay dance party @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for the Fantasy Girls Anniversary Show with special Rhea Litre, 9 p.m. She tore it up on Thursday.

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. Come ready for the return of Ohm.

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 Twisted Dee 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. 28

Oscars Watch Party (bottom photo). Sunday Fun Day gets the red carpet treatment for the Academy Awards with DJ Rob Reum @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight. You can also watch the awards at the namesake Oscar’s, and your other favorite gay bars too.

Drag 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.

High Energy & Super Sunday. Get to gettin' with High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the Super Sunday drag show with Evah Destruction, Nichelle Paris, Shawnna Brooks and Raquell [email protected] Blake's, 8 p.m.

David Cross. The “Arrested Development” star hits the stage with his timely new standup show “Making America Great Again” @ Atlanta Symphony Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens. @ Burkhart’s, 9 p.m.


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