The best gay things to do in Atlanta this weekend

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It’s been an epic April of LGBT events in Atlanta. Well, hope you’re rested up, because it shows no signs of stopping. Close out the month with plays, parties and people every way you turn.

Friday, April 28

“The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told” (top photo). The classic gay play that puts Adam & Steve in the Garden of Eden gets a staging by the local LGBT company @ Out Front Theatre, 8 p.m. Runs through May 14.

AGLCC Fourth Friday. Network with Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce over week-ending, month-ending drinks @ Westin Atlanta Perimeter, 5:30 p.m.

AUC Spring Fashion Show. Eugena Washington from America’s Next Top Model hosts this AIDS benefit with students from Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta @ Morehouse College, 7 p.m.

Sips & Strokes for Atlanta Pride. The committee gets the dough as you paint and cocktail your way to great art @ Sips N Strokes Toco Hill, 6 p.m.

Lesbianima Rising. Southern lesbian feminist art and culture gets its due in a celebration of the latest issue of Sinister Wisdom @ Charis Books & More, 7:30 p.m.

Bicameral Obscura. A photography exhibit of fine artworks by Daniel Biddy on the gay-fabulous walls @ Alan Avery Art Company, 7 p.m.

The Other Show. Come to the unique weekly drag cabaret with an eclectic cast and special guests that always pack a surprise @ Jungle, 9 p.m., preceded by a RuPaul’s Drag Race watch party, 8 p.m.

Boys Room. Hang with the cool kids in East Atlanta @ Mary’s, 9 p.m. And for the next several weeks, it’s preceded by the RuPaul’s Drag Race Happy Hour, 6 p.m.

DJ Mr. Richard sets the tone @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Fresh Face Friday puts the newest drag glamazons on display. Then get your singles ready for premiere queens in Femme Fatale @ Burkhart’s, 9:30 p.m. and 11 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.

Celestial Friday. Celeste Holmes hosts the show “where the stars come out” and puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 11 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. 

Resident DJs Scott and Mikey take you deep into the night with $5 Fridays @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.

Afterhours really gets cracking when the Eagle closes @ Tokyo Valentino, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.


Saturday, April 29

Flag Football. The gay jocks of National Flag Football League of Atlanta get rough and tumble @ Boulevard Crossing Park, 9:30 a.m. Hang with the guys afterward for a Beer Pong Tournament @ Felix's, 3 p.m.

Inman Park Festival & Tour of Homes. Gay inclusive in the streets and in the homes @ Inman Park, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Dine Out for Pride. Part of your tab goes to the committee if you mention it @ Souper Jenny, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

#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 shenanigans, 10 p.m.

Dixie Longate. The drag queen Tupperware Lady is, yes literally and hilariously, selling Tupperware to benefit AIDS Vaccine Ride @ Hudson Grille Midtown, 6:30 p.m.

Armorettes Burlesque. The monthly charity show with the camp queens goes down @ Heretic, 8 p.m. Stick around! It’s the Gear Party with you and DJ Stan Jackson both sporting leather, rubber and neoprene with clothes check, 10 p.m.

Music from the 2000s Dance Party puts the beat in your booty @ Jungle, 10:30 p.m. Get there early for Fantasy Girls, 9 p.m.

DJ Moose lays down beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s and ‘00s @ Atlanta Eagle, 10 p.m.

Sizzling Startlets and Fever. The opening show is followed by the quintessential drag cast working for your dollars @ Burkhart's, 9:30 p.m. and 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.

DJ Stan Jackson All Nighter. Bars close, but this place doesn’t. Never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.


Sunday, April 30

Sunday Funday (bottom photo). The weekly tradition of dudes, DJs and drinks continues @ Ten, 4 p.m. 

Speed Dating. The gays of Better Way To Meet offer gay men and women chances to meet other singles in a controlled environment @ Meiko’s Tapas Bar, 4 p.m.

Rainbow Expo. Vendors and causes and entertainment, oh my! Plus it benefits Lost N Found Youth @ Ebster Recreation Center, Decatur, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hotlanta Softball. The gay pitchers and catchers continue their season of play on the field and off @ Johnson Park, all day. Join them for bottomless brews during the Wet Demons Extra Inning Beer Bust @ Joe’s, 4 p.m.

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.

GLAAD Patio Party. Sunday Funday gets a Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation twist @ Henry’s, 3 p.m.

Midtown Rouge. First it’s High Energy and DJ Bill Berdeaux, 1 p.m., then the legendary Sunday drag show kicks off with an all-star cast including Raquell Lorde @ Blake's, 8:30 p.m.

Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.

Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens goes in hard @ Burkhart’s, 10:30 p.m.


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