Halloween may be over, but the gay party train just keeps rolling. Atlanta’s LGBT event roster cranks up the festivals, musicals and homosexuals to keep you rolling right into November.
Friday, Nov. 3
“Cabaret” (top photo). Atlanta-born actor Randy Harrison of “Queer as Folk” fame plays the emcee in the touring Broadway revival of this classic show @ Fox Theatre, 8 p.m. Plus two performances per day Saturday and Sunday.
“Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical.” See the inaugural production of the local LGBT theatre company @ Out Front Theatre, 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday shows too.
“A Chorus Line.” Local production of the Stephen Sondheim show stages @ Atlanta Lyric Theatre, 8 p.m.
Pronouns, Potties and People: Transgender Studies 101. Weekend conference begins with the screening of “Out of Order,” a documentary about LGBT faith in the face of bigotry @ Central Presbyterian Church, 5 p.m.
Boys Room. Come hang out with the cool kids @ Mary’s, 9 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, 9:30 p.m
Pump. When one word is all you need to kick off the weekend with a man-to-man dance party, you betta Pump, this week with DJ Mike Pope, 10 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.
Deadly Vixens puts the grrls on display for your entertainment and your dollars, plus Second Level beats upstairs @ Blake’s, 9 p.m.
Femme Fatale puts the drag glamazons on display each week. Get your singles ready for premiere Atlanta queens @ Burkhart’s, 11 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.
Crush Friday 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.
Resident DJs Scott and Mikey take you deep into the night with $5 Fridays @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Foreplay Afterhours keeps you dancing late. Really late @ Tokyo Valentino, 1 a.m. – 5 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 5
“Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical” (middle photo). See the inaugural production of the local LGBT theatre company @ Out Front Theatre, 8 p.m. Sunday afternoon too.
Chastain Park Arts Festival. The gay-run AFFPS throws its final park fest of the year in the gorgeous surrounds @ Chastain Park, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday too.
Charis 42nd Birthday. Hilarious writer Luvvie Ajayi (aka Awesomely Luvvie) helps the local lesbian-feminist bookstore celebrate with cake, readings and signings @ Charis Books & More, 11 a.m.
Pronouns, Potties and People: Transgender Studies 101. Conference classes facilitated by Rev. Molly McGinnis @ Central Outreach & Advocacy Center, 9:45 a.m.
Atlanta Women’s Chorus. The sister voices of Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus preform their “Follow The Sun” program including sun-inspired selections including the Beatles and Frank Sinatra @ Druid Hills Presbyterian Church, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sports Page Reunion. If you’re a woman of a certain age, you remember when this men’s bar was a lesbian bar instead. Remember the times @ Heretic, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Stick around. It’s also Early Country, Late Night Retro Dance, 8 p.m. and 12 midnight.
#Daydrunk: Deep Couch Edition. 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 regularly scheduled shenanigans, 9 p.m.
“Cabaret.” Atlanta-born actor Randy Harrison of “Queer as Folk” fame plays the emcee in the touring Broadway revival of this classic show @ Fox Theatre, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Plus two performances Sunday.
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.
DJ Lydia Prim brings the tribal beats to keep your weekend fun going that much longer @ Tokyo Valentino, 1 a.m. – 5 a.m.
DJ Robert Ansley All Nighter. Bars close, but this place doesn’t. You never stop shaking your ass @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 23
Chastain Park Arts Festival (bottom photo). The gay-run AFFPS throws its final park fest of the year in the gorgeous surrounds @ Chastain Park, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
“Priscilla Queen of the Desert: The Musical.” See the inaugural production of the local LGBT theatre company @ Out Front Theatre, 3 p.m.
“Cabaret.” Atlanta-born actor Randy Harrison of “Queer as Folk” fame plays the emcee in the touring Broadway revival of this classic show @ Fox Theatre, 1 p.m. and 6:30 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 (bottom photo) @ Blake's, 8 p.m.
Sunday Funday wraps your weekend just the way you like it: with all your gays plus DJs Rob Reum and Robert Ansley @ Ten Atlanta, 5 p.m. – midnight.
Armorettes. Atlanta’s camp drag crazies against HIV do their weekly good in the gayborhood @ Burkhart’s, 7:30 p.m.
CherryBomb: College Night. Wild Cherry Sucret returns to the weekly stage for “something hip and different,” including surprises each week @ Jungle, 8 p.m.
Tossed Salad. The magic and madness masterminded by Brigitte Bidet and her left-of-center queens @ Burkhart’s, 9:30 p.m.