We compile the daily local LGBT events so you don’t have to. Check out Friday’s fresh batch of community, arts, entertainment and nightlife happenings. Click all you want; we’ll make more.
• Top honors. The Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce names its annual businessperson winners at the AGLCC 2011 Community Awards Dinner (top photo) @ W Midtown, 7 p.m.
• Joy and bliss. “A Season of Bliss,” Tania Calderon’s solo exhibition art opening @ Mattress Factory Lofts, 7 p.m., and the Atlanta Queer Lit Fest hosts Radical Faeries, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and you during the Big Joy Salon Reading & Fundraiser @ Rush Center, 7:30 p.m.
• Girls’ night out. Maria Gabriella Acoustic Show (middle photo) entertains the Eden Party @ Amsterdam, 9:30 p.m., Down & Dirty Friday @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m., and Ladies Lounge @ XS Ultra Lounge, 10 p.m.
• Where the boys are. Boys Room @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., ManHunt Friday with Wassup N ATL @ Freight Depot, 10 p.m., Primal Urges with DJ Lydia Prim @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., and WTF Friday Night with DJ Kevin DuRard @ Mixx, 10 p.m.
• Drag yourself into the weekend. Fierce Friday @ LeBuzz, 11 p.m., Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix (bottom photo) @ Blake’s, 11 p.m., Extravaganza Show @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m., and more places to see and be seen on the tonight’s entire bar calendar.
There are even more things to do on today’s Gay Agenda. View the full list on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your own events.