Friday: 21 gay things to do today

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imageThank the gay goddess it’s Friday. In LGBT Atlanta, that means escaping the week with options from Shabbat to showtunes, art to actors, martinis to Martina Diamante, and bars from ‘Fresh’ to ‘Fierce.’

Shabbat services with Congregation Bet Haverim, 7:30 p.m. Vegetarian potluck, 6:30 p.m. Got kids? Tot Shabbat, 6 p.m.

Those that can, do—and teach. The “Wonderland” art exhibit opening bash features the works of SCAD-ATL professors @ Kai Lin Art, 7 p.m. Read our preview.

Another art opening today: “A Tale of Two Cities” brings together two artists with two urban perspectives @ Alan Avery Art Company (top photo, “Florida Native #2” by Bryce Hammond).

Sometimes, the only thing that will get your mind off work is a stiff drink. Don’t these places know it. Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m. Showtunes Cocktail Hour @ Mixx, 6 p.m.

image Martina Diamante’s “Spotlight” this week is an all-live music special with guests Dustin Holder, Juan Cezar (bottom photo), Xanna Don’t and more @ Bellissima, 11 p.m.

Escape into somebody else’s world. Varla Jean Merman in “Scrooge in the Rouge” @ 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m. Read our interviews. Also: “A Tuna Christmas” @ Theatre in the Square, 8 p.m. “Fair Use” @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m.

It’s your Friday. Name it. Aqua Friday @ Paris Decatur, 9 p.m. Fresh Friday @ Jungle, 10 p.m. Friday Night Live @ Atlanta Live, 10 p.m. Fierce Fridays @ LeBuzz, 11 p.m.

More choices? Oh alright, Picky. Check out Friday’s whole nightlife roster to make sure this really is your night.

There are even more gay 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.

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