Friday: 21 gay things to do tonight

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imageGay Atlanta turns Friday out. Whether your week demands cocktail treatments or theater therapy, stress-relieving sports or dancing, or you just need a good laugh or cry, these events heal what ails you.

The week is over; it’s time to get happy (hour). Get together with the ladies after work with Fourth Tuesday Happy Hour @ Paris Decatur, and Friday Happy Hour @ Bellissima. Both at 6 p.m., both followed by Friday night parties.

Sporty spice. Softball with Decatur Women’s Sports League, 6 p.m., and Hotlanta Volleyball fall recreational games, 7:30 p.m.

image Theater therapy is good for the soul. Opening night of the mostly-biographic musical about the late San Francisco City Supervisor (top photo), “The Harvey Milk Show” @ OnStage Atlanta, closing weekend of “Grey Gardens” @ Actor’s Express, and the one-night-only “Broadway Rocks” with Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus & ASO @ Atlanta Symphony Hall. All at 8 p.m.

Comic Lisa Lampanelli (middle photo) reads and signs her memoir “Chocolate, Please: My Adventures in Food, Fat and Freaks” @ Outwrite. 8 p.m.

Revisit a transgender groundbreaker. Filmmakers raise money to complete the sequel “Southern Comforted: Lives Touched By the Documentary” with a screening of the work in progress and special guests @ Stage Door. 9 p.m.

image Dig out that powder blue tux or the taffeta, satin and tulle, then prepare for a photo booth with “Carrie” pigs blood. Scary Mary’s Haunted Homecoming Dance @ Mary’s. 9 p.m.

It only comes around once. DJ Vicki Powell’s (bottom photo) 40th Birthday Flux @ Georgian Terrace. 9 p.m.

All you want at the end of the week is a cocktail and some of your people. Friday is splitting at the seams with bar events to scratch that itch.

View the full list of gay things to do today on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your events.

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