Friday: 31 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageFlew by or dragged on, the workweek is almost over, child. And not a moment too soon. In fact, just in time for LeatherFest, everything from Jewbilee to Jewel, and a slew of special bar and club nights. Your weekend starts here.

It’s already happening. 15th annual SouthEast LeatherFest (SELF) @ Holiday Inn Select Decatur, all day and all night. Read our preview.

Photographic display. “Re:birth” by Richie Arpino (top photo) opens @ Big House, part of the Castleberry Hill Art Walk, 6 p.m.

Freshen up and get over there. Fourth Tuesday’s Friday Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m., Piano Cocktail Hour with David Reed @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m., and Coffee and Dinner with Southern Bears @ Tucker Starbucks and Blue Ribbon Grill, 7 p.m.image

Croon, baby, croon. Jewel (middle photo) @ Cobb Energy Centre, 8 p.m. Read our review of her new album.

It’s not just any ol’ Erev Shabbat. No sir. It’s Silver Jewbilee with Congregation Bet Haverim, 7 p.m.

Friday night lights. “Loot” by Joe Orton @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m., “Slasher” @ Actor’s Express, 8 p.m., and “True Love Lies” @ Horizon Theatre, 8 p.m.

image Ladies with an attitude. Bubblicious female DJ’s @ Spring 4th Center, 9 p.m., DJ Vicki Powell’s Blackout Party @ Bellissima, 10 p.m., Friends with Benefits: “True Blood” edition (bottom photo) @ MSR, 10 p.m., and My Little Black Dress @ Compound, 10:30 p.m.

Fellas that are in the mood. DJ Steve James @ Amsterdam, 9 p.m., Friday VJ Night @ Mixx, 9:30 p.m., Fun Friday @ Jungle, 10 p.m., and Primal Urges @ the Heretic, 10 p.m.

Don’t just stand there. Let’s get to it. Friday’s entire LGBT nightlife calendar.

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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