Friday: 31 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageSame old Friday… Awesome! But actually, it’s anything but ordinary. Let the week go and revel in special events alongside weekly favorites in a juicy list of all the LGBT activities Atlanta has to offer.

What time is it? Past time for Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m., Beer Bash for Jerusalem House @ Frogs Cantina, 6 p.m., and Piano Cocktail Hour (top photo) @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m.

Go with God. Integrity/Atlanta religious services, 7 p.m., Shabbat Service with Congregation Bet Haverim, 7:30 p.m., Second Annual Hawaiian Luau @ First MCC, 7 p.m.

image Annette Bening and Julianne Moore play lesbians, and yes Karen Handel, “The Kids Are All Right” (preview) (second photo) opens at Regal Tara today in a limited run.

Don’t be scared. Embrace all the creative interpretations of “Monsters” art opening, the latest collection of genius @ Kai Lin Art, 7 p.m., plus an afterparty @ Halo, 10 p.m.

image Mama’s boy. “Mad Men’s” Bryan Batt (third photo) reads and signs “She Ain’t Heavy; She’s My Mother @ Outwrite, 7:30 p.m.

Men in dresses? Still funny. Local boys make good “Designing Women Live” (read our preview) @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m., and the two-man show that just seems to get better with age, “Greater Tuna” @ Theatre in the Square, Marietta, 8 p.m.

Taking the stage. Hal Sparks @ Laughing Skull Lounge, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., plus Barry Brandon’s “In My Own Words” (bottom photo) during Drive-By Theater Project week-long stage fest @ 7 Stages, 8 p.m.

image Friday’s full gay bar calendar is at your service. The ones with a little something extra this week include Melissa Etheridge Tickets Party @ Bellissima, 9 p.m., Mr. Atlanta Eagle 2010 fills you up @ the Eagle, 10 p.m., and DJ Vicki Powell and the Who? Performing Artist Showcase @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m.

Keeping count? You’re right. 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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