Friday: 34 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageThank gay it’s Friday. LGBT Atlanta turns out a slew of special events, one-night-only shows, guest stars and hot happenings to make sure you flow effortlessly from work into the weekend.

Work over. Drink now. Fourth Tuesday group’s Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m., and Piano Cocktail Hour with David Reed @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m.

One night only. Idina Menzel (top photo) with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra @ Woodruff Center, 8 p.m., Werk! Drag Fashion Show rounds out Pride Week @ Spelman College, 6:30 p.m., and Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company @ Ferst Center, 8 p.m.

On stage. Cirque du Soleil “Ovo” @ Atlantic Station, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., and “The Storytelling Ability of a Boy” @ 7 Stages, 8 p.m.

image AIDS scare. Southeastern exclusive premiere of D.C. documentary “The Other City” (second photo) + ATL Discussion Panel @ Rialto, 8 p.m.

Find art. “Salvador Dali: The Late Work” + 5 Hours Free Night @ The High, John Q queer artists collective’s “Discursive Documents” @ MOCA GA, Art Rave @ YouthPride, 5:30 p.m., Fourth Fridays Art Walk @ Studioplex, 6 p.m., Art for Impact: GSU’s Ex Lucis benefits Positive Impact @ Big House Gallery, 7 p.m., and “Transcending the Stereotype” transgender art show with TILTT @ Rush Center, 7 p.m.

image Bar specials. Same-sex ballroom dance lessons @ 3 Legged Cowboy, 7:30 p.m., DJ Mike Pope @ Amsterdam, 9 p.m., Bedlam presents Wacked Out Blackout @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m., Dirty Pop with DJ Drew G (third photo, read preview) @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., and Spin Cycle Dance Party @ Jungle, 10 p.m.

Babes, boys, beats and booze. There’s always more on Friday’s whole nightlife calendar.

image Wigged ones. Kim Zolciak (bottom photo) hosts Crash with Traxx & TraxxGirls @ Club Life, 11 p.m., Sugarbaby’s Trailer Park Revue @ 3 Legged Cowboy, 10:30 p.m., The Mary Edith Pitts Show @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m., Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.

There are even more LGBT to-do list items 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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