Friday: 36 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageWhether it’s been a long week or seemed to fly by, nothing says Friday like moving past the workweek directly into events for your mind, body, soul or all three. Check our top 20 picks among three-dozen choices.

Leave work. Do not pass “Go.” Collect 4th Friday Networking with the Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce @ Mission Motif, 5:30 p.m., Happy Hour @ Bellissima, 6 p.m., and Southern Bears Beer Bash for Jerusalem House @ Frogs, 6 p.m.

One bar, two events. Music Men of Midtown singer/songwriter showcase includes Mike Rickard (top photo) and four fellow singers, 7:30 p.m., followed by DJ Angie Terrell’s Tryst @ Bellissima, 10:30 p.m.

image Queer theatrics. “Avenue Q” (middle photo) @ Cobb Energy Center, 8 p.m. (Preview), “Beached Wails” @ Stage Door Players, 8 p.m. (Preview), “Becoming a Man in 127 Easy Steps” @ 7 Stages, 8 p.m. (Preview), and “True Love Lies” @ Horizon Theatre, 8 p.m. (Preview).

Sports and sports-adjacent. Softball with Decatur Women’s Sports, 6 p.m. Swimming & Water Polo with Atlanta Rainbow Trout, 7:30 p.m. Monster Mini Golf (top photo) with GAGA (Gay Adventure Group of Atlanta), 8 p.m. ManShaft: Jock/Sports edition @ Mary’s, 6:30 p.m.

Ya gotta have faith. Integrity/Atlanta religious services, 7 p.m. Shabbat Service with Congregation Bet Haverim, 7:30 p.m.

Where not everybody knows their names. The “Who?” performing artist showcase of multiple acts @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m. with DJ Vicki Powell opening, 9 p.m. and spinning you through it all.

image Midtown alliance. Friday’s bar calendar includes weekly in-town faves like DJ Steve James @ Amsterdam, 9 p.m., Fun Friday @ Jungle, 10 p.m., Primal Urges @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., Kitty LeClaw’s Meow Mix @ Blake’s, 11 p.m., and The Mary Edith Pitts Show (bottom photo) @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m.

One night only. Soaking Wet: Wet T-shirt contest with Traxx and TraxxGirls @ Club Miami, 10 p.m. Southern Line Atlanta dance exhibition performance @ 3 Legged Cowboy, 10 p.m.

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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