Big hair finds big success for gay chorus

Finding a room full of big hair in the Deep South isn't that difficult. The Atlanta Gay Men's Chorus crafted a fundraiser around the stereotype. See the hilarious photos.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays tries Midtown Mediterranean

Social Tuesdays dabbled in the Mediterranean this week with a stop at Gilberts in Midtown. The Mediterranean cafe proved to be a popular draw for the second time. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Thursday nights proving popular for cocktails

There's nothing like an early start on the weekend. That's the idea behind the Thursday Night Cocktail Sip in Gay Atlanta @ Trois, which attracts an attractive crowd. Check out our photos.    READ MORE »

Social Tuesdays finds a favorite with tavern

Social Tuesdays returned to Marlow's Tavern on Feb. 24 with a sizable crowd. It marked the second stop there for the weekly round up of cocktails and cuties. Let our photo album whet your appetite.    READ MORE »

GLAAD’s Absolut start to the weekend

The allure of a free cocktail meant the most crowded spot in Bazzaar on Friday was near the bar. Check our "Thank GLAAD It's Friday" photos with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation.    READ MORE »

Spanish cuisine a draw for Social Tuesdays

The second time was the charm for Social Tuesdays. The weekly social gathering hit Cuerno on Tuesday to taste its flavorful Spanish cuisine and wine again. We got the photos.    READ MORE »

‘Lipstick and Leather Bingo’ a popular draw

imageMaybe it's the recession. Or it could be that people were looking for a fun evening.

Either way, empty chairs were in short supply on Wednesday for "Lipstick and Leather Bingo," the February installment of the monthly fundraiser for Pets Are Loving Support. Nearly 200 people attended, helping raise funds for the non-profit that provides pert care and food for the companions of critically-ill and disabled Atlantans.

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Social Tuesdays tastes a little tequila

imageSocial Tuesdays went to Cabbagetown this week for Southwestern eats at Agave.

The popular restaurant, which sits in the historic Cotton Mill general store on Boulevard, has been a mainstay of the area since 2000. The venue set aside a dining room for the evening of cocktails and conversation from organizers Kurt Edwins and Chris Coleman.

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Charis Books pops a cork with supporters

imageOpen the wine bottles and people will come. That was the idea behind "Fine Wines & Feminism" late last month, a fundraiser for Charis Circle.

The non-profit supports programs for Charis Books & More, including writers groups, author events, open mics, film screenings and more. (Check the store's web site for February events.)

On Jan. 30, about 70 supporters of the store -- the South's oldest and largest feminist bookstore -- gathered at Highland Bakery in Inman Park for the wine event. Organizers called it a success, though they are still tallying how much was raised during the evening.

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Social Tuesdays finds gastronomic diversity

imageFrom Madagascan prawns to Mexican octopus and Japanese sushi, Social Tuesdays offered international flair on Tuesday.

The weekly evening of cocktails and conversation moved Feb. 3 to Eros World Tapas Bar, a new venue on Monroe Drive housed in the historic (and circular) Trust Company Bank. The restaurant, with its host of wines and cocktails from around the globe, offers more than 100 tasty options.

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Social Tuesdays goes ‘Bowling for a Cause’

imageSocial Tuesdays went bowling. On a Saturday.

Organizers of the successful weekly dose of cocktails, conversation and connections extended their brand to bowling on Jan. 31. Bowling for a Cause at the upscale Ten Pin Alley in Atlantic Station drew a festive crowd to raise money for the charity group For the Kid in All of Us.

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Social Tuesdays gets raw on Peachtree

imageSocial Tuesdays ventured up Peachtree Road for its weekly dose of conversation, cocktail and connections on Jan. 27.

The restaurant, which opened last year, offers a fusion of Japanese, French and American cuisine and offers a suave tranquility that's upscale yet affordable. There's also five-star sashimi and sushi.

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‘L Word’ premiere a popular draw for venue

imageFans of Showtime's popular "L Word" packed Wild Mustang last week to sneak a peek of the opening episode of Season 6.

The Jan. 15 event was sponsored by the network and the Human Rights Campaign's Atlanta efforts. Even with the show entering its sixth and final season, "Long Night's Journey Into Day" proved a popular draw for the nightclub just off Cheshire Bridge Road.

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Social Tuesdays gets ‘Silky’ smooth

imageSocial Tuesdays went high-rise this week with an event themed to go hand-in-hand with Inauguration Day festivities across the country.

A vibrant crowd filled Silk, which sits inside the Metropolis in Midtown, for an evening of celebration on Jan. 20. It was, after all, a day focused on installing a new president. The organizers of the weekly social networking group didn't miss a beat, titling the evening an Inauguration Celebration. Networkers took note, with a few sporting Obama memorabilia and T-shirts.

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Celebrities, their pups work the runway to raise funds for charity

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PHOTOS | View images from Doggies on the Catwalk

Local celebrities and their canines strutted their stuff along a runway in the gym of Grady High School on Jan. 16 during Doggies on the Catwalk.

The annual event, which pairs the celebs and their pets with original fashions by the school's Urban Couture students, is a fundraiser for Pets Are Loving Support. PALS, of course, is the group that started with providing care and support to the pets of HIV-positive people and later expanded its mission to include anyone with a critical illness, the disabled and elderly.

Organizers said the event raised $2,208 for PALS.    READ MORE »

Local celebs strut with their pups for charity

imageLocal celebrities and their canines strutted their stuff along a runway in the gym of Grady High School on Jan. 16 during Doggies on the Catwalk.

The annual event, which pairs the celebs and their pets with original fashions by the school's Urban Couture students, is a fundraiser for Pets Are Loving Support. PALS, of course, is the group that started with providing care and support to the pets of HIV-positive people and later expanded its mission to include anyone with a critical illness, the disabled and elderly.

There's more after the jump.    READ MORE »

Follow the yellow brick road to PALS bingo

imagePets Are Loving Support kicked off a new year of its fundraising events on Jan. 14 with Follow the Yellow Brick Road Bingo.

The monthly event, headlined by drag personality Bubba D. Licious and held at Wild Mustang, raises money for the charity, which provides pet care and support to the pets of critically-ill and disabled Atlanta residents. This month, Collier Chiropractic owner Suzanne Rivchun was on hand to deliver a $1,250 donation to the non-profit.

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