Get up, get out and do something. Take some hints from so many options on today’s Gay Agenda calendar of LGBT events, including the Queer Lit Fest and beefed-up Stonewall Weekend nightlife.
• Word. Atlanta Queer Literary Festival panels, discussions, readings and speaker @ Georgia Center for the Book, all day, followed by the Lit Fest’s Invitational Poetry Slam & Closing Party includes local slam champ Theresa Davis (top photo) @ Java Monkey, 7 p.m.
• Afternoon delight. HSL’s Mudcats Beer Bust with DJ Pat Scott @ Frogs, 2 p.m., For The Kid In All Of Us Beer Bust with DJ Mike Pope @ Joe’s, 2 p.m., and East Side Pride’s 2nd Annual Pride Picnic @ Milam Park, Clarkston, 3 p.m.
• Show me. “Red, White and Tuna” @ Theatre in the Square, 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., “Avenue Q” @ Horizon Theatre, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., “Rent” with Atlanta Lyric Theatre @ Strand Theatre, 8 p.m., and “The Great American Trailer Park Musical” @ OnStage Atlanta, 8 p.m.
• Stonewall Week. Atlanta Pride throws the Stonewall-Pride History 101 Revival Show (Read our preview), 8 p.m., followed immediately by the Stonewall Dance Party with DJ Oren Nizri (bottom photo) @ Jungle, 10 p.m.
• Party like it’s Pride. Manshaft: Military Edition @ Cockpit, 7 p.m., Women’s Outdoor Network Summer Party @ Bellissima, 7 p.m., A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Atlanta Radical Faeries @ Arts Exchange, 8 p.m., 7th Annual FAG Bash @ Mary’s, 9 p.m., and the rest of Saturday’s full bar and party calendar.
There are even more things to do on today’s Gay Agenda. View the full list, including all of your weekly bar nights, community meetings and sporting events, on Project Q Atlanta’s interactive community calendar. You can also submit your own events.