Saturday: 32 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageHello, weekend, old buddy old pal! Thought you’d never get here. But ever dependable, you did. Loving that you also come bearing a particularly bountiful array of LGBT events.

Atlanta’s got talent. Comedy Class Graduation includes gay ATL’s own Ian Aber @ Laughing Skull, 5 p.m., Roxie Watson (top photo) @ Eddie’s Attic, 8 p.m., and LMAO Comedy Night @ Bellissima, 7 p.m.

Seasonal fare. “It’s Christmas” Concert & Silent Auction (two shows) @ First MCC, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m., Holiday Mingle Jingle @ Kai Lin Art, 2 p.m., Art for the Holidays Opening @ pb&j gallery, 3 p.m., Holiday Hoedown for CHRIS Kids @ Heretic, 7:30 p.m., and OurSong LGBT chorus’ “Shout Out to Heaven and Earth” Holiday Concert @ Clayton State, 8:15 p.m.

image Burly ruggers + ladylike drag = the annual Miss Ruck-n-Maul Pageant (middle photo) with the gay Atlanta Bucks Rugby Football Club @ Jungle, 6:30 p.m.

For the love of locally gay-owned businesses. Outwrite 18th Anniversary Party, Sale & Dance Party, 7 p.m., and Doria Roberts Concert & Dance Charis Fundraiser @ First E, 7:30 p.m. Preview both events, and see Outwrite’s latest announcement.

All the world’s a stage, and they are queerly players. David Sedaris’ “Santaland Diaries” @ Horizon Theatre, 8:30 p.m., and Richard O’Brien’s “The Rocky Horror Show” @ Fabrefaction Theatre, 10 p.m. Preview the new “Rocky Horror” twist and meet the gay actors.

image Dance the night away. DJ Tony Moran Birthday Bash (bottom photo) @ Jungle, 10 p.m., DJ Mike Pope After Hours @ Xion, 3 a.m. – 9 a.m., and all the nightlife plans in between on the whole bar and party calendar.

There are even more 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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