Saturday: 34 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageLast shopping weekend ’til Christmas! It’s crazy out there. Better to find a different kind of maddening crowd at LGBT Atlanta events where you’ll enjoy being elbow to elbow.

Swim, Santa, swim! St. Nick Invitational Swim Meet with Rainbow Trout (top photo) @ Georgia Tech, through 4:30 p.m.

Don they now their gay apparel. The Red Party with Women’s Outdoor Network honors Laura Zekoli @ Jungle (Preview), 7 p.m., Atlanta Outworlder’s Holiday Party @ Rush Center, 7 p.m., and Naughty & Nice Sexy Santa Party @ Bellissima, 8 p.m.

image Mid-century master. Author Reed Massengill delves into the groundbreaking, censor-busting life and work (middle photo) of George Quaintance and signs the book “Quaintance” @ Outwrite, 2 p.m. Read our preview.

Seasonal fare, LGBT flair. Libby’s at the Express Holiday Cabaret @ Actor’s Express, 7:30 p.m., Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” @ Balzer Theater/Herren’s, 7:30 p.m., “Rent” @ Fabrefaction Theatre, 8 p.m., and “Santaland Diaries” @ Horizon Theatre, 8:30 p.m.

The early show. Armorettes Trailer Park Christmas Carol @ Heretic (Preview), 8 p.m., and the Rough Language Poetry Slam & Live Music Showcase @ Apache Cafe, 8 p.m.

image You love the nightlife. You’ve gotta boogie. Saturday’s long and winding bar and party calendar includes the one-night-only affairs DJ Lydia Prim’s Birthday Bash w/guest DJ Jeffrey Jacobs @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., and Los Angeles’ DJ Perry Twins (bottom photo) @ Jungle, 10 p.m.

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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