Sunday: 20 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageEverybody needs a little down time, and today’s the day. Pamper yourself and your friends with LGBT gatherings for sports, food, plays, drag shows, a titled pageant and retro idols in concert.

Afternoon delight. Summer “House” with DJay McCracken @ Einstein’s, 2 p.m., Atlanta Gay Sports Alliance Recruitment Party (top photo) @ Frogs, 2 p.m., and Atlanta Cotillion’s Running of the Belles @ Bellissima, 2 p.m.

Eating well is the best revenge. Papi’s Brunch @ Las Margaritas, through 4 p.m., Brunch @ Woofs, through 3 p.m., Brunch @ Blake’s, through 3 p.m., and don’t forget gay-owned eateries Radial Café, Ria’s Bluebird, and Sauced.

image Flashback. From Runaway and street punk to ‘80s icons, they’re still rockin’. Joan Jett and Billy Idol (middle photo) appear live in a double concert retro-ganza @ Chastain, 7:30 p.m.

Matinee idols. Sunday means early shows of “Pageant: The Musical” @ 14th Street Playhouse, 2 p.m., and “Shopping and F**king” @ Onstage Atlanta, 6 p.m.

Support when you need it. There’s never a need to go it alone when there’s the LGBT-inclusive Frankly Open AA/NA Group @ St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, 4 p.m.

image The battle for the crown. Watch contestants turn it out for a chance to become queen of the Miss Utopia 2010 Pageant (bottom photo), 8 p.m.

Show ‘em. The Armorettes @ Blake’s, 8 p.m., Mary Edith Pitts’ Sunday Spectacular @ Burkhart’s, 9 p.m., and Scores Showtime Sunday with Traxx @ Underground Atlanta, 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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