Ronatimes call for pandemic measures. LGBTQ Atlanta does what you used to do, except with masks, distancing and a heaping helping of online alternatives and accoutrement.
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Friday, Jan. 22
Pump. Dance mixes “pump” for the no-cover-charge party that masked, distanced, shirtless gay guys need @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
So. Queer Playwriting Festival. Four originals compete to be fully produced by the Richmond, Va. Triangle Players. Watch all four to vote, or just watch Atlantan Ty Autry’s “Red Wave” @ SoQueer.org, on your schedule through Jan. 29.
Friday BBQ. Atlanta’s gay sports bar is going long for customers with in-person and to-go food and cocktails. Fridays are extra special with a taste escape to backyard ‘cues @ Woofs, 11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Hideaway Happy Hour. Drop in on a full afternoon and evening of specials, and don’t forget Trivia Tuesdays with a $50 bar tab prize @ Hideaway, 9 p.m. Happy Hour specials every weekday, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Glitz & Glam Dinner Theater. Monica Van Pelt and her girls entertain with dinner and a show amid the fancy theater experience of Atlanta’s premiere drag restaurant and bar. Make Reservations @ Lips Atlanta, 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and the Taboo Show at 11:30 p.m.
Happy Hour & Queer Bait. East Atlanta’s gay bar is selling admission tickets in shifts for your safety. Drinks included in entry fee @ Mary’s, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. You can also stream their Friday Night Virtual Party.
Fem Friday. The backyard and patio are open for women who love women who love open-air parties, with two socially distanced and masked levels indoors @ My Sister’s Room, Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Madams of the Moonlight. Legendary queens doing legendary things @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 23
Armorettes Anniversary. It’s been 42 years since a bunch of bearded softball fans became drag cheerleaders that became the camp queens with hearts of gold. Celebrate with the current cast and a few surprises @ Heretic, 8 p.m. Afterward, DJ J Warren beats the boys, 10 p.m.
Rubyfruit Jungle. The LGBTQ Book Club discusses the queer classic by Rita Mae Brown with Charis as sponsor @ Zoom, 10 a.m.
Legislative Advocacy Training. Georgia Equality teaches you how to lobby lawmakers and others in an online session @ Zoom, 11 a.m.
King Show. Start early with heated outdoor space, plus two distanced indoor levels. Drag and hookahs start late @ My Sister’s Room, 6 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Pop! DJ Nova does the music and video party gays and gals need @ Blake’s 9 p.m.
Love Saturdays. Tristan Hartment hosts with DJ Darlene spinning tunes and drink specials @ Hideaway, 10 p.m.
Divas of the Moonlight. Myah Ross Monroe, Angelica D’Paige Brooks and more cast a spell @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
Xion Afterhours with DJ Deanne. Bars and clubs dipping their toes into reopening include this dance party in the wee hours of Sunday morning @ District, 3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Sunday, Jan. 24
Drag Brunch Theatre. The Sisters of Sequins perform while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 p.m.
Digital Drag Brunch. An effort to bring brunch back to the gays kicks off with Brigitte Bidet, Miss He, She and Thin Mint. Virtually Proud hosts and even suggests a menu to go with your Mimosas @ Reach.Live, 1 p.m.
Supreme. Coco Iman and DJ Amethyst lead the ladies in a drag and dance event to wrap your weekend @ My Sister’s Room, 8 p.m.
Honey Pot Sunday. Dip your paw into a leather, bear and friends night with Victor and Tim @ Hideaway, 9 p.m.
Booze & Beats. MSR does what they do with a few extras for Sunday funday. Knock back $3 mimosas and enjoy Djs and brunch @ My Sister’s Room, all day.
Sunday Funday. Gather near the rainbow corner of Piedmont and 10th Street @ X Midtown, 4 p.m. – 12 midnight.
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