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Friday, Jan. 29
Out Georgia 2021 Kickoff. The LGBTQ business group hosts a free online event to talk plans and priorities, followed by breakout groups for networking. Registration required @ Zoom, 5:30 p.m. Have you heard about their new LGBTQ charity fund?
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.
Owning our Narrative – Who Should Tell LGBTQ Stories? Out on Film’s Jim Farmer hosts Doug Spearman (“Noah’s Arc”), Fawzia Mirza (“Signature Move”), Michael Urie (“Ugly Betty”) and more in a discussion of whether straight, cisgender actors should play LGBTQ roles. Available to stream 2 p.m. Friday through Feb. 2.
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It. Atlanta hosts several Sundance features this weekend, including this one on the stage and screen icon. Indoor and drive-in screenings @ Plaza Theatre, 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Lesbian Ghost Hunters. Catch this all-female, queer-run LGBTQ-topical tragicomedy @ Rolecall Theatre in Ponce City Market, 7 p.m. Same time Saturday and Sunday too.
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 @ Twitch.
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. Come early, because local contestant LaLa Ri hosts a Drag Race viewing party.
Pump. Dance mixes “pump” for the no-cover-charge party that masked, distanced, shirtless gay guys need @ Heretic, 10 p.m.
Madams of the Moonlight. Legendary queens doing legendary things @ Midtown Moon, 10 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 30
DJ AJ Reddy. See that boy. Watch that scene. They are the dancing queens @ Heretic, 10 p.m
Lesbian Ghost Hunters. Catch this all-female, queer-run LGBTQ-topical tragicomedy @ Rolecall Theatre in Ponce City Market, 7 p.m. Same time Sunday too.
Buss It Contest R&B vs. Trap. Start early with heated outdoor space, plus two distanced indoor levels. Doors open early. Shows and hookahs start late @ My Sister’s Room, 6 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 Ed Wood. 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. 31
My Name is Pauli Murray. Atlanta hosts several Sundance features this weekend, including this one on the late, great non-binary gender activist, feminist, poet and priest. Drive-in Screening @ Dad’s Garage, Indoor screening @ Plaza Theatre, both 6:30 p.m. (You can also meet the filmmakers in a streaming chatwith Out on Film beginning Monday, Feb. 1 at 12 noon.)
Authenticity: A Journey with Gabrielle Claiborne. Trans inclusion trainer Gabrielle Claiborne speaks to the LGBTQ-inclusive congregation during livestreamed services @ Unity Atlanta, 11 a.m. unityatl.org
Drag Brunch Theatre. The Sisters of Sequins perform with Bubba D. Licious at the wheel while you eat @ Lips, 12:30 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: R&B vs. Trap. 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 on the re-branded corner hotspot for food and drinks @ X Midtown (formerly Ten Atlanta), 4 p.m. – 12 midnight.
Lesbian Ghost Hunters. Catch this all-female, queer-run LGBTQ-topical tragicomedy @ Rolecall Theatre in Ponce City Market, 7 p.m.
Black Girl in Love (With Herself). The National Organization of Black Lesbians on Aging hosts speaker, writer and producer Trey Anthony for a virtual discussion about her book on empowerment. Charis facilitates @ Crowdcast, 7:30 p.m.
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