Thursday: 26 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageThe anticipation for the long weekend is building. Before it becomes a frenzy, the LGBT-ATL kicks you off right with cocktail hours, Black Gay Pride openers, Latin Night, stage shows and theme parties.

Black PrideWeekend (top photo). The fun starts now. The Official Black Pride VIP reception @ Life, 7 p.m ., is preceded by the Calm Before the Storm women’s cocktail hour @ Loews Hotel, 5 p.m. Then the choices kick in: The weekly Indulge party hosts Black Pride & Women’s Pride @ the W Midtown, 9 p.m., Strip Tease Kickoff Party @ My Sisters’ Room, 10 p.m., Kickoff with Traxx @ Obsessions, 10 p.m., “Rockstasy” Men’s Party @ Life, 10 p.m., Ladies Voyeur 15 XXX @ Magic City, 10 p.m., and FlavaMen Rooftop party with Wassup N ATL @ Centennial Inn, 10 p.m.

Early to bar. Bear Cocktail Hour @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m., Texas Hold’em Poker @ Blake’s, 7 p.m., and Crazy Bitch Bingo @ Las Margaritas, 7:30 p.m.

image Women on the verge. Ladies Night @ LeBuzz, 8 p.m., and Burlesque & Comedy with Minette Magnifique troupe (bottom photo) @ Bellissima, 9:30 p.m.

Man up. The queens of “Pageant: The Musical” vie for a beauty crown, and with audience participation, there could be a different winner each night @ 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m. Read our preview.

What’s that sound? Oh, it’s you. Um, Oh! It’s you! Karaoke ReMixx Show @ Mixx, 9:30 p.m.

Spice it up. DJ Karlitos and Martine host Papis’ Café Con Leche Latin Night @ the Heretic, 10 p.m.

Let them entertain you. Let them make you smile. The Shawnna Factor @ Blake’s, 11 p.m., and Princess Charles’ Fashionistas @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 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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