Thursday: 28 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageWith the weekend in sight, the community ramps up the activities roster. Your cruise directors make sure there’s enough variety on this to-do list to satisfy every hankering and pull you through the workweek.

Meet your lawmaker. AEN & Stonewall Bar present Ga. State Rep. Simone Bell (top photo) @ Alston & Bird, 6:30 p.m.

Let’s give ‘em something to talk about. T-Time @ YouthPride, 5:30 p.m. and Coming Out Support Group with MEGA Family Project, 7 p.m.

image Put a spell on you. Greg Herren signs his latest gay New Orleans mystery, “Vieux Carre Voodoo” (second photo) @ Outwrite, 7:30 p.m. and Cliterati Open No-Mic features Rachel Wiley @ Charis, 7:30 p.m.

Come early; stay late. Bear Cocktail Hour @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m. and Slip into Summer with MDG64 & Q100 @ Woofs, 7 p.m. (Read our preview.)

It’s how you play the game. Texas Hold’em Poker @ Blake’s, 7 p.m., Crazy Bitch Bingo @ Las Margaritas, 7:30 p.m., and Speed Love LGBT speed dating @ My Sisters’ Room, 7:30 p.m.

image Stage and screen. “Someone Bought the House on the Island: An Operatic Dream” @ First E, 7:30 p.m., “Dreamgirls” (third photo) this week @ Screen on the Green in Piedmont Park, 7:30 p.m. (Read police plans for Screen event.), plus the plays “True Love Lies” @ Horizon Theatre, 8 p.m., and a free preview “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” @ Spring 4th Center, 8 p.m.

Theme parties. Indulge hosts Swinging Richards Dancers @ the W Midtown, 9 p.m., Papis’ Café Con Leche Latin Tribal House @ Heretic, 10 p.m., and Net Work internet games with Traxx Atlanta @ Obsessions, 10 p.m.

image Three of a kind beats a pair. Singers Caroline Aiken (bottom photo) Dede Vogt and Caroline Herring perform @ Eddie’s Attic, 8 p.m.

Check your calendar. Click through the whole list of weekly Thursday bar nights.

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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