Thursday: 34 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageWeekdays can be crazy, but planning your downtime doesn’t have to be. The Gay Agenda lays out each day’s LGBT events, and today’s list is packed with options for every taste.

Happy hours. Bear Cocktail Hour @ Mixx, 6:30 p.m., AEN Third Thursday Networking @ Aurum, 6:30 p.m., and Joining Hearts 2011 Volunteer/Host Kickoff (top photo) @ No Mas! Cantina, 7:30 p.m.

Gay games. Texas Hold’em Poker @ Blake’s, 7 p.m., Crazy Bitch Bingo @ Las Margaritas, 7:30 p.m., Trivia @ Joe’s, 8 p.m., Basketball with Decatur Women’s Sports League, 7 p.m., and Swimming with Atlanta Rainbow Trout, 8 p.m.

image Queer eye on the writer guy (and gals). The theorists and writers behind the book “Shakesqueer” revisit the Bard wearing LGBT colored glasses (middle photo) @ Outwrite, 7:30 p.m., and the women of Cliterati speak their truth at their monthly Open No-Mic @ Charis, 7:30 p.m.

Where you at? Coming Out Support Group and Waiting for the Stork Prospective Parents Group @ MEGA Family Project, 7 p.m.

Theatrical release. “Bring It On: The Musical” @ Alliance Theatre, 8 p.m., Drive-By Theatre Project 7-Day Theater Fest (Tonight: Staged readings) @ 7 Stages, 8 p.m., and Topher Payne’s “Tokens of Affection” @ Georgia Ensemble Theatre, 8 p.m.

image Ladies’ night. Comedy Joke-Off Wars @ Bellissima, 8 p.m., Amateur Night Drag King Show (bottom photo) @ LeBuzz, 9 p.m., Xplosive Thursday @ My Sisters’ Room, 9 p.m., Elite Thursday Women’s Party @ Door 44, 10 p.m., and Traxxgirls’ Pretty Girl Hide Out @ Cream, 10 p.m.

Upping their game. Miss Georgia All American Goddess Pageant @ Jungle, 8 p.m., The Shawnna Factor @ Blake’s, 10 p.m., and Princess Charles’ Fashionistas @ Burkhart’s, 11:30 p.m.

Weekly specials. Balls Deep Karaoke @ the Eagle, 9 p.m., Karaoke ReMixx @ Mixx, 9:30 p.m., ¡Azuca! Latin Night @ The Heretic, 10 p.m., and Etcetera! Art & Music Showcase @ Gilbert’s, 10 p.m.

There are even more 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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