Wednesday: 31 gay things to do in Atlanta today

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imageThe world is your oyster. Click through today’s extra-juicy batch of local events to find a pearl. “Pageant” opens, Joan Garner celebrates, the B52s and Blondie rock, and Gilbert’s turns 10. That’s just for starters.

East Point workplace? Business Builder Luncheon with Atlanta Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce @ East Point Corner Tavern, 11:30 a.m.

Political support. It’s a celebration and fundraiser at the Fulton County Commissioner-elect Joan Garner Victory Party (top photo) @ Pizzeria Vesuvius, 6:30 p.m. Read her story.

image Gathering place. Gilbert’s 10th Anniversary party (second photo) with Bubba D. Licious benefits AID Atlanta with a great raffle @ Gilbert’s Café, 7 p.m.

Sportsmanlike behavior. Wednesday Run with Front Runners Atlanta, 6:30 p.m., and Dixie Dyno’mos Rock Climbing @ Stone Summit, 7 p.m.

Talking points. Teen Forum & Young Adult Forum @ YouthPride, 6:30 p.m., Queer Literary Fiction Book Group with “Trumpet” by Jackie Kay @ Charis, 7 p.m., and Gay Fathers of Atlanta Support Meeting, 7:30 p.m.

image Triumphant returns. “Epidemic Chronicles” movie screening @ Midtown Art Cinema, 7 p.m., plus the B52s and Blondie (third photo, l-r) @ Chastain, 7:30 p.m.

Game day. Texas Hold’em Poker @ Mixx, 7 p.m., Team Trivia @ Las Margaritas, 7:30 p.m., Crazy Bitch Bingo @ Joe’s, 8 p.m., and Trivia @ Woofs, 8 p.m.

Snips, snails and puppy dog tails. Honey Pot @ Mary’s, 8 p.m., Punk Rock @ the Eagle, 9 p.m., Dress Code @ the Heretic, 10 p.m., and SM 101: Rubber & Latex Care with Atlanta S/M Solidarity @ the Eagle, 8 p.m.

image May the best queen win. The men of the off-Broadway smash “Pageant: The Musical” (bottom photo) officially debut @ 14th Street Playhouse, 8 p.m. Read our preview.

Fantasy Girls First Anniversary Show @ Jungle, 9 p.m., Hump Day Variety Show @ LeBuzz, 11 p.m., Karaoke Idol @ Burkhart’s, 11 p.m., and Rated R Burlesque @ Blake’s, 11 p.m.

Oh yes. There are 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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