Friday, Sept. 2
• Black Pride Marketplace, 10 a.m. – 11:59 p.m.
• Youth Track, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
• Marriages By Judge Jacque’, 7 – 9 p.m.
• 2011 Opening Ceremony, 8 – 10 p.m.
• Pretty In Pink Party For A Cause at Club 595*, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
• SpeakFire erotic poetry readings, 11:59 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 3
• Workshops, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Black Pride Marketplace, 10 a.m. – 10 pm.
• Health Expo & Life Expo, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Trans-I-Matter Mini Conference, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
• Literary Cafe’, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• Marriages By Judge Jacque’, 2 – 6 p.m.
• See Us In The Life Film Festival, 4 – 10 p.m.
• White Party hosted by Cee Jay Jones, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.

Sunday, Sept. 4
• Workshops, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Black Pride Marketplace, 10 a.m. – 4 pm.
• Jazz Brunch, 12- 3 p.m.
• See Us In The Life Film Festival, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m.
• Interfaith Service at Saint Mark United Methodist Church, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
• Fashion Show, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m.
• House of Soul House Party with DJ Ron Pullman, 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m.

Monday, Sept. 5
• Black Pride Marketplace , 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

State of Black Gay America Summit
www.sbgasummit.org

Saturday, Sept. 4
Luncheon & Keynote by Earl Fowlkes, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Panel discussions, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Discussions free; luncheon $25
Melia Hotel, Atlanta Ballroom

Charis Books & More
www.charisbooksandmore.com
1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307

Thursday, Sept. 1
Black Pride Literary Salon Kick-off Party, 7:30 p.m.
Features Fiona Zedde, Ifalade Ta’Shia Asanti and Alexis P. Gumbs

Friday, Sept. 2
Black Pride Literary Remix, 7:30 p.m.
Features Queen Sheba, T. Miller,
Tyberia Blaqk and Sherry Michelle

Sunday, Sept. 4
Meet and greet with cast of
“Lovers and Friends” web series, 4-5 p.m.

Outwrite Bookstore & Coffeehouse
www.outwritebooks.com
991 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Friday, Sept. 2
• Fiona Zedde Lewis reads “Dreaming in Color,” 7 p.m.
• Mike Warren reads “Sir Yes Sir,” 8 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 3
• “Lovers and Friends” Season 4 DVD release party, 5 p.m.
• MW Moore reads “Deviant,” 6 p.m.
• Timothy Michael Carson reads “Love’s Damage,” 7 p.m.
• Jericho Brown reads “Please,” 8 p.m.

Auburn Avenue Research Library
www.afpls.org/aarl

Thursday, Sept. 1
• “Speaking Out: The Black LGBT Experience, a Community Listening Event,” 7 p.m. at 101 Auburn Ave., Atlanta, GA 30303

Evolution Project
www.facebook.com/TheEvolutionProject

Friday, Sept. 2
Indulgence: Sensory Overload
8 p.m. – 12 a.m. at Park Tavern
Desserts, acrobatic performances and more
Free; donations will go to AIDS Walk Atlanta

NIGHTLIFE & CLUB EVENTS

Traxx Girls ‘Pure Heat’
www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Thursday, Sept. 1
Welcome to Atlanta Pride Weekend Event*
10:30 p.m. – 3 a.m. at My Sister’s Room

Friday, Sept. 2
• Pretty In Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Concert & Party* 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. at 595 North Event Venue & Lounge, Live Performance by Amel Larrieaux
• Friday Night Live Ladies Lounge* 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. at Club 714 & XS Ultra Lounge, Hosted by Lala Vasquez Anthony

Saturday, Sept. 3
• Atlanta WETher! Celebrity Block Party, 3 p.m. – 1 a.m. at Primal, Hosted by Evelyn Lozada of “Basketball Wives”
• Trina “Red Bottom” Listening Party (Invitation only) 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. at undisclosed location
• Legendary Traxx Girls “Big Bang Event”, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. at Ga. Freight Depot, Live performance by Brandy
• Grown Folks TakeOver, Secret Party 25+ Dance Party, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Club Rain

Sunday, Sept. 4
• Soulfood Poetry Slam Jazz Brunch, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Melia Hotel, Hosted by Spoken Soul Icon Queen Sheba, Performances by Eva Kennedy & Ken J Martin
• Booze Cruise on Lake Lanier, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., party bus to cruise departs from host hotels at 1:15 p.m., DJ E and DJ Mary Mac
• Annual Unity Ball: Love & War Edition, 4-8 p.m. at Melia Hotel, Hosted by Legendary Mother Jaimee Balenciaga, Mother Reign Moulin, Legendary Father Shady Prada and Lady Iman
• Hospitality Suite, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Piedmont Park
• Celebrity Showtime Sundays, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. at Mansion Elan, Live performance by Marsha Ambrosious

Monday, Sept. 5
• Some Like It Hot: SPLASHer Pool Party, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Melia Hotel, “Real World: Chicago” Aneesa & Jaimee Balenciaga Birthday Bash
• Annual Party Bus to Strip Club & White Party, Bus departs from Melia Hotel at 10:30 p.m.
• DJ M (Traxx Girls) & Kate (LoverGirls NYC) Annual Birthday Bash, 10 p.m. – 12:45 a.m at Onyx Strip Club
• Annual All White Party, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Havanna Club*

Traxx Atlanta ‘Pure Heat’
www.atlantaprideweekend.com

Thursday, Sept. 1
Purple Dragon & Black Pride Kick-off Party
10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at XS Ultra Lounge, DJ Small Wonder
Friday, Sept. 2
• Welcome Reception*, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Melia Hotel
• Pride Southern Hospitality Mixer, 6 p.m. -10 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge
• Black Pride Weekend J-Sette Competition, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Melia Hotel
• Fire & Desire Mini Ball, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. at Melia Hotel
• Pride Party*, 10 p.m. at Club 714 at XS Ultra Lounge, Hosted by La La Vasquez Anthony

Saturday, Sept. 3
• All-you-can-eat brunch buffet, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge
• Trina’s Private VIP Listening Party (Invitation only), 3 p.m. at private location
• Pride Southern Hospitality Mixer, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge
• Man 2 Man Black Pride Marathon Block Party, 10 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge, DJ Maestro & DJ Brooks
• Pure Heat, the Annual Black Pride Blowout, 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. at Traxx, Live performance by Brandy

Sunday, Sept. 4
• All-you-can-eat brunch buffet, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge
• Hospitality Suite*, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. in Piedmont Park
• Pride Southern Hospitality Mixer, 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at XS Ultra Lounge
• The Legendary Durand Robinson’s Birthday Celebration, 8 p.m. – 4 a.m. at XS Ultra Lounge, DJ Kevin Kelly, DJ Brooks and more
• Showtime Sundays, 10 p.m. at Mansion Elan, Performance by Marsha Ambrosia

Monday, Sept. 5
• Annual All White Party*, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Havanna Club

Girls in the Night “Femme-Nomen-non XVI”
www.girlsinthenight.com

Thursday, Sept. 1
• Voyeur, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Magic City
• G-Spot, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Door 44

Friday, Sept. 2
• Femme-Tini, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
• 16th Annual All Black Affair For Women, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Compound with Ameriie

Saturday, Sept. 3
• The WETBar, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Bliss Strip Club, Wet t-shirt competition
• Hershebar ATL for Women of ALL Flava’s, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. at Velvet Room
• Trouble Block Party & Concert, 10 p.m. — 5 a.m. at The Museum Bar with Crisette MIchelle

Sunday, Sept. 4
• The Family Feud, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Cristal Ballroom at the Grand Hyatt Hotel
• Titillation! Brunch, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Museum Bar
• Ice: The 16th Annual All White Affair for Women, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. at Park Tavern

Monday, Sept. 5
• Caliente Pool Party, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m. at undisclosed location
• The XXX Rated Recovery Party, 10:30 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Bliss Strip Club

Wassup N ATL “Manual Labor”
www.wassupnatl.com

Thursday, Sept. 1
• T.K. Kirkland “Make Me Laugh”, 8 p.m. at Uptown Comedy Club, Free catfish buffet at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m.
• Lollipop Thursdays (Strip Show), 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. at Phase 1

Friday, Sept. 2
• 5,000 Men Mega Party, 11 p.m. at Georgia Freight Depot, Live performance by V.I.C.

Saturday, Sept. 3
• Flava Men Cook Out/Pool Party, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Clarion Hotel, Jonesboro
• LIV Saturdays, 9 p.m. — 3 a.m. at Vita-Buckhead
• Man Alive After Party, 4 a.m. – 8 a.m. at Clarion Hotel, Jonesboro

Sunday, Sept. 4
• Gospel Brunch, 11 a.m. — 3 p.m. at Clarion Hotel, Jonesboro
• Grown & Sexy Sundays, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Park Tavern
• Sexy Sundays, 10 p.m. — 4 a.m. at Chaparral

Monday, Sept. 5
• Farewell Luncheon, 11 a.m. — 3 p.m. at Clarion Hotel, Jonesboro

Xplosion Entertainment “Peach Fever”
www.xplosionentevents.com

Thursday, Sept. 1
Cage Fight: Battle of the Strippers*, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. at My Sister’s Room, Featuring JuiceBoxxx, Pony and two surprise challengers

Friday, Sept. 2
Team Girl World Presents Friday Night Live*, 10 p.m. – 4 a.m. at XS Ultralounge, Hosted by Pink Inkd, with DJ Small Wonder

Saturday, Sept. 3
Heatwave Beach Party, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Atlanta Beach, Hosted by the LaFemme Ladies and Jersey Moulin, DJ E, DJ Ash Adore

RockStars Production “Labor Day Rock”
www.rockstarsproduction.com

Thursday, Sept. 1
• Labor Day Rock Mixer and Happy Hour, 4-9 p.m. at Joe’s on Juniper
• Weekend Jump Off Party: Sexy Men Unite*, 10 p.m. — 4 a.m. at XS Ultra Lounge

Friday, Sept. 2
• Kenk Cocktail Mixer, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Engine 11, Featuring Kenk Candy
• Sexy in the City: Rock the Vote Mega Dance Party, 10 p.m.- 3 a.m. at Club Life
• Party like a RockStar After Party, 3:30 a.m. at XS Ultra Lounge

Saturday, Sept. 3
• Soaking Wet Pool Party*, 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. at Melia Hotel
• Fine Brothers Rock (with Traxx Atlanta)*, 10 p.m. – 6 a.m. at Traxx*, Live performance by Brandy

Sunday, Sept. 4
• Rock the Vote Red Carpet Results, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m. at Primal, Announcing the 2012 Face of RockStar Productions
• “It’s in the Stars” Main Event*, 10 p.m. – 5 a.m. at Club Europe

Monday, Sept. 5
• Annual White Party*, 10 p.m. — 3 a.m. at Havana Club

Lion’s Den “Southern Xplosion”
www.southernxplosionatlanta.com

Saturday, Sept. 3
• Annual Wet Dream Pool Party*, 4 p.m. – 12 a.m. at Melia Hotel

Sunday, Sept. 4
• Southern Xplosion Main Event, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. at Club Europe

Monday, Sept. 5
• Annual White Party*, 9 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Havana Club

Ladies at Play Pride Weekend
www.ladiesatplay.com

Sunday, Sept. 4
Atlanta Pride Mega Party, 10 p.m. at FAB

Monday, Sept. 5
Atlanta Pride Rooftop Day Party, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Shout

DISCLAIMER

*Many events cross-promoted by more than one organization. All events, times and locations subject to change. See promotion group website for more information.


 

Top photo: Lala Vasquez Anthony (publicity photo)

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