Friday, March 1

Three gifted performers — Michelle Malone, Jim Bianco and Emily Lynch — join forces at Red Clay Theatre. 7 p.m., 3116 Main St., Duluth, GA 30096, www.eddieownspresents.com

Film Love presents Zoom, a night of two avant-garde classic films — “Wavelength” and “Serene Velocity” — curated by Andy Ditzler. 8 p.m., Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, 535 Means St., Atlanta, GA 30318, www.thecontemporary.org

P!nk performs with special guest The Hives at 8 p.m. at Philips Arena, 1 Philips Drive Atlanta, GA 30303, www.ticketmaster.com

“Out There” is the theme for Mr. Gay Cobb County 2013, with contestants encouraged to appear “not from the Earth, from another world.” 9 p.m. at LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Road, Marietta, GA 30367, www.thenewlebuzz.com

Edie Cheezburger presents The Other Show on Fridays. Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show at 9:30 p.m. Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Saturday, March 2

The iconic Coco Peru returns to Atlanta to emcee “Dragavanza,” featuring Amber Divine and the East Point Possums, benefitting Jerusalem House. 6 – 9:30 p.m., Jungle Club Atlanta, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Hairy men run rampant at Bear Invasion, with San Francisco DJ John LePage spinning. 9 p.m. – 3 a.m., Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

Get to know Mara Collins as she opens her new counseling practice, Bird’s Eye View, in the office portion of Charis Books. Angie Winfrey reads from and signs her new book, “Livin’ out of Boxes, Lettin’ Go of Bags,” afterwards. 5–7 p.m, Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

First Metropolitan Community Church and ASCORG, Inc. present an Old Time Gospel Concert. 7 p.m. at First MCC, 1379 Tullie Road, Atlanta, GA 30329, www.firstmcc.com

Area poets and musicians come together for Lift Up Atlanta’s Poetically Correct open mic and poetry slam, hosted by Ms. meeK. A silent auction follows. Hosted by Lesbians Party with a Purpose. 7-10 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.liftupatlanta.org

Gay singer/songwriter Juan Cezar and bandmate John Miklaucic, otherwise known at Frisky Monkey, celebrate with a CD release party at Smith’s Olde Bar. Show begins with special guests starting at 8 p.m. in the Atlanta Room at Smith’s Olde Bar, 1578 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.friskymonkeymusic.com

Lesbians fans will rock the joint for “Women of Rock” with Caroline Aiken, Donna Hopkins and Diane Durrett. 8 p.m. at Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth, GA 30096, www.eddieowenspresents.com

Get ready for a Mister USAofA Benefit Show for DJ/entertainer Shaun Daniels, hosted by Chase Daniels, with performances by Jasmine Antoinette, Tifnay, Romeo Lee, Evah Destruction, Monica Van Pelt, Kai Lee, Ashton Cooter and more. 10 p.m., My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

The amazing, statuesque Shavonna Brooks is the hostess of “Extravaganza,” with drag guests such as former Miss GA USofA and reigning Miss Georgia All American Goddess Necole Luv Dupree. 11 p.m., Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Sunday, March 3

The High Museum of Art is the only U.S. museum to present “Frida & Diego: Passion, Politics and Painting,” highlighting 75 works of the surrealist, bisexual artist and her husband. Running through May 12, High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.high.org

Is it okay to date someone 10 years younger or older than you? Deeper Love hosts a forum for black and bi gay men to discuss the subject. 4–7 p.m., The Evolution Project, 583 Juniper St., #1, Atlanta, GA 30308  May/December romances, www.evolutionatl.org

Topher Payne’s “Angry Fags” continues with fellow GA Voice columnist Melissa Carter (making her stage debut) in the cast. 7 Stages, 1105 Euclid Ave., Atlanta GA 30307, www.7stages.org

Friends on Ponce and host Regina Sims present a fundraiser to send drag king Devin Liquor to the Mister US of A MI Classic in Oklahoma later this year. 9 p.m., 736 Ponce De Leon Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30308, www.friendsonponce-atl.com

Monday, March 4

Social justice minded feminists Buttonz and SJ host T&F Transitionz: A Project of the Feminist Outlawz, a forum exploring gender themes for teens and adults under 30. 7 p.m., Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

PFLAG Atlanta hosts its First Monday support group for families and friends of LGBT people. 7:30 – 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta, 1605 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, GA, 30329, www.pflagatl.org

Tuesday, March 5

Join Stop Overdose Georgia — a coalition concerned about the high number of drug overdose deaths each year — for a rally and day of action. 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Georgia Capitol, Atlanta, GA 30334.

Tuesdays, Thursdays and early Saturdays, get your country on with 3-Legged Cowboy nights at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

Every Tuesday, sing out at Mary-oke starting at 9 p.m. at Mary’s, 1287 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.marysatlanta.com

Wednesday, March 6

Kitty Le Claw hosts as Dragamaki returns across the street from its old home. 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays at Ten Atlanta, 990 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.tenatlanta.com

On Wednesdays, catch the Lust & Bust Show with host Lena Lust and featuring Shawnna Brooks. 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Thursday, March 7

Come help the Atlanta Police Department’s LGBT liaisons as they attempt to make their first float for the 2013 Pride Parade, as part of Sisters Night at Woofs. 7–10 p.m., Woofs, 2425 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.woofsatlanta.com

“Sing For Your Life,” the live singing competition with judges and mentors Barry Brandon, JL Rodriguez and Michael Robinson, continues Thursdays through March 28. Doors open 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. at Jungle Club Atlanta, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.singforyourlifeatl.com

You never know what you’ll see as drag performer and comedian Brent Star host the “No Live Animals Variety Show.” Performers get five minutes for the unrestricted act of their choice every Thursday at 10:30 p.m. at Laughing Skull Lounge, 878 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.laughingskulllounge.com

Friday, March 8

After a joint appearance days before at Red Clay, Michelle Malone performs solo at Steve’s Live Music, her debut at the Sandy Springs club. 8 p.m., Steve’s Live Music, 234 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, www.steveslivemusic.com

“Oz The Great and Powerful,” the prequel to the immortal “Wizard of Oz,” opens in metro Atlanta theaters, with a cast including James Franco and Michelle Williams. www.disney.go.com/thewizard/

Lesbian comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer and musician Steff Mahan take the stage at 8 p.m. at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth, GA 30096, www.eddieowenpresents.com

Lesbian social networking group Fourth Tuesday hosts its monthly Happy Hour. 6 – 9 p.m., Mixx Atlanta, 1492 Piedmont Ave. Atlanta, GA 30324, www.thehealthinitiative.org

Do you believe that gender justice is for all people and feminism is for everybody? If so, Charis invites you and your organization to join in an International Women’s Day Atlanta Resource Celebration. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Cowboy Junkies perform songs from “The Trinity Session” and more. 8:30 p.m. at the Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave., Atlanta,  GA 30307, www.ticketmaster.com

Angelica D’Paige hosts the Fab Five at 11:30 p.m. Fridays at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Friday, March 8 – Sunday, March 10

Grab your rackets: the Atlanta Team Tennis Association presents its annual ChATTAhoochee Doubles Classic today through Sunday, for veteran players and newer ones. Sharon Lester Tennis Center, Piedmont Park, 1320 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA 30306, www.atta.org

Heated competition for the titles of Mr., Ms. and boy Southern Coastal States Leather begins today through Sunday at Roy’s Hideaway, with events all weekend, sponsored by Coastal Empire Sentinels. Roy’s Hideaway, 268 Catfish Lane, Collins, GA, 30421, www.royshideaway.com

Saturday, March 9

Gay musician Tom Goss — described as a a former Catholic seminarian turned guitar-toting troubadour — comes to town to help the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence raise money. 6 p.m., First Existential Congregation, 470 Candler Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30307. www.firstexistential.org

The Hotlanta Softball League hosts a Jersey Party/beer bust to raise funds for upcoming tournament play. 4 – 8 p.m., Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

Saturday nights are Dance Party early, then Mary-oke late at Mary’s, 1287 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.marysatlanta.com

Sunday, March 10

Up and coming musician Linsey Hinkle appears at Eddie’s Attic, with special guest Arrie Bozeman. 8 p.m., Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com

Indigo Girls play a benefit for the Friends School of Atlanta. Buy tickets quick as they will be sold out. 4 p.m. at the school, 862 Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30030. www.friendsschoolatlanta.org

The Armorettes, Atlanta’s legendary fundraising drag troupe, takes over at 8 p.m. at at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Monday, March 11

Wanna be the next big drag thing? Diva Drag University continues with a diva mentoring a new queen every week and preparing her for the upcoming Atlanta Rising Diva 2013 Pageant. 10:30 p.m. at The New LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Road, Marietta, GA 30067, www.thenewlebuzz.com

Tuesday, March 12

Tuesdays, unwind with a sing-along with pianist David Reeb at 8 p.m. at Mixx, 1492-B Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.com

VJ Marco Polo serves up “not your typical showtunes” at 9 p.m. on Tuesdays at Amsterdam Atlanta, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Wednesday, March 13

Catch the Lust & Bust Show with Lena Lust and Shawnna Brooks. 11 p.m. at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Every Wednesday, Jack and Missy host Twisted Sister Karaoke at 8 p.m. at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

Thursday, March 14

SAGE Atlanta, a support and social group for LGBT elders, meets starting at 10 a.m. on Thursdays at the Philip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.sageatl.org

Sort of an anti-Emily Post, Tara Laskowski talks “Modern Manners for Your Inner Demons.” 7:30 – 9 p.m., Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

The gay-themed musical “The Drowsy Chaperone” opens. 8 p.m. at Aurora Theatre, 128 East Pike Street, Lawrenceville, Georgia, 30046, www.auroratheatre.com

On Thursdays, check out Dancefloor Divas with Phoenix ATL. 11:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

UPCOMING

Friday, March 15

Atlanta Poly Weekend starts its third annual event with a full slate of activities and guests. Holiday Inn Perimeter, 386 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA 30341, www.atlantapolyweekend.com

The Decatur Women’s League launches its spring softball season, with games at various times on Friday nights at Kelley C. Cofer Park, 4259 N. Park Drive, Tucker, GA 30084. www.decaturwomensports.com

Saturday, March 16

Team Friendly Atlanta presents “Drop the Soap! Wash Away the Stigma!” with Sister Ursula Polari hosting an evening about reducing the stigma of HIV. Features a live aucition to wash down onstage local personalities including activist Chandler Bearden, DJ Diablo Rojo, porn star Charlie Harding and more. 6 p.m., Jungle Atlanta Jungle Club Atlanta, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324,  www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Get ready for great alterna-grass as the women of Roxie Watson return to Eddie’s Attic. 7 p.m., Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com

The Hotlanta Softball spring season, which launches March 17, gets partying early with the fourth annual “Patty 0 Party” Atlanta Talons beer bust. Expect beer, jello shots and a raffle. Amanda Topp and Millicent Pete headline with DJ Joey S on the turntable. 2 p.m., F.R.O.G.S., 931 Monroe Drive, #A107, Atlanta, GA 30308,
www.frogscantina.com

Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories perform with special guests Electra and Saul Kaye. 8:30 p.m. at the Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave., Atlanta,  GA 30307, www.ticketmaster.com

Sunday, March 17

Wanna help raise money for civil rights and the Human Rights Campaign? HRC Athletes for Equality join in the Publix Georgia Marathon, Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Avenue West N.W., Atlanta, GA 30313, http://www.hrc.org/athletes-for-equality/

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