Friday, Feb. 1

“Bike America,” which chronicles a group biking from Boston to Santa Barbara, including a lesbian couple, opens today and plays through Feb. 24 at the Alliance Theatre, 1280 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.alliancetheatre.org

Mardi Gras celebrating gets underway at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

The Men of ONYX Southeast, for people of color in the leather lifestyle, host a “Black History Month” bar night starting at 10 p.m. at the Atlanta Eagle, 306 Ponce De Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.atlantaeagle.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, Feb. 2

Atlanta Prime Timers presents a discussion and book signing with Christal Presley, PhD, author of “Thirty Days with My Father: Finding Peace from Wartime PTSD.” 3 p.m at the Philip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307.

Atlanta Pride veteran Hannah Thomas celebrates her record release with Sarah Golden and Sonia Tetlow, 8 p.m. at Eddie Owen Presents at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth, GA 30096, www.eddieowenpresents.com

Shavonna B. Brooks hosts the Extravaganza show on Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Carioca Productions presents DJ Paulo. Doors open at 10 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Immediately after Paulo at Jungle, Serving Ovahness debuts for the late night crowd. Starting at 3 a.m. — technically Sunday — at private club Xion, 2241 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.cariocaproductions.com

Sunday, Feb. 3

Watch the Super Bowl on the big screens with all your gay friends. Pre-game at 2 p.m., kickoff at 6:30 p.m. at Amsterdam Atlanta, 502-A Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Atlanta’s first gay sports bar screens the Super Bowl. Woof’s, 2415 Piedmont Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.woofsatlanta.com

Eat up and watch the big game with the 9th annual Chili Bowl chili cook off. Tasting starts at 4 p.m. at Friend’s Neighborhood Bar, 736 Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta, GA www.friendsonponce-atl.com

Enjoy a Super Bowl Mardi Gras Party with prize giveaways throughout the day. Doors open at 3 p.m., then watch the big game with the girls at My Sister’s Room, 1271 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.mysistersroom.com

Organizers of the gay Dixie Invitational Bowling Tournament, set for Easter Weekend in Atlanta, host a Super Bowl Beer Bust to raise funds for Lost-n-Found Youth and the ACS. 5:30 p.m. at Oscar’s Bar, 1510 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30324, www.dixiebowl.org

Watch the Super Bowl at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Monday, Feb. 4

“T&F Transitionz: a Project of the Feminist Outlawz” is an open forum to discuss gender and activism around social issues. 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

The Atlanta chapter of PFLAG hosts its first Monday Support Meeting. No advice, just discussion for LGBT people and their families and friends. 7:30 – 9 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 1605 Northeast Expressway NE, Atlanta, GA 30329.See the full schedule of PLAG meetings around Atlanta: www.pflagatl.org

Tuesday, Feb. 5 – Sunday, Feb. 10

Flashback with “Flashdance: The Musical,” a touring production of the movie-turned-stage show featuring the triumphant story of aspiring dancer Alex set to some of the ‘80s greatest hits. 8 p.m. tonight, through Feb. 10 at the Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. NE., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.foxtheatre.org

Tuesday, Feb. 5

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, Feb. 6

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

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, Feb. 7

LGBT seniors from SAGE Atlanta gather at 9:30 a.m. at the Rush Center to take MARTA to the state Capitol for Seniors Rally, which begins at 11 a.m. Help be a visible gay presence to protest possible budget cuts to the Community Care Services Program, Alzheimers Service Contracts, Respite Services, and Adult Protective Services. www.sageatl.org

Author Anne Pollock discusses “Medicating Race,” about the intersecting discourses of race, pharmaceuticals, and heart disease in the United States over the past century. 7:30 p.m. at Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.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

Traxx Atlanta presents Turnt Up Thursdays, spinning hip hop, reggae and R&B at XS Ultra Lounge, 708 Spring St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.xcessultralounge.com

Thursday nights are ladies night, with Georgia’s longest running Drag King show at LeBuzz, 585 Franklin Road, Marietta, GA 30367, www.thenewlebuzz.com

Friday, Feb. 8

Lesbian social networking group Fourth Tuesday hosts a Happy Hour from 6-9 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.mixxatlanta.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

Saturday, Feb. 9

Lost-n-Found Youth hosts a Volunteer Orientation & Training for those who want to help homeless LGBT young people. Background check required; please bring form and $10 to cover costs to class. 2-6 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave. Suite A, Atlanta, GA 30307, www.lost-n-found.org

Join HRC Atlanta for the annual Peach Bowl to raise funds for the national LGBT organization by bowling for equality. Prizes for top scores and most team spirit. Registration begins at 2:30 p.m., games start at 3 p.m. at Midtown Bowl, 1936 Piedmont Circle NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hrc.org/peachbowl

Expect lots of campy fun as the gay Dixie Invitational Bowling Tournament hosts the Miss Gutterball Pageant from 6-9 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Lesbian blues-rocker Michelle Malone plays a rare solo show at the Red Light Café. 8 p.m. at 553 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta, GA 30306, www.michellemalone.com

Sunday, Feb. 10

The Atlanta Bucks gay rugby team hosts a Chili Cook Off and Rugby Fest. Taste and vote on the best chili, plus meet old and new team members 2-6 p.m. at Mixx, 1492 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.facebook.com/atlantabucks

DJ Mike Pope spins for Love on the Rocks, the Valentine-themed cocktail party to benefit Joining Hearts, which helps provide housing for those affected by HIV. 6-9 p.m. at Room & Board, 1170 Howell Mill Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30318, www.joininghearts.org

SAGE Atlanta, a social and support network for LGBT seniors, launches a new series of informational seminars the second Sunday of each month. Light lunch included. 1:30-3 p.m. at the Philip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.sageatl.org

Every second and fourth Sunday, DJ M, Blue Diamond Entertainment and Frisky Girls present The Culture Club dance party and “mix-her.” 5-10 p.m. at bar ONE, 687 Memorial Drive, Atlanta, GA 30316, www.traxxgirls.com

Soprano Lisa Van Osch, a member of the Virginia-Highland Church choir, presents a Valentine Cabaret at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church at 743 Virginia Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA 30306. Reservations recommended. www.vhchurch.org

Velvet Lips LLC, which focuses on educating and empowering people to fulfill their sexual desires, hosts “Global Ecstasy in Food and Movement,” an evening of learning about and sampling aphrodisiacs from around the world. 8 p.m. at the Philip Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.velvetlipsllc.com

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

Need a Valentine? Check out the bachelor auction scheduled for tonight at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

DJ E spins as Xplosion, LaFemme and Olympic Entertainment present “F*ck Love, Let’s Party!” 10 p.m. – 3 a.m. at Indigo, 619 Edgewood Ave., 30312.

Monday. Feb. 11

Every Monday night, enjoy Stars of the Century at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.jungleclubatlanta.com

Tuesday, Feb. 12

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, Feb. 13

In honor of Valentine’s Day, “Love for Sale” is the theme for this month’s PALS Bingo, hosted by Bubba D. Licious. Doors at 6:30 p.m., program at 7:30 p.m. at Jungle, 2115 Faulkner Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.palsatlanta.org

DJ Lydia Prim spins as The Lohan Experience hosts Love Sucks! Features cabaret, live performance by Anna Ward, special guest Jean Kelly, and plenty of love songs and break up songs. Doors open at 9 p.m., show at 11 p.m. at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

Goth Nite at Mary’s offers a dark take on the lovey-dovey holiday with St. Valentine’s Massacre, featuring classic and new Death Rock, Industrial, New Wave and more. 9 p.m – 3 a.m. at Mary’s, 1287 Glenwood Ave., Atlanta, GA 30316, www.marysatlanta.com

Thursday, Feb. 14

Wear red or pink and join the “One Billion Rising” Valentine’s Day effort to protest violence against women and girls worldwide. Rally at the Georgia Capitol at 10 a.m., then at noon, join in a global flash mob dance to “Break the Chain” by Tena Clark, choreographed by Debbie Allen. Flash mob at Woodruff Park, 91 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30303. Details and learn the dance at www.onebillionrisingatlanta.org

Tammie Brown, from season one and the all-star edition of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” joins Phoenix for a special Valentine’s version of Dancefloor Divas. 11 p.m. – 2 a.m. at Burkhart’s, 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.burkharts.com

Shawwna Brooks hosts a special Valentine’s Day “S” Factor at Blake’s on the Park, 227 10th St., Atlanta, GA 30309, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

UPCOMING LGBT EVENTS

Friday, Feb. 15

Tylan from Girlyman showcases her solo acoustic music at 8 p.m. at Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030, www.eddiesattic.com

The Third Friday Film Series features a different thought-provoking movie every month. This month, it’s “Standing Army” (2010), a documentary about the purposes and hidden strategeis of the more than 766 U.S. military bases in 100 countries around the world. Doors open at 7 p.m. Film starts at 7:30 p.m., discussion follows at First Existentialist Congregation, 470 Candler Park Dr., Atlanta, GA 30307.

Saturday, Feb. 16

The “Create Love for Women” conference focuses on building a new model of relationships for women who partner with women, beyond heterosexual patterns. 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Downtown Decatur Marriott Hotel, 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030, www.createloveforwomen.com

Get your festive costumes ready as the Rainbow Center, part of Jewish Family & Career Services, hosts the annual “Purim OFF Ponce” fundraiser. This year’s theme is “Paradise.” 7:30 – 11 p.m., Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, www.purimoffponce.com

Bring your sweetie for an all-ages “Revolutionary Romance” Audre Lorde Valentine’s Dance sponsored by Charis, Zami NOBLA, Atlanta Pride and Fourth Tuesday. 8 p.m. at the Rush Center, 1530 Dekalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Lesbian music fans will be out in droves as Michelle Malone, Dede Vogt, Caroline Aiken and special guest Danielle Howle perform at 8 p.m. at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St., Duluth, GA 30096, www.eddieowenpresents.com

DJ Cowboy and DJ XZact spin as Ladies at Play present the “Free Love” party. 10 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. at the Mark, 79 Poplar St., Atlanta, GA 30303, www.ladiesatplay.com

DJ Joe Gauthreaux spins at 10 p.m. at the Heretic, 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324, www.hereticatlanta.com

“Nite OUT at the Ballet” is a special LGBT evening as the Atlanta Ballet presents “Dracula.” 8 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339, www.atlantaballet.com

Sunday, Feb. 17

Lianne Simon, author of “Confessions of a Teenage Hermaphrodite,” discusses intersex issues as PFLAG Atlanta hosts its Third Sunday meeting. 2:45 p.m. at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 781 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30308, www.pflagatl.org

LGBT FILMS AT THE ATLANTA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

“The Seder”

A gay man brings his boyfriend home for the family Seder in this film, part of “Shorts Program 1.” Friday, Feb. 1, 2:05 p.m., Merchants Walk, Sunday, Feb.3, 4:20 p.m., UA Tara (sold out)

“Out in the Dark”

Two young gay men – a Palestinian grad student and a Jewish lawyer – begin dating in this romance turned thriller from Michael Mayer.  Wednesday, Feb.6, 8 p.m., UA Tara, Friday, Feb. 15, 12:10 p.m., Lefont Sandy Springs

“The Invisible Men”

Yariv Mozer’s award-winning documentary follows three men who flee Palestine and face ostracism, or even death, if they try and go home again.  Friday, Feb. 8, 11:55 a.m., Atlantic Station

“Undressing Israel: Gay Men in the Promised Land”

From adult film star/director Michael Lucas comes a look at an area of the Middle East where homosexuality is illegal but yet is also something of a gay mecca. A number of gay men are interviewed, included a member of Parliament and a soldier. Friday, Feb. 8, 11:55 a.m., Atlantic Station

“Joe Papp in Two Acts”

Included in this documentary about openly gay theater legend Papp – who is responsible for “A Chorus Line” and more — are scenes from some of his greatest stage work and fond remembrances from the likes of Meryl Streep, Christopher Walken, and Kevin Kline. Sunday, Feb. 10, 11:25 a.m., Lefont Sandy Springs

“Koch”

Former New York Mayor Ed Koch is profiled in Neil Barsky’s look at the outspoken politician, who himself has often been at the heart of scandals, especially in regards to his own never-revealed sexual orientation. Sunday, Feb. 10, 7:50 p.m., Lefont Sandy Springs (sold out), Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 2:50 p.m., Lefont Sandy Springs, Sunday, Feb. 17, 1:40 p.m., Lefont Sandy Springs

“The Devotion Project: Listen from the Heart”

A lesbian couple is followed through the birth of their child, who has a heart condition; shown as part of part of “Shorts Program 3.” Sunday, Feb. 17, 11:40 a.m., Lefont Sandy Springs, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2:45 p.m., Lefont Sandy Springs

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