BEST BETS

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

Nov. 1 – Nov. 2

LeBuzz hosts a three day Zombie Fest/Halloween weekend. On Thursday is the Zombie Kings/Lady Zombies Production show with a huge Kings cast and a flash mob corpse dance. On Friday is the Apocalypse Show with Destiny Brooks, Jasmine Antoinette, and Envy Van Michaels, as well as an undead pole dancer and a freak dance with DJ Birdman USA. On Saturday is the Divas of the Dead Show, costume contest, and bloody moon blackout party, www.thenewlebuzz.com

FRIDAY
Nov. 1

Mood Rings will be playing at The Loft alongside Cults, at 9 p.m. www.centerstage-atlanta.com

The one year anniversary of “The Other Show” is also a Halloween event with Celeste Holmes, Edie Cheezburger and more performers, 9:30 p.m., Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

The Atlanta Eagle hosts a Halloween Party/Costume Contest and Monster’s Ball with DJ Stan Jackson, 10 – 11 p.m. with DJ Brett Long taking over at 1 a.m., Atlanta Eagle, www.atlantaeagle.com

Adult entertainer Charlie Harding hosts the new “Charlies’s Angels” at Blakes beginning at 11 p.m., www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

FRIDAY-SATURDAY
Nov. 1-2

The 14th Annual RPC / CEF Creating Opportunity Conference, focusing on realistic solutions for moving the Southeastern region, and the nation, past its economic, educational, and social justice challenges, will be held this weekend at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, with events all weekend, www.rainbowpushatlanta.org.

SATURDAY
NOV. 2
Charis Books’ 39th Birthday Party includes a sale and astrological readings. Author Daniel Rivers will discuss his book “Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and their Children in the United States Since World War II.” 7 p.m. www.charisbooksandmore.com.

The Atlanta Gender Variations: Parents of gender variant/trans children support group meets in Atlanta from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta. For more information, visit: www.pflagatl.org/atlantagendervariations/#sthash.3ohsOGR7.dpuf

An LGBT Youth Homelessness in 2013 update is planned today by Lost-n-Found Youth, on its second anniversary, with a time and location TBD

SUNDAY
Nov. 3

Movies with Bears – the Southern Bears gather their wooly friends to watch “Enders Game” at Movie Tavern at Northlake Festival, time TBD

TUESDAY
Nov. 5

Raging Burrito hosts a Dine Out to benefit Charis Circle from 5 – 10 p.m. tonight, www.ragingburrito.com

UPCOMING

Nov. 8

The Fourth Tuesday lesbian social group hosts its Happy Hour at Mixx Atlanta, from 6 – 9 p.m., www.mixxatlanta.com

Nov. 9

PALS Atlanta’s Bingo presents the Manly Miss America Pageant, 6 p.m., Jungle, www.jungleatl.com

Nov. 12

AGLCC hosts its monthly Business Builder Luncheon from 11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m., at the Southern Art Restaurant inside the InterContinental Hotel Buckhead, www.intercontinentalatlanta.com/buckhead-atlanta-restaurant.aspx

Chill, dance and mingle, with a ‘70s vibe, at the Girlz Retro Tuesdays night, 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., McGowan’s Oakhurst Pub, 321 W. Hill St., Decatur.

Nov. 13

PALS Atlanta hosts its monthly bingo, with this month’s theme Super Hero, at 7:30 p.m. at Jungle, with hosts Bubba D. Licious, Kimora Layou and Brent Star, www.jungleatl.com

Nov. 15

The acclaimed “Kill Your Darlings,” the new Beat Generation murder mystery starring Daniel Radcliffe as Allen Ginsberg and co-starring Ben Foster and Michael C. Hall, opens at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema, www.landmarktheatres.com

Sponsored by Someone Cares Atlanta, the 1st Annual National Trans Health Symposium -“The Time Is Now!” – takes place today at The Loudermilk Center, with speakers and panel discussions, www.someonecaresatl.org

Nov. 16

The Atlanta Gay Men’s Chorus presents Encore 2013, featuring Lorna Luft and Broadway performer Tituss Burgess, in an evening featuring dinner, a VIP reception, a silent and live auction and performances, hosted by Melissa Carter and Ian Aber, 6 – 11 p.m., Georgia Tech Hotel & Convention Center, www.voicesofnote.org

The quarterly themed party Manshaft brings out hundreds of men, tonight benefitting Lost-n-Found Youth, beginning at 9 p.m. Cockpit, www.thecockpit-atlanta.blogspot.com/

Bedlam Presents WackedOutBlackOut 8, with DJ Shane V, 10:30 p.m. – 3 a.m., Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

Ink and Drink Fest 2013 is a celebration of tattoo artistry and talent competition, Burkharts, www.burkharts.com

Nov. 20

“Family Feud,” “Match Game” and more are part of the Big Gay Game Show, benefiting Lost-n-Found Youth, 7 – 10 p.m., Jungle, www.jungleatl.com

Nov. 21

Atlanta Executive Network (AEN) hosts its monthly Third Thursday Mix and Mingle, 6:30 p.m. at Decatur’s Parkers on Ponce, www.parksonponce.com

Nov. 23

“Sordid Lives” collaborators – director and writer Del Shores and actor Leslie Jordan, aka “Brother Boy” – reunite at the 14th Street Playhouse for “A Sordid Soiree,” with proceeds benefiting AID Atlanta, 7 p.m. at 14th Street Playhouse, www.14thstplayhouse.org

Dec. 8

Hundreds of folks will be attending the 11th annual Toy Party, a fundraiser to collect 5,000 toys for Georgia’s children in need and one of the most celebrated holiday gatherings of the season, tonight from 5 – 9 p.m. at Americas Mart 3, www.forthekid.org

 

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