Friday, March 28

The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce gathers for its monthly Fourth Friday networking/meeting at the Alliance Theatre, with discounted tickets to the company’s “The Tall Girls” available, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., with the play at 8 p.m., www.atlantagaychamber.org

ATTA – Atlanta’s Team Tennis Association – sponsors a Friday Night Spring Mixer, with open play, instruction and food and beer. A pro-clinic is from 6 – 7 p.m., and the mixer is from 7 – 10 p.m., Athletic Club Northeast, $5 for ATTA members and $10 for non-members, https://www.wellbridge.com/athletic-club-northeast/atlanta

Get your Italian on with Dinner With the Bears, as Southern Bears’ members go to Bambinellini’s Italian Restaurant, with coffee at 7 p.m. and dinner at 8 p.m., http://www.bambinellispizza.com

“Strawberry Fields Forever,” indeed – the national tour of “Beatlemania” is at 8 p.m. at the Cobb Energy Centre, www.cobbenergycentre.com

Sweet Tea: Girl Powerrrrr! A queer variety show is celebrating Women’s History Month in its third show to honor all the “women, ladies and femmebots of the world.” The event is free but suggested donation of $5 gets you two raffle tickets. Hosted by Taylor Alxndr and featuring DJ PK FIRE. 8 p.m., The Hangar, 151 Sampson St., Atlanta, GA 30312.

Swank, a ladies monthly social mixer, is tonight from 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., with DJ Prism and no cover, 10th & Piedmont, http://www.communitashospitality.com/10th-and-piedmont/

Edie Cheezburger and a gaggle of special guests present “The Other Show” drag event weekly at Jungle Atlanta, 9:30 p.m., www.jungleatl.com

Get the flannel and boots ready – it’s Manshaft night, with a Lumberjack Gear theme, with DJ Diablo Rojo, beginning at 10:30 p.m., preceded by DJ Dancing Bear at 7:30 p.m., Mary’s, www.marysatlanta.com

“Stranger By the Lake,” the acclaimed gay-themed drama that was the winner of the Queer Palm and Un Certain Regard Directing Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, continues at the Midtown Art Cinema, various times, www.landmarktheatres.com

The Atlanta Film Festival opens tonight and lasts through next weekend, with several LGBT-themed films and filmmakers, various venues, www.atlantafilmfestival.com

Whose Beloved Community? Evening of Spoken Word Poetry featuring Staceyann Chinn, Jericho Brown and Red Summer. Free and open to the public. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Dobbs University Center-Harland Cinema, www.emory.edu/wbc

Saturday, March 29

Lost-n-Found 5th and Juniper House Cleanup/Round 3. In this cleanup volunteers will be removing metal pipes, old HVAC systems, tear off floor coverings and pull down ceilings to prepare the house for rehab work. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 768 Juniper St., Atlanta, GA 30308. www.lostnfoundyouth.org

Free Texas Hold Em poker is available from 4 – 8 p.m. followed by various DJs at 10 p.m at Mixx Atlanta, www.mixxatlanta.com

DJs Liz Owen and MC Chase Daniels liven up My Sister’s Room with an Electronic Paint Party. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the cover is $10 all night, www.mysistersroom.com

Free line dance lessons are from 8 – 9 p.m. just before Early Country Night at the Heretic until 12:30 a.m. with DJ Wayne, then DJ Mike Pope takes over to spin, www.hereticatlanta.com

A bear bash, undergear edition, and DJ Berry Huffine get the night kicking at 10 p.m. at the Atlanta Eagle, www.atlantaeagle.com

Shawnna Brooks hosts Synergy at Burkharts beginning at 11 p.m., www.burkharts.com

DJ Tony Moran returns to Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

Sunday, March 30

Xion opens its doors for its weekly dance party, beginning at 3 a.m., www.xionatlanta.com

Wanna lean more about roller derby and try out to be an Atlanta Rollergirl? Come to the Spring Skills Workshop today, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., 1721 Wilwat Drive, Norcross, GA 30093

Lips Atlanta is the home for Gospel Brunch, with the Sisters of Sequin, hosted by Bubba D. Licious, with a brunch special and $5 show cover, with brunch at 12:30 p.m. and entertainment at 1:30 p.m., www.lipsatl.com

It’s Opening Day of the new Hotlanta Softball League, with various Atlanta teams. More information on games and times can be found at www.hotlantasoftball.org

Charis and ZAMI NOBLA sponsor an afternoon with Cheryl Clarke upon the re-release of her famous poetry book, “Living as a Lesbian,” from 3 – 4:30 p.m. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Event with a suggested donation of $5, Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

As part of the REEL OUT LGBT Film Series sponsored by HIV/AIDS advocacy group Cycle for Freedom in collaboration with the Auburn Avenue Research Library, a screening of “MissunderSTUD,” a feature length documentary giving voice to women within the gay community who identify as masculine. There will be a brief community discussion following the film. 3 p.m., Philip Rush Center, http://www.afpls.org/aarl

Jazz @ 781, a new series sponsored by St. Mark United Methodist Church, runs through June 8, Sundays at 6:30 p.m., www.stmarkumc.org

Lateasha Shante Shuntel, Nicole Paige Brooks, Shawna Brooks and more divas host Cell Block Sunday at 8 p.m. at Blake’s, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Monday, March 31

Get your voice ready for Blue Monday Karaoke with Darlene Majewski, 10 p.m., Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

New Monday Night Trivia, emceed by Wild Cherry Sucret, offers chances to win up to $250 in cash and prizes. 11 p.m., Blake’s, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Tuesday, April 1

The public is invited to the Charis Book’s 40th Birthday Planning Meeting, 6:30 – 8 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Dine Out at Yeah! Burger in Virginia-Highlands  to raise funds for AIDS Vaccine 200, www.actioncycling.kintera.org

Wednesday, April 2

“American Idol” winner Kris Allen visits Eddie’s Attic, 8 p.m., www.eddiesattic.com

Hump Night fun is hosted by Regina at Friends on Ponce at 8 p.m., www.friendsonponce.com

Yo-Yo Ma brings a legion of fans to the Atlanta Symphony, 8 p.m., www.aso.org

Angelica D’Paige, Monica Van Pelt and more guests add spice to Bitchy Bingo Wednesdays at Lips Atlanta. www.lipsatlanta.com

Karaoke Wednesdays at My Sister’s Room features DJ M, Twee, and hosts Jack Daddy and Missy, www.mysistersoom.com

LeBuzz cranks up its new Newcomer drag competition tonight at 10 p.m., www.thenewlebuzz.com

Traxx Atlanta presents Primetime Wednesdays with hip hop all night, $3 martinis and $5 well drinks, Sutra Lounge, 1136 Crescent Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30309

Thursday, April 3

SAGE Atlanta takes a field trip to the Emory LGBT Archives, leaving the Phillip Rush Center at 10:30 a.m. and having lunch afterward at Our Way Café.

The Silver Stars Party and Silent Auction, a benefit for Jerusalem House, offers great entertainment and merchandise to bid on, tonight from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Georgian Ballroom of the Biltmore, www.jerusalem.org

Daphne Willis and The Sea The Sea with special guest Robby Hecht play tonight at Red Clay Theatre at 7:30 p.m., www.eddieowenpresents.com

Author Angela Jackson-Brown reads from her coming-of-age novel “Drinking from a Bitter Cup” tonight from 7:30 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Topher Payne, DeWayne Morgan and more bring “Designing Women Live 8” to Onstage Atlanta with two brand new episodes of the Sugarbaker antics, 8 p.m., www.onstageatlanta.com

Ruby Redd brings Dirty Boy Bingo to Cockpit at 10 p.m., www.thecockpit-atlanta.blogspot.com

Tat It Up Thursdays at the new Anchor Bar offers free admission and $5 drinks, 1878 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30324

Friday, April 4

DJ Nat headlines Onyx Bar Night, 10 p.m., Atlanta Eagle, www.atlantaeagle.com

Destiny Brooks and Justice Taylor turn it up for Femme Fatale, 11 p.m., Burkhart’s, www.burkharts.com

Drag Otic is a drag extravaganza with Nicole Luv Dupree, Trinity Bonet and many more, 11 p.m., Blake’s, www.blakesontheparkatlanta.com

Traxx Girls night at My Sister’s Room offers drink specials, great music and lots o’ women, www.mysistersroom.com

Wassup N Atl hosts Fame and Fortune Fridays at Tantra, with free admission, 10 p.m., 2285 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30309, www.wassupnatl.com

LeBUZZ is the home for the M4M hardbody revue/competition, with a $100 cash prize weekly, hosted by Envy Van Michaels, 10 p.m., www.thenewlebuzz.com

The all new Faded Fridays hosted by Angel X Events, Trump Entertainment and Traxx 2.0 takes place at Enigma nightclub, 2000 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30067, www.traxxatlanta.com

Saturday, April 5

A 5K Run for Kenya to benefit the Mwangaza Children’s Home starts at 8:30 a.m. at Yellow River Park. One run supports one orphan for one month, www.mwangazachildren.org

A drop-in photo shoot with Familiar Roots Photography exploring feminism begins at noon today at Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Atlanta Gender Variations: Parents of gender variant/trans children support group meets in Atlanta, 2 – 4 p.m., St. Mark United Methodist Church, www.stmarkumc.org

The Atlanta Bucks play host to a home rugby game today at 2 p.m. More information at www.atlantabucksrugby.org

Dixie Does Drag is a fundraiser for the upcoming Dixie Invitational Bowling Tournament, 6 p.m., Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

Lady Antebellum plays Aaron’s Ampitheatre at Lakewood, 7 p.m., www.ticketmaster.com

Atlanta’s Every Womyn hosts Soul Out Saturday Poetry Slam. First 10 poets to sign up will be competing for a chance to win two airline tickets from Southwest airlines. The mistress of ceremonies is LadyVee Da Poet and judges include Imani Evans, Daryl Funn, Namaste Evolving, Sparatic General and Tiffany Naturally Nubian. All inclusive. Cost is $25 to compete, 7-10 p.m at the Phillip Rush Center, http://on.fb.me/1hdcmKu

The Atlanta Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence present Jock Strap Sister Twister from 9 – 11 p.m., Atlanta Eagle, www.atlantaeagle.com

Hot Mess is a weekly dance party at Mary’s tonight, www.marysatlanta.com

Sunday, April 6

Joining Hearts’ Change of Seasons Tea Dance/fundraiser, with special guest DJ Corey David, is tonight from 4 – 9 p.m. at Loews Atlanta, www.loewshotels.com, www.joininghearts.org

$2 well drinks are on tap all day and night at Sunday Funday at Bulldogs, 893 Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Georgia USofA Pageantry at the Miss Gay Georgia USofA and Miss Gay Georgia USofA at Large, 7 p.m. at Jungle, www.jungleatl.com

Monday, April 7

Trans and Friends: A Project of the Feminist Outlawz is a youth focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender and allies. 7 – 8:30 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

The PFLAG-Atlanta Support Group meets tonight from 7:30 – 9 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation o Atlanta, www.uuca.org

Tuesday, April 8

Author Jan Willis discusses her novel “Dreaming Me: Black, Baptist and Buddhist” tonight from 7:30 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Jungle Atlanta hosts Dance night featuring EDM. Doors open at 10 p.m., www.jungleatl.com

Wednesday, April 9

Bring an empty stomach to Taco, Tequila and Beer Night at Amsterdam Atlanta, with $5 tacos, 6 – 11 p.m., www.amsterdamatlanta.com

Out singer/songwriter Cheryl Wheeler brings her set to Eddie’s Attic. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the show at 8 p.m., www.eddiesattic.com

B-23! Bubba D. Licious, Brent Starr and Kimora Layou join together for ‘80s Bingo, raising money for PALS (Pets Are Loving Support). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7:30 p.m., Jungle Atlanta, www.jungleatl.com

A director’s cut screening of “The Tin Man Project,” a film about Atlanta entertainer Barry Brandon and his ordeals living with a rare heart condition as well as documentation of his ninth open heart surgery and the show he created “In My Own Words” takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets at www.hausofbarrybrandon.com

The infamous, ubiquitous Ruby Redd hosts Birdcage Bingo at 8 p.m. at Atlanta Hideaway, www.atlantahideaway.com

Woofs Atlanta’s Trivia begins at 8 p.m., www.woofsatlanta.com

Save your energy for the Pig Dance Blackout Party at the Heretic, with DJ Stan Jackson, beginning at 10 p.m., www.hereticatlanta.com

Thursday, April 10

It’s cards and social hour morning for SAGE Atlanta, from 10 – 11 a.m., Philip Rush Center, www.rushcenteratl.com

Want to make a difference in helping to bring homeless LGBT youth off the street? Lost-n-Found Youth hosts volunteer training from 7 – 9 p.m. at the Lost-n-Found Youth Center, 2585 Chantilly Dr NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324

Atlanta’s Original Ladies Night marks the return of Monica Van Pelt and special guest hosts each week. Early Karaoke begins at 9 p.m. for the ladies and a dance party goes until 3 a.m., LeBUZZ, www.thenewlebuzz.com

Decadence: A Night of Drinking and Debauchery is every Thursday starting at 10 p.m., hosted by Adam Bland and Ashley Mitchell with beats by DJ Daryl Cox. A wet underwear contest begins at 11 p.m, with a cash prize and dancers aplenty, Ten Atlanta, www.tenatlanta.com

Friday, April 11
Atlanta Leather Pride kickoff with Fetish Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., Atlanta Eagle, www.atlantaleatherpride.com

Saturday, April 12

Lost-n-Found Youth hosts the second half of its volunteer training from 2 – 5 p.m. at the Lost-n-Found Youth Center, 2585 Chantilly Dr NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30324

Activist and author Penny Rosenwasser talks about her new book, “Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears,” 7:30 – 9 p.m., Charis Books, www.charisbooksandmore.com

Mr. and Ms. Atlanta Eagle 2014 Contest takes place at 8 p.m. followed by the Atlanta Leather Pride SWEAT Victory Dance, www.atlantaleatherpride.com

UPCOMING

Tuesday, April 15

Mary Moore, founder and CEO of The Cook’s Warehouse, and Don Hackett, manager of Cook’s Decatur store and a certified sommelier, will come together for “Nourishing Our Community: An Evening of Food, Fellowship and Fermented Beverages ― Benefiting CHRIS Kids.” This evening includes a homemade meal as well as wine selections. 7-9 p.m., Cook’s Decatur, $100, http://bit.ly/1mpMdiX

Friday, April 18

The Third Friday Film series presents a TBD film at First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta, 7:30 p.m., http://firstexistentialist.org

Tuesday, May 6

Lady Gaga visits Philips Arena, www.philipsarena.com

Monday, May 12

It’s the gay ticket of the year! Cher un-retires and comes to Philips Arena, with Cyndi Lauper opening. www.philipsarena.com

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