LGBT Atlanta Best Bets for March 18 – March 31

Friday, March 18 – Saturday, March 19

The Gay Men’s Chorus and the Atlanta Women’s Chorus join forces for the first time for the “And Justice For All” concert, Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Peachtree Road United Methodist Church, 3180 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, GA 30305

Friday, March 18

Now in its sixth year, pb&j Gallery hosts “Body and Soul,” which celebrates the male nude form. Artists involved include videographer Drew Davis, presenting an erotic video short, and award-winning photographers Bob Burkhardt and Trevor Green. The show will be on display through tonight.

Aurora Theatre has opened Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods,” with a performance tonight at 8 p.m., running through April 17,

It is the last bar night for Mr. and Ms. Atlanta Eagle 2015 and the nightclub is doing lube wrestling March Madness bracket style. Winners will get to take on defending champs Khaz and Robbie in the final matches, 10 p.m., Atlanta Eagle,

Saturday, March 19

The Atlanta Rollergirls stage a double feature game today, 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Yaarab Shrine Center, 400 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30308

A benefit for Pride School of Atlanta is tonight. Various youth and folk artists will be donating art to be sold/traded for donations. Food and drinks, including adult beverages, will be available, 7:30 p.m., Kavarna, 707 E Lake Dr., Decatur, Georgia 30030

The Heretic hosts a benefit for Lost-N-Found Youth from 8 – 10 p.m.,

Come enjoy a beer at the new non-smoking Woofs,

Sunday, March 20

DJ Josh Whitaker spins at Xion Atlanta, 3 a.m.,

Victory Fund hosts a Victory in Atlanta Bubbles and Biscuits event featuring Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims and honoring local filmmaker Cindy Abel. Tickets start at $125, 1 – 3 p.m., The Wimbish House, 1150 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

The PFLAG support group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning people and their parents and family meets tonight from 2:30 – 4 p.m. for the program “Out of the Box” – People who don’t identify on the binary,” Spiritual Living Center of Atlanta , 1730 Northeast Expressway NE Atlanta, GA 30329

A Sunday Funday Beer Bust at FROGS benefits the AV200 (AIDS Vaccine 200 Mile Ride). All money raised will be donated to the Emory Vaccine Center and Jerusalem House, 3 p.m., F.R.O.G.S., 931 Monroe Dr. NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308

SCAD FASH, the Savannah College of Art and Design’s museum celebrating fashion and film, presents “Be Yourself; Everyone Else Is Already Taken” — the first U.S. exhibition featuring the work of artist, stylist and designer Daniel Lismore — through April 1,

Monday, March 21

Trans and Friends is a youth focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. Charis provides a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources and activism around social issues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient world. This is a project of the Feminist Outlawz and is co-sponsored by Charis Circle’s Strong Families, Whole Children, 7 – 8:30 p.m.,

Tuesday, March 22

Art It Out Therapy Center is now offering an Expressive Art Therapy Group for LGBTQ Teens on Tuesdays. Through art, the group will explore self-identity, coping with stress, intimate and parental relationships, and coming out. 7 p.m., 255 Village Parkway (in Paper Mill Village), Suite 580, Marietta, GA 30067

Wednesday, March 23

Do you want to read books by amazing black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you. Charis Circle board co-chair Susana Morris will be the facilitator of this group. All community members are welcome to participate. This is a Charis Circle “From Margin to Center” literary event and the suggested donation is $5. 7 – 9 p.m.,

It’s karaoke night at the newly re-opened Cockpit, 465 Boulevard SE, Atlanta, GA 30312

Thursday, March 24

The Center for Civil and Human Rights and the LGBT Institute hosts the Positively Trans Digital Storytelling Project Launch, including a screening of videos and highlights from the national needs assessment of trans and gender non-conforming people living with HIV. 6 – 8 p.m.,

Join MAAP (Metro Atlanta Association of Professionals) tonight at Creative Approach Atlanta for an evening of new connections. Spend the evening with MAAP sponsors LifeTrek Services and Creative Approach Atlanta and expand your professional network. The event is free to members, $15 for guests. There is plenty of paid surface parking options surrounding the venue including a parking deck at the SkyHouse, right behind Creative Approach. 6 – 8 p.m., 1080 West Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

The new Cirque du Soleil show, “Kurios,” has opened at Atlantic Station, with several openly gay performers, with an 8 p.m. curtain tonight,

The Pretty Girl Hideout Thursdays is tonight, hosted by Mook Dahost, Soul Bar at Pal’s Lounge, 254 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303,

Friday, March 25

The Hideaway Atlanta kicks off the weekend with drink specials beginning at 5 pm.,

The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC) hosts its Fourth Friday networking mixer from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Gallery 874, 874 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta GA 30318

“Looking” star Lauren Weedman reads from her book “Miss Fortune,” 7:00 p.m., Margaret Mitchell House,
Edie Cheezburger presents the most unique drag show in Atlanta, and the Other Girls will leave you gasping with laughter and surprise at The Other Show, 9:30 p.m., Jungle,

Saturday, March 26

Politics, sex, religion, loss, and beauty – all of the topics that you can’t talk about over dinner but can at a museum – are open for discussion in “Art AIDS America,” an exhibition that reveals for the first time how the AIDS crisis forever changed American art. Its stop at Kennesaw State University’s Zuckerman Museum of Art is the only Southern stop on its national tour, through May 22,

Lindsey Hinkle performs live in concert at My Sister’s Room, followed by the biggest girl party in Atlanta with DJ Tina V. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the concert begins at 9:30 p.m.,

Musicians from eight states will join Atlanta Freedom Bands for an “epic” concert of music from the cinema. The concert program includes music from a number of Oscar-winning and nominated composers and film scores. The program also includes music from productions filmed right here in Atlanta, or “Y’allywood!” The concert is presented as the first Southeastern Regional LGBT Band event, 8 – 10 p.m., Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown, 590 W Peachtree St NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30308

If it’s 9 p.m. at BJ Roosters, hot boys will be on the bar, bartenders will be pouring strong drinks, and DJ Tommy will be spinning fun tunes, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road, Atlanta, GA 30324

Sunday, March 27

Sunday night’s “Dinner With the Divas” puts you this close with the likes of Gaga, Madonna, Cher, Beyoncé and more, Lips Atlanta,

Brigitte Bidet hosts Tossed Salad at 10 p.m., Burkhart’s,

Monday, March 28

The Panther Levi and Leather Meeting is tonight from 7 – 10 p.m., Atlanta Eagle.

Pride Kickball Party with the Players has returned to Blake’s,

Tuesday, March 29

The Tony Award-winning musical “Kinky Boots” finally comes to the ATL, debuting tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre and running through April 2,

J’s Lounge is the home for Rainbow Tuesdays, with Dymond Onasis and Nicole Paige Brooks leading the fun and DJ Destin providing house music, 1995 Windy Hill Road #1, Smyrna, GA 30080

Wednesday, March 30

Join Charis and the Georgia Tech Different Games Collective for the newest installment of Dear Games featuring Adrienne Shaw, who will read from her book “Gaming at the Edge,” looking at the complexity of demands for increased diversity in game culture, industry and texts, from an audience centered perspective, 7:30 – 9 p.m.,

Regina hosts Hump Night at Friends on Ponce at 8 p.m., with all sorts of fun,

Thursday, March 31

DJ Tron spins at Bulldogs, 893 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA, 30308

Join Charis in welcoming two pioneers of gay and lesbian journalism, Tracy Baim, publisher of Chicago’s Windy City Times and Mark Segal, publisher of Philadelphia Gay News. Tracy and Mark will talk about their experiences at their respective papers and read a bit from each of their books. Baim is the author of “Barbara Gittings: Gay Pioneer,” about the lesbian who led the charge for LGBT rights beginning in the late 1950s. Segal is the author of “And Then I Danced” and is one of the founders and former president of both the National Gay Press Association and the National Gay Newspaper Guild. 7:30 – 9 p.m.,


Friday, April 1

The Atlanta Film Festival, the city’s second largest film festival, opens today and runs through April 10 at multiple area venues, with several LGBT films as part of their Pink Peach series,

Come party with the Fort Troff Grunts as BeefyBoys presents Barracks, with appearances by sexy studs Bennett Anthony and Jonah Fontana and music by DJ Seth Breezy, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., Heretic Atlanta,

Saturday, April 2

The Variety Playhouse welcomes comedian Paula Poundstone, 6 p.m.,

Belinda Carlisle will sing “Mad About You” and more as she headlines Center Stage at 9 p.m.,