LGBT Atlanta’s Best Bets for May 5 – May 11

Friday, May 5

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at My Sister’s Room with the Maria Gabriella Band, 9 p.m., 66 12 St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309,

Saturday, May 6

Join the #NOH8Worldwide movement and add your face to the fight for equal human rights. Come out, wear a white shirt and make a statement. Funds raised by the NOH8 Campaign will be used to continue promoting and raising awareness LGBT equality as well as anti-discrimination and anti-bullying through NOH8’s interactive social media campaign. 2 – 5 p.m., W Atlanta – Downtown, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30308,

Join DeKalb Choral Guild for a concert that contemplates what water means to us all. A wide selection of musical styles and themes will guide you through images of droughts, longing, remembering, rain, rivers, oceans, floods, storms, waves, calm, stillness and hope. Majok Marier, founder of the organization Wells for Hope, will be on hand to talk about the work his group does to bring wells and water to people in South Sudan. 7:30 p.m., St Bart’s Episcopal Church, 1790 Lavista Road, Atlanta, GA 30329,

Queer performers from around the Southeast put on a show at the Red Light Cafe for Mary and Friends: Mayday May-Day! Doors at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m., $12 advance, $15 at the door, 553 Amsterdam Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30306,

‘The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told’ has an 8 p.m. curtain tonight at Out Front Theatre, running through May 14. (Courtesy photo)

Sunday, May 7

Passion for Paws presents its annual Canines & Cocktails Big Deck Party at Henry’s Midtown, benefiting Releash Atlanta and another group working with dogs for the blind. DJ Zach Falls keeps the party hot all afternoon while guests sip fabulous Tito’s vodka. You can purchase raffle tickets for $3, or 5 for $10 for your chance to win gift cards and other prizes, and inside you’ll have an opportunity to bid on select prizes such as a Caribbean trip starting at $800, 3 – 6 p.m., 132 10th St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309,

Monday, May 8

Get those Britney tunes down pat and come out to Blue Monday Karoake at Burkhart’s, hosted by Angelica D’Paige, 10:30 p.m., 1492 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309,

Tuesday, May 9

Ben hosts Trippy Tuesday, 9 p.m. at Tripps, 1931 Piedmont Circle, Atlanta, GA 30324

Wednesday, May 10

Jinx Monsoon, Bob the Drag Queen, Latrice Royale and more come together for Haters Roast: The Shady Tour, 8 p.m. at Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA 30309,

The rescheduled reopening of the Atlanta landmark The Clermont Lounge is tonight at 9 p.m., 789 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E, Atlanta, GA 30306,

Thursday, May 11

Derek and Julianne Hough of “Dancing With the Stars” fame bring their “Move Beyond – Live Tour” to town, 7:30 p.m., 660 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308, Fox Theatre,


Friday, May 12 – Sunday, May 14

The Atlanta Ballet hosts its version of “Camino Real,” based on a work by Tennessee Williams. Tonight’s performance is at 8 p.m. with performances at 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339,

Friday, May 12

Thriving Children’s annual gala raises money for Lost-n-Found Youth, with a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres, mistress of ceremony D’Anne Heckert, music by Sentimental Journey Orchestra and performances by Derrick Barry. 6:30 – 10 p.m., Atlanta History Center, 130 W. Paces Ferry Road N.W., Atlanta, GA 30305,