LGBT Atlanta’s best bets for April 7 – 13

Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9

Atlanta Leather Pride is this weekend at the Atlanta Eagle, with all sorts of activities. 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308,

Friday, April 7

Actor’s Express presents “The Legend of Georgia McBride,” about an Elvis impersonator who, through a chain of events, turns to drag performing. 8 p.m. curtain tonight, running through April 16, 887 W. Marietta St., Atlanta, GA 30318,

Morph, an inclusive and intentional safe space for queer people of color in Atlanta, and Speakeasy Promotions present Morph 7 with Kingdom and other special guests at Aisle 5, 9 p.m. – 2 a.m., 1123 Euclid Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30307,

Be part of the biggest and best party of the year as Atlanta Eagle celebrates 30 years. DJ Ron Pullman is kicking off the weekend tonight with no cover, 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 306 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30308,

Saturday, April 8

Charis Books and More welcomes bestselling author Anne Lamont to Central Presbyterian Church to discuss her newest book, “Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy.” Full of Lamott’s trademark honesty, humor and forthrightness, “Hallejah Anyway” is profound and caring, funny and wise, and a hopeful book of hands-on spirituality. Tickets available at, 7 p.m., 201 Washington St. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30303.

Sing “Summer Nights” and more as Serenbe Playhouse stages an outdoor version of “Grease,” directed by Serenbe artistic director Brian Clowdus, tonight at 8 p.m., running through April 16, 10642 Serenbe Lane, Chattahoochee Hills, GA 30268,

Queer pop heartthrob Ssion is coming to The Heretic for “Sprung,” a queer Bacchanal and special DJ set/dance party with special guests DJ Esme and King Atlas and hostesses Dax Exclamationpoint, Kryean Kally, Michael Kemp, Pity Soiree and more. 10 p.m. – 3 a.m., 2069 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324,

Sunday, April 9

DJ Dee Martello spins for the early morning partiers, 3 a.m., Xion Atlanta, 2043 Cheshire Bridge Road N.E., Atlanta, GA 30324,

Monday, April 10

Bill Berdeaux hosts All Music Monday at Blake’s, 227 10th St. N.E, Atlanta, GA 30309,

Tuesday, April 11

Nearly 20 vendors will be in attendance as Baton Bob unveils Out of the Box Events, his new event planning service, at Upstairs Atlanta, 5 – 8 p.m., free admission but RSVP to by April 7, 525 Bishop St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30318

Come sing showtunes with Chad at Oscar’s tonight, 8 p.m., 1510 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Suite C, Atlanta, GA 30324,

Wednesday, April 12

Bring out your inner Melissa Etheridge at karaoke night at My Sister’s Room, with no cover and food and drink specials, 9 p.m., 66 12 St. N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309,

Thursday, April 13

SAGE Atlanta’s social hour begins at 10 a.m., followed by a program/meeting at 11 a.m., Phillip Rush Center Annex, 1530 DeKalb Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307,


Saturday, April 15

For All Humans presents ICON a celebration of Janet + Michael Jackson, with the likes of performers Jai Myers, Andi Monroe, Star Martin, Sami Michelsen, Naomi Vul Seyy, John James, Michael Robinson, Biqtch Puddin’, Steven Glen Diehl and Gwendolyn Van Cartier. Doors open at 10:30 p.m., Jungle Atlanta, 2115 Faulkner Road. N.E, Atlanta, GA 30324,

Saturday, April 20

The Democratic Party of Georgia’s 2017 State Dinner will take place tonight with a special guest – Congresswoman Maxine Waters. The dinner will be held from 6 – 9 p.m., at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta located at 265 West Peachtree St. N.W., Atlanta, GA 30303. More information can be found at

Confused about what is going on? Looking for more information about what is being done to protect your rights? Just wanting to enjoy a good cocktail? Lawyers and non-lawyers alike are invited to join the Lambda Legal Atlanta Leadership Committee Defending Equality Atlanta Happy Hour at Ten Atlanta for drinks and complimentary appetizers, 990 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta, GA 30309

Saturday, April 22

Hipster Yard Sale ATL has joined up with Friends of Chapel Hill Park in South Decatur for another festival market event. Hipster Yard Sale ATL is an open event to vendors and patrons alike. Vintage clothing, vinyl records, local art, handcrafted home goods and any manner of esoteric ephemera as well as your standard yard sale kitsch are available. Food vendors and live performances will be on site as well. Free to the public. $50 vendor fee will go to support Friends of Chapel Hill Park’s Fishing Pier Building Initiative. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Chapel Hill Park, 3985 Lehigh Blvd., Decatur, GA 30034,

For 30 years, The Atlanta Gala Dinner and Auction has grown to be one of the largest fundraisers in the country for the Human Rights Campaign. The event, which includes a live and silent auction and black-tie dinner, celebrates excellence in the LGBT movement, successes in HRC’s pursuit of equality and refocuses the organization for the fight ahead. 6 p.m. – 12 a.m., Atlanta Marriott Marquis, 265 Peachtree Center Ave. N.E. Atlanta, Georgia 30303,